Joey Lawrence and wife Samantha Cope welcome first child together: ‘So smitten with you sweet girl!’
Joey Lawrence and his wife Samantha Cope welcomed their first child together on Monday.
The 46-year-old Blossom star and his new bride, 35, shared a collaborative post on their Instagram accounts with images of Dylan Rose Lawrence earlier this week.
The father-of-three captioned the post, ‘1.16.23 ~ Dylan Rose Lawrence ~ Mom, Dad and big sisters are all so smitten with you sweet girl!’
Bundle of joy: Joey Lawrence, 46, and his wife Samantha Cope, 35, welcomed their first child together, Dylan Rose Lawrence, on Monday
The newlyweds added, ‘we welcomed her into this world with the most amazing midwife, everyone is happy and healthy and we are overjoyed with gratitude.’
‘Wow what a beautiful journey. thank you for all your continued love surrounding this beautiful new life! stay tuned for baby spam xoxo.’
In the first image of the carousel Joey and Samantha hold baby Dylan as she wears a tiny white dress.
The second snap shows a close up of the cute little girl wrapped in a blanket.
First look: The second picture in the carousel showed a close up of Dylan’s face as she was wrapped in a blanket
Tiny feet: The third shot showed a close up of the baby’s feet as she was lifted in a blanket
In September, the happy couple revealed they were expecting over Instagram months after tying the knot in May.
To announce the exiting baby news, the Melissa & Joey actor shared a photo of himself cradling his bikini-clad spouse’s bare baby bump at the beach.
While this is Samantha’s first child, the performer shares two daughters — Charleston, 16, and Liberty, 12 — with Chandie Yawn-Nelson.
Growing family: Joey Lawrence and his wife Samantha Cope revealed they are expecting first child together over Instagram on Wednesday, months after tying the knot in May
The mother-of-one has been seen on shows such as Insecure (2016), A Deadly Deed (2021), NCIS: Los Angeles and An Organized Killer (2021).
In May, The lovebirds exchanged wedding vows at the Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, California, in front of their closest friends and family.
At the time, Joey gushed about marrying the actress saying it felt ‘so right.’
‘The blessings just keep on coming. Proud of you babe!’ he captioned a cozy shot with his 35-year-old pregnant spouse. ‘Baby Lawrence on the way!’
‘Life can be challenging at times, but when God gives you the right person, it’s worth it,’ he explained.
Days before the wedding, the Salt Lake City-born beauty told People that she and Lawrence complemented one another well from the get-go.
‘From day one, it was such a safe place to be myself,’ Cope said. ‘He loves everything about me and celebrates all those weird quirks about me. I was so blessed to be in a position to receive that. Two weeks in, I was like, “I will be with you forever.”‘
Blended family: While this is her first child, the performer shares two daughters Charleston, 16, and Liberty, 12, who he shares with Chandie Yawn-Nelson
Lawrence agreed that the pair fell for one another fast, telling the outlet, ‘When you meet the right person, if you’re lucky enough, it cuts to the chase so quick.
‘I have somebody who is like-minded and has the same love language and we communicate the same way. That’s super important. And I am so thankful.’
Lawrence and Cope first met in 2020 working on the Lifetime film My Husband’s Secret Brother.
Lawrence was previously wed to Yawn-Nelson (the mother of his first two kids) from 2005 thru their 2020 divorce filing, with their split finalized earlier this year; and Michelle Vella from 2002 until 2005.
Newlyweds: Four months ago, the lovebirds exchanged wedding vows at the Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, California, in front of their closest friends and family