Oliver Anthony, who became an overnight sensation last summer with his song “Rich Men North of Richmond,” surprised his fans with a post announcing the birth of his son.
Oliver Anthony is his stage name — his given name is Chris Lunsford. Chris is married to Tiffany Lunsford and this is their third child.
The Wednesday Instagram post included a picture of the beautiful, swaddled baby with a shock of red hair.
The post was captioned, “Mission success. ❤️” Anthony wrote in the caption of his post.
Newsweek noted Anthony previously announced he was expecting a baby boy in November.
Fans cheered the announcement — the post was “liked” almost 90,000 times in four hours. Thousands of fans sent their well-wishes.
One fan wrote: “Welcome to the new world little one! Congratulations and many blessings to you all.”
Another wrote: “He’s absolutely perfect. Well done mama! Congratulations to you both!”
The Daily Caller noted that Anthony’s “Rich Men North of Richmond” song quickly rose to the number 1 position upon release in the summer of 2023 on iTunes and the Billboard Hot 100.
No information has been given on the baby’s name, length or weight at this time.
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