‘This Is Us’ Star Chris Sullivan Introduces Newborn Daughter on Instagram: ‘Please Meet Aoife Bea’

This Is Us may be over, but the Pearson-Damon family just expanded by one.

This week, Chris Sullivan (who played Toby Damon) revealed that he and his wife, Rachel, welcomed their second child together, a baby girl named Aoife Bea. Sullivan announced the exciting news on Instagram and shared a personal video featuring photos and videos that were taken shortly after her birth.

“Please meet AOIFE BEA!” the caption read. “She came 3 weeks early, fully grown, healthy and VERY strong. A super fast and smooth delivery (much to her mother’s relief).”

Sullivan also confirmed that his 2-year-old son, Bear, is adjusting to his new role as big brother. “Brother Bear is enamored and overjoyed to welcome his sister home, telling everyone ‘baby coming!’ the day she was born,” he added. “She has immediately captured our hearts and doubled the love.”

The actor’s This Is Us co-stars filled the comments section with congratulatory messages. Chrissy Metz (who played Kate) wrote, “I can not wait to meet Ms. Aoife!” Mandy Moore (who played Rebecca) added, “Can't wait to meet her!! Congrats sweet Sullivan fam!!!!” Even Susan Kelechi Watson (who played Beth) chimed in: “My heart.”

According to Nameberry, Aoife is pronounced “EE-fa.” The Irish Gaelic name means “beautiful, radiant.”

Congratulations to the Damon Sullivan family on their brand-new addition.

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