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Happy birthday! Phoenix-area couple welcomes baby girl on Leap Day

PHOENIX — Even though it only comes around once every four years, a Phoenix-area couple has an excellent reason to celebrate Feb. 29: that’s the day they welcomed their baby girl to the world.

Tiffany Gonzalez, left, and partner Angel Castillo welcome baby Kimberly to the world. (Photo: Mountain Vista Medical Center)

Tiffany Gonzalez, left, and partner Angel Castillo welcome baby Kimberly to the world. (Photo: Mountain Vista Medical Center)

Tiffany Gonzalez and Angel Castillo, both from Mesa, Arizona, welcomed their baby girl Kimberly to the world at 3:35 a.m. on Leap Day.

Kimberly, at 7.3 pounds and 20-inches-long, was delivered at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa.

She is the only Phoenix-area baby on the record who was born on Monday.

The baby girl is not alone celebrating the rare birthday: Well-known figures such as actor Dennis Farina, serial killer Richard Ramirez and rapper Ja Rule were all born on Feb. 29.

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