Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger announced the birth of their first child together on Monday on social media – and shared a sweet picture with their young daughter. The Ifti said they named their daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.
“We could not have been happier. Both mom and baby are doing well,” Pratt wrote on Instagram and Twitter. “We are extremely blessed. Love Katherine and Chris” He also included two Bible verses in his Instagram post.
Schwarzenegger posted a similar message on her social media accounts, without Bible verses.
The duo also posted an adorable photo alongside the announcements, which appear to show the hands of Pratt, Schwarzenegger and their young daughter.
The baby̵7;s middle name is shared by Schwarzenegger’s mother, journalist Maria Shriver. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is her father.
Congratulations from the famous friends of the stars were poured quickly following the announcement. “Welcome to the world Mrs. Lyla!” commented Zoe Saldana in Pratt’s Instagram post. “May your path be blessed with grace and joy always! We are so happy for you guys! Sending you so much Love.”
“We are very happy for you both !!!” Gwyneth Paltrow commented on Pratt’s post. Comedian Chelsea Handler wrote “Congratulations, Grandma! You made your mom a grandmother! You made her!” in Katherine’s Instagram post.
The baby is Katherine’s first child and Pratt’s second. He wasto actress Anna Faris, and they share a son, Jack, who was born in August 2012. They divorced in 2018 after nearly nine years of marriage.
Pratt and Katherine were married insideand shared the news on Instagram. They both posted an identical headline with a photo from their wedding day where they held hands and called the ceremony “intimate, moving and emotional”.
The pair initially started meeting in the summer of 2018 andin January 2019.