Jenna Johnson and her husband, Val Chmerkovskiy, officially welcomed their baby boy to the world, and the star announced the big news with an adorable Instagram post shared on Wednesday.
The Dancing With The Stars per, 28, tied the knot with the ballroom dancer, 36, in 2019, and the two loves announced they were expecting their first child earlier last year in July.
The cute post showcased a black and white snap of both Jenna and Val’s hands cradling their baby’s tiny one. ‘Our world is forever changed,’ she movingly penned in the caption to her nearly one million followers.
The happy news comes just one month after Jenna mourned the tragic loss of her baby niece.
baby news! Dancing With The Stars pros Jenna Johnson, 28, and her husband, Val Chmerkovskiy, 36, welcomed their first child and shared the news on Instagram on Wednesday
Although the heartfelt post was uploaded on Wednesday, Jenna revealed that their son was born the day before on Tuesday. The couple have yet to announce the official name they have chosen for their first child.
However, shortly after the two lovebirds announced the news that they were expecting, the beauty opened up to people about choosing a name.
‘We actually had a boy and a girl name picked out for three years now,’ she admitted to the publication. ‘Val actually picked out the name for our boy, so we have it.’
The dancer, who was first recognized when appearing on So You Think You Can Dance, stated that she wasn’t completely set in stone with the name. ‘I’m a visual person for sure,’ she explained.
‘I really want to see him first before we make that decision. So far we have one that I’m pretty set on, so who knows, it might switch the day of.’
Beyond thrilled: The happy couple announced that they were expecting their first child last year in July; the two seen in July 2022 in LA
Shortly after the post was shared on Wednesday, the comment section was flooded with well wishes and congratulatory messages to the new parents from their celebrity friends.
Rumer Willis, the daughter of actor Bruce Willis and who recently announced her own pregnancy, typed out, ‘Congratulations you two, I can’t wait to meet you sweet boy.’
TV personality, Matt James, also shared his own excitement for the couple, and penned, ‘let’s gooo!!’ with former DWTS competitor Amanda Kloots writing, ‘Oh YAY!!!’
Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles, added a strew of white heart emojis, and professional dancer, Witney Carson, simply penned, ‘AHHHHHH!!!!!!’
Well wishes! Shortly after the post was shared on Wednesday, the comment section was flooded with congratulatory messages to the new parents from their celebrity friends
Potential names: In July, Jenna opened up to People about choosing a baby name and admitted, ‘We actually have had a boy and a girl name picked out for three years now’
The couple shared in July 2022 that they were expecting their first child on Instagram, with Jenna writing, ‘Our biggest dream come true yet. Baby Chmerkovskiy coming this January!’
She emotionally added, ‘My heart has grown beyond comprehension while growing this little miracle inside of me. We can’t wait to meet our precious angel.’
That same month, Jenna revealed the difficulties she faced becoming pregnant, penning a lengthy caption to her fans. ‘We had actually stopped trying to conceive for about 6 months to mentally/emotionally give ourselves a break,’ adding that upon discovering she had finally conceived, she felt ‘shock’ and ‘disbelief.’
The talented dancer wrote that, ‘our journey getting to this point wasn’t an easy one,’ adding that she experienced, ‘two years of infertility, and hundreds of negative tests after negative tests’ and that, ‘it was heart wrenching at times to stay optimistic…’
Johnson positively concluded, ‘It may not happen on your timeline and the journey may rip your heart open at times, but don’t give up on yourself and your precious baby! It will happen.’
Difficult journey: Not long after revealing she was pregnant, the star opened up about her infertility journey and the ‘shock’ she felt after finding out she was expecting
boy! In August, the two lovebirds revealed that they would be welcoming a baby boy into their family
Later in August, Jenna and Val revealed that they would be welcoming a son into their growing family. ‘IT’S A……BOY!!!!!!!!’
‘Today we are officially helped what there to meeting out son. Saying those words still makes me emotional!! SO EXCITED to be a boy mom,’ she typed, following by a crying emoji.
The happy news that the couple had welcomed their son safely into the world comes just one month after Jenna mourned the tragic loss of her baby niece.
In December, the DWTS pro shared a heartbreaking post, writing, ‘My angel little brother and sweet sister in law went through the unimaginable as they lost their baby girl this last week.’
‘I’ve been in awe at their examples of hope and immeasurable strength during this heart wrenching time. So grateful for forever families and that our whole family was able to be together in honor of our beautiful niece. Lennon Sky Johnson.’
Sad loss: The happy news that the couple had welcomed their son safely into the world comes just one month after Jenna mourned the tragic loss of her baby niece
Importance of family: Jenna and her family supported her brother and sister-in-law after they experienced the loss of their own child; the DWTS pros seen in 2021 in Los Angeles
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