Actor Chris Carmack, who currently stars on the hit series Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Atticus “Link” Lincoln, has grown his family. The actor and his Erin Slaver have welcomed their second child! The couple welcomed their little one on May 10th, two weeks before Erin’s due date.

It’s a girl! Chris and Erin chose to name their daughter Cielle Estee Carmack. Cielle is an American name that means “Heaven, Sky” while Estee is a French name that means “Star.” The couple noted the meaning of Cielle’s name in their announcement writing, “Cielle Estee Carmack, (means the sky and the stars) and that’s exactly what she is to us! Born 2 weeks early on May 10th, she was the best surprise we could’ve imagined!” They announced in March that they were expecting their second child.

Chris and Erin, who are both musicians, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Kai, in August of 2016. The couple married two years after welcoming their daughter in October of 2018. On their third anniversary last October, The OC alum gushed about his wife on Instagram writing, “Thank you for filling my life with love that gets better every year. You are a wonderful mother and partner. I’m a lucky guy!”

Chris and Erin met on the set of Nashville around 2013. Chris starred in the series as country singer Will Lexington while Erin played a background musician in the early seasons of the drama series. They announced their engagement in 2016 before welcoming Kai.

Congratulations to Chris and Erin on the arrival of their second daughter! We wish them all the best as they transition to life as a family of four.

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