Survivor's Jonny Fairplay Welcomes Daughter Madilyn Jane
The former contestant welcomed Madilyn Jane on Saturday, May 20th, he confirms to PEOPLE exclusively
It’s a girl!
The family’s new addition joins Fairplay’s daughter from a previous relationship, Piper Addison, 9.
The reality star tells PEOPLE that Madilyn weighed in at 7 lb., 10 oz. She was 19 inches long. She was born in Virginia, where the family now lives.
Fairplay, 43, first competed on Survivor: Pearl Islands in 2003, finishing in third place. One of Survivor’s first villains, he infamously lied about his grandmother’s death in order to get an advantage in a reward challenge.
He parlayed his infamy into more than a dozen subsequent reality TV appearances and a career in professional wrestling. He also competed in 2008’s Survivor: Fans vs. Favorites.
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Fairplay — who was born Jon Dalton but legally changed his name to Jonny Fairplay in 2013 — says that he’s ecstatic over Madilyn’s birth.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling having another beautiful little girl enter our lives,” he tells PEOPLE. “And amazingly she’s already said her first words: ‘Hey Jeff Probst, put my Daddy back on the show!’ ”
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