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Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minillo arrive for the opening of Marquee at The Star on March 30, 2012 in Sydney. Source: Getty
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minillo arrive for the opening of Marquee at The Star on March 30, 2012 in Sydney. Source: Getty

Former 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey, 38, and television personality Vanessa Minnillo, 31, welcomed their first child together on Wednesday.

Their son Camden John was born at 6:54 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs., 9oz.

The new parents, who married in July of 2011, said in a statement:

"We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey."

They added: "Love has truly been redefined for both of us."

Lachey told Us Weekly earlier this year that he and Minnillo were prepping for the new baby.

He explained: "The nursery's ready, we got the stroller, we got the car seat.

"Now it's just emotionally figuring out what we do, and I don't think that ever ends."

Lachey's ex-wife Jessica Simpson, 32, gave birth to her first child, daughter Maxwell, in May.

The new mom recently showed off her post-baby body on television earlier this week, revealing she lost over 40 lbs.

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