August 15, 2019
On Wednesday, August 14, Ashley Graham, 31, revealed to the world that she is going to be a mom. The supermodel took to Instagram to announce that she is expecting her first child with her husband, Justin Ervin, 30.
Besides the announcement, August 14 was a special day for the couple as it is their ninth wedding anniversary. The pair both took to their various Instagram accounts to celebrate their anniversary and pregnancy.
"Surprise!" They both shouted in the adorable video Graham posted before her husband started rubbing her growing baby bump. The couple ended the clip with a sweet kiss. Ashley captioned the video,
"Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life. It has been the best journey with my favorite person in the world! Today, we are feeling so blessed, grateful and excited to celebrate with our GROWING FAMILY! Happy anniversary, @mrjustinervin ❤️ Life is about to get even better.?”
Ervin, 30, decided to celebrate differently by sharing three pictures on his Instagram page. The first is an image of Ashley Graham and himself holding a sonogram photo, and the remaining two were throwback pictures of the lovebirds.
The father to be captioned the post with the adorable words,
“To my forever love and my daily inspiration. Happy anniversary @ashleygraham These 9 years have played out like a lifetime. I guess it’s because my life really started once you came into it. Now that we’ve made a life together, let’s make a life together. I love you and I love us. All of us…”
The couple's fans were elated to learn about the news and were quick to flood their comment section with congratulatory messages.
Last year on their anniversary, Graham shared a touching tribute to her husband on social media. She wrote,
“Eight years of laughter, adventure, love, growth and being able to experience true love with you only has me wanting more of you. I love you, Justin and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life in your arms."
Justin and Graham met for the first time at a church in New York City and the duo who fell in love not long after got married in 2010 when Graham was just 22 years old.
In 2016, the plus-sized model spoke to ET about how excited she is to start a family with her husband. She said:
“We are going to totally have kids. We are probably going to do it in the next few years. Just a part of my brand building.” she said.
We wish the couple a safe delivery.