Congratulations are in order this morning, with the announcement that Billy Joel has become a father for the third time.


The Piano Man singer took to Instagram to share the lovely news that his wife, Alexis, welcomed their second child together on Sunday, October 22.


Alexis gave birth to a daughter, Remy Anne, at 7:52pm. The tot tipped the scales at 7lbs 3oz.


The couple are already parents to two-year-old daughter Della Rose, while Billy is also father to 31-year-old Alexa Ray; his daughter from his marriage to Christie Brinkley.



A rep for the doting new dad, 68, took to his Instagram account to share the first photo of his beautiful little one.


“Billy and his 31-year-old daughter, singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, were both at Alexis’ side as she gave birth at New York University Hospital in New York,” the caption read.


“Alexis and Remy are doing well, and everyone is thrilled.”


The announcement comes just days after Billy confirmed that Alexis was expecting in the first place.



Congratulations to the new parents – what an exciting time! We’re also loving their choice of name.


Billy and Alexis are just the latest celebrity couple to welcome a little bundle of joy this week.


Yesterday, former Glee star Matthew Morrison confirmed that he had become a father for the first time, with his wife Renee giving birth to their son.


The couple marked the arrival of Revel James Makai on Instagram, through a series of gorgeous black and white images of their newborn.



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