Congratulations is in order for Indy car driver and Dancing with the Stars champion Helio Castroneves and his girlfriend Adriana Henao. The couple are parents to a healthy baby girl, whom they named Mikaella Castroneves. Read more about the birth of the Helio Castroneves baby girl here.

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Helio Castroneves and his girlfriend Adriana Henao are officially parents to a baby girl, whom they named Mikaella. On Monday December 28th, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia, their little kiddo made her appearance. Isn’t she a doll?

Entertainment Tonight is confirming the news that at 4:15 p.m. Mikaella was welcomed into the world. She weighed in at 7 pounds and 3 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. She must have been a bit excited to meet her new parents as she did decide to come a bit early, more than a week before the January 6th due date.

The race car driver was eager to announce the news and did so via his Twitter, also sharing a photo of the happy family of three!

Earlier in October when they announced the pregnancy, Castroneves joked about their potential baby name. “We thought about calling her ‘Indy’. But we thought that might be a little too much.” While we all know celebrities name their children some pretty eccentric names, I am happy that Helio and his girlfriend decided to keep it normal. “Indy” would have indeed been a tad too much. I am sure Mikaella will be thanking her daddy later. Enjoy that little one, you crazy kids!

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