Pregnant Keke Palmer’s Boyfriend Confirms She’s Due in 2023

Quickly-to-be household of three! Shortly after Keke Palmer introduced she is anticipating her first child, the actress’ boyfriend, Darius Jackson, shared his assist — and teased their toddler’s due date.

“2023 ❤️,” the 28-year-old health coach, often known as Darius Daulton, wrote by way of Instagram Story on Saturday, December 3, alongside a child bump snap of the 29-year-old Nope star.


Keke Palmer
Courtesy of Darius Jackson/Instagram

Palmer — who has been courting Jackson for a couple of 12 months — introduced hours earlier on Saturday that she is pregnant.

“There’s some rumors going round, folks have been in my feedback saying, ‘Keke’s having a child, Keke’s pregnant,’ and I wanna set the document straight — I’m,” the Hustlers actress revealed throughout her Saturday Night time Dwell monologue, through which she cradled her child bump for the digital camera. “I imply, like, I used to be attempting so exhausting to maintain it on the down low, ‘trigger I obtained a whole lot of stuff happening, you realize?” Folks saved coming as much as me [and saying,] ‘Congratulations.’ I’m like, ‘Sssh, can y’all cease, I obtained a liquor sponsorship on the road. Let the test clear after which we will get to the rattling child bathe!’”

She continued on the time: “However, truthfully this has been the largest blessing, and I’m so excited. Guys, I’m going to be a mother! Despite the fact that some folks really feel slightly bizarre about me having a child ‘trigger I used to be a baby actor, I simply wanna say, ‘Look, I’m 29, I’m grown, I’ve intercourse [and] I personal a house. … You understand, issues adults do.’”

Keke Palmer’s Boyfriend Darius Jackson Confirms Actress’ Due Date After 'SNL' Pregnancy Reveal
Courtesy of Keke Palmer/Instagram

Jackson, for his half, watched his companion host the long-lasting selection sequence from backstage. “These footage are loopy however I really like you guys,” Palmer captioned an Instagram Story selfie together with her man and their buddies from her dressing room.

In a single backstage video, relative Dominique Perry cheered on the Illinois native’s SNL debut — and her child information.

“Secrets and techniques outttt! Zen has one other blood cousin on the way in which,” the Rap Sh*t actress, 34, wrote by way of Instagram, referring to her 4-year-old daughter. “Tremendous congrats to you sis on this successful night time, welcome to the mommyclub and @dvulton you guys are going to do nice! Love you a lot 💕.”

Jackson, for his half, is already excited that his bundle of pleasure may have a cousin to indicate them the ropes. “Thanks for exhibiting up Auntie,” he wrote by way of Instagram Story, reposting Perry’s footage. “Zen obtained a cousin on the way in which. ❤️.”

Keke Palmer’s Boyfriend Darius Jackson Confirms Actress’ Due Date After 'SNL' Pregnancy Reveal

Darius Jackson and Keke Palmer.
Courtesy of DomiNque Perry/Instagram

The Scream Queens alum and Jackson first debuted their romance by way of Instagram in August 2021. “You’ve been a blessing from above,” the private coach gushed on the time. “By no means would have anticipated summer time 2021 to prove the way in which it did, however right here we’re. I’m glad we have been in a position to assist one another all through our lowest of instances & present each other that what we’re bringing to the desk is the whole lot that we obtained.”

Palmer and the exercise guru have continued to maintain their romance comparatively low-key since their public debut.

“I’ve all the time had the identical philosophy in relation to courting,” the Nickelodeon alum beforehand instructed Harper’s Bazaar in March 2020. “Not that I wouldn’t give somebody a strive. However attempting to maintain my personal life exterior of my work life, to me, it’s best while you don’t date somebody with the identical profession. … I believe rather a lot about, like, does this particular person actually like me for me? And it’s not simply romantic relationships. It’s buddies too. That wavering, that’s essentially the most traumatic factor about fame.”