Uzo Aduba

Uzo Aduba and Husband Robert Sweeting Welcome Baby Girl, Adaiba

The 42-year-old "Orange Is the New Black" actress joyfully introduced her first-born.

New mommy alert. Emmy-winning actress Uzo Aduba, best known for her role in the long-running Netflix hit Orange Is the New Black, shared her joy for her baby girl, Adaiba Lee Nonyem, with the world in heartwarming posts on Twitter and Instagram on November 30.

The 42-year-old actress introduced her new daughter in a post that featured a touching photograph of Aduba cradling her newborn in a hospital bed, Essence reported. She is married to cinematographer Robert Sweeting.

Aduba tweeted, “My daughter. I’ve never been in love so quickly, so deeply in my entire life. I really don’t know what to say, guys. My heart is full. Thank you, God. I have joy like a fountain. I have witnessed a miraculous thing, and I feel blessed to know you are ours. We love you so much.”

In a second post she added, “Adaiba Lee Nonyem – Daughter of the people, treasurer of the mother’s names who came before you. I’m a Mommy you guys. Motherhood. I’ve joined the club. I hear the dues are high, but the membership is completely worth it:) #grateful.“

She announced her pregnancy in June and proudly showed off her baby bump during her appearance at the 2023 Tony Awards. She had an intimate baby shower with family and friends in August, USA Today reported.

Aduba and Sweeting secretly wed in 2020, sharing the news publicly in 2021 around their one-year anniversary. During an interview on Live With Kelly and Ryan in November 2021, Aduba explained, “We were just taking the year to ourselves to enjoy the time and have some quiet time together, and then we were having our anniversary come up. [We did it] quietly and with a small group, of course—our most loved and closest family and friends. It was awesome.”