Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their seventh child.
The actor, 64, and the owner of the yoga studio, 38, confirmed on Instagram on Saturday the birth of their baby, Ilaria Catalina Irena Baldwin. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces when she was born on Thursday.
“She’s here! We are so excited to introduce you to our little dream come true,” Hilaria Baldwin captioned. to Instagram video of herself cradling the newborn immediately after giving birth.
“Both she and I are happy and healthy. Her brothers Baldwinito spend the day bonding and welcoming her to our home. Much love to all of you, we are very happy to celebrate this wonderful news with you.”
The Baldwins, who have been married for about 10 years, share six other children: Carmen Gabriela (9), Rafael Thomas (7), Leonardo Ángel Charles (6), Romeo Alejandro David (4), Eduardo Pau Lucas (2) and María Lucia (1). Alec Baldwin also has a 26-year-old daughter, model Ireland Baldwin, with his ex-wife and fellow actress Kim Basinger.
In March, Alec and Hilaria Baldwin happily announced “a big surprise: another Baldwinito… coming this fall.” Despite previously thinking their “family was complete”, the couple celebrated the “exciting rise” after “many ups and downs in recent years”.
The pregnancy announcement no doubt alluded to the October 2021 murder of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot while Alec Baldwin was rehearsing with a prop gun containing a round live on set. of the movie.
The gun was not expected to contain a live bullet, and Baldwin has claimed that he “didn’t pull the trigger”. In February, the Hutchins family filed a lawsuit against Baldwin and the other “Rust” producers, accusing them of reckless behavior that allegedly led to the cinematographer’s death.
Prior to the “Rust” tragedy, Hilaria Baldwin was embroiled in a scandal of her own: The wellness personality, whose first name is Hillary, was criticized for pretending to be half Spanish, speaking with a shifting accent, and claiming she was born in Spain. . In the midst of scrutiny, Hilaria Baldwin admitted in December 2020 that she was actually born in Boston but grew up with “her family between Massachusetts and Spain.”
“Ethnically, I am a mixture of many, many, many things,” he said. “Culturally, I grew up with two cultures. So it’s really as simple as that.”
In April, Alec Baldwin explained on social media why he loves having a large family: “Being a parent is the ultimate journey.”