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Inside Brian McKnight's Christmas & 2021 New Year's Eve Celebration with His Wife & Her Kids

Bettina Dizon
Jan 17, 2021
12:20 P.M.
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Brian McKnight spent the holidays with his family, documenting their sweet moments in matching Christmas pajamas.

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Despite the coronavirus bringing devastating news all over the world, Brian McKnight celebrated his holidays genuinely happy and surrounded by his family.

The American singer-songwriter shared glimpses of his Christmas and New Year on Instagram, expressing his love and gratitude to his wife and her children.

Brian McKnight during Muhammad Ali's "Celebrity Fight Night XXIII" at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 18, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. | Source: Getty Images

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CHRISTMAS AT THE MCKNIGHT HOUSEHOLD

"Merry Christmas my love," he wrote in one post alongside a sweet selfie with his wife Lailani Mendoza. "You are everything to me [and] the only present I'll ever want."

The "One Last Cry" artist also shared what their Christmas morning looked like as he posed with his family while cooking eggnog French toast -- a must every December 25.

He also shared a family photo with his wife and stepkids, Julia and Jack, sitting by the steps of their front door, while wearing matching checkered pajamas with reindeer prints.

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CELEBRATING A NEW YEAR

McKnight also shared a New Year's post, greeting his fans and Instagram followers with a prosperous 2021 alongside a beautiful photo with his wife.

Their post on Instagram garnered nearly 300,000 views within two days and several sweet comments from fans who beamed with excitement.

"May 2021 bring you all happiness, healthiness and prosperity," he wrote, alongside a snap where he's holding Mendoza's hand while seated on a table.

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TYING THE KNOT

The "Back at One" artist and his wife began their romantic relationship in 2014 after his first marriage ended. In 2018, the pair tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony at Oheka Castle, Long Island, New York.

Mendoza was a gorgeous bride, stunning the audience with a sheer, sparkling Sabrina and Mannings gown with over 50,000 Swarovski crystals embellished.

McKnight shared several photos from their wedding on Instagram, including one where they walked down the aisle, hand-in-hand, as the crowd cheered for them.

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MAKING MUSIC

Over the holidays, McKnight's fans were delighted to hear that Boyz II Men released a 2020 version of their "Let It Snow" track, accompanied by a music video.

Their post on Instagram garnered nearly 300,000 views within two days and several sweet comments from fans who beamed with excitement.

Boyz II Men was formed at Philadelphia's High School of Creative and Performing Arts in 1987 and gained success as one of the best R&B groups.

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