In better late than never news, Lisa Bonet recently announced the safe delivery of son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakeaha, who was born in early December. He is the second child for Bonet and partner Jason Momoa, who are also parents to 17 month-old Lola. Bonet also has a daughter, Zoe, whose father is Lenny Kravitz.
According the Mamoa’s mother, Nakoa means “warrior,” Mana refers to “strength andspirit,” while Kaua means “rain” and Po means“dark” — refererences to the dark, rainy night on which he was born. Nakoa shares his middle name with his father.
What is in the water over there on the Ugly Betty set? Actress Ana Ortiz just announced that she and hubby Noah Lebenzon are expecting their first child together. C0-star Rebecca Romijn just welcomed twins Dolly and Charlie last week, while another of the show’s stars, Eric Mabius, welcomed his second son four weeks ago. Christopher Gorham is expecting his third child this month.
A friend of Ortiz and her husband said that they are “thrilled and ecstatic” about becoming first-time parents. Their baby is due in July.
The Hogan Family alum Jeremy Licht is a daddy! He and wife Kimberly Wallis Licht welcomed their first child together, Jordan Zoey, on New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles. Zoey arrived nearly six weeks early and weighed four pounds, ten ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.
The new daddy said “everybody’s healthy, and it really was an incredible experience. My wife is such a trooper. I’m a blessed man.”
The couple married in 2007.
Word is in Hollywood that Nicole Richie and hubby Joel Madden are expecting again! The two have yet to confirm the news.
BabyNames.com members voted daughter Harlow Winter Kate‘s name the best of 2008–how will the couple top it in 2009?
Actress Jennifer Garner has given birth to her second child. A rep for the couple confirmed that she and husband Ben Affleck have welcomed a “healthy baby girl” to their family. No other details have been released. The couple are also parents to three year-old Violet.
Rebecca Romijn and hubby Jerry O’Connell have confirmed the arrival of healthy twin girls. Daughters Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip were born Dec. 28, and a rep for the actress said “mother, father and both girls are all home and doing well.”
The couple married in 2007.
According to shock jock Howard Stern, Rebecca Romijn has given birth to twin daughters! Stern announced the births on his show this morning, but the news has yet to be confirmed by Romijn or her husband, Jerry O’Connell. Stay tuned…
Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford, who is three months pregnant with her second child, filed for divorce from her husband, German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch, last week. Gierch, who is the father of Rutherford’s two year-old son, Hermes, filed for legal separation on the same day. The couple had been married for two years.
Keri Russell recently dished with CNN about the slew of creative names celebrities gave their babies in 2008. The actress speculated that the “unusual” lives led by those in the entertainment industry lead to more interesting names.
“I mean…they tend to be creative people, and maybe people are more creative with their names, too,” she said. “Or [they] feel like they don’t have to be so confined to tradition because it’s such an nontraditional line of work.”
Russell and hubby Shane Deary chose an unusual name for their own son, River, who is eighteen months old.