Three-time 'Survivor' castaway Benjamin "Coach" Wade welcomes a daughter
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 05/09/2014
Former Survivor castaway Benjamin "Coach" Wade is now a proud papa to a baby girl.
Wade welcomed his daughter Lenna Marie Newton in Susanville, CA, on Thursday.
"#welcometotheworld Lenna wade!!!" the 42-year-old captioned a photo of his loved ones on Instagram. "Born today at noon. 7 lbs 1 oz."
In the Instagram photo, Wade's posing with the child's mother Jessica and his five-year-old son Avvan in the hospital. Avvan was holding his new little sister.
Wade also posted a selfie on Twitter yesterday with Lenna.
"Best selfie ever!!! Lenna Wade and daddy #BestSelfieEver," Wade wrote alongside the photo. "Being a father: #priceless what an experience. My hats off to all mothers for birthing pain!!!!! #respect for dads for #beingthere."
Wade has competed on Survivor three times. He appeared in Survivor: Tocantins in 2009 and had finished in fifth place. Wade was the ninth person voted out of the game in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, which aired in 2010.
The "Dragonslayer's" third stint on the show was in 2011 when he competed on Survivor: South Pacific and finished as the runner-up.