Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger announce adorable name for newborn baby girl

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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have shared the first photo of their adorable baby daughter and announced her name.

The 41 year old Guardians of the Galaxy star proudly posted a photo of his newborn baby girl’s hand being held by him and his wife Katherine’s hand on Instagram, after the pair welcomed their first child together.

As he shared the adorable image with his 28.8million followers, he and Katherine announced the name of their bundle of joy.

He wrote alongside the snap: “We are beyond thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter, Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt. We couldn’t be happier.”

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Giving an update to how mother and baby are getting on after their daughter’s birth, he added: “Both mom and baby are doing great. We are extremely blessed. Love Katherine and Chris”

Hollywood actor Chris then added two bible verses in the rest of the caption, the first one read: “Psalm 126:3 The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.”

While the second one said: “Psalm 127:3-4 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

“Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them!

“He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.”

The stunning announcement snap received more than 866,000 likes and thousands of comments from fans wishing the family well.

One wrote: “Ahh congrats!! So exciting!” And another added: “Congratulations and God's blessings be with you and your baby.”

While a third said: “Congratulations you two!!!”

The newborn baby girl is Chris and 30 year old Katherine’s first child together.

Chris has an eight year old son Jack, with his ex wife Anna Faris.

Chris and Katherine first got together in June 2018, a year after he separated from Scary Movie actress Anna, 43.

Hollywood couple Anna and Chris announced their plans to “legally separate” in 2017.

On his Facebook page, the Jurassic World star wrote: “Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating.

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“We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed. Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward."

He ended the statement with: “We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another.”

Meanwhile, Anna posted a similar statement on her Twitter account.

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