Saturday 23 March 2019

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes baby name revealed

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling (Startraks Photo/Rex)
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling (Startraks Photo/Rex)

Freya Drohan

Famously private couple Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes welcomed their first child last month, and now, we finally have a name.

According to birth documents obtained by TMZ, mini-Mendes has been named Esmeralda Amada.

It seems Eva may have been inspired by the name of the character she played in Mark Wahlberg movie 'We Own the Night'.

It was recently claimed that both Ryan and Eva are “infatuated” by the new addition to their family, who arrived on September 12th.

Eva's brother Juan told UsWeekly that the couple were settling into family life nicely.

"They're great parents. Ryan's going to be a great father. He's just such a down-to-earth, nice guy. You couldn't ask for anything better," he said.

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

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Eva (40) and Ryan (33)  began dating in 2011 and co-starred as parents in 2012 drama The Place Beyond the Pines.

America’s OK! magazine initially reported the actress was seven months pregnant with their first child back in July. Several outlets followed suit, sending fans into a frenzy, although the claims went unconfirmed by the pair’s representatives.

Ryan and Eva recently collaborated on his directorial debut, Lost River, which premiered at Cannes in May.

The actor told The Times shortly after he began dating the star that he would "make movies until I make babies”.

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Eva currently has no film projects forthcoming, but Ryan is attached to two major motion pictures.

He is set to star in the Untitled Terrence Malick Project and mystery crime thriller The Nice Guys, which are due for release in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

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