Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli and wife Kacey welcomed their first child on Mon., July 30. Daughter Kline Olivia Diaz was born in Dallas and weighed in at 6 lbs., 15 oz. and is 20¼ inches long.
“They tell you about this feeling that is beyond comparison … and the moment Kacey and I laid our eyes on little Kline we understood it’s absolutely the coolest thing ever!” the proud dad told People.
Eli Young Band is riding a major wave of success this year and is currently on the Rascal Flatts tour. EYB’s “Crazy Girl” has been certified Platinum for digital downloads, and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” has been certified Gold. In 2012 the band won its first ACM Award for Song of the Year, and was named the MusicRow Breakthrough Artist of the Year.