Brigitte Nielsen’s daughter Frida was born in Los Angeles on Friday.
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Brigitte Nielsen is a mother with a newborn baby girl, at the age of 54.
Nielsen gave birth Friday to the girl, with the name Frida in Los Angeles, People reports.
The actress and her 39-year-old husband, Mattia Dessi, spoke about the new arrival in a joint statement to People. “We are pleased to welcome our beautiful daughter in our lives,” Nielsen and Dessi said.
She continued, “It’s a long way, and so worth the effort. We have never been more in love.”
The baby girl reportedly came in at 5 pounds, 9 ounces.
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Nielsen has four adult sons who range in age from 23 to 34. She married Dessi, her fifth husband, in 2006.
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On her Facebook and Twitter accounts Saturday, Nielsen shared a link to the People article about the birth, including a heart emoiji.
Nielsen revealed her pregnancy in the last month by posting pictures of themselves lounging with their hands on her belly on Instagram and Twitter, saying her family was getting bigger, the magazine noted.
At the time that she included the hashtags “#me #family #brigittenielsen #babybump.”
Between the announcement and the birth, other images from Nielsen’s bump appeared on her Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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