Model and actress Paige Butcher, and her boyfriend, American comedian and actor Eddie Murphy [pictured], welcomed their first child together on May 3 in Los Angeles and have named their daughter Izzy Oona. Eddie has eight other children from previous relationships, and their names are Eric, Christian, Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola, Bella, and Angel. Paige is from Perth, won a modelling contract in 1994 before going to New York, and has appeared in movies including Big Momma’s House. Eddie is well known as a comedian who gained success on Saturday Night Live, and went on to star in films such as Beverly Hills Cop, Coming to America, The Golden Child, The Nutty Professor, Dr Dolittle, Shrek, and Dreamgirls.
Former ballerina Marie-Claire D’Lyse, and her husband, ballet dancer Shane Wuerthner, welcomed their daughter Dominque Vienne on April 22. Marie-Claire is from Brisbane, and trained at the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera. She joined the Queensland Ballet in 1997, before becoming a soloist at the Vienna State Opera Ballet in 2000, and then joining the San Francisco Ballet in 2012. Shane is American-born, and has performed with the Vienna State Opera Ballet and the San Francisco Ballet, becoming Principal Dancer with the Queensland Ballet in 2014. I notice that Dominique’s middle name commemorates a city important to her parents. (Information from Brisbane’s Courier Mail).