'Dance' Host Lauren Sanchez Has a Boy

The TV star and her husband, Patrick Whitesell, welcome their first child together

Lauren Sanchez, former host of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance, and her husband, agent Patrick Whitesell, welcomed their first child, a son, on Thursday, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The baby boy was born around 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif., Sanchez’s brother, Michael Sanchez, tells PEOPLE.

The new uncle said the baby weighed just under 7 lbs. and looks like his dad. As for mom and dad: “They are both absolutely thrilled,” said Michael.

Lauren Sanchez, 36, married Whitesell, 41, last August in a star-studded ceremony in Santa Barbara. Among the 250 guests were several of the groom’s clients at the high-powered Endeavor agency, including Jessica Alba, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck (who brought his wife, Jennifer Garner) and Hugh Jackman – who sang “Mack the Knife,” PEOPLE reported.

After the “I dos,” Whitesell sealed the deal with his bride. “The kiss was long,” said wedding planner Marianne Weiman-Nelson. “You could tell they’re in love.”

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