One-half of country music stars Florida Georgia Line has a budding band of babies!
Tyler Hubbard and his wife Hayley welcomed their third child together on Thursday, September 24: a baby boy named Atlas Roy Hubbard.
Already the proud parents of daughter Olivia, two and-a-half, and son Luca, 13 months, the Hubbards have seen their family grow by three in less than three years.
New arrival: Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and his wife Hayley welcomed son Atlas Roy Hubbard to the world on Thursday, September 24
‘We are so excited to have Atlas here! It’s been an amazing journey and we are feeling so thankful,’ the Hubbards told People.
‘Having three [children] under three [years-old] was not our plan, but clearly it was God’s plan, and now we can’t imagine it any other way. Liv is so excited and ready to meet her baby brother.’
The singer and guitarist, 33, also heaped praise on his wife, and women as a whole, for her strength in giving birth to their three kids in such a short span of time.
Growing family: The Hubbards have now their family grow by three since December 2017; the proud parents are pictured with son Luca, 13 months, and daughter Olivia, two-and-a-half
Much respect and praise: The singer and guitarist praised his wife, and women as a whole, for having the strength to give birth to their three children in less than three years
‘I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. My wife is a champ. She’s so strong and peaceful at the same time,’ Tyler gushed with admiration.
‘With each delivery, I’m reminded not only of how amazing the birthing process is, but also how incredible women are for giving birth.’
Weighing in at just over 8 lbs and measuring in at 21 inches long, Atlas was born in the Hubbards adopted hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.
‘He was over a week late and we were just convinced he was happy in his little hot tub, safe from 2020,’ the couple joked about his past due date.
The couple also revealed the inspiration behind the name of their newest bundle of joy.
Say my name: The Hubbards revealed the name Atlas stands for strength and the passion for traveling to experience different cultures and Roy was the name of Tyler’s late father; the Hubbards are pictured with their nanny Katie and their pet pooch
‘Atlas stands for strength. For us, this name also represents our family’s passion for travel and experiencing different cultures,’ the couple explained.
‘Roy was the name of my dad, who passed away when I was 20. Getting to name our son after him is so special to us. Atlas will carry on my dad’s legacy and will always be a reminder of how well he loved everyone.’
The Hubbards started dating in 2013, and eventually were married in Idaho in July 2015.
Florida Georgia Line, which consists of Hubbard and Brian Kelley, have released four studio albums since 2012. including their debut Here’s To The Good Times which reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
Top of the charts: Florida Georgia Line’s first album hit number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart; Hubbard is pictured with bandmate Brian Kelley