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Jason Bateman welcomes second baby

2012-02-17 16:11

Los Angeles - Jason Bateman's wife has given birth to a baby girl.

The Horrible Bosses star welcomed his second daughter with spouse Amanda Anka on February 10, and they have called her Maple Sylvie, a representative confirmed to

The pair - who married in July 2001 - already have five-year-old Francesca Nora.


Jason previously revealed his wife helped him turn his life around after he became a heavy drinker and wild partygoer.

He said: "Meeting my wife Amanda was the best thing that could ever have happened to me. She wasn't going to let me screw around my life anymore, so I stopped drinking and started behaving like a decent human being.

"Then I got very, very lucky when Arrested Development came along. That series saved my career - it gave me back my credibility I used to have when I was much younger and before people gave up on me as a party guy in Hollywood. It was just enough to make me ambitious again."

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