Angelina Jolie has given birth to healthy twins, a girl and a boy, at the Fondation Lenval hospital in Nice, France, the Nice-Matin newspaper reported Sunday quoting her gynecologist.
The twins, Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, were born shortly before 8:00 pm (1800 GMT) on Saturday, the paper said quoting gynecologist Michel Sussmann.
Angelina is fine after having a cesarean section, it added. Knox Leon was reported to weigh 5.03 pounds and Vivienne Marcheline 5 pounds.
“The babies are doing well. The operation went just perfectly,” Dr. Michael Sussmann told People magazine Sunday. “Angelina is in very good spirits. Brad Pitt was at her side. He was there and all was well.”
The twins are the fifth and sixth children for Angelina, 33, and Brad, 44, who are already parents to Maddox, 6; Pax, 4; Zahara, 3; and Shiloh, 2.
“The mother and father are very, very happy,” Michel Sussmann told People magazine.
The doctor told the Associated Press that the cesarean was moved forward “for medical reasons” so that the babies could be born “in the best conditions.” He also said that Angelina is expected to stay in the hospital for a few days.
The babies’ first photograph was sold for 11 million dollars, Nice-Matin said, adding that the money would be given to a humanitarian cause.