Zhang Ziyi gives birth to 2nd child on New Year's Day

By Zhang Rui
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Zhang Ziyi's daughter Xing Xing looking at her new-born brother resting in her mother's arms. [Photo courtesy of Zhang Ziyi on her official Weibo account]

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi announced on Friday that she gave birth to a baby boy on New Year's Day. This is her second child with her husband, Chinese rock musician Wang Feng.

"On Jan. 1, 2020, our life has a new 'him' and now we have another one to happily care for. This is the best new year gift for us, I feel very grateful. What a new year! Happy new year to everyone!" Zhang, 40, wrote in a microblog post on her Sina Weibo account. She also attached three photos to show her baby but without revealing his face. 

The media reported that she delivered her son in California. The actress previously mentioned in a media interview that she would have a new baby when she was 40.

Zhang Ziyi's daughter Xing Xing touching her new-born brother resting in her father Wang Feng's arms.  [Photo courtesy of Zhang Ziyi on her official Weibo account]

Wang Feng, a 48-year-old veteran rock musician, also shared this post on his account and commented in more detail, "It was the second time I stood by my wife, holding her hand tight, and welcoming our baby. Once again I feel the hardships and greatness of a mother. Thank you my wife, thank you for giving this family a super-healthy and super-loud son weighing 3.6 kg on such a wonderful day - the very first day of the 2020 decade. I'm extremely happy and mother and son are both safe and sound."

Though Wang had several love affairs in the past, this is his first son. Wang has three daughters: two from his previous marriages, and a third daughter nicknamed Xing Xing who is now 4-years-old. Xing Xing is the first child that Zhang Ziyi and he had.

Zhang and Wang got married in May 2015. Zhang Ziyi who became famous for her roles in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," "Hero" and "The Grandmaster," is now enjoying her family life more. She only starred in two films in 2019 - "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" and "The Climbers." Wang Feng was working on a new album that was supposed to be released in 2019, but due to the new baby, the album release has been postponed. 

Zhang Ziyi's daughter Xing Xing holding her new-born brother's foot. [Photo courtesy of Zhang Ziyi on her official Weibo account]

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