Ricky Martin is expecting fourth child with husband Jwan Yosef via surrogate as he reveals ‘We are pregnant’
The Livin’ La Vida Loca singer, Ricky Martin, has announced he’s expecting baby number four.
The singer broke the news while accepting an award at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington D.C. on Saturday night.
The 47-year-old father-of-three said he was expecting a baby via a surrogate.
My family’s here,’ the singer said while on stage accepting his award for his advocacy of LGBTQ rights and his philanthropy.
‘Jwan, I don’t see you but my husband Jwan, I love you, my beautiful twins, Valentino and Matteo, they’re also here, I love you with all my heart, you’re my strength, you inspire me every day, you motivate me to keep doing what I’m doing and you guys are amazing kids. You guys are amazing. I love you.’
He continued: ‘Lucia, my baby girl who is not here with us, she stayed at home with Grandma, but she’s also the light of my life.’
And by the way, I have to announce that we are pregnant. We are waiting,’ he added, as the crowd erupted in cheers.
‘Alright! I love big families,’ he finished off.
Ricky is the father to twin sons Mateo and Valentino Martin, 11, and daughter Lucia Martin-Yosef, nine-months.
The singer shared the first photo of his daughter, who was born via surogate to the couple on December 24 2018, online for the first time in August 8,2019 months after he announced her birth.
‘Since my twins were born, I wanted Daddy’s little girl, Ricky revealed to Mario Lopez at the 2019 Golden Globes, adding that they were ‘only starting’ to expand their family.
‘I want a big family, we want a big family. It’s been beautiful.’
Ricky and Jwan started dating in April 2016 before making their engagement public in November that same year.
The duo married in January 2018 before announcing Lucia’s birth in December 2018.
It is not known when his new bundle of joy is expected to be born.
At #HRCNationalDinner, @Ricky_Martin announces that he and husband
Jwan Yosef are expecting a new addition to their family.
Congratulations, Ricky and Jwan! #BabyOnBoard! 👶 pic.twitter.com/ngpqk0Rdhg
— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) September 29, 2019