EntertainmentCelebrities Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins welcomes 1st child Billy Corgan of the band Smashing Pumpkins arrives at Live Nation's 2015 Summer Spotlight event at Irving Plaza on May 5, 2015, in Manhattan. Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin By Frank Lovece Special to Newsday Updated December 24, 2015 7:53 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has welcomed a child with his girlfriend, artist Chloe Mendel. The singer’s representative confirmed to Us Weekly that Corgan and Mendel welcomed a son, Augustus Juppiter Corgan, on Nov. 16. This is the first child for the singer, 48, and the artist, 22, who is the daughter of fashion designers Gilles Mendel and Jenny Mui, who own the teahouse Madame ZuZu’s in Chicago’s Highland Park neighborhood. By Frank Lovece Special to Newsday Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.