Hugh Grant Welcomes Fourth Child


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Fourth time's the charm! Love Actually star, Hugh Grant, welcomed his second child with Swedish television producer, Anna Eberstein, making him a father for the fourth time. Eberstein's doting mother, Susanne, confirmed the announcement with a sweet grandmother approved message.

When he's not busy starring in one of the our favorite holiday movies, the Four Weddings and a Funeral star is busy raising his growing family. The British actor welcomed a brand new baby girl just in time for the holidays, the Daily Mail reports, adding to his budding family with Swedish long time love, Eberstein. The pair, who are also parents to three-year-old son, John Mungo, are no strangers to the busy parenting lifestyle.

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Eberstein's mother confirmed the exciting announcement news to the Swedish paper, , with a sweet and simple message. "I can confirm that I have another grandchild," the blissful grandmother said, while adding, "It is wonderful."

Grant, who shares two children with former girlfriend, Tinglan Hong, is no stranger to the surprise of fatherhood. The actor's four-year-old firstborn, whose name translates to happy surprise in Chinese, changed the Notting Hill's star's life for the better, People reports. "Lots of people warned me...[that] the baby period is not that exciting. But I am excited, actually. I thought, well, I'll bluff through, but very little bluffing has been required," Grant told The Guardian back in 2012. When asked about his first daughter Grant remarked, "I'm absolutely thrilled to have had her, I really am. And I feel a better person." Fatherhood continues to look good on this British leading man.

Grant isn't the only dad to share in baby announcement news this holiday season. Muscle powerhouse, and newly crowned dad, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, welcomed a baby girl with girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, earlier this week. The newborn made her social media debut with an emotional snapshot of a touching father-daughter moment. The super sweet photo of the pro-wrestler and his newest bundle of joy show the teeny tiny baby girl resting on her doting dad's chest with the caption, "Christmas came early! Within minutes of being born she was lying on daddy's chest. And being a grateful man takes on a whole new meaning..."

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is also sharing in the new-dad status, celebrating the birth of his newborn baby girl, Max, with wife, Priscilla Chan. Along with the social media mogul's milestone baby announcement, the new dad dropped another major launch which introduced the Chan Zuckerberg initiative. The organization, whose mission is to advance human potential and promote equality, complimented an open letter written to the new parents bundle of joy revealing a contribution of 99 percent of their Facebook shares to promote advancing the cause.

Congrats to all of these new parents!

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