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Mahershala Ali Shares Adorable Picture With His Newborn, Gives Off Serious Dad Goals

by Rachel McRady 5:59 AM PDT, March 22, 2017
Playing Mahershala Ali Shares Adorable Picture With His Newborn, Gives Off Serious Dad Goals

Recent Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is enjoying his favorite role of all -- dad! The Moonlight star, 43, took to Instagram earlier this week to post a sweet photo of himself with his newborn daughter, Bari.

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“Bari x Abu,” Ali captioned the precious black and white photo.

Bari x Abu 💜

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In the shot, Ali is holding his baby girl on his lap, while gazing lovingly at her. The actor and his wife, Amatus Sami-Karim, welcomed their little one in late February, the same week he won the Oscar for Moonlight.

Shortly after the birth, Ali spoke with ET about fatherhood, saying, “It’s such a blessing to be a father.”

He went on to praise his wife, saying, “Hands down, women are the toughest beings on the planet. I’m not saying that to be cool. I don’t care if you have children, choose to have children. I don’t care if you took every pain medication in the world to have children.”

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Not only is he a doting dad, but Ali is also a sexy one! Shortly after his film scored big at the Oscars, Ali and his co-stars posed shirtless in a sexy Calvin Klein commercial.

Watch the clip below to see the sexy images!

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