Karlien van Jaarsveld (Photo: Instagram.com/karlienvanjaarsveld)
The star announced the birth on Monday afternoon with a post on her Instagram account: "Unexpected, but safely brought into the world in the palm of God’s hands. How will I ever be able to thank you enough, our God. All glory to You. She is beautiful."
The baby was born on Saturday. This is Karlien's first child with husband Joe Breytenbach.
Karlien's brother Bobby van Jaarsveld also congratulated the new mom on Instagram. "Uncle Bob is very proud," he wrote.
According to the post baby Elah was born two months early but both mom and daughter are healthy and doing very well.