Maria Menounos Is Expecting Her 1st Child Via Surrogate

Child on the best way! Maria Menounos confirmed that she is anticipating her first youngster with husband Keven Undergaro in summer season 2023.

“So we had numerous plans. We had been going to go to Greece in the summertime. We’re having to maneuver that up as a result of we’re having a child,” the “Heal Squad” podcast host, 44, revealed throughout her Tuesday, February 7, look on Reside With Kelly and Ryan.

“I needed to share it right here first since you guys are my household, you guys have been on the journey and I’m so grateful,” she mentioned as she began to cry, including that she was feeling “emotional” and “tremendous excited.”

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Maria Menounos pronounces she is having a child on ‘Reside with Kelly and Ryan”.

The highway to being pregnant has been an extended one for Menounos and Undergaro, 55. Menounos shared her heartbreak on Snapchat in 2016, when she realized her IVF remedy to turn out to be pregnant had been unsuccessful.

“Virtually like a decade guys,” Menounos mentioned of how lengthy they’d been attempting for a child. “It’s been a very long time. We’ve accomplished the whole lot — I imply, actually the whole lot. They’ve tried to get me pregnant, that didn’t work. Kevin had a surgical procedure, that didn’t work. He’s hung me the wrong way up like a rooster, that didn’t work!”

The Emmy winner defined she turned to a few well-known associates for recommendation. “Zoe Saldaña and Kim Kardashian have been so useful to me on this journey and so they each gave me all their recommendation and folks,” she advised hosts Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa.

Menounos added, “And Kim particularly gave me this excellent lawyer named Andy and he discovered me this girl, Stephanie, who helped me discover our surrogate.”

The Massachusetts native first turned to Kardashian, 43, for recommendation in 2018 after the Skims founder welcomed daughter Chicago by way of gestational surrogate in 2018. (She welcomed son Psalm the identical manner in 2019.)

“Miss Kim Okay. has linked me with all of her folks,” Menounos completely advised Us Weekly in September 2018. “We’re going to Greece this fall and we’re going to do one other [wedding] ceremony. As soon as we get again, we’ll do it.”

Maria Menounos Is Expecting Her 1st Child Via Surrogate With Husband Keven Undergaro

Keven Undergaro and Maria Menounos

The EveryGirl’s Information to Life creator couldn’t cease gushing after lastly making her large announcement on Tuesday. “We’re simply so so grateful as a result of these folks actually allow you to convey life ahead and with out them we wouldn’t have been in a position to do that,” she mentioned, declaring Undergaro within the Reside With Kelly and Ryan viewers.

“Our surrogate and her household are literal angels,” she mentioned. “I’m so grateful that we’re gonna have this prolonged household our child will likely be a part of, and we’re simply so grateful to all people who’s helped us alongside the best way.”

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Maria Menounos together with her husband Keven Undergaro on the steps of the church on October 6, 2018 in Akovos, Greece.
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She concluded, “That is surreal. That is wild. I can’t imagine I’m telling all people this proper now.”

Undergaro and Menounos married on December 31, 2017, moments earlier than the ball dropped in Occasions Sq. on New Yr’s Eve. The pair had been collectively for 20 years earlier than saying “I do.” They’d a second wedding ceremony in Greece in 2018.