Girls star Shiri Appleby has got a new leading lady in her life! The actress and her fiance, chef Jon Shook, welcomed their first baby together earlier this month. Daughter Natalie Bouader Shook, who was a delivery room surprise, arrived on March 23rd. Appleby confirmed the happy news to People, saying, “She’s already made her parents proud.”
Action hero Jeremy Renner is tackling a new project: parenthood! The Hansel and Gretel star and his girlfriend Sonni Pacheco recently welcomed their first baby. Daughter Ava Berlin Renner weighed 7 pounds upon arrival. A spokesman for the actor said, “They are beyond thrilled … mother and daughter are doing great.”
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are embarking on their own parenting adventure! Parenthood star Shepard announced the happy news via his Twitter account, sharing, “Lincoln Bell Shepard is here. She has mom’s beauty and dad’s obsession with breasts. Hooray!!!”
My Girl alumna Anna Chlumsky is expecting a baby of her own, but she’s keeping mum on whether it will be her girl or boy! The star recently confirmed to People that she and husband Shawn So are expecting their first. Baby is expected to arrive this summer, a few months after Chlumsky’s most recent acting project — HBO’s Veep — kicks off its second season.
It’s been a good March for Jaime Ray Newman! The actress’ TV series Red Widow debuted earlier this month, and then Newman debuted some personal news of her own: she’s expecting! Newman and her husband Guy Nattiv are expecting their first baby — a daughter — this summer. Newman confirmed the news to People, saying, “We are through the moon to announce we are having a baby girl.”
First Look and Early Today anchor Veronic De La Cruz is making her own news! The journalist welcomed her first baby — son Hartley Eric — on March 13th. According to People, De La Cruz named her son after her late brother, Eric, who died while awaiting a heart transplant. She went on to talk about her newest family member, saying, “Of course, he couldn’t be any more beautiful. I think I can safely say I have finally met the love of my life.”
So far, 2013 is quite the year for Tamar Braxton! She released a single from her newest album Love and War late last month, she kicked off the third season of her reality TV show Braxton Family Values on the 14th and she announced that she and husband Vince Herbert are expecting their first! Whew! Braxton waited until she was visibly showing to share her happy news, telling People that, because she’d been told she and Herbert would have trouble conceiving, she was very surprised to learn she was, in fact, expecting! Although Braxton hasn’t shared whether they’re expecting a son or a daughter, rumor has it that a baby boy may be on the way!
Actor Johnathon Schaech is having a big month! His most recent movie, Phantom, debuted in theaters earlier this month, and he learned that he’s getting a son! Schaech and his fiancée Julie Solomon learned earlier that their expecting their first baby in September,but they’ve only recently learned that baby will be a boy. Schaech told People, “I want to raise my son the way my dad raised me. We are both looking forward to [instilling] the ideals, morals and traditions that both of our parents have and honoring the purpose this child brings us. Oh my God, I feel so blessed!”
American Idol winner Kris Allen will be singing the blues this summer, but they’ll be mighty happy blues! The musician and his wife Katy recently announced that the baby they’re expecting this July — their first — will be a son! The singer shared the happy news in an interview with Hollywire at this year’s SXSW.
The future is looking mighty rosy for Harold Perrineau and his wife Brittany! The couple welcomed their third baby on March 21st. Daughter Holiday Grace Perrineau is also the third daughter for the couple, who are parents to 18-year-old Aurora and 4.5-year-old Wynter Ana. In addition to parenthood, one of Perrineau’s latest projects — Sexy Evil Genius — is scheduled to be in theaters next month.