Frankly, my dear...welcome to the family.
White Stripes rocker Jack White and his wife, model Karen Elson, announced Thursday that they had their first child together Tuesday in Tennessee. They named their baby girl Scarlett Teresa, according to White's rep, Chloe Walsh.
The couple recently bought a home in Nashville on the same street where country legends Hank Williams Sr. and George Jones once lived. They came close to buying Johnny Cash's old digs, but White, speaking of the rich history surrounding the Man in Black, told the Detroit Free Press in March that it would be too much "like living in a museum."
White's ex-wife and bandmate, Meg White, was Elson's maid of honor when the model and White wed on a canoe in the Brazilian Amazon last June.
Now, with the addition of baby Scarlett, they're just one big happy, extended, hard-to-comprehend family.
White, 30, hooked up with Elson, 27, after his two-year relationship with Renée Zellweger ended in 2004. His summer nuptials came on the heels of Zellweger's whirlwind courtship and May 2005 marriage to country-singing It boy Kenny Chesney. As it turned out, White's rebound relationship foresight was a little more prudent than his ex-girlfriend's--by September 2005 Zellweger and Chesney were living on Annulment Street in Splitsville.
While the White Stripes are still very much a devoted duo, White has also been taking his songwriting prowess on the road with a new band, the Raconteurs, whose debut album Broken Boy Soldiers is due May 16. The foursome, which also includes bassist Jack Lawrence, drummer Patrick Keeler and guitarist Brendan Benson, made its performance debut in March in Liverpool and has played a handful of U.S. shows.
White's original last name is Gillis--he took Meg's last name when they tied a loose knot in 1996. The band's most recent release was 2005's Get Behind Me Satan, which sold more than 250,000 copies in the United States its first week out and won a Grammy this year for Best Alternative Music Album.
Elson, a British model, has appeared in Vogue and Paper, costarred with White in the video for the album's lead single, "Blue Orchid."