Oh boy! “DWTS” pros Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd just welcomed their first child

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd attend the Entertainment Weekly's 2016 Pre-Emmy Party held at Nightingale Plaza on September 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)


Maks Chmerkovskiy, 36, and his fiancée Peta Murgatroyd, 30, welcomed their first child, a son, into the world on Wednesday.

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Maks took to twitter early Wednesday morning to announce the news:

The couple’s rep released a statement and told US Weekly, “We can confirm that Peta and Maks have had their baby boy, Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy, born on Wednesday, January 4th at 5:34 a.m. Per the couple, ‘This is, without a doubt, the best thing that has ever happened to us!'”

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On Tuesday, Val  Chmerkovskiy, Maks’ brother, posted a video to Instagram telling his fans that he wouldn’t be at the “DTWS” Richmond, Va., tour show last night because he was soon to be an uncle.


On Monday, Maks, posted a photo to his Instagram of Peta putting on makeup from her hospital bed.

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The couple, who announced their pregnancy in May, plan to wed sometime this year.

We can’t wait to see a photo of the little one!

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