Canadian-American actress Kylie Bunbury is now a mom! Known best among fans for playing the lead role in the crime drama thriller series Big Sky, the 32-year-old welcomed her first child, a baby boy, along with husband Jon-Ryan Alan Riggins on December 6. Sharing an adorable photo of her newborn, Bunbury revealed the couple have named their little muffin as Rumi Walker Riggins. The actress wrote on social media, "Rumi Walker Riggins 💚 12.6.21 The greatest, deepest, most unimaginable love I’ve ever known," with congratulatory messages pouring in from fans and celebrities that include Niecy Nash, Ashley Blaine, Ryan Dorsey, Jay Ellis, Kelly Ripa, Lena Waithe, Mark Consuelos and many others. Below is her Instagram post:
Bunbury first announced her pregnancy back in June with pictures from a maternity photo-shoot on a beach in Maui, Hawaii with Riggins. The couple were seen cradling her baby bump, while holding hands as they walked on the shores of the beach. Posting the pictures, Bunbury wrote in the caption on Instagram: "Life is a series of awakenings, this is our greatest one yet 🤍✨".
Later, in August, the actress shared her excitement for her baby to be born with a heartfel spiritualt post. She wrote, "This is an appreciation post for the soul that chose us, already gifting us with transformation, deep reflections & boundless curiosity. And the sacred land that we now live on, borrowed from Mother Earth. Allowing our auras to expand, guiding us to shed what isn’t & helping us remember our childlike essence. This is our rhythm. We honor and recognize the indigenous ancestors that were keepers of this land before us. 🤲🏽 The land of enchantment it is. We love you little one. So much magic awaits.💫" Bunbury and Riggins got engaged in April 2018 and tied the knot on New Year's Day 2020.
On the work front, Kylie Bunbury is playing the lead role in Big Sky, which is currently nearing the finish of its second season, with the show receiving a favorable response from fans and critics. The actress has also played the main role in the teen drama mystery thriller show Twister, which she followed up with a lead role in the hit science-fiction mystery drama series Under the Dome that was based on acclaimed author Stephen King's novel of the same name, including the sci-fi drama Brave New World. Outside of her work on television, Bunbury appeared in films like Jonah Hill's dark comedy The Sitter and the Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams-starrer action-comedy Game Night.