Eric Cowell: Simon Cowell And Lauren Silverman's Baby Boy

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Simon Cowell and partner Lauren Silverman pose backstage at 'BEAUTIFUL- The Carole King Musical' on Broadway at The Stephen Sondheim Theater on January 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic) | Bruce Glikas via Getty Images

Congratulations go out to Simon Cowell!

The "X Factor" mentor welcomed son Eric, with girlfriend Lauren Silverman on Friday (Feb. 14), People confirms. Baby Eric arrived at 5:45 p.m. in New York City and weighed in at six pounds, seven ounces.

Cowell took to Twitter shortly after the birth to announce his happy news:

Cowell, 54, and Silverman, announced their relationship after her husband Andrew Silverman filed for divorce in July 2013. They confirmed reports that Lauren was expecting a baby shortly after.

This is the first child for Cowell and the second for Lauren, who has an 8-year-old son Adam with Andrew.

Congrats again to the happy family!

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