Gina Rodriguez had many reasons to celebrate as she turned 38 on Saturday.
The Joan the Virgin The star took to social media on her birthday to announce that she and husband Joe LoCicero are expecting their first child together. She met the actor and MMA fighter on the set of the CW series before getting married in May 2019.
Rodriguez revealed the news by posting a video featuring images and photos of herself with LoCicero, leading to a clip of the actress holding her pregnancy test. “This anniversary strikes differently,” she captioned the instagram Publish.
Among the public figures sharing their support in the comments were Taraji P. Henson, who wrote “So happy for you,” and Rodriguez’s A good person co-star Brittany Snow, who shared, “Yaaaaaay my love!! So much love to you THREE. Meanwhile, Jaime Camil, Rodriguez’s on-screen dad on Joan the Virginposted: “My heart breaks out for you two.”
As well as appearing in Rodriguez’s 2019 films A good person and Miss BalaLoCicero had a recurring role on Love glory and beauty and a section on the first season of Disney+ Doogie Kamealoha, MD. in an episode his wife directed.
During a 2016 appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Showthe actress was asked about the prospect of having babies and replied“I want one so badly.”