Jeremy Renner is a dad! “The Avengers” star welcomed a baby girl Thursday with his girlfriend, his rep confirmed.
He and model Sonni Pacheco are now parents to daughter Ava Berlin Renner, who weighed in at 7 pounds.
“They are beyond thrilled,” his spokesperson said, adding that, “mother and daughter are doing great."
The initial Us Weekly report about the birth described Pacheco as Renner’s ex, quoting a source as saying in January: “They used to date but it wasn’t serious,” adding he was “being ultra-secretive about it, but she has been going on about her life and not hiding it.” The mag said two sources confirmed the baby news.
According to Perez Hilton, new mommy Pacheco is a 22-year-old Canadian model.
Us also said Renner was overheard revealing the baby news at the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13 when he mentioned it to actress Eva Longoria. He said he’d “fly in when her water breaks.”
Renner, who has been nominated for two Oscars, is rumored to both appear in the next installment of “Mission: Impossible” and reprise his role as the hunky Hawkeye in the upcoming “Avengers” sequel. The actor is currently working on the new David O’Russell film.
[For the Record, 4:30 p.m. March 29: This post and its headline originally said Sonni Pacheco was Renner’s ex-girlfriend. According to his rep, she is his current girlfriend. This post has been updated with specifics about the child’s birth.]
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