Rolling Stones frontman, 73 – year – old rocker, Mick Jagger welcomed his eighth child , but the first with his 29 year old ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick , on Thursday.
A rep for Jagger released a statement confirming the birth of the rocker ’ s son. The rep said:

“ Melanie Hamrick and Mick Jagger’ s son was born today in New York and they are both delighted ”. “ Mick was at the hospital for the arrival .” The rep added that both Hamrick, who is more than 40 years Jagger’ s junior, and the baby are “ doing well, ”

The rep added :

“ We request that the media respect their privacy at this time .”

The couple began dating in 2014 , after his former longtime girlfriend , fashion designer L ’ Wren Scott , committed suicide .

Mick Jagger now has 8 children in total. A daughter , Karis Hunt Jagger, 46 , from his relationship with Marsha Hunt and a daughter , Jade Jagger, now 45 , with his ex – wife Bianca . He had four children with his ex – partner Jerry Hall – Elizabeth , 32 , James, 31 , Georgia, 24 , and Gabriel , 18 .

He also has five grandchildren and became a great- grandfather on 19 May 2014, when Jade ’ s daughter Assisi gave birth to her daughter .