Soccer star Lionel Messi is scoring both on and off the field these days! The FC Barcelona phenom and his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo welcomed a son earlier this month: Thiago was born on November 2nd. Thiago is the first baby for the couple. Messi shared his happy news via Facebook, writing, “Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son was born and thanks to God for this gift! Thanks to my family for the support! A hug to everyone.”
Former Olympian Jennie Finch is facing one tough decision — what to name her daughter! Finch and her husband, Casey Daigle, are expecting their third child — and their first daughter — in January, and Finch admits in a recent interview with People that deciding on a name this time around has definitely been the hardest! The couple, who are already parents to 6-year-old Ace and 15-month-old Diesel, are leaning toward a “sweet Southern name,” but they haven’t made any decision or given much more clues on what they’re considering!
Country crooner Jake Owen had some big news of his own to share at the Country Music Awards on Thursday. The singer and his wife Lacey Buchanan are expecting their first baby — a daughter — later this month. Owen shared that the couple are planning to name baby girl Olive Pearl; Pearl, which is what she’ll go by, is in honor of Owen’s godmother, who passed away this past July.
The Delicious Miss Dahl has some delicious news of her own: she’s expecting again! Model, author and cooking show star Sophia Dahl is expecting her second baby. Dahl and her husband, jazz musician Jamie Cullum, are already parents to daughter Lyra (1.5 years). While the family have confirmed the happy news, they haven’t shared when their newest member will arrive or whether they’re expecting a son or a daughter.
British model Nell McAndrew and her husband Paul Hardcastle are looking forward to a fun spring! The couple are expecting their second child this March. McAndrew shared her news at the Pride of Britain awards ceremony, sporting the best accessory every expecting mom can: a bump! McAndrew and her husband are already parents to 6-year-old son, Devon.
Soap star Heather Tom has a new leading man in her life — son Zane Alexander! The Bold and the Beautiful star and her husband James Achor welcomed Zane, the first baby for the couple, on October 28th. Tom took to Twitter to share her happy news, admitting that going drug-free during labor was “the hardest thing I’ve ever done.” But new baby and momma are doing well!
Beverly Hills, 90210 alum Ian Ziering is looking forward to next spring! He and wife Erin are expecting their second baby in May. The couple are already parents to 18-month-old Mia Loren. While they’ve shared the happy news, they haven’t shared whether Mia can look forward to a baby brother or a baby sister. In addition to taking on daddy duty, Ziering has been busy since his 90210 days, appearing in such shows as JAG and Biker Mice From Mars.
The countdown has begun to when Tamera Mowry will welcome her first baby. While Tamera and her husband Adam Housley are no doubt counting down the days to their son’s arrival, they’re not the only ones! Tamera’s twin sister Tia Mowry is also getting ready. Tia recently shared with US Weekly that she’s planning to help coach her sister through a planned natural childbirth. Tia herself is mom to 15-month-old Cree with husband Cory Hardrict.
Country singer TJ Hodges and his wife Kasey welcomed their second daughter earlier this month. Delta Fay was born on October 12th and weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces. She joins big sister Charlee Joy (22 months) in the Hodges’ household. Hodges’ latest single — Sleepy Little Town — was recently named one of the top 12 country songs for fall by CountryMusicRocks. Here’s hoping the family managed to nab a little bit of sleep before Hodges heads out on tour in November!
It’s another boy for Alex O’Loughlin! The Hawaii Five-0 actor and his girlfriend Malia Jones welcomed their first child yesterday. Baby boy is the first baby for the couple, but the third boy in the family: O’Loughlin has a 15-year-old son (Saxon) from a previous relationship, while Jones has a 3-year-old son (Spike) from a previous relationship. The couple haven’t yet shared baby boy’s name, so we’ll have to stay tuned!