Kris Allen – First Photos of Baby Oliver

We finally have some photos of Baby Oliver! Kris Allen and his wife Katy shared a photo of their newborn son, Oliver Neil with Us Magazine. Aw.

Baby Oliver was born to the American Idol season 8 winner, and his wife Katy, on Tuesday, July 30.

“Little Oliver Neil Allen is here!” Kris’ rep told US, “He’s 7 pounds, 7 ounces, 20 3/4 inches long. Mom and baby are doing great.”

The ecstatic papa tweeted after the news broke, “Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!”

After the US exclusive went live, Katy posted two more photos to instagram. What a little cutie! I see a resemblance to Kris, particularly in the second photo.

Via US Magazine

Kris posted these photos with Zorro the pup. Maybe he’s a little jealous of Oliver, but getting used to the idea of a baby brother? He’ll come around!

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  • tripp_ncwy

    Zorro standing gaurd over Oliver;
    “Do you belong here?”
    Well if you do I guess I gotta kiss ya

    ETA: Kris is on a tweetpic spree.

  • Incipit

    That last picture is Too Damn Cute – Oliver looks as if he could be singing – and copying his Daddy’s style, too. Heh

  • Jasmine


  • washpd

    So adorable! And I definitely see the resemblance to his daddy, especially in the pictures Katy posted. <3

  • fuzzywuzzy

    Such a cutie!

  • girlygirl

    Lol, Zorro doesn’t look too sure about Oliver in that one picture.

    Oliver is adorable. I see some resemblance to both parents

  • Mel432

    OMG Cutest baby I’ve ever seen. Oliver does look like Kris, esp the nose.

  • Face

    understand it’s their prerogative… but I’ve never really understood why celeb type parents do deals with magazines for pics of their kids…

  • Jonins

    Oliver got Kris’s smirk on the first pic. He looks so smug LOL

    Zorro looks so wary but later on, just kiss him, as if saying, “Welcome to the world, kid”

  • Mel432

    Maybe Kris donated the money to charity. Many celebs do.

  • girlygirl

    I think it’s a way of controlling the access. Keeps the paps from hanging around, trying to get a photo of the kid (this applies more to the super famous, of course). Also, it keeps the fans happy *shrugs*

  • calico

    I love the “this is what all the fuss it about?” look of the first one then the adorableness of the kiss. Just the beginning of the Adventures of Ollie and Zorro.

  • Niall

    Aww Oliver’s a cutie.
    I don’t have an issue with any of the idols “cashing in” with wedding or baby photos (the most common themes). The magazines are willing to pay, so why not pad the savings account or college fund? Entertainment careers are unpredictable. If you can make a little extra money in our celeb obsessed culture without doing anything salacious, why not? Regular people post album upon album of their children on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. This is the celeb version.

  • shell29


  • Miz

    Why not give a magazine that has treated you kindly an exclusive photo if they ask for one?

  • Miz

    I think my heart may have just melted. Oliver is absolutely beautiful and looks so much like his Daddy. He looks like he’s already practicing his singing techniques.

    I just love these pics.

  • tripp_ncwy

    Awww momma Allen

    Kimberly Allen @allen_kimberly
    @KrisAllen You & Katy get credit for the cuteness but I totally get photo credit for this captured moment. #love my boys #big #lil #4-legged

  • HopeForMusic

    So fun to finally see Oliver! That is a seriously cute baby, and yes, that one pic resembles Kris so much!

  • HopeForMusic

    So fun to finally see Oliver! That is a seriously cute baby, and yes, that one pic resembles Kris so much!

  • Face

    perhaps… but I don’t imagine paps were harassing them for baby pics… if it’s about fans seeing the pics then just put them on your web site or FB page…

  • Face

    celebs could just do the same (post pics on FB, Instagram etc..)… just mho

  • Face

    that would be about the only possible reason to do it… imo

  • Face

    lots of reasons not to… imo… it just doesn’t sit well with me… but each to their own… I guess

  • Nicole P.

    Sooo precious! So glad we finally got to see some photos! :)

  • girlygirl

    I love the fact that Oliver just sleeps through Zorro sniffing around him. That baby must be seriously chill…just like his daddy :)

  • nyc57

    Oliver is really beautiful.Looks like he inherited Kris’s lovely jawline and Katy’s big eyes.Cute ears that don’t stick

  • mzbet

    That family is just so adorable.

  • MissMyEm

    On FB more likely to get trashed by people who have an agenda. At least a magazine can delete nasty comments.

  • MissMyEm

    How do you know this? I’m going out on a limb here, but assuming since the media got hold of this news, they do want photos.

  • MissMyEm

    Oh my goodness, what a cutie pie. I sometimes feel like a cyber grandma since Kris’ fans waited, what seems like an eternity, for the photos. I’m thrilled that Kris shared the photos with US Magazine, since they were the first to break the story and I have to say..those photos of Oliver and Zorro…they did me in. Just did me in. Perhaps Kris got tired of me tweeting him about how Oliver and Zorro were getting along. Just kidding folks. Just kidding…I’m sure he didn’t even notice them. ;)

  • Eileen99

    Really cute pictures. I especially love the ones with Zorro.

  • chloe18

    Aw, cute pictures especially w/ the dog. Lol I don’t know how anyone is saying who the baby looks like, he just looks like a baby to me. They all kind of look alike until they get older to me.

