David Furnish and Elton John
(© Tristan Fuge)
David Furnish and Elton John
(© Tristan Fuge)
Tony Award-winning composer Elton John and his partner David Furnish are now the parents to a son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, according to UsMagazine.com. The child was born on Christmas Day, December 25, in California via a surrogate. UsMagazine reports that he weighed in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

John is one of the top-selling recording artists in the world. He won a Tony for his score to Aida and has also composed the scores for the Broadway musicals The Lion King, Lestat, and Billy Elliot. He and Furnish were also producers of the Broadway play Next Fall.