PHOTOS: Joel Brandon Jr., at 14 Pounds, Is Heaviest Baby Born in the U.S. This Year Published 8:24 am EDT, November 4, 2013 Comment By Lauren Weigle Share Tweet Share Email Joel Brandon Jr. is the heaviest baby born in the U.S. this year at 14 lbs. Born via c-section a few months ago, the Utah baby is healthy and happy. Next Image: Joel Brandon Jr. Heaviest Baby Born in the U.S., Joel Brandon Jr. Biggest Baby Born, Joel Brandon Jr. Photos, Heaviest Baby Photos 14 Lbs.