Son Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer was born on Tuesday in Los Angeles, the actor's rep confirms to PEOPLE.


It’s a boy!

Kelsey Grammer is a father for the sixth time after welcoming his second child with wife Kayte on Tuesday, July 22, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Son Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer was born at 8:28 a.m. in Los Angeles, weighing 8 lbs., 2 oz. and measuring 20.5 inches long.

“We are blessed and excited to have this lovely young man join our family — he is magnificent,” the proud parents say in a statement.

“Our son will be called Gabriel as there is a tradition in our family of going by our middle names,” Grammer, 59, adds.

Kelsey Grammer Welcomes Son Kelsey Gabriel Elias

Courtesy Grammer Family

The couple’s new baby boy joins the actor’s big brood, including their 2-year-old daughter Faith Evangeline Elisa and Grammer’s four children — Spencer, 30, Greer, 22, Mason, 12, and Jude, 9 — from previous relationships.

Grammer’s new show, Partners, premieres Aug. 4 at 9 p.m. on FX.

Entertainment Tonight was the first to report the news.

— Anya Leon with reporting by Elizabeth Leonard