  • Face

    as i said… it’s up to them what they do… i’m just voicing my opinion…
    beside, the article says they did post on instagram but only after the magazine published their exclusive pics… plus Kris has been hinting on Twitter and FB that there would be pics soon…

  • Face

    I didn’t say ‘I know’ anything… only that I imagine they probably weren’t being harassed by Paps… Kris has never been a high profile celeb type… and it seems he has never wanted to be… which I always admired about him… which is why it seems surprising that he’s done something like this… as I said it’s just my opinion… nothing more… nothing less… :)

  • Ratna12

    What cute pictures of the baby and especially the baby and Zorro.
    Zorro looks rather suspicious in that first pic, look at his ears. 
    This is my favorite pic.

    Kris tweeted last night that we would see the baby pic “soon”.
    I  did not think that his “soon” will be a real “soon”. Heh. 

  • EB

    So cute! And I love his name, too! Very happy for Kris and Katy. <3

  • tripp_ncwy

    Ha ha Old (Kris) vs. New (Oliver), you choose.

  • MissMyEm

    Thanks to AnnieL for making that photo. I asked someone talented to do that elsewhere and she stepped up to the plate.

  • JosieX

    Oliver is adorable! I love the ones with Zorro. Wishing them all great health and happiness!

  • MissMyEm

    And just my opinion as well.

  • Mel432

    Whose ears stick out?Just found that a weird comment, that is all.

  • jasmine1111

    And we all have seen so many positive articles about Kris get trashed by ~”people who have an agenda.” I, for one, am glad the beautiful baby pictures were posted in a magazine which can delete immature comments. Great points, MissMyEm!

  • jasmine1111

    As someone upthread said, new babies all kinda look alike. HOWEVER, I think I can see Kris’ mouth & jawline & Katy’s nose. It’s really hard to match Oliver’s adorable features to a parent, because they both have cute noses & beautiful eyes. Either way, with Kris & Katy, Oliver’s got the cuteness genes covered! :)

  • jasmine1111

    LOL That is so true!

  • Valarie

    Awwwwww! Cuteness overload. Zorro and Oliver have a lot of adventures ahead.

  • nncw

    Aw love these pics – so happy for Kris and his family!

  • MargieIdol

    That whole family, dog included, is just adorable.

  • KelseyW

    Kris wasn’t kidding. Oliver is a stud! I can already tell that he’s going to grow up to be a handsome little guy. He seems so laid back too. Definitely doesn’t look like someone who’d keep his parents up all night. Not surprised that he seems to be a sweetie too. Though with Kris and Katy as his parents cuteness and sweetness was inevitable. :)

    I think it’s too early to tell who Oliver really looks like though…

    And now we have Zorro’s reaction. Kind of a “Hey who are you? I don’t think we’ve met before.” and a “I guess you’re an okay fella.”. lol Glad that Kris hasn’t forgotten about his furry son. I bet that he and Oliver will be best friends before you know it. <3

  • washpd

    I doubt the papz flew down to Conway to harass Kris and Katy and the baby.

  • hoosiermama

    So sweet! Oliver is beautiful! Love the pictures with Zorro, but I see Kris’ hand is ready to pull Zorro back if he does more than sniff. As much as I trusted my laid-back Labs, I still kept a close eye on their early interactions when a new baby joined the family. Best to be safe. I’m sure Oliver and Zorro will be best friends soon enough!

    Thanks for posting these, MJ!

  • nyc57

    I think Kris is very handsome but i think Baby Oliver is a little cuter than Baby Kris.Looks like Oliver will be a blond baby.

  • Karen C

    THose pictures are adorable, especially the ones with Zorro. I’m really happy for Kris and Katy.

  • DragonFly

    Cutie! I’d show him off too!

  • Lynn Di Resto

    How cute!!!!

  • tripp_ncwy

    Uncle Daniel;

    Daniel Allen @DA4Real
    Holding my one and only nephew for the 1st time today! Lets just say I fought the tears. @KrisAllen &…

  • roaringpen

    Hahaha the pic with Zorro is too funny. It is so Kris – what a wonderful quirky sense of humor he has. But a big awwwwww… to the cutie patootie of a baby. Big congrats to Kris and Katy!

  • MichaelG (MikhailXO)

    Okay…he just looks like a little, bald baby to me…but that dog is adorbs!!

  • Pat H

    Soooooo sweet!

  • Axxxel

    Melt melt melt… Sooo adorable ! Zorro is cute too…

  • Axxxel

    Kris Allen is after all an “American Idol” ! :-)… It is news for the magazines and if it brings some PR to the artists… and build their image as a loving human… well why not..

  • Axxxel

    Zorro must be thinking.. I know this smell.. just like my big boss…

  • waitingforthe1

    Oliver is adorable! he looks so much like Kris already.

  • Kariann Hart

    What an adorable little baby. Love to hug them! I can’t wait to see his 8 weeks-old photo. You can tell more whom Oliver looks like!

  • mtlfan2

    aww. Cuteness overload.. love the photo of him with the beanie :)

  • tripp_ncwy
  • Jonins

    Oliver with his Uncle Daniel. It seems he got the blond hair of Katy.

  • Karen C

    Aww, that’ pictures adorable. I swear Oliver is holding his head just like Kris does. Also, nice that he will have a cousin the same age.

  • Not fit to print

    I love the pic of Zorro smelling Oliver, checking out his new buddie. You have to be careful though. It’s verynormal for pets to feel displaced. (Sorry, I’m a worry wart.)

    Love the pic of him in the blue snuggie smiling best. Very bright and engaged for a new baby.

  • tripp_ncwy

    Me. Oliver. Grandaddy. Kristopher. Oliver’s only Great Grandaddy alive and well.

  • tripp_ncwy

    Like father like son

  • krismicklin

    Facemelt!! How adorable! Kris and Katy, thanks for sharing your family with us. <33

  • Jonins

    Awww 3 generations of the Allen family. We are missing the granddad, Neil, then we will have 4 generations. Way cool!