Kathy Ehrich Dowd and Melody Chiu
January 12, 2018 03:13 PM

Surprise! Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is officially a married man.

The 12-time Olympic gold medalist wed former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid in Florida this past Tuesday, PEOPLE confirms.

“I’ve waited for Kayla my whole life,” Lochte tells PEOPLE exclusively. “She has given us the most perfect little boy and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with her and Caiden.”

The duo are parents to 7-month-old son Caiden Zane, with the 33-year-old father gushing last month that the infant’s smile “warms my heart so much.”

Kayla Rae Reid/Instagram

Lochte and Reid wed at home, with their son in attendance. She wore the same outfit she did when she and Lochte first met.

A formal ceremony is being planned for the near future.

Lochte popped the question to Reid in October 2016, sharing a photo of the pair kissing in Malibu with her ring on full display.

“Memories forever!!!#thelochtes #LA,” the athlete captioned the shot announcing their engagement.

“Speechless. Absolutely beautiful. So in love with YOU,” Reid responded with her own kissing photo.

TMZ was first to report the news of their wedding.

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