Andy Cohen is officially a father! His first child, a son named Benjamin Allen, was born via surrogate on Monday, February 4. Several Real Housewives gushed over the joyous occasion shortly after he shared the news. Read on for all the details.
The Watch What Happens Live host shared a photo of his newborn son on his Instagram.
“WOW! This is my son, Benjamin Allen Cohen,” Andy wrote. “He is 9 lbs 2 ounces !! 20 inches !! Born at 6:35 pm, PT. He is named after my grandfather Ben Allen. I’m in love. And speechless. And eternally grateful to an incredible surrogate. And I’m a dad. Wow.”
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards got emotional about the news, writing, “I cannot stop crying.”
Kyle’s RHOBH costars, like Teddi Mellencamp and Lisa Rinna, also shared their happy thoughts about Andy’s moment. “GET UP ON THE TABLE AND DANCE FOR ANDY AND HIS BEAUTIFUL BABY BENJAMIN NOW!!!!” the former Melrose Place actress shared.
Some of the Real Housewives of Orange County ladies also shared their happiness about Andy’s news, notably “amigas” Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge.
“How amazing is this picture, congratulations daddy,” the Cut Fitness owner wrote, while Vicki said, “So happy for you @bravoandy!!!! Love you!”
Real Housewives of New Jersey mainstay Melissa Gorga said, “This makes me so happy. Congrats big Daddy!!!!!”
Other Housewives who chimed in on Andy’s baby news included Real Housewives of New York City star Ramona Singer and Real Housewives of Atlanta’s NeNe Leakes.
“I’m shaking! The tears and joy I feel for you right now!” NeNe gushed. “I just can’t believe this...ANDY U ARE A DAD @bravoandy congratulations.”