63-Year-Old Dwight Yoakam Is Officially A Dad, Welcomes First Child With Wife Emily

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Dwight Yoakam is a daddy.

The 63-year-old country music legend and his wife Emily have officially welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Dalton Loren Yoakam.

The couple shared a baby bump pic just before heading to the hospital:

“Like the lyric from the song Waterfall that Dwight wrote for Emily on his 3 Pears album says…
Babies get born even in a… Pandemic lock down…

With great joy and happiness Dwight & Emily announce the birth this past Sunday of their new baby boy. Dalton Loren Yoakam – Born 8-16-2020 at 9:19am.”

Dwight and his wife Emily wed back in March in a small private wedding ceremony after spending the past 10 years together.

“Dwight Yoakam and Emily Joyce were married in March just prior to the quarantine in a private ceremony at St Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, CA. At a time when there is so much uncertainty in the world, there are still happy moments. In the face of shutdowns and social-distancing requirements, love prevailed, and the less than ten attendees were seated at least six feet from one another. The happy couple have been engaged for several years and have been dating since 2010. This belated announcement was withheld out of respect to so many people affected by and on the front lines of this pandemic.”


A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock