In this Nov. 29, 2011 file photo, singer Jessica Simpson, right, poses with her fiance Eric Johnson in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)
Updated: Tuesday, 01 May 2012, 12:35 PM CDT
Published : Tuesday, 01 May 2012, 12:35 PM CDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Simpson is a new mom.
Simpson gave birth to a daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson in Los Angeles on Tuesday, said publicist Lauren Auslander.
Maxwell weighed 9 lbs. 13 ounces.
It's the first child for 31-year-old Simpson and her 32-year-old fiance Eric Johnson, a former NFL player.
"We are so grateful for all of the love, support and prayers we have received," Simpson said in a statement on her website. "This has been the greatest experience of our lives!!"