Mahershala Ali and His Wife Amatus Sami-Karim Welcome Their First Child

And her name is simple, beautiful, and utterly unique.

Oscar winner (!!!) Mahershala Ali and his wife Amatus Sami-Karim have just welcomed their first child, a beautiful little girl. (Who also just got a shoutout in her dad's acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor, NBD.)

"Bari (Bar-ee) Najma Ali 💜2/22/17 #pisces," the actor captioned the first picture of his daughter on Instagram.

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Bari (Bar-ee) Najma Ali 💜2/22/17 #pisces

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According to Us Weekly, Ali and Sami-Karim gave Bari's name a lot of thought.

"We're looking to do something simpler," Ali told Jimmy Kimmel on January 11.

Major congratulations all around.

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