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Alexa and Carlos PenaVega announce birth of daughter Rio and share she’s in NICU after early arrival

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega announce birth of daughter Rio and share infant is in the NICU after early arrival

Spy Kids star Alexa PenaVega is a mom for the third time.

The actress’ husband Carlos PenaVega shared the news on Instagram on Monday that the couple’s daughter had arrived, albeit a little earlier than expected.

‘SO.. we’ve been MIA these last few days. Let’s just say we learned once again that God is always in control. You may have a PLAN for your life, but all that really matters is HIS plan. Little Rio could not wait to come out and play with her brothers!’ the singer shared.

Parents again: Spy Kids alum Alexa PenaVega and husband Carlos (pictured 2018) have welcomed their third child, a baby girl named Rio, they announced on Instagram on Monday

Posting a black and white photo of the newborn’s tiny hand reaching out to her parents’ hands, Carlos explained that the infant is currently in the hospital NICU as a result of her premature arrival.

He wrote: ‘Momma is feeling good and baby girl is kicking some serious booty in the NICU. Praying we can all be home together very soon! What a wave of emotions.’

He went on to praise his wife, calling her ‘a champ’ and adding: ‘I could never do what you do. The best momma to our 2 boys and now little girl. Thank you for being a solid rock for this family.’

Early birth: Posting a black and white photo of the newborn's tiny hand reaching out to her parents' hands, Carlos explained the infant is in the NICU as a result of her premature arrival

Early birth: Posting a black and white photo of the newborn’s tiny hand reaching out to her parents’ hands, Carlos explained the infant is in the NICU as a result of her premature arrival

Alex and Carlos married in 2014 and welcomed their sons Ocean and Kingston in December 2016 and June 2019 respectively.

They are currently raising their family in Hawaii. 

In February, the couple revealed they were expecting their first girl and in March Alexa shared they had chosen the name Rio for her. 

Gender reveal: The couple, who share sons Ocean, four, and Kingston, revealed in February they were expecting their first girl and in March, shared they had chosen the name Rio for her

Gender reveal: The couple, who share sons Ocean, four, and Kingston, revealed in February they were expecting their first girl and in March, shared they had chosen the name Rio for her 

Alexa, 32, found fame as a child star, playing the young version of Helen Hunt’s character in the movie Twister and going on to get roles in hit TV shows like ER, The Bernie  Mac Show and Ghost Whisperer.

She became internationally famous after Robert Rodriguez cast her as Carmen Cortez in 2001’s Spy Kids. She reprised the role in 2002’s Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and 2003’s Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over.

Carlos, 31, also found fame at a young age in the Nickelodeon-signed pop group Big Time Rush in 2009, after also having had parts in TV shows such as ER and Judging Amy. 

Happily wed: Alexa, 32, and Carlos, 31, are both former child stars. They married in 2014 and are currently raising their family in Hawaii

Happily wed: Alexa, 32, and Carlos, 31, are both former child stars. They married in 2014 and are currently raising their family in Hawaii 

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