Heather Morris Gives Birth to Baby Boy Elijah

Celebrity Moms Sep. 28, 2013 AT 10:50PM
Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell on March 14, 2013 Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell welcomed their first child Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Heather Morris is a mom! The Glee actress, 26, gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday, Sept. 28, Us Weekly can confirm. The star named her new little bundle of joy Elijah!

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This is the first child for Morris and her longtime love, Taylor Hubbell, whom she met in high school. Speaking about Hubbell in a candid interview with Fitness magazine in 2011, the Beyonce backup dancer turned actress gushed: "I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him. I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue."

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Us first broke the news of the star's baby joy back in April. "It was totally unexpected, but they are incredibly happy and excited," a source told Us at the time.

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Indeed, Morris seemed to enjoy pregnancy. "Heather is glowing! She is so happy. She is really excited to be a mom," a second source said of the actress, who will not return for Glee's fifth season. "She is just amazed by the whole experience."

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