Kris Allen shares snapshots of son, Oliver

Kris, July 30

(KATV) - On July 30, Kris Allen and wife, Katy O'Connell welcomed a son.

At about 10 a.m. August 10, Kris posted a picture of Oliver on his Twitter page captioned, "Yep...he's cute."

A second picture shows the couple's dog, Zoro looking at the baby with the thought caption, "Do you belong here?" The last picture shows Zoro warming up to Oliver, captioned "Well if you do I guess I gotta kiss ya"

July 30 - Kris Allen and wife welcome first child:

Kris Allen, the winner of American Idol's eighth season and Arkansas native, welcomed a son with wife Katy on Tuesday.

Allen's rep said Oliver Neil Allen arrived weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches long.

Allen, 28, took to social media to announce the exciting news. He posted a picture wearing hospital scrubs and wrote, "My outfit for the day. The best outfit I'll ever wear," with the hashtag, "best day of my life." The following post read, "Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!"

Kris and Katy are high school sweethearts who married in 2008. This is the first child for the couple.