Neri Oxman, Brad Pitt's former crush, welcomes first child

The one that got away!

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab professor Neri Oxman welcomed the birth of her first child with her husband, Bill Achman - who works as a hedge fund manager.

The MIT professor, who was briefly linked to Brad Pitt in 2018, opened up about the "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" actor in the August 2019 issue of ELLE Magazine, calling Pitt "an incredible human being" and "a good friend.” In a 2018 interview with The New York Times, she "emphatically" denied ever dating the actor.

"He brings together the timely and the timeless, which is what cinema is all about," she told them about Pitt.

In the same interview, she opened up about what it was like being linked to the 55-year-old Hollywood icon, admitting she used the paparazzi as a shameless plug to promote science, after she was photographed holding a copy of the Feynman Lectures, a physic textbook, and an LP of The Golden Record.

Oxman and Achman announced they were expecting in the Vows section of The New York Times in January 2019. The American-Israeli professor was was previously married to classical music composer Osvaldo Golijov from 2011 to 2015. 

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CAMBRIDGE, MA - OCTOBER 30: Designer/artist/architect Neri Oxman, left, and David Edwards, founder of Le Laboratoire, in front of Oxman's piece. The space is launching with special projects that transcend technical concerns to touch on spiritual notions. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: Dr. Neri Oxman, Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT, speaks at The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on September 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 03: Luigi Luca and Neri Oxman attend Lexus Yet during Milan Design Week 2017 on April 3, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Lexus)
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 03: Neri Oxman attends Lexus Yet during Milan Design Week 2017 on April 3, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Lexus)
BROOKLINE, MA - AUGUST 29: Neri Oxman, designer and innovator, assistant professor of media arts and sciences, MIT Media Lab; photographed at her home in Brookline. (Photo by Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - JANUARY 12: Neri Oxman attends EARTH AWARDS Gala at The Four Seasons on January 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by JOE SCHILDHORN/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 20: American actor Brad Pitt attends Breitling Squadona Mission event on November 20, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Brad Pitt speaks onstage during the 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for HFA)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24: Brad Pitt is seen the set of Once Upon a Time In Hollywood on July 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Actor Brad Pitt attends The Los Angeles Dodgers Game at Dodger Stadium on April 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 01: Cynthia Pett-Dante and Brad Pitt attend the Gersh Oscar Party at Chateau Marmont on March 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Brad Pitt attends the 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HAITI RISING Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization on January 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P HRO Gala)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Brad Pitt, wearing Gucci, attends the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Mark Bradford and George Lucas presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for LACMA)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 8: Brad Pitt attends Netflix hosts the New York Premiere of 'Okja' at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on June 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 23: Brad Pitt attends the premiere for 'War Machine' at Roppongi Hills on May 23, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 22: Brad Pitt attends the press conference for 'War Machine' at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo on May 22, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actor Brad Pitt leaves the 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chief Content Officer for Netflix Ted Sarandos (L) and actor Brad Pitt attend a special screening of the Netflix original film 'War Machine' at The Metrograph on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Netflix)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 05: Brad Pitt arrives at the Premiere Of Amazon Studios' 'The Lost City Of Z' at ArcLight Hollywood on April 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, presenter Brad Pitt onstage during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)
Brad Pitt attends the 'Allied' premiere in Madrid on Nov 22, 2016 (Photo by Gabriel Maseda/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - NOVEMBER 14: Brad Pitt attends the red carpet for the Paramount Pictures title 'Allied' on November 14, 2016 at Shanghai Postal Museum in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures )
WESTWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Brad Pitt arrives at the Fan Event For Paramount Pictures' 'Allied' at Regency Village Theatre on November 9, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24: Brad Pitt is seen at LAX on July 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: Actor Brad Pitt is seen coming out of a hotel in Soho on July 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 21: Brad Pitt is seen at LAX on June 21, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19: Brad Pitt seen in Manhattan on July 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
LE MANS, FRANCE - JUNE 18: Actor Brad Pitt attends the start of the 84th Le Mans 24-hours endurance race on June 18, 2016 in Le Mans, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 09: Brad Pitt is seen at LAX on June 09, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 31: Marion Cotillard and Brad Pitt seen filming scenes for 'Five Seconds Of Silence in Hampstead on March 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Alex B. Huckle/GC Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 26: Brad Pitt seen out in Tribeca on November 26, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: Brad Pitt attends 'The Big Short' New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on November 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Brad Pitt attends the 'Allied' premiere in Madrid on Nov 22, 2016 (Photo by Gabriel Maseda/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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