R&B singer Eric Benet received a special early Christmas present on Wednesday (21Dec11) - his wife gave birth to their first child.
Halle Berry's ex-husband and Manuela Testolini, his wife of five months, are now the proud parents of a little girl called Lucia.
The tot is a sibling for Benet's daughter India, from a previous relationship.
In a post on his Twitter.com page, Benet declares, "Happiest daddy in the world!!" while India confirms, "I'm a big sister!!!!!!"
A message on a page run by Benet's die-hard fans reads, "Congratulations to @ebenet & Manuela, their daughter Lucia was born yesterday."