Elijah Wood, Mette-Marie Kongsved Secretly Welcomed 2nd Child

Elijah Wood Reveals He and Partner Mette-Marie Kongsved Secretly Welcomed 2nd Child

Elijah Wooden and Mette-Marie Kongsved
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Household of 4! Elijah Wooden revealed that he and accomplice Mette-Marie Kongsved secretly welcomed a daughter, now 14 months, in early 2022.

“We’ve obtained a 3-year-old son and a 14-month-old daughter, and she or he wakes us up fairly early,” the Yellowjackets actor, 42, stated throughout an interview with WSJ. Journal revealed on Monday, March 27. “I like getting up early, I like beginning the day.”

Wooden and the movie producer, 31, quietly welcomed son Evan in 2019. The Wilfred alum revealed in February 2020 that he and Kongsved discovered they had been going to be dad and mom on Christmas Eve 2018. “I haven’t had a cigarette since then,” the Iowa native stated throughout an look on Late Evening With Seth Meyers on the time. “And that evening, I discovered we had been pregnant. On Christmas Eve.”

The previous little one star and his girlfriend have stored their private lives comparatively non-public over time, staying quiet on social media and infrequently talking about their household. Wooden admitted that he maintains a personal Instagram account, however he has no plans to create a public web page.

“I wished to have the ability to share pictures that I didn’t essentially wish to share with the world,” the Deep Influence star defined to WSJ. Journal. “An account that’s public-facing would actually change what I share. It’s not like I’m sharing something that I wouldn’t wish to exit, however I’m a comparatively non-public particular person.”

Whereas the Sin Metropolis actor likes to maintain his private life out of the highlight, he’s glad to share particulars about his friendship with former costars Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd. The foursome — who performed hobbits Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin within the Lord of the Rings trilogy — nonetheless preserve a “consistently going” group textual content almost 20 years after the discharge of The Return of the King.

Elijah Wood Reveals He and Partner Mette-Marie Kongsved Secretly Welcomed 2nd Child

Elijah Wooden, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Astin and Billy Boyd
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“It’s actually in my telephone as The Hobbit,” Wooden revealed. “If we’re not texting one another about one thing, we additionally do the New York Occasions crossword mini day by day, and we attempt to beat one another for time.”

Final yr, the actors made headlines after they reunited for a number of fan conventions, together with Fan Expo Chicago and Fan Expo Denver. The occasions marked the primary time that the previous costars had all frolicked collectively in 10 years.

“The 4 of us hadn’t been in the identical room in over a decade, and final yr we did a collection of conventions collectively,” Wooden recalled. “It was simply probably the most unbelievable alternative for us to reconnect.”

Amid their reunions, Monaghan, 46, shared a photograph of the group having dinner collectively. “It was one other a type of profitable smash it out of the park kick it into row Z slap my arse and name me lucy any of it was recorded none of us would work once more…..meal’s,” the Misplaced alum quipped in his Instagram caption.