NASCAR Driver Matt Kenseth Welcomes Daughter Kaylin Nicola

07/09/2009 at 08:00 AM ET
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Wave the checkered flag, they’ve crossed the finish line! NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth and his wife Katie welcomed their first child together earlier this week, the proud papa posted on his official website. Daughter Kaylin Nicola Kenseth was born on Monday, July 6th in North Carolina. While no further birth details have been released, Matt reports that “mom and baby are doing fine!”

As for newly crowned big brother Ross, Matt’s son from a previous relationship, the 16-year-old took to Twitter to announce the arrival of his baby sister. Hours after Kaylin’s birth, Ross tweeted the good news.

“It’s a girl…Everyone is really excited!”

The couple were married in December 2004. The pregnancy was announced last month, with Matt sharing that they had opted for a delivery surprise. “There aren’t many surprises left in life, so we’re going to wait to find out,” he said.

Source: Matt Kenseth

Thanks to CBB readers Cate, Lisa, and Sarah.

— Anya

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mandii on

What a pretty name! Congrats to the family!

Cate on

Congratulations to the entire Kenseth family!

Julia on

Congrats. Love The name🙂

Caitlin on

Congrats to Matt and Katie on the baby! Lovely name. Looks like his wish that she’d be born on a Monday was granted. 🙂

june on

Kaylin (or Kaylen) or other spellings is becoming a little more common. I love the name.

Brooklyn on

Love the name! Congrats to Matt & Katie!

Canshi on

Congrats to the entire Kenseth family!!! I love her name, too sweet❤

Loralie on

Congrats to Katie, Matt and Ross!

I love her name– both have been favorites of mine for years.

Sarah M. on

I love the fact that Ross is so excited with his new sister! It’s very sweet to me.🙂

Congrats to the family!

eleanor on


veronica on

congrats!🙂 i think she will be a nascar driver one day too😀 watch out!!

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