Jaleel White reveals his 'baby is back home' and showers her with love in adorable photos

Ra'eesah Manack
Jan 12, 2019
10:59 A.M.
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Jaleel White took to Instagram to reveal his "baby is back home." In a series of pics, shown below, he showers the young girl with love.


Actor Jaleel White is best known for playing the iconic nerd “Steve Urkel” on the hit sitcom “Family Matters” from the 1990s. Now he is also a doting dad to an adorable young girl.

His 310K plus followers were recently treated to more than one glimpse of his adorable daughter. The actor has kept his private life shielded from the public but has now given fans a glimpse daughter, Samaya White.


"All the #mondaymotivation I need. Me and her need more Cheetos," read the caption of one pic.

The pic garnered over 41 thousand likes and served as an announcement that the little girl is staying with her dad. He went on to post a second pic and officially announce that she is back home.


"My baby is back home. This was a special day in 2018 I chose not to share at the time for private reasons. But for those who were apart of making it happen, you deserve to know this evening ROCKED! It gave me a lot of hope for our future," wrote the doting dad.

Fans took to the comments section to show their support and love for White and his little girl. White shares the 9-year-old with Bridget Hardy.


The pair had wed in 2006. Unfortunately, though they share a daughter, their relationship ended in divorce in 2009.

"That's so sweet daddy & daughter I don't blame you for wanting to spend quality time with her," said one fan. Another added, "She’s beautiful!"


In 2012, Bridget accused White of cheating and violence however he adamantly denied the claims. He stated that in his opinion she filed the suit as a “ploy” to get money from him.

The actor added that he had never been arrested in his life and had no history of violence. Their rocky relationship has not affected his relationship with his daughter.

The actor spent his festive season with his daughter. They posted a series of pics to Instagram showing them picking out the perfect Christmas tree.

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