“Supergirl” star Melissa Benoist gives birth to first child

The actress and her husband became parents a few weeks ago and only now reported about it.

Actress Melissa Benoist, best known for her roles in Supergirl and Obsession, and her husband and Supergirl co-star Chris Wood became parents for the first time.

They reported this on Instagram. Their son Huxley was born a few weeks ago.

Huxley Robert Wood was born a few weeks ago. And this little boy is our everything, Melissa wrote on the microblog and posted a photo of a tiny child’s pen. Chris also said on his page that he had a son:

His name is Huxley, he’s amazing, and everything else is none of your business. See you in 18 years.

Benoist Chris and Melissa talked about pregnancy in March.

Our family will soon have a new child, but this time not a puppy! Chris always behaved like a father, and now he will actually be, the actress signed the publication. At the same time, the couple posted a comic photo in which Chris appeared with a round belly, and Melissa hugged him from the back.

“The photo is funny, but the news is true!”, Wood specified in the description of the photo.

Melissa and Chris’ romance began in 2017 on the set of Supergirl, where they play the main roles. The engagement of the stars became known in February 2019, when Benoist posted a photo of the wedding ring. The wedding was played last fall, for Chris this marriage was the first, for Melissa – the second: from 2014 to 2016 she was married to actor Blake Jenner.