Country artist Dwight Yoakam and wife Emily Joyce welcome baby boy

While the Covid-19 pandemic has made most of our lives mundane trapped indoors, but for Dwight Yoakam and wife Emily Joyce, it’s the other way around.

Finally the surprise that awaits!

Sunday, August 16, 2020, must have been a very special day for the couple as they were blessed with a baby boy. It’s their first child and they have named him Dalton Loren Yoakam.

The couple has been expecting for a while now with Dwight Yoakam’s team posting the birth announcement on his Instagram handle this Friday. The post read as follows…..

Like the lyric from the song Waterfall that Dwight wrote for Emily on his 3 Pear album says.

Babies get born even in a… Pandemic lockdown..

With great joy and happiness Dwight & Emily announce the birth this past Sunday of their new baby boy.

Dalton Loren Yoakam

Born 8-16-2020 at 9:19 am

The following picture was posted as the couple were headed to the hospital. We see Emily Joyce dressed in a white gown, flaunting her baby bump while looking as stunning as ever.

Who’s Dwight Yoakam?

For those wondering who Dwight Yoakam is, let’s take a quick peek at his bio.

Dwight Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter and actor who is widely known for his country music.

The now 63-year-old singer rose to fame in the mid-1980s with several chart-topping albums and is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the Grammys.

He has a record of nine platinum albums, 12 gold of which five charted No 1 on Billboard Country Albums Chart. He has sold more than 30 million records. This makes him one of the most popular and successful American country singers out there.

Besides making music, he has also starred in commercially successful movies like Sling Blade which won an Oscar and got him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for the same.

Personal life

Dwight started dating photographer Emily Joyce back in 2010 and got engaged to her the following year.

Dwight and Emily are 27 years apart in age but despite the huge age gap they share a blissful relationship. The couple have been happily living together for a decade before finally tying the knot earlier in March this year.

Acoording to Dwight’s publicity team, the couple got married in a private ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.

The wedding took place right before the lockdown restrictions were imposed. Even with the conditions around being chaotic due to COVID, the ceremony was carried out smoothly and peacefully.

The wedding was sweet and simple with less than ten attendees present. The guests were seated at least six feet apart as they made sure to follow proper social distancing guidelines.

According to Dwight’s team, The wedding’s announcement was withheld out of respect for the people affected by the pandemic.

Here are some pictures of the lovely couple on their wedding day.

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These pictures are undoubtedly heartwarming and have prompted Fans to shower this beautiful pair with well wishes all over the internet.

Let’s all hope that Dwight and Emily stay happy and safe amidst the global pandemic while making lovely memories along the way with their newborn baby.

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