Shanola Hampton and her husband Daren Dukes have welcomed their first child.
The “Shameless” actress gave birth to a baby girl named Cai MyAnna Dukes earlier this week.
The 36-year-old star who plays Veronica Fisher on the Showtime drama, welcomed a daughter on Monday.
Baby Cai weighted 6 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20 inches long.
Shanola tweeted about her baby news on Tuesday, writing, “I thought I knew love before, but now I know love on a completely different level! Can’t believe my baby is here.”
Shanola and Daren, an actor-writer-producer have been married since 2000.
The couple said in a statement, “We never knew how much was missing from our life until our baby girl arrived. So blessed, so overjoyed, pure bliss.”
Just days before giving birth, Shanola posted a shot of her self on Instagram wearing jeans, a tank top and over the thigh-high boots. She wrote, “Who says you can’t wear thigh high 6″ boots 9 months pregnant! Keep it glam! #pregnantinheels #glabor”.
Hampton recently wrapped filming of Season 4 of “Shameless”, which also stars William H. Macy as an alcoholic that isn’t the best dad.
Shanola Hampton has two movies coming up, “Suburban Gothic” and “Forever”.
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