- Bernie Ecclestone just became a father again at the age of 89
- The former Formula 1 heavyweight welcomed his fourth child, a son named Ace
- Ace is Ecclestone's first child with his 44-year-old wife, Fabiana Flosi
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Former Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone and his wife, Fabiana Flosi, have welcomed their first child together.
The billionaire and Flosi have been married since 2012. On Wednesday, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN that the couple have welcomed a son, Ace, into the world.
Ace is Ecclestone's fourth child - he is also the father to daughters Petra, 31, Tamara, 36, and Deborah, 65.
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According to Swiss newspaper Blick, Flosi said the birth was "easy" and over within 25 minutes.
Flosi's pregnancy came to light in April when her husband opened up about becoming a dad again at 89, People reported.
CNN reported at the time that he told UK news agency PA Media:
“I don’t see there’s any difference between being 89 and 29. You’ve got the same problems I suppose. It’s all right.”
Flosi told Blick newspaper that they only hoped the baby is born healthy and she added:
"Hopefully he will never express the intention to do something with Formula 1."
Social media users have reacted to the business mogul becoming a dad at such an advanced age.
Twitter user, @scottymfc_, commented:
"Lemme get this straight... Bernie Ecclestone just had his first so at the age of 89 with a woman aged 44. His eldest daughter is 65."
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