Billie Lourd welcomes second child with husband Austen Rydell


Billie Lourd has welcomed her second child with actor husband Austen Rydell. 

The daughter of Carrie Fisher and Austen, both 30, are already parents to their two-year-old son Kingston Fisher.

The happy news was revealed by Billie’s father Bryan Lourd on Tuesday while he was  speaking at Variety‘s Dealmakers Breakfast in Beverly Hills, California.

‘My daughter had a baby last night,’ he confirmed, adding: ‘I left the hospital at 1:30 and got there this morning at 6. I’m a little tired, but happy.’

Billie Lourd gives BIRTH! Carrie Fisher’s daughter welcomes second child with husband Austen Rydell

He continued: ‘Everything’s great. So if I wander, it’s because the adrenaline is still flowing.’

Billie revealed news of her second pregnancy while appearing at the London premiere of her movie Ticket To Paradise, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. 

Billie and Austen became engaged in June 2020 after four years together.

Ready to pop! Billie showed off her bump at the Ticket to Paradise premiere in October this year

Ready to pop! Billie showed off her bump at the Ticket to Paradise premiere in October this year 

The couple had one break-up during their relationship, but reunited soon after, three months after the engagement, Billie and Austen welcomed a son, Kingston Fisher. 

Speaking about her son Billie told SiriusXM show Quarantined with Bruce last year: ‘He’s not technically a quarantine baby, and I want to make that known because a lot of people are having trendy quarantine babies,’

‘Kingston was conceived before quarantine. He’s technically just a Caribbean baby.’

New mom: The couple had one break-up during their relationship, but reunited soon after, three months after the engagement, Billie and Austen welcomed a son, Kingston Fisher

New mom: Lourd welcomed her first child with fiancé Austen Rydell in September of 2020

Billie also gushed about Austen caring for her throughout her pregnancy.

‘Now we know each other better than anybody could ever know each other,’ she said. ‘And he was so caring and incredible and cooked for me and gave me foot massages. And did these classes with me, like he did the lactation class, he did the positive birthing class, so he was with me every step of the way.’

‘We just became even closer friends, even better partners. And I think it prepared us to be the best parents and he’s sitting out there with the baby right now,’ she added. ‘And he is as you know, the best dad in the world. And I think that’s partially because we got to have this experience together.

Private: The couple are very private and don't share photos of their sons face on social media

Private: The couple are very private and don’t share photos of their sons face on social media 

People reported the actress wed her beau in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico following a nearly two year long engagement. 

Billie’s father, talent agent Bryan Lourd, purchased a block of rooms at the hotel venue for wedding guests, an insider told the site. 

Guests enjoyed a private pool party at the lavish hotel the day before the ceremony. 

In October Billie opened up on the parenting lessons she gleaned from her late mother Carrie Fisher, as she raises her young family. 

Proud Mother: Billie, who's late mother was Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, dressed Kingston in a Princess Leia baby grow

Proud Mother: Billie, who’s late mother was Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, dressed Kingston in a Princess Leia baby grow

She told the New Day podcast: ‘My main job when [Fisher] was alive was taking care of her and making sure she was okay,’

‘I was her main support, and I was seven, for a lot of the time, and that was really hard and that’s why I grew up really fast because I was her best friend. I was her mother, I was her kid, I was her everything. 

‘And that’s one of the things I’m learning not to do with my kid.’

Gone but not forgotten: Lourd and her late mother were seen at the LA premiere of Star Wars in 2015

Gone but not forgotten: Lourd and her late mother were seen at the LA premiere of Star Wars in 2015 



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