‘Boy Meets World’ Actor Rider Strong Welcomes First Child

Actor Rider Strong — best known for playing Shawn, Corey’s best friend on Boy Meets World — has welcomed his first child into the world with his wife Alexandra Barreto.

The pair kept the pregnancy completely under wraps. A representative for Strong has confirmed a baby boy was born shortly after Christmas on Dec. 28.

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They named their son Indigo Barreto Strong, Indy for short.

Indy is the couple’s first child. They tied the knot in October of 2013 after meeting on the set of the now defunct television series Pepper Dennis in 2006. They were engaged in December of 2012.

Mazel tov to the entire Barreto and Strong family!

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