Future dancer! Jenna Johnson and husband Val Chmerkovskiy have revealed the candy identify that they’ve chosen for his or her first youngster.
“Rome Valentin Chmerkovskiy ✨,” Johnson, 28, wrote by way of Instagram on Tuesday, February 7, alongside the primary photograph of her son’s face. “Can not imagine it’s been 4 weeks of being fully infatuated with you. Thanks for bursting my coronary heart broad open and exhibiting me what unconditional love is. Mommy and Daddy love you a lot!!!!”
Alongside the photograph, which confirmed Rome in an identical shirt and pants set, the brand new mother added: “The left dimple melts me each time.”
The So You Suppose You Can Dance alum gave delivery to her child boy on Tuesday, January 10.
“Our world is without end modified 🤍,” Johnson wrote by way of Instagram in the future in a while Wednesday, January 11, sharing a photograph as the brand new mother and father held their son’s tiny finger.
After saying their new child’s arrival, their fellow Dancing With the Stars colleagues flocked to social media to share within the completely happy information.
“This was the perfect early birthday present, getting that decision yesterday,” pregnant Lindsay Arnold, who’s at the moment anticipating her second youngster with husband Sam Cusick wrote by way of Instagram Story on the time. “Past completely happy for this candy household. Congrats @jennajohnson @valentin.”
Chmerkovskiy’s older brother, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, additionally chimed in, sharing a string of purple coronary heart emojis.
The Utah native and Val, who wed in 2019, introduced in July 2022 that they had been anticipating child No. 1 after earlier fertility struggles.
“We had truly stopped making an attempt to conceive for about 6 months to mentally/emotionally give ourselves a break… so the shock, disbelief, and sheer pleasure on this second is a reminiscence I’ll always remember,” Johnson wrote by way of Instagram that July, sharing footage from the primary second she noticed the constructive being pregnant take a look at. “After two years of infertility, and a whole lot of unfavorable exams after unfavorable exams, it was heart-wrenching at occasions to remain optimistic and made me query whether or not I’d ever have this chance.”
The married dancers — who later revealed in August 2022 that they had been anticipating a son — had documented their journey alongside the way in which, with Johnson even predicting the varieties of mother and father they might grow to be.
“I already know that it’s gonna be ‘good cop, dangerous cop’ and I’m gonna be the dangerous cop. I do know [Val’s] gonna give into all the things and be such a bit sucker,” she completely instructed Us Weekly in September 2022, noting she additionally wasn’t nervous about giving delivery. “[Val is] gonna be very concerned. He desires to model him. They’re gonna have the matching outfits.”
Whereas the Jo+Jax designer and the Ukraine native have been able to soak of their toddler’s milestones, they don’t plan to push him to comply with of their dancing footsteps. “I feel everybody expects us to place him into dance. I need him to only be athletic and take a look at all the sports activities something he desires to do,” Johnson instructed Us on the time. “I’ll help him, but it surely’s type of inevitable. Like, how may we not use our sources and put him into dance?”