Model and actress Tahyna Tozzi, and her husband, dancer Tristan McManus, welcomed their first child on April 5, and have named their daughter Echo Isolde. Tahyna has been modelling since she was 8 years old, and is best known for playing the role of Perri on Blue Water High. She has been in several films, most notably X-Men Origins: Wolverine. She is the sister of model Cheyenne Tozzi. Tristan is is an award-winning dancer from Ireland best known for his appearances on the US version of Dancing With the Stars, and Strictly Come Dancing in the UK.
Actress Kym Valentine, and her husband, former AFL footballer Trent Croad, welcomed their first child together on April 1 [pictured] and have named their son Phoenix Valentine. Kym has a daughter named Millana from her marriage to singer Fabio Tolli, and Trent has two daughters named Kiera and Sierra from his marriage to Tanya Stewart. Kym is best known for her long-running role as Libby Kennedy on soap opera Neighbours, and Trent played for Hawthorn for almost a decade before retiring in 2010.
Author Sofie Laguna, and her husband, artist Marc McBride, welcomed their son Milo a year ago, a brother for Sonny. Sofie studied law, and worked as an actress before becoming an author and playwright. She has written numerous children’s books and picture books, several plays, and two highly-regarded adult novels: The Eye of the Sheep won the 2015 Miles Franklin Award. Marc is originally from Ireland, and moved to Australia to study design. An award-winning fantasy artist, he is best known for illustrating the Deltora Quest children’s book series.
Artists Vicki Lee and Ted O’Donnell welcomed their daughter Yokie on March 6 last year. Vicki is an artist and designer with her own store, and Ted is a photographer. Vicki became well known to the public as a close friend of celebrity mum Lara Bingle, and gave birth shortly before her. Like her gal pal, Vicki has chosen an unusual name for her baby, which she says means “night rain” (I have seen Yoki translated as a Hopi name meaning “rain”, so perhaps this is the origin).
Fitness model Chontel Duncan, and her husband Sam, welcomed their first child on March 25 and have named their son Jeremiah Thomas, apparently nicknamed Miah. Chontel is a former Miss Universe finalist and fitness trainer who has become an online sensation since documenting her pregnancy on Instagram.