Shemar Moore Shares First Photo of Newborn Daughter and Reveals Her Name

Shemar Moore Shares First Photo of Newborn Daughter and Reveals Her Name

Actor Shemar Moore has announced the arrival of his baby daughter and shared a photo on Instagram. The former Criminal Minds star shared the news on April 11th and revealed the name of his bundle of joy is Brooklyn Elsie Moore.

Her Name

Shemar shared in his post: “My daughter is here! So, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted but I JUST couldn’t wait to share the LIGHT and LOVE of My life Brooklyn Elsie Moore!!!”

Her Birth Story

The actor also shared the story behind his daughter’s name. He wrote “My mama and I chose the name “Brooklyn Elsie” Elsie for my mama’s aunt & my great-aunt whom I loved dearly named “Elsie Mae.” Brooklyn because of the place “where dreams are made of” Brooklyn, NY!!

The Joys of Fatherhood

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Shemar opened up about how he felt becoming a father for the first time. He said: “It’s unbelievable. It’s better than I could ever have imagined it to be. I hoped to reach a place of peace and joy and love, and I’ve got it. And I’m ready to pour it on her.”

Relishing Parenthood

The actor is loving being a dad, and has said he couldn’t be happier about it. He also has a few words of advice for other new parents: “I just keep encouraging, keep loving, keep smiling, keep holding on to hope and don’t forget the beauty of life, the joy of life, even when the times are very, very difficult.”

Shemar’s new daughter joins his family of parents, attorneys and doctors, as well as his godson and friends. We wish him all the best in his new adventure!

Shemar Moore Shares First Photo of Newborn Daughter and Reveals Her Name

Actor Shemar Moore shared the first photo of his new daughter and revealed her name on Friday. In an Instagram post, the Criminal Minds and S.W.A.T. star proudly displayed the newborn baby girl in his arms, grinning and wearing a pink onesie with white polka dots.

Introducing the New Addition

Alongside the photo, Moore shared the name he and his partner, Shannon Brown, have given their daughter: Dakota Yang Moore.

Moore goes on to express his joy and gratitude at his new daughter:

God has blessed me and my daughter… I’m in love and she’s already got me wrapped around her little finger!

The actor also gave a shoutout to the woman holding his heart, his partner Shannon:

Thank you to my partner in this blessing, Shannon Brown… for being a Rockstar and the fearless, beautiful and awesome mommy that she is!

His Newfound Fatherhood

At 50 years old, Shemar Moore is embracing his newfound fatherhood with enthusiasm. He also shared his gratitude to his fans on Twitter, declaring he is “enjoying life’s blessings and embracing every moment“.

Celebrity Well Wishes

Shemar Moore’s many celebrity friends and co-stars took to the comments with well wishes and congratulations. Among them were R&B singer Monica, Quantico star Aunjanue Ellis and NCIS star Wilmer Valderrama.

Moore’s Upcoming Projects

Shemar Moore also announced earlier this week that he is working on a new television series The Rig for Netflix. The series follows a deep-sea oil rig crew and the action that takes place on their isolated island.

Moore’s Commitment to Parenthood

Posting more about his daughter on Sunday, Shemar Moore expressed his commitment as a father:

My heart picture of my little Dakota… Future! My promise and commitment to her is to ALWAYS be there for her and to make sure she grows up to be a strong, kind and powerful young lady…

The world wishes Dakota and the Moore family love and blessings as they embark on the journey of parenting!

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