Hustle & Flow star Terrence Howard and his wife Miranda have been keeping a huge secret…the birth of their first child together.
The 46-year-old actor’s wife actually gave birth to a son named Qirin Love four weeks ago!
Howard revealed the news on Monday, saying that their son was born a month ago.
The Empire star, who was promoting his Fox music drama at the Monte Carlo TV Festival, said, “He’s beautiful and strong and a whirlwind and my wife is so happy”.
Baby Qirin’s name is derived from the mythic Chinese creature, the qilin. The qilin is believed to come before a time of prosperity.
Terrence may be on a very successful show, but that doesn’t mean he gets to sleep all night to take care of his new little one.
The proud new dad stated, “She has to be up with him all throughout the day. I wasn’t born with boobs, I’ve started growing some recently”.
This is the first child for Terrence and Miranda, who tied the knot in 2013. They announced her pregnancy in January.
Howard has been married three times before, twice to the same woman. In 1989, he wed Lori McCommas with whom he had three children – Aubrey, Heaven and Hunter. They divorced in 2003 and then remarried in 2005, only to split again in 2007.
He married commercial production employee Michelle Ghent in 2010, who later accused him of abuse. They divorced in 2013.
Terrence currently stars as the lead character Lucious Lyon in the TV series Empire.
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