Actor David Chokachi is a dad!
The former Baywatch star and his wife Susan welcomed their first child at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Sunday, Oct. 2, PEOPLE confirms.
Daughter Brit Madison arrived at 3:24 p.m. and weighed in at 6 lbs., 14 oz.
“I thought surfing the perfect wave was the coolest feeling in the world, until my baby daughter Brit was born,” Chokachi, 43, tells PEOPLE. “She’s a total game changer.”
Following his recent role in Soul Surfer, Chokachi will next star in Rage of the Yeti, premiering Nov. 12 on SyFy.
– Anya Leon with reporting by Julie Jordan