Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger named their daughter Lyla.
The Guardians of the Galaxy actor, 41, officially announced the birth of their baby in a sweet Instagram on Monday, sharing a photo of him and his wife tenderly holding the newborn’s hand.
“We are delighted to announce the birth of our daughter, Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt,” said Pratt. “We couldn’t be happier.
“Mom and baby are doing very well. We are extremely lucky, ”he continued, signing,“ I love Katherine and Chris.
Family: Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger officially announced the birth of their daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt on Monday
Chris added two poignant verses from the psalm at the end of his post.
The first, Psalm 126: 3, said, “The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy. “
The next one, Psalm 127: 3-4, was a little longer, saying, “Behold, children are an inheritance from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
“Like arrows in a warrior’s hand are the children of his youth. Happy the man who fills his quiver with them! He will not be ashamed when he speaks with his enemies at the gate.
Katherine’s brother Patrick confirmed ET’s birth for the first time on Sunday, while he was in a market in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Happy couple: Katherine’s brother Patrick confirmed the birth to ET on Sunday, while at a market in Santa Barbara, Calif. Katherine and Chris are seen in April 2019 above
Long weekend: Mum Maria Shriver was seen leaving Katherine’s Santa Monica house on Monday
Proud grandfather: Arnold Schwarzenegger rides his motorbike while celebrating the arrival of his first grandchild
“They are doing great – I just got him a little gift,” said the 26-year-old actor, who could be seen “carrying a package with a pink ribbon.”
The birth rumors began when Katherine’s parents, Maria Shriver, 64, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, 73, along with the remaining Schwarzenegger siblings, visited Katherine and Chris’ residence on Friday.
Maria returned later today to spend more quality time with her daughter, who may or may not have given birth that day.
According to the ET source, Chris was seen at a hospital in the Santa Monica area on Friday.
Confirmed: Katherine’s brother Patrick, 26, confirmed the birth to ET on Sunday, while at a market in Santa Barbara, California; Katherine pictured on July 23
The couple’s pregnancy was confirmed by Maria on May 1, when Pratt appeared as a guest on her Instagram Live #HomeTogether series.
“You’re going to have another beautiful family member,” Shriver told Pratt at the time.
A few days later, Katherine was first spotted with a baby bump visible, as she walked her dog.
Despite being Schwarzenegger’s first child, Pratt already shares a seven-year-old son, Jack, with his ex-wife Anna Faris, 43.
Ready to burst: A few days before their newborn baby was born, the Jurassic World star uploaded a photo of himself and his pregnant wife with the caption: “Ready to burst, still don’t stop” ; Chris and Katherine pictured on Instagram on August 1
News of Katherine’s pregnancy came just 10 months after her marriage to Chris, which took place in June 2019.
He had proposed to Katherine in January of that year, less than a year after they started dating in June 2018.
Days before their newborn baby was born, the Jurassic World star uploaded a snapshot of himself and his pregnant wife with the caption: “Ready to burst, still don’t stop. “
In the photo, Katherine looked very pregnant in a black tank top and leggings as she posed prom style with Chris.
Pending: The couple’s pregnancy was confirmed by Maria on May 1, when Pratt appeared as a guest on her Instagram Live series #HomeTogether
Caught: Days later, Katherine was first spotted with a visible baby bump; Katherine pictured on May 3
He continued, “On top of the mountain today. I’m pretty thankful that it didn’t come down to the trail, but to be real.
Katherine’s father Arnold told Fox 11 on Friday that “it’s going to be really, really exciting” to become a grandpa for the first time.
Chris and Katherine were first linked in 2018, after they were spotted paddling in Santa Barbara, California.
Seven months earlier, Chris had filed for divorce from his wife Anna Faris after eight years of marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences”, according to TMZ. They applied for joint custody of their then five-year-old son Jack.
Round Two: Despite being Schwarzenegger’s first child, Pratt already shares a seven-year-old son, Jack, with his ex-wife Anna Faris, 43; Anna, Jack and Chris pictured in 2017
Chris and Katherine completed their first PDA in July 2018, followed by plenty of family hangouts with the Schwarzeneggers and Pratt’s, which have been documented on social media.
The couple didn’t confirm their relationship status until December 2018, just over a month after Chris’ divorce from Anna was finalized, as E! News.
The confirmation came in the form of a “Happy Birthday” message from Chris to Katherine, which included a collage of photos of the brunette beauty.
“Happy birthday, chef! Your smile lights up the room. I cherished our time together. Glad God put you in my life. Thanks for the laughs, the kisses, the chats, the hikes, the love and the care, ”wrote the Parks And Rec alumnus.
Confirmed: The couple didn’t confirm their relationship status until December 2018, just over a month after Chris’ divorce from Anna was finalized, as E! News
Engaged: Chris proposed to Katherine in January 2019, less than a year after starting dating in June 2018
On January 9, Chris proposed to Katherine, which he proudly announced to his 28.8 million Instagram followers.
“Sweet Katherine, so glad you said yes!” I am delighted to marry you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!’ Subtitled Pratt.
He included a photo of himself and Katherine kissing which gave his followers a clear view of the giant boulder on his finger.
They moved in together shortly after getting engaged.
Grandpa for the first time: On Friday, Katherine’s dad Arnold told Fox 11 that “it’s going to be really, really exciting” to become a grandpa for the first time; Katherine and Arnold pictured in 2011
Katherine and Chris tied the knot on June 8, 2019 in what has been described as “an intimate ceremony” in Montecito, California.
Katherine’s parents Arnold and Maria – who separated in 2017 after 31 years of marriage – also share daughter Christina, 29, and sons, Patrick, 26, and Christopher, 22.
The Terminator star has a 22-year-old son named Joseph Baena, whom he fathered with former nanny Mildred Patricia Baena, 59, while still married to Maria.
Famous family: Katherine is the daughter of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 73, and American journalist Maria Shriver, 64