Keke Palmer and Darius Jackson welcome first child, baby boy Leodis ‘Leo’ Andrellton
Keke Palmer And Darius Jackson are a family of three!
The Emmy-winning actress, 29, announced the birth of her first child on Monday, a baby boy whom they named Leodis “Leo” Andrellton.
The mum-of-48 excitedly shared some of their first family photos together on Instagram after welcoming their newborn son.
“hey son!!!!,” Palmer wrote, adding, “Born during Black History Month, with a fitting name! LEODIS ANDRELLTON JACKSON, welcome to the world baby Leo.”
On the first slide, she shared a snap of what the couple looks like after “just 48 hours of parenting”! On the next slide, she shared a video of herself singing El Debarge’s “Someone” to Jackson in the car after he added the track to some playlists for her when they first started dating.
“We became each other’s and made one, look to God!” Palmer wrote.
Palmer also shared some photos of her family of three in the hospital after welcoming baby Leo, including close-ups of her little one’s face.
“‘I’m not hiding the world from my son, I’m hiding my son from the world.’ Hahaha,” she wrote, adding, “just playing my baby face is on this slide…and this slide.”
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The nope star first revealed her pregnancy in December when it made its hosting debut Saturday night liveannouncing she is expecting her first baby with Jackson, a fitness trainer and former college football player.
“There are some rumors going around, people have been saying in my comments, ‘Keke is having a baby, Keke is pregnant,’ and I want to set the record straight — I am!” Palmer exclaimed during her opening monologue, unbuttoning her long jacket, to reveal her baby bump.
The hustlers The actress has mostly kept details of her relationship with Jackson under wraps. When appearing on The Tamron Hall Show Last November, she spoke about going “Instagram official” with Jackson, although the photos with her boyfriend are no longer on her page.
“It became harder to hide,” she said of the decision to post photos with Jackson at the time. “We spend all our time together and he’s really my closest friend, so it’s just going to be something I’m not going to hide anything that makes me happy.”
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Speaking to PEOPLE in January, when Palmer shared exclusive photos of her Once Upon A Time themed baby shower, she was excited for the next step and gushed, “I can’t wait to hold my little one.”
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Palmer continued, “I’m counting down the minutes until I meet him and start learning about this human being that I’ve helped create.”
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/keke-palmer-darius-jackson-welcome-001025155.html Keke Palmer and Darius Jackson welcome first child, baby boy Leodis ‘Leo’ Andrellton