Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins are expecting their fourth child.
On Saturday, May 8, during his Billy Bob’s concert in Fort Worth, Texas, the country superstar revealed the exciting news that he and his wife are expecting another girl. Following his performance, the “What’s My Country Song” singer took to Instagram to announce the news.
“Well… we are pregnant again,” Rhett captioned a photo of him holding his wife’s belly. “Tonight when I was on stage in Fort Worth about to play ‘to the guys that date my girls’ my wife talked to me in my (ear monitors) and said ‘you can tell them if you want’ so anyways, now you know.”
Rhett continued, “we are pumped to be having our 4th girl??? feel free to buy all the merch you want, knowing that all the proceeds are going straight to all these weddings I’ll be paying for one day,” he joked. Love you so much @laur_akins we always wanted a big thanksgiving table.?”
Additionally, his wife Lauren also shared that they are expecting in an Instagram post that included a photo of her and Rhett holding up four fingers.
“SURPRISE!! he just couldn’t wait any longer, so @thomasrhettakins told our newest little secret onstage at @billybobstexas in Ft. Worth (my mama’s hometown ?) just in time for Mother’s Day ?,” Lauren captioned the photo. “Akins family expanding in November 2021 with our FOURTH baby girl ????”
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Rhett recently opened up to PEOPLE sharing that he and his wife hope to have more children as they always wanted five kids.
“My wife has wanted five kids for forever,” Rhett explained, “so I’m sure we’re gonna have at least that many.” Later adding, “I would love a son, But at the same time, I’m so used to embracing this ‘girl dad’ life that I don’t really know what I would do with a boy, to be honest with you!”
The couple newest addition will join their three children: Willa Gray, 5, Ada James, 3, and Lennon Love, 14 months.
Rhett and Lauren’s baby girl arrives in the fall, November 2021.