How do you top winning your 15th and record-breaking Grand Slam event? If you’re Roger Federer, you tackle parenthood–times two! Federer announced tonight on his Facebook fan page that he and wife Mirka Vavrinec welcomed twin daughters, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, late yesterday evening. The girls were born in Switzerland, and all are “healthy” and “doing great.”
The family is planning to stay in Madrid until September and then will move to Los Angeles to raise their children.
Soap actress Alicia Minshew from All My Children is expecting her first child, a girl, with husband Richie Herschenfeld. The baby will be born sometime in November. Minshew plays Kendal Hart on the long-running soap–no word on if the pregnancy will be written into the show.
Thad Luckinbill and Amelia Heinle, who met on the set of The Young of the Restless, are expecting their second child together. The baby will be a girl and her due date has not yet been released. The couple has one older son, Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill Jr., and Amelia has another son, August Manning , 13, from her previous marriage. Luckinbill and Heinle have been married since March of 2007.
Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio is expecting his first son with wife Lori Silverbrush. Tom, who already has a 16-year-old son from an previous relationship, said they already have a name picked out for this baby. No other information has been released at this time.
Joey McIntyre, best known for being the youngest member in boy band New Kids on the Block, announced that he is expecting another boy with wife Barret. The baby is due sometime in December and will join older brother Griffin Thomas, who is 1.
It was an early baby for Coronation Street Star Simon Gregson and fiance Emma Gleave. Little Harry Gregson was born 2 months early on July 12, 2009. Emma announced that she named Harry after her grandfather. Harry has one older brother, Alfie, who is almost 2.
Victoria’s Secret angel Karolina Kurková is expecting her first child with fiance Archie Drury in the Fall.
The couple has been together for a little over a year. On August 7th Karolina can be seen in the new film G.I Joe: Rise of The Cobra.
British DJ Norman Quentin Cook, better known as Fat Boy Slim, and wife Zoe Ball are expecting their second child together. They kept the information private until comfortable with sharing which Zoe did on her radio show. The expected baby will join older brother Woody, 8. No other information has been shared at this time.
Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino, welcomed a son on Monday June 22 at Cedars-Sinai here in Los Angeles. Mira had a few complications in her pregnancy, like blood clotting and placenta previa, which kept Mira hospitalized for 9 weeks. Holden Paul Terry Backus weighed in at 8 lbs., 12 oz and was named for his grandfathers. He joins older siblings Johnny Christopher King, 3, and Mattea Angel, 4 ½.