Joey McIntyre with his wife Barrett
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11/19/2007 at 06:00 PM EST
There's officially a new kid on the block: Former boy band singer and
Dancing with the Stars
contestant Joey McIntyre and his wife
Barrett welcomed a son on Tuesday in L.A., his rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.
"The family is happy and healthy," according to McIntyre's rep, who says the new parents are still deciding on a name. "Everyone's doing well and they're excited he made it here in time for Thanksgiving."
The 7 lb. 12 oz. baby boy is the first child for the new father, who has nothing but admiration for his wife of four years. "My wife is a rock star!" McIntyre tells PEOPLE.
McIntyre, 34, and his wife, 29, found out they were expanding their family
Patrick’s Day, and later announced it on his Web site.
"Being an Irish guy that's a good luck charm! " McIntyre told PEOPLE in June.