Thalía and Tommy Mottola welcome daughter Sabrina Sakaë

10/08/2007 at 04:41 PM ET

Singer and radio host Thalía, 36, and her husband, record producer Tommy Mottola, 57, welcomed their daughter early Sunday morning. Sabrina Sakaë was born at 2:44 am on October 7th — after 29 hours of labor — and is a healthy 8 lbs, 4 oz, and 19.75 inches.

Sabrina means "princess" in English and Sakaë means "prosperity" in Japanese.  Her due date was reported to have been around October 2nd.

Thalía’s publicist sent a press release stating,

Mother, father and baby Sabrina are all healthy and very happy andwill be residing at their ranch in Colorado.

Source: People en espanol

Thanks to CBB readers Cassie, Flavia and Kitty.

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Tatum on

how is the middle name pronounced??

I’m sure she is beautiful

perla` on

Congratulations May God Bless Little Sabrina and you Two Always Blessings and i am sure she is Beautiful!!!!

gianna on

Anther nice name. Sabrina is a pretty name. It’s an italian name, and goes well with her Italian last name mottola. Salma hayek’s daughter’s name Valentina is beautiful, and now Thalia gave her baby a nice name too. Nice to hear some pretty cute names lately, instead of names that sound more odd. Bet the baby is a beauty, congrats to them.

MuffThumb on

Oh that’s such a beautiful name!! Yay! congrats to Tommy and Thalia!

cindi on

aww…how wonderful for them. i love the name as well. my baby’s (who’s not really a baby anymore) name is sabrina 🙂

JK on

Sakaë–I don’t know what the umlaut above the “e” is for (¨), as that is not used in Japanese–would be pronounced “sa-ky-ay” with an even stress on each syllable, according to Japanese pronunciation (where “ky” rhymes with “my” and “ay” rhymes with “bay”).

I don’t know how they intend to pronounce it.

Fatih on

Congratulations to Thalia and Tommy.Sabrina is pretty name.God bless you.I’m waitng for the baby’s photos 🙂

Bella Mama on

she must be so beautiful.. God Bless!

Kelly on

Sabrina is a beautiful name, but it doesn’t mean “princess” in English. It means “Sabrina” in English. According to,

“From the name of the Severn, a river in Wales, which was originally named Habren. In Celtic legend Sabrina was the name of a princess who was drowned in the Severn. Supposedly the river was named for her, but it is more likely that her name was actually derived from that of the river.”

So it’s actually a variant of a Welsh name. I don’t mean to be rude, but ambiguous name meanings really bug me.