The toddler is the first child for the star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding and her husband
Nia Vardalos, the breakout star of the 2002 hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding, has adopted a child.
The little girl, whose name has not been released, is the first for the 46-year-old actress and her husband, Ian Gomez, E! Online reports.
The couple adopted the toddler, who is less that 5 years old, several months ago.
“They are going public now to bring attention to National Adoption Month and the 500,000 children in foster care,” according to a statement from Vardalos’s rep. “Of these children, 129,000 are ‘legally free’ for adoption and waiting for a family.”
The couple urge people interested in adoption to visit, AdoptUsKids.org.
Up next for Vardalos are roles in My Life in Ruins and I Hate Valentine’s Day, which she wrote and directed.
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