July 25, 2017  

Former Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson and Wife Have a Son

July 6, 2007 (4:50 am) GMT
Former Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson is now a father as his wife Kristin Willits gave birth to their first child together, a boy, Tuesday July 3rd.
Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson, the former member of boy band , is a father for the first time when his wife Kristin Willits gave birth to their first child together, a baby boy, Tuesday July 3rd.

The infant is named Mason Richardson. "We are officially parents," Kevin wrote on his online page Wednesday July 4th confirming the good news. "At 4:56 a.m. Tuesday morning (7/3/07), our son Mason made his entrance into the world."

Further Kevin went on writing, "He is a healthy 8 lbs. 2 ounces/20.5 inches long and has a full head of dark hair. He and Kristin are perfect and I am a new man. Thank you for your positive vibes and prayers."

Kevin married Kristin, former Rockettes and back-up dancer, on June 17, 2000 after getting together for some years. The pair first met in 1993 in the employee cafeteria of Orlando's Disney-MGM Studios theme park, where he worked as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and she was a dancer with the park's Beauty and the Beast show.

Kevin left the Backstreet Boys in 2006 after 13 years with the group.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Most Brutal Celebrity vs Paparazzi Fights
  2. Are 'Riverdale' Stars Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Dating?
  3. 'Ant-Man and the Wasp': Evangeline Lilly Reacts to Michelle Pfeiffer's Casting as Her On-Screen Mom
  4. Celebrity Police Unit to Be Discontinued Following Big Bang's T.O.P's Marijuana Scandal
  5. Cara Delevingne Says She Wants to Be James Bond Amid Bond Girl Rumors
  6. Johnny Depp Demands Claim He Has 'Psychological Issues' Removed From Court Record
  7. Cheeky! Emily Ratajkowski Flashes Ample Cleavage in Polka Dot Outfit
  8. Stephen Colbert Mocks Anthony Scaramucci Hiring as New White House Press Secretary