Country star Clay Walker had an extra special Father's Day (16Jun13) after welcoming his fifth child just hours before the international holiday.

The What's It to You hitmaker and his wife Jessica became the proud parents of a baby boy named Elijah on 15 June (13).

Announcing the news in a post on his page on Sunday, he wrote, "Happy Fathers Day to me Elijah Craig Walker...7.8 lbs...a blessing to his mama and me...born last night...God bless u Fathers".

The couple wed in 2007 and has two other children - William, four, and Mary, three. Walker is also a dad to two teenage daughters with his ex-wife Lori Lampson.