Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough Welcomes Son

Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough and wife Leigh welcomed a new little boy to the family on Wednesday, People reported.

James Hoke Dorough was born at 2:30 PM on May 6 in LA, a rep for the singer confirmed.

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Little James weighed in at 4.5 lbs. and measured 16.25 inches.

The first-time parents were not expecting the baby until June, but according to the singer's rep, the baby is healthy and doing great.

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Their son's middle name is in honor of Howie's late father Hoke, who died in June 2008 after battling brain and lung cancer.

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