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Actress Caroline Rhea was Very Close to Naming her Daughter Emma

Caroline Rhea daughter Ava Rhea Economopoulos was born weighing 8 lb., 15 oz.

Caroline Rhea, the Canadian actress and stand-up comedian, wanted the shortest first name possible for her daughter.

Born on April 13, 1964, the actress is broadly known for her performance as Hilda Spellman in the ABC series Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

She began her career as a standup comedian and later pursued an acting career after a successful career as a comedian.

She boasts 58 acting credits, 3 producing credits, and 9 writing credits on his IMDb profile.

Caroline Rhea Shares a Daughter, Ava, with her Former Husband, Costaki Economopoulos

The Canadian actress Caroline Rhea is a mother of a daughter named Ava Economopoulos, whom she shares with her former husband, Costaki Economopoulos.

Caroline and Costaki, a prominent stand-up comedian, were a power couple who were together for three years from 2007 to 2010.

The former dynamic couple first announced their pregnancy in May 2008. Fans immediately flooded their social accounts with messages congratulating them on their new milestone as first-time parents.

Initially, they were in a dilemma when naming the baby girl and they wanted to go for a Greek name as Costaki is of Greek descent.

Similarly, Caroline also wanted the shortest first name possible for her baby girl.

If not, she was close to naming her daughter Emma instead of Ava because the actress always wanted to grab an Emmy Award.

Later, they finalized their daughter’s name, Ava, which is an ancient Greek name stating fly away or bird.

The Canadian stand-up comedian Caroline doesn’t have a child with her former fiance, Bob Kelty, whom she split from in April 2003. That said, she has a godchild, daughter Pam.

Caroline Rhea Spent Quality Time with Ava in Cabo Holiday

Born on October 20, 2008, Ava remains away from the limelight. In fact, the actress herself doesn’t prefer mentioning her daughter in the media.

However, in a recent interview with Live Kelly and Mark, Caroline unfolded she went on a Cabo vacation with Ava.

Caroline humorously mentioned the only thing she kept reminding everyone in Cabo was not to look at Ava, showing her protective nature as a mother.

The actress described the 15-year-old as the loveliest yet occasionally sassy teenager who can switch moods quickly and turn on a dime.

Caroline shared an amusing incident in which she asked Ava to read the menu for her when she forgot her reading glasses, only for Ava to humorously decline, saying, “Mom, you do it, please.”

She quickly brushed off the topic, stating you’ll know the real struggle after she reaches her age, only for Ava to startle at her stating, “Did you just wish blindness upon me like a plague?”

Despite the playful banter, Caroline and Ava enjoyed their time together, breaking away from their monotonous lives.

Additional Information

  • Caroline is the youngest of the two daughters of their parents, Margery and David Rhea.
  • The Canadian actress Caroline remains single as of now. She isn’t seeing anyone presently.
  • Her parents passed away sucummbing to cancer, mother to breast cancer and father to lung cancer.
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