By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Hollywood actor and singer Rotimi and his wife Vanessa Mdee are expecting their first child together.
The “power” actor took to his Instagram page to share pictures of his pregnant fiancée , who’s almost due for delivery.
He wrote: “My greatest gift has been you. You changed my life and now we are beautifully linked forever to raise a little us. I pray our son has your glow, Your heart, Your mind, and your spirit. I will protect you and our son with everything I have! 🕊”
Speaking exclusively to PEOPLE, the couple said that: “We are super excited to welcome our son. As first-time parents, everything about this experience has been a brand-new challenge,” they say. “We love it.”
Speaking about her pregnancy Journey, Mdee said: “He’s been so good to us. No real pain or symptoms. Some funny cravings and food aversions here and there. It’s been much harder in these final weeks because he’s preparing his arrival, but all in all we’ve been super blessed.”
Vanessa, 32; and Rotimi, 33; first met in New Orleans at an Essence Festival after-party, and got engaged on the 30th of December 2020, at Atlanta.