"Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Jurassic World" franchise star Chris Pratt, and author and infancy maven Katherine Schwarzenegger, a daughter of former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his ex-wife, journalist Maria Shriver, have welcomed their second child.
"We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter, Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt," wrote the newborn's parents on each of their Instagram accounts Sunday, posting in graphical text a birth date of Saturday. "We feel beyond blessed and grateful," they each said, with Pratt adding, "Mama and baby are doing well."
Shriver, 66, tweeted, "Welcome, Eloise Christina. We already love you and you got your auntie's name!,” evidently referring to Katherine's younger sister, Christina Schwarzenegger. "What an honor."
In a more expansive Instagram and Facebook post, Shriver wrote, "The birth of any child is a miracle. It's a joy, a blessing! It's an extraordinary honor to watch your child become a parent. Now for the second time, I feel deeply blessed and overjoyed! @katherineschwarzenegger is such an extraordinary and loving mom. @prattprattpratt is a wonderful father. Eloise is so blessed, as is her entire family. Eloise, we welcome you and we thank god you are here! Love, Mama G."
Pratt, 42, and Katherine Schwarzenegger, 32, also are parents to daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger, born in August 2020. Chris Pratt additionally has a 9-year-old son, Jack, with his actor ex-wife, Anna Faris.