On Saturday, Zoe Saldana announced the arrival of her third child, a boy named Zen, with husband Marco Perego via Instagram.
"We couldn’t feel more blessed with the new addition to our family," she wrote, adding that she and Perego are "elated."
She did not offer any details about the baby's arrival, including his birthdate.
Zen joins older brothers, Bowie and Cy, twins born in 2014.
She did express a hint of trepidation about having her hands full with three little guys. "#Threeboys. Oh, boy," she noted.
Come on, Zoe, you handled a ship full of boys in the Star Trek movies. You got this.
|"Who knows when we'll ever get another night out again?" (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)|
Surprise! Zoe Saldana Welcomes Third Baby With Husband Marco Perego
"Marco and I are elated to share the news of the the birth of our son Zen," the actress announced on Instagram on Saturday, February 18. "We couldn't feel more blessed with the new addition to our family. #threeboys... oh boy!"
The couple were spotted leaving Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles on Monday, February 13, with their newborn child.
The Avatar actress, 38, and Italian artist, 37, are already the parents of twin boys Cy Aridio and Bowie Ezio Perego-Saldana, whom they welcomed in November 2014.
The Guardians of the Galaxy actress was candid about the struggles of becoming a first-time parent after she welcomed her adorable sons. While chatting with Us in September 2015, she shared that “everything” still hurts and “feels uncomfortable” months after giving birth.
“You have to remind yourself that everything takes time. I feel bad for those women who are desperate and want to bounce back three months after having a baby,” Saldana told Us of her realistic goals at the time. “It's more like, ‘Breastfeed! Stay home! Sleep! Your kid is only 3 months old, what are you going to the gym for? Catch up on f--king reruns of some sort!’ I definitely took a break and trusted that my body was going to bounce back when it was ready. I never wanted to push myself.”
Zoe Saldana welcomes third child, Zen
Zoe Saldana welcomed her third child with husband Marco Perego.
The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star, who never revealed that she was expecting, announced the news Sunday on Instagram.
"Marco and I are elated to share the news of the the birth of our son Zen," she wrote in a caption. "We couldn't feel more blessed with the new addition to our family. #threeboys... oh boy!"
Saldana, 38, and her husband, who have been married since 2013, are already parents to 2-year-old twins, Cy and Bowie.
After the birth of her twins, Saldana opened about her physical challenges. Not only did the actress gain 70 pounds, but Saldana explained on Facebook that "everything from my thyroid to my platelets crashed" after giving birth.
Saldana said she worked with a trainer to get back into shape for her upcoming movie roles.
"I'm not gonna lie -- it is slow.... painful... and frustrating. But it is worth it," Saldana added.