It’s a girl! Professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler welcomes his first child with his wife Abigail on his wedding anniversary, and reveals the sentimental meaning behind the newborn’s name.
Ryan Sheckler and his wife Abigail have announced the birth of their first child, Olive Oleta.
On March 3, the 33-year-old professional skateboarder and 25-year-old nurse welcomed their baby boy on the first anniversary of their marriage.
On Monday, People confirmed the exciting news before The Life Of Ryan reality star’s wife shared several photos from the day she gave birth to their daughter Olive Oleta.
The new mom posted adorable snaps on Instagram, writing: ‘Olive Oleta Sheckler. Our sweet and perfect angel.
A year earlier, the couple tied the knot in a romantic wedding, attended by Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox, at the Rancho Las Lomas Botanical Gardens in Southern California.
new dad! Ryan Sheckler and his wife Abigail have announced the birth of their first child, Olive.
Growing family: The new parents shared a kiss as their baby boy slept soundly while snuggling with Abigail.
It’s a girl! Olive Oleta Shecker was born on March 3, 2023 at 7 lbs. and 7 ounces
In an exclusive interview with the new parents, who couldn’t contain their excitement, the parents revealed the sweet meaning behind their daughter’s name.
Abigail said, ‘I’m head over heels in love with this baby! I know I should be trying to sleep when she’s napping but I can’t stop looking at her hoping time will stop so I can stay in this heavenly moment forever!
Ryan then revealed that they named their daughter after her late grandmother, who passed away in October 2020, and how they chose the name Olive.
“We considered a few names, but Olive kept showing up at church,” Ryan recalled. “And we loved how the olive branch symbolizes peace, so we went with it.”
“Her middle name is Oleta, after my late grandmother, who was a big part of my life,” he continued. ‘Abigail and I call her Double O Shecks and Ollie O.’
Ryan added, “I’m sure we’ll come up with many more nicknames in the future!”
The businessman had previously announced that they were waiting by reposting an ultrasound photo shared by Abigail.
The Sheckler Sessions alum gushed in his caption: “Not only did I fall in love and marry my best friend (and) we are beyond blessed and grateful to announce that we are having a baby girl in March!”
Olive Oleta Sheckler: Ryan revealed that they named their daughter after her late grandmother, who passed away in October 2020, and that they chose the name Olive after the word peace symbol.
Welcoming her baby: The new mom posted adorable snaps on Instagram, writing: ‘Olive Oleta Sheckler. Our sweet and perfect angel’
‘My life has been so complete and now it’s about to get so much more amazing!’ Ryan continued. ‘I love you Abigail and I am so ready and excited to start our family!’
The couple met a few years earlier while walking their dogs on the beach in Orange County, California.
When they started dating, Sheckler shared a sweet post on Instagram with his new love.
‘The next and best chapter of my life has begun! I couldn’t be happier and blessed to have met my best friend and now get to spend my life with her,” he wrote in the caption of her photo.
Meet-cute: Previously, the couple met after walking their dogs on the beach in Orange County, California
After dating for a year and a half, Ryan proposed to her over Thanksgiving weekend of 2021.
Just 90 days after getting engaged, Ryan and Abigail exchanged vows and got married.
They held a beautiful and intimate wedding in Orange County, California, in a botanical garden and private retreat.
Fox and Machine Gun Kelly, who the skater worked with on his 2013 video for Skate Cans, were in attendance to support the newlyweds.