Alexander Skarsgard Confirms He and Tuva Novotny Welcomed Baby

Alexander Skarsgard and Tuva Novotny
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Dad life! Alexander Skarsgård confirmed that he and his girlfriend, Tuva Novotny, lately welcomed their first baby collectively.

“Thanks very a lot,” the Succession actor, 46, advised Leisure Tonight on Monday, March 20, when congratulated on the expansion of his household. “I received this on the purple carpet,” he added, displaying off a stuffed animal given to him by an attendee on the Succession season 4 premiere.

When the reporter requested if Skarsgård is “having fun with the method of being a father,” the True Blood alum replied, “I’m, yeah.”

The Sweden native and Novotny, 43, had been noticed pushing a stroller in New York Metropolis in November 2022, however the duo had not publicly commented on the start of their baby. The Annihilation actress debuted her child bump in April 2022 whereas attending a Swedish awards ceremony.

The couple’s toddler is Skarsgård’s first baby and Novotny’s second. The Eat Pray Love star shares daughter Ella, 16, with Nicolai Bjerrum Lersbryggen.

Throughout a 2017 interview with Chelsea Handler, the Northman actor revealed that he was excited to change into a father sooner or later sooner or later. “I wanna beat my dad, he had eight,” the Large Little Lies alum quipped, referring to his actor father, Stellan Skarsgård. “I higher get cracking. My dad is 65 and he had a child 4 years in the past. I’m born within the ’70s. My dad had children within the ’70s, within the ’80s, within the ’90s, within the 2000s and the 2010s.”

The Dune actor, 71, shares Alexander, Gustaf, 42, Sam, 40, Invoice, 32, Eija, 31, and Valter, 27, with ex-wife My Skarsgård, whom he divorced in 2007. Stellan and second spouse Megan Everett are the mother and father of sons Ossian, 13, and Kolbjörn, 10.

Alexander mentioned that rising up with so many siblings might be chaotic, however he wouldn’t have had it every other method. “I grew up in a madhouse, however I assumed it was actually cool,” he advised Handler, 48. “It was enjoyable. It was simply plenty of folks and canine working round. It was a really type of bohemian family. My cousins lived upstairs on this residence constructing in Stockholm. My grandparents lived throughout the road. They need to make a sitcom about it as a result of it was a minimum of 20 folks for dinner each night time.”

Stellan, for his half, revealed in 2016 that he had a vasectomy after the start of his eighth baby. “As a result of I can’t say no,” he advised Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter when requested why he underwent the process. “As a result of I don’t need 10.”