Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel Welcome Baby Boy

Taye Diggs and singer Idina Menzel arrive at InStyle Magazine's 8th annual Summer Soiree held at the London Hotel on August 20, 2009 in West Hollywood, CA. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images


Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have welcomed their first baby boy, she has announced on her official fan Twitter page.

"Idina & Taye have welcomed baby Walker Nathaniel Diggs into the world, my friends! More details to come. Congratulations!!" read the message, posted early Thursday morning.

In March, Usmagazine.com first reported that the couple — who wed in January 2003 after seven years of dating — were expecting. The Private Practice star, 38, met the Tony award-winning actress, 38, on the original 1996 Broadway production of Rent.

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At a Television Critics Association event in June, Diggs told Us he was "asking every parent" for advice.

He also revealed they weren't choosing a name until after their son's birth. 

"We have a couple [names in mind]," he told Us. "But a friend of ours convinced us to see what he looks like when he comes out."

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Menzel hinted to Us last January that once she finished promoting her third solo album, I Stand, she would consider starting a family with Diggs.

"It's definitely in the plans," she told Us. "I'll settle down and start popping out some babies."

She said Diggs has been ready for kids since "the day I met him."

"He wouldn't talk about marriage, but he'd talk about me having his children," she told Us. "He's always wanted kids. He grew up with four younger brothers and sisters, so he's very comfortable around children."


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