Jessica Szohr has given birth to her first child (Image: Instagram)
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Gossip Girl star Jessica Szohr has welcomed a baby girl with her boyfriend Brad Richardson.
The 35-year-old actress, known for playing the character Vanessa Abrams in the hit series, confirmed the news on social media.
Sharing an intimate snap with her 785,000 Instagram followers, Jessica revealed that she had given birth on January 11 and that the couple had decided to name their first child together Bowie Ella.
In the post, the actress unveiled a black and white snap of her baby daughter's tiny hands.
"Added a little special sweetness to our family and some new directions to our journey on 1-11-21," Jessica wrote.
"Bowie Ella Richardson.
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The first time mum added: "This journey with Brad and Lexi has been one of the most beautiful experiences of my life.
"To then create a human that is absolutely perfect in our eyes and put a feeling in my heart I didn’t know existed is beyond words. I have all the feels and she is really something special," Jessica added.
The Wisconsin-born actress was quickly inundated with messages of congratulations as friends and fans flocked to share their excitement.
The actress was over the moon to welcome her bundle of joy
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"Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Bowie!" penned one pal.
Another added: "Congrats you sweet mama!!!! I am over the moon for you both !"
In her Instagram story, Jessica also added another touching post.
"I realize that nothing worth having comes easily, neither in life nor in travel, but you will enjoy the rewards if you dare to go off the beaten path.
Jessica is known for her role on Gossip Girl
(Image: Getty Images)
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"Can't wait for our new path as a family and as a new mommy… LFG.
Jessica and her boyfriend Brad made their romance official in March 2019.
Her athlete partner already has one daughter from a previous marriage, and the adorable family are over the moon with their new addition.
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