People.com Celebrity Parents Joey McIntyre Welcomes a Baby Boy The former New Kids on the Block singer gives thanks for the holiday arrival By Michelle Tan Published on November 21, 2007 11:25 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Roger Karnbad/Celebrity Photo There’s officially a new kid on the block: Former boy band singer and Dancing with the Stars contestant Joey McIntyre and his wife Barrett welcomed a son on Tuesday in L.A., his rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. “The family is happy and healthy,” according to McIntyre’s rep, who says the new parents are still deciding on a name. “Everyone’s doing well and they’re excited he made it here in time for Thanksgiving.” The 7 lb. 12 oz. baby boy is the first child for the new father, who has nothing but admiration for his wife of four years. “My wife is a rock star!” McIntyre tells PEOPLE. McIntyre, 34, and his wife, 29, found out they were expanding their family on St. Patrick s Day, and later announced it on his Web site. “Being an Irish guy that’s a good luck charm! ” McIntyre told PEOPLE in June.