Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, both 39, have added a son, Samuel Garner Affleck, to their brood as of Monday in Santa Monica, California.
“We are happy to announce that on February 27, Jennifer gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Samuel Garner Affleck,” Affleck posted on his official Facebook page this morning.
The couple’s choice of name for their now 2-day-old son may be a bit surprising giving their daughters’ unorthodox names— Violet, 6, and Seraphina, 3.
Last September while on the Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show, Garner revealed that their top choices were Ralphie, Frankie, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, or Rosemarie depending on the sex of the child. LOL!
Jennifer continued that the two weren’t too caught up on names and that Ben wasn’t crazing for a son as once before.
“I would have thought [he wanted a boy]. At first…I really thought so,” the actress told Jay Leno in January. “And then [Ben] kind of said, ‘Well, we have girls. We know how to do girls. My girls love me. I’m the big guy in the house.’ So, now I’m not sure.”
Though Jennifer announced her pregnancy in August, she kept the gender of their third little one a secret.
Congrats to the happy family