On the eve of the Lunar New Year, actress Lin Chi-ling revealed the birth of her first child.
The 47-year-old Taiwanese model and actress shared a snapshot of her baby’s hand gripping her and her husband, Akira’s fingers on social media.
Lin wrote in the post, “😭Thank you for coming into our family.👨👩👦 Finally, finally a little angel was born into our family❤️ I really wish to share my sincere gratefulness and happiness with everyone I love at the beginning of this wonderful year.”
“I also thank everyone for giving me their blessings and encouragement for so long,” she added. “Happy new year, I hope everyone stays safe and healthy; always maintain positive hope, love will be right by everyone.🥰”
Akira also announced the news on Instagram, where he posted the identical photo. Lin’s tweet included an emoji of two parents holding a child. She confirmed through her agent when asked if the baby is a boy, as per celebrity news site UDN.
In the year 2019, Lin married Akira, who is known as a member of the J-Pop boy band, Exile. Lin was labeled Taiwan’s top model in the early 2000s after rising to stardom in the country. She made her feature film debut in John Woo’s (吳宇森) historical epic “Red Cliff” in 2008, marking the start of her acting career.