Beautiful, blonde, statuesque Danish model and actress Brigitte Nelson stunned the world by giving birth to her fifth child. She and her husband, Mattia Dessi made the following statement when sharing the happy news with the world:
“We are overjoyed to welcome our beautiful daughter into our lives,” Nielsen and Dessi said. Nielsen gave birth on June 23rd to the girl, named Frida, in Los Angeles, People reports. At the time of her birth, the newborn weighed 5 lbs., 9 oz. “It’s been a long road, and so worth it. We’ve never been more in love.”
Proudly showed off her baby bump at the end of May, looking healthy and happy - and VERY pregnant!
Then, just a few days before the birth, Brigitte shared this pic on Instagram. In it husband Mattia, the 39-year-old father-to-be looks overjoyed as he places a protective hand on his wife’s baby bump as mama beams with pride, “You’ll be a great papa,” She states in the caption.
The statuesque blonde came onto the scene in the 1980s and is known for her whirlwind romance with and marriage to Sylvester Sylvester. The couple was married from 1985-87 and they had no children together.
During her acting career, Nielson went on to have roles in 'Red Sonja' with Arnold Schwartzenegger, 'Rocky II' and 'Cobra' with then-husband Stallone, and 'Beverly Hills Cop II' with Eddie Murphy.
“She also appeared in the first season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, which chronicled her struggle to overcome her alcoholism at the Pasadena Recovery Center in Pasadena, California.”
In this 1990 picture, Brigitte presented her son, Killion, to the world saying “1990, my son Killian is now a 6’5” beautiful man” When her brand new daughter is 28, she’ll 82 years young!
Killion’ father is famed NFL player Mark Gastineau with whom Nielson had a relationship in the late ‘80s. “Nielsen has four adult sons who range in age from 23 to 34. She married Dessi, her fifth husband, in 2006.
Although some people may look down upon the actress’ unconventional decision to have a baby at her age, others are applauding her spunk at taking on such a responsibility when most women her age are enjoying grandchildren. One thing is for certain, though, having a little one running around is sure to keep her acting and feeling young!
We wish Brigitte and Mattia all the best as they embark on this exciting adventure.