Actress and entrepreneur Keshia Knight Pulliam welcomed her daughter Ella Grace to the world on Monday, January 23, 2017. The new mom posted the first photo on Instagram. We haven’t confirmed baby Ella’s actual birthday. But we do know she is married to former NFL pro Ed Hartwell and he was there by her side, despite all the drama of 2016. (Update 1/27/17: Sources close say Hartwell was informed of the birth via an attorney. He was not at the hospital and at the time of this update has not met Ella Grace. Also, the DNA test was taken while Pulliam was pregnant.)
The couple is estranged. She told ET in an interview this summer, “There’s a baby in the middle of this!” she stressed. “And regardless, if we don’t want to be married, that’s fine, because we agree on that. But this baby is what’s important, and I feel like that’s being lost.”
Congratulations to the Hartwells.