Singer Shakira Gives Birth to Baby Boy

The singer Shakira–who many fans will just be learning that she has a last name (Mebarak)–has given birth to a baby boy she and husband Gerard Pique have named Milan. More from PEOPLE.com:

“We are happy to announce the birth of Milan Piqué Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Piqué, born Jan. 22nd at 9:36 p.m. in Barcelona, Spain,” the couple announced on Shakira’s website.

“The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification. Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth.”

Milan weighed  6 lbs., 6 oz., and the hospital says that both mother and child are in excellent health.

Image: Shakira, via Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com

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