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Stevie Wonder, 64, becomes father for ninth time

December 18, 2014 15:28 IST

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder has welcomed his ninth child, a baby girl, with his girlfriend.

The baby has been named Nia, and is the second child for Stevie Wonder, and his girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy.

Nia means purpose, "one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa," Us magazine reported. 


Wonder, 64, had confirmed that he was soon to be father again during his appearance on The View last month, and had even joked saying "I got, how many, 22 kids?"

It was only then that he had revealed plans to name the girl Nia.

The Grammy winner was previously married to Syreeta Wright from 1970 to 1971 and Karen 'Kai' Millard Morris from 2001 until 2012.

Photograph: Lee Celano/Reuters

Source: ANI