Elton John names second son Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John

Updated: Jan 16, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

London: Sir Elton John has spoken of his joy at becoming a dad for the second time — to another son.

The 65-year-old singer and partner David Furnish, 50, revealed the baby’s name as Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John.

He was born on Friday in Los Angeles via a surrogate mum, weighing 8lb 4oz.

Elijah is a little brother for Elton and David’s son Zachary, born in December 2010.

“The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way,” Elton told Hello!

“It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time — we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement,” he added.