‘American Idol’ Alum Kelsie Dolin Pregnant With Second Child: “We Are So Excited”

“We are so excited to announce baby boy #2 is expected to make his appearance August 21st!” Dolin wrote on Instagram.


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Posted on April 10, 2023

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Kelsie Dolin; Photo Courtesy of American Idol/ABC, Instagram

American Idol alum Kelsie Dolin is pregnant with her second child!

On Monday, April 10, the 19-year-old aspiring singer took to Instagram to reveal that she is expecting her second child later this summer.

“Hey y’all! We are so excited to announce baby boy #2 is expected to make his appearance August 21st!” Dolin wrote on social media alongside a photo of her sonogram. “Looks like I’ll have an extra special birthday gift this year 💕”

See Kelsie Dolin’s Pregnancy Announcement Below

First Child Recently Turned 7 Months Old

In the post, the West Virginia native went on to unveil that she will welcome her second child in August.

The news comes just one month after Dolin shared a sweet post in honor of her first child, who recently turned 7 months old. The precious post featured a slideshow of images and videos of her son, Carter Lee.

“My sweet boy is growing so fast🥺 In just two days my baby will be 7 months old, over half a year with you already!” Dolin wrote. “They wasn’t kidding when they said time flys when you have kids of your own… I pray for time to slow down, my days have been so full of happiness and adventure since you came! Never knowing what kinda stuff we will get into that day!!”

In the post, Dolin then recalled becoming a mom for the first time when she was just 18 years old.

“I remember thinking, how can I do this, how can I be a good mom, I’m only 18 I have no home of my own, I don’t know how to be a parent,” Dolin’s post continued. “But when I first saw you little one, all of that went away because I knew we would figure it out! It fills my heart to walk in the room and see your eyes light up like a Christmas tree! Full of happiness and excitement!! You are my best friend, my happiness, you are my whole world❤️ I love you carter bug 💕”

Kelsie Dolin Welcomed Her First Child In August of 2022

The Season 20 Idol fan-favorite welcomed her first child on August 10, 2022, at 5:03 PM, according to her social media post. Just a few hours after welcoming her son, she revealed the news with fans on Instagram with a photo of herself holding her new bundle of joy in the hospital.

“Y’all meet Carter Lee Dolin!!! He is so beautiful,” Dolin wrote. “So thankful for a healthy baby and a smooth delivery! Love you guys!!”

Kelsie Dolin was a standout contestant throughout her time on American Idol, with stunning performances of Adele’s “When We Were Young,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece By Piece” as well as Lainey Wilson’s chart-topping hit, “Things A Man Oughta Know.”

Since departing the show, Dolin has been focusing on her social media, often sharing covers of her favorite songs to TikTok.

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