Adrienne Bailon Houghton is a mother! The 38-year-old former co-host The true and her husband, Israel Houghton, introduced that they welcomed a child by surrogacy.
The couple took to Instagram on Tuesday and shared a black and white photograph of Adrienne and Israel wanting on the child they named Ever James. The caption included a transferring poem to commemorate the momentous event.
“For this youngster we’ve prayed
Simply to listen to our child cry
Pores and skin to pores and skin and head to head
Coronary heart to coronary heart and eye to eye…”
Additionally of their caption, the couple defined that “our journey to [have a] child has been very difficult.
“We’ve silently prayed as we sit on this magnificent secret for the previous 9 months,” the caption continued. “He’s value each tear, each disappointment, each prayer delayed, each IVF cycle, each miscarriage. The whole lot. All we really feel is pleasure and overwhelming love and gratitude. Grateful to God, our surrogate angel and all our family and friends. who has been with us for over 5 years on this journey. He’s right here and we’ve by no means been happier to lose sleep!
That is Adrienne’s first child. Israel has 4 youngsters from a earlier relationship: sons Jordan and Israel and daughters Mariah and Milan. Adrienne and Israel married in Paris in December 2019.
It is no secret that Adrienne has dreamed of today for years. Whereas reflecting on her profitable profession as an actress, singer, designer, and discuss present host, Adrienne advised ET in 2019 that there’s a chapter in her life that she needs to embark on quickly.
“I need to be a mother,” she mentioned on the time. “I believe that will be the subsequent chapter, having a household and nonetheless with the ability to do all of the issues that I do, however on the identical time, I believe that will in all probability be an effective way for my life to return full circle.” So that is what excites me essentially the most!”
In June, she additionally shared with ET her massive targets for the subsequent decade, which included getting in the most effective form of her life, and it had nothing to do with wanting nice in a bikini. She was interested by her future youngsters.
“I need to be a wholesome particular person. I need to be as a result of, to be trustworthy, I did not have that in my life and even now my mother says, ‘Do it in your future youngsters since you need to lead by instance,'” he advised ET. “In order that, for me, can be crucial. To not say, ‘Oh, I need to look horny in a bikini,’ however I truly need to stay a wholesome way of life and be an instance of that to my youngsters.”
Adrienne has additionally been trustworthy about her battle with infertility. She opened up concerning the expertise throughout a 2018 episode on The true.
“I believe as an viewers we must be delicate to the truth that not everybody will get pregnant straight away,” she mentioned. “I believe for myself, I believed it will occur so simply for me and it simply hasn’t occurred that approach.”
However the wait is lastly over, and her closest associates showered her and her new child with love within the feedback part. Her former co-host, Tamera Mowry, wrote: “!!!! ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡
Added Jeannie Mai Jenkins: “HE IS HERE! Lord thanks for this reward. You spent high quality time doing for Israel and Ade. Each second of perfection. Thanks for Your genius thoughts and lovable smile that’s about to mild up our world”. We’ve been ready for you Ever!! Monaco is able to match outfits 👀🤪😍😍😍😍😍.”
The couple celebrated the arrival of their bundle of pleasure on August 15. [Courtesy] Standard mannequin and influencer from Akorino, Peris Wairimu, and her husband, Dan Magenda, welcomed their first little one collectively. As all of the headlines swirled across the announcement of Kenya’s presidential outcomes, the couple celebrated the arrival of their bundle of...
The couple celebrated the arrival of their bundle of pleasure on August 15. [Courtesy] Fashionable mannequin and influencer from Akorino, Peris Wairimu, and her husband, Dan Magenda, welcomed their first little one collectively. As all of the headlines swirled across the announcement of Kenya’s presidential outcomes, the couple celebrated the arrival of their bundle of...