Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger announced the birth of their first child together on Monday on social media – and shared a sweet photo with their newborn baby girl. The couple said they named their daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.
“We couldn’t be happier. Both mother and child are doing well,” Pratt wrote on Instagram and Twitter. “We are extremely lucky. Love Katherine and Chris” He also posted two verses of Scripture in his Instagram post.
Schwarzenegger posted a similar message on his own social media accounts, without Bible verses.
The couple also posted a lovely photo along with the announcement, apparently showing the hands of Pratt, Schwarzenegger and their newborn baby girl.
The baby̵7;s middle name was shared by Schwarzenegger’s mother, journalist Maria Shriver. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is her father.
Greetings from the famous friends of the stars quickly poured in after the announcement “Welcome Lady Lyla to the world!” Zoe Saldana commented on Pratt’s Instagram post. “May your road always be blessed and happy! We are very happy for you! I give you a lot of Love.”
“We are both very happy !!!” Gwyneth Paltrow commented on Pratt’s post. Comedian Chelsea Handler wrote “Congratulations, cakes! You made your mother a grandmother! You made it!” on Katherine’s Instagram post.
The baby is the first child of Katherine and the second of Pratt. He waswith actress Anna Faris, and they share a son, Jack, born in August 2012. They divorced in 2018 after nearly nine years of marriage.
Pratt and Katherine were marriedand share news on Instagram. The two posted an identical caption with a photo of their wedding day holding hands and calling the ceremony “intimate, touching, and emotional.”
The duo first started dating in the summer of 2018 andin January 2019.