Marissa Jaret Winokur has a new tiny dancer!
The Dancing with the Stars alum and her husband, writer Judah Miller, have welcomed their first child, a boy. Zev Isaac Miller arrived Tuesday, weighing 8 lbs., 7 oz.
The tyke was born via surrogate as Marissa, 35, had a hysterectomy during her successful battle with cervical cancer.
“I’ve wanted a baby for as long as I can remember," she told OK!. "It finally worked. It’s been a long journey to have this baby.”
Marissa announced the pregnancy in March, during her fourth-place run on DWTS. With an arduous rehearsal schedule, the Hairspray star admitted she was behind in prep-work for Zev, which means "wolf" in Hebrew.
“I’ve got to start painting my nursery and getting ready to be a mom,” she said. “It’s overwhelmingly exciting and I just can’t wait.”
As for the surrogate mother, who often cheered Marissa on from the DWTS sidelines, the bubbly pint-sized actress says she’s second to none.
"She’s the most remarkable woman in the world," the Tony winner told OK!. "She’s become one of my dearest friends and will be my child’s godmother. We’re super close and I honestly couldn’t feel more pregnant. I feel like I’m the husband waiting for my baby to come. I’m with her that much so we’re very close. She’s changed my faith in the human race because she’s a good person."