Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kandi Burruss Reveals the Name of Her Newborn Son: "I Wanted Something Unique"

Bravo reality star shares inspiration behind title of her baby boy

By Samantha Schnurr Jan 07, 2016 2:00 PMTags
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Welcome to the world, Ace Wells Tucker!

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss revealed the name of her newborn son exclusively to E! News Thursday, sharing the heartwarming inspiration behind the special title.

"We named our beautiful baby boy Ace because I wanted something unique," she told E! News. "When he becomes school age, hopefully he won't have to worry about another person in the class having his name."

While the 39-year-old singer is already thinking about her son's future days behind a school desk, she also has high expectations of her bundle of joy right from the start.

"More than that, Ace represents the number 1 and that of the highest quality and our baby Ace is definitely that!" the proud mom said. "His middle name Wells was Todd's mother's last name. Using her last name as his middle name was our way of honoring her memory."

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The reality star and her husband Todd Tucker announced they had welcomed the little cherub into the world on Wednesday morning. Weighing in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., Ace immediately became the apple of his parent's eyes. 

"Todd and I have been waiting so long for his delivery and he is so very perfect," the couple told People. 

After confirming to E! News that she had been undergoing IVF treatments to conceive, Burruss revealed to us that she was indeed pregnant and hoping to give birth to a boy

"There's too much estrogen in this house," she told E! News back in July before she had officially learned the sex. 

It seems the Tucker clan, including proud big sisters Kaela and Riley, finally had their baby wishes granted.

Congratulations to the entire family on the birth of their newest member, Ace!

—Reporting by Beth Sobol

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