And another! Survivor’s Sierra Dawn Thomas Joe AnglimThey have welcomed their second child together. Us WeeklyExclusively confirms.
“We have never felt more complete,” Thomas, 35, exclusively shared with Use about their son Vander Joseph’s arrival on Monday, August 15. “He is absolutely perfect in every single way.”
Anglim, 33 years old, gushed about expanding their family and telling Use, “We’ve discovered that the greatest lesson and privilege in being parents is to not only to actively protect our children but to responsibly guide them in how to build strength in themselves, show respect to others, develop unbreakable faith, and live life with passion and purpose.”
The couple’s son, whose name means “good man” was born at 8 pounds and 8 ounces.
The former reality stars announced the pregnancy via Instagram in February, nearly nine months after their daughter Della’s arrival in April 2021.
“We are just as shocked as you, we’re expecting baby No. 2!” Thomas captioned the pics with her husband. “Ready or not, we are adding a little more love and the final member to our tribe. Happy Valentines from the Anglim’s party of four.” In the post, the couple showed an ultrasound and posed beside a sign reading, “Roses are red, violets are blue, we’re expecting baby No. 2.”
The SurvivorIn November 2020, alums reported their first pregnancy. “The turkey ain’t the only thing in the oven this year! #grateful #cheers,” Thomas wrote at the time. “It’s sparkling apple cider from here on out!”
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Thomas shared her Instagram Stories where she revealed that she kept the pregnancy secretive from her husband for more than one week.
“Joe’s birthday was coming up and I wanted to surprise him then,” she wrote in December 2020. “I was all alone [taking my pregnancy test]I stared at the mirror in the bathroom, my eyes giggling with happiness as I tried to grasp this amazing blessing that has now become a reality. Baby Anglim, I can’t wait to hold you, love you, and watch you as you grow and change the world. I can’t wait to watch you have your dad wrapped around your little finger because I know you will! Whatever you wanna be, you’re gonna be a great one! I can’t wait to meet you!”
When asked about their first child’s unique name, the couple told E! News, “We wanted to give her name that had a strong, powerful meaning. Something timeless. We chose Della, meaning noble and Dawn after her mom, sharing middle names.”
The Arizona native and Utah native met and fell for each other on season 30. SurvivorThey were engaged in April 2019. They said “I do” in November 2019.
Thomas posted a tribute for Anglim on Father’s Day in June. “Watching you become a father has been more than I ever thought it could be,” Thomas captioned her slideshow video on Instagram. “Celebrating you this weekend and everyday, we love you Joseph Francis.”