Congratulations, Chet Hanks!

The troubled son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson confirmed In Touch‘s exclusive revelation that he is the father of a baby girl — and she even inspired him to get sober.

“I do have a daughter, she’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me, she’s the reason why I turned my life around and got sober. I’ve been sober for over a year and a half from everything,” he said in an Instagram video.

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“It hasn’t been easy making all my mistakes in public but I’m figuring it out. I’m doing the best that I can.”

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In Touch first reported that Chet’s daughter was born eight months ago and his parents are helping him care for the new addition.

“Tom’s had a lot of issues with Chet over the years, given Chet’s drug and alcohol issues, but this baby has changed all of that,” said an insider. “They adore that baby and even spent Halloween with her. She will always be loved and taken care of by the Hanks family.”

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