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Maria Sharapova Welcomes First Child With Fiancé Alexander Gilkes

Maria Sharapova has added another title to her name, her new title is that of a mom! Not long ago, the former tennis champion and her fiancé Alexander Gilkes welcomed their first baby into the world.

The couple has been blessed with a baby boy. Maria shared the news of her first baby’s arrival on the social media platform Instagram. Read on to catch deep insights about the couple’s baby.

Maria Sharapova and her fiancé Alexander Gilkes have welcomed a baby boy

On Friday, the 35-year-old Russian tennis player took to her Instagram to share a piece of happy news with her fans all over the world. She announced that the pair’s first child has joined the earthside with an adorable snap of herself, and her fiancé Alexander looking at their newborn baby.

“Theodore VII•I•MMXXII 🍼🐣 The most beautiful, challenging, and rewarding gift our little family could ask for”, she captioned the family photo of the trio.

How did the celebs react to the amazing news?

As soon as Sharapova shared the news of her baby boy’s arrival on Instagram, many of her fans and friends stopped by the comments of her post to wish the couple congratulations.

Jessica McCormack wrote, “OMG hugest congratulations and love 👼💕” meanwhile Lisa Love also wished the couple congratulations in the comments. French photographer JR dropped a couple of red heart emojis on the post.

Model Anine Bing commented, “So happy for you. Big congrats 🤍🤍” Jenny Cho penned, “Beautiful!!! Congratulations ❤️❤️❤️” Diana Madison wrote, “Congrats Maria so happy for you !!!”

Danish model Helena Christensen wrote, “I am so happy for you two beautiful spirits ❤️ love you both so much and can’t wait to meet Theo 💕” and Argentina actor Ignacio Figueras commented, “Congratulations!! He looks like a polo player to me. I can tell he has riding skills already. Xxx”

When did the couple announce that he had a baby on board?

Maria announced that she was expecting her first child with her fiancé Alexander Gilkes on the social networking service Instagram in April. At that point, she shared the great news with her fans on the occasion of her 35th birthday.

Sharapova posted a beautiful photo of herself cradling her baby bump on the beach. She simply captioned the snap, “Precious beginnings!!! 🤍👼🏻 Eating birthday cake for two has always been my specialty ☺️🐣🎂”

Maria and Alexander got engaged in 2020

The five-time Grand Slam winner and the businessman began dating in the year 2018. The couple got engaged in December of 2020. Maria revealed the news of her engagement to Alexander on Instagram.

“I said yes from the first day we met❤️This was our little secret, wasn’t it 💍🥂@gilkesa,” she wrote alongside a series of pictures of the couple.
On the other hand, Gilkes also posted a few snaps on his Instagram feed. He wrote, “Thank you for making me a very very happy boy and saying yes. I look forward to a lifetime of loving you, and learning from you @mariasharapova #💍”

We send our hearty congrats to Maria Sharapova and her fiancé Alexander Gilkes on welcoming their first child together. Sending heaps of love, light, and laughter to their little bundle of joy. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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