AceShowbiz - %cLouis Tomlinson% is now a father. The %cOne Direction% member welcomes his first child with ex Briana Jungwirth. A source close to the Los Angeles-based stylist tells PEOPLE that she gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday, January 21 in El Lay.
"Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother," their mutual friend gushes. "It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer."
Louis, 24, is currently taking a break along with his 1D bandmates. He hasn't issued a statement regarding his newborn son, but his former stepfather Mark Tomlinson wrote a cryptic message on Twitter, "Is that the patter of tiny feet?"
Louis Tomlinson hooked up with Briana Jungwirth in May 2015 after his split from longterm girlfriend Eleanor Calder. In July, reports broke out that she's pregnant with his child. He is now romantically linked to "The Originals" actress %cDanielle Campbell%.