MythBusters' Kari Byron Welcomes Daughter Stella Ruby

06/30/2009 at 07:00 AM ET
Discovery Communications

It’s a girl for Kari Byron! The co-host of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and her husband Paul Urich became first-time parents when they welcomed a daughter at 11:35 p.m. on Sunday, June 28th, a rep for the network reveals to CBB.

Daughter Stella Ruby weighed in at 8 lbs., 12 oz, and mama and baby are “doing well.”

Kari, in a humorous skit with her co-hosts, had confirmed the pregnancy in February. Last month, she told Pregnancy magazine that life on set had become a whole new learning experience. “I have weird little worries like how loud does a gunshot have to be for the baby to hear it,” the 34-year-old laughed.

– Anya

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Sam & Freya's Mum on

Congrats to them, what a pretty name! Like both Stella and Ruby, think it flows nicely.

Ana on

love the name ruby!!

N on

LOVE the name! Congrats!

Lee on

Congratulations to them!! I love the show and watch all the time.

Thrifty Sisters Coupon Clippers on

Congratulations to Kari and her husband. What a pretty name they have chosen for their baby girl!!

Stacia on

Wow, congrats! What a beautiful name, I love Stella.. and Ruby! Best of wishes and blessing to the new parents, I’m sure she’s lovely!

Shelly on

Aww, congratulations to her and her husband! I love the name. :)

Aly on

I love the name Stella! And Ruby is a family name of mine that I hope to use on a little girl of my own some day! So needless to say, I LOVE this girl’s name and I’m sure she is beautiful! Congrats Kari and Paul!

Camilla on

Aww… I love the name. Hopefully we will get to see little Stella. Congratulations to Kari and Paul.

FC on

Stella Ruby is a cute name! Congrats to Kari and her husband on their little girl :)

Kelly on

Congrats Kari and Paul!!! Stella Ruby- how sweet! Love it!

Blondiebear on

What a gorgeous name. Congrats Kari!

bgirlsquirrel on

I love Kari in Mythbusters!! What a lucky little girl to have such a cool mom!! Congrats!!

Stephany on

Beautiful name!

Nika on

Congratulations! Gorgeous name!

lalaluu on

stella ruby!!! I love it! I’m glad it’s not an out of this world name that celebrities love to name their children with, like a fruit, or “sparrow midnight.”

salman on

congratulations

dee on

Congrats to both Kari’s family of 3 and her Mythbustin’ family!

Ruby on

It’s a great name. Strange to hear Ruby as a middle name, but it has a nice ring to it.

ken on

I’m glad to hear that everything went ok. 8lb 12oz is a baby my Mother would think it was just gas. lol I was 11 lb 5 oz 26 inches long. YIPPEE that must have been fun huh. I was the biggest, but she had 4 more. Moms a big Irish lady. About 6.1, and 190 lbs. I don’t know why I did’nt get red hair, because my Grandmother, Mother Brother, Sister, cousins all got it. Owell I also did’nt get all the freckles. Just some, and I can go in the sun:whereas they can’t. ha,ha,ha At least I get to swim in Dads pool. Anyway congrats on having a healthy baby girl.

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