Shanina Shaik is a mother now! The model has welcomed her first child with her boyfriend, Matthew Adesuyan. The 31 year old former Victoria’s Secret model gave birth to a son in September and has shared his first glimpse on social media.
Shaik also revealed the name of her baby as Zai Adesuyan. The Australian model has been dating Adesuyan since 2020 and announced her pregnancy in May this year. Continue reading to know more about the exciting news and see the newborn’s first photos.
Shanina Shaik Welcomes First Baby with Boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan
Shaik took to Instagram to share the photo of her son and wrote, “Welcome to the world baby Zai Adesuyan 🤍 Matthew @bausmatthew and I, are so in love!!! I have taken this time to adjust to my baby’s schedule and to understand the role of being a mother. Bringing life into this world is a beautiful challenge. I would be happy to share my experience soon …. 💙💙💙”
Shaik’s friends and fellow models flooded the comments with their congratulatory messages. Model Nicole Williams wrote, “My baby is finally here! Auntie is going to spoil you!!!” while Alessandra Ambrosio commented, “Congratulations mama!!! And welcome to the world baby Zai!!!!”
Victoria’s Secret model Romee Strijd also showered her love and wrote, “O M G congratulations my love!!!!!!! Love youuu❤️❤️❤️,” and Toni Garrn commented, “Wowww congrats!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️”
Shaik had Announced her Pregnancy with an Instagram Post in May
In May, Shanina announced her pregnancy by sharing a series of photos cradling her baby bump and addressing the post to her unborn baby. “Thank you for choosing me to be your Mum. I have always wanted you for as long as I can remember, and at times my patience was tested.” she wrote at the time.
“The timing had to be right, and I can say with confidence that I am ready to be your guide, your protector and your best friend,” she wrote at the time. As each month goes by during this precious journey of pregnancy, I am learning what the role of being a mother entails.”
“I worry a lot, especially about your well being and development. It’s a feeling that I’ve never experienced before, not even about myself. I would do anything for you, be anything for you and sacrifice anything for you,” Shaik had added.
“I want you to know that no matter what life throws at you, you can count on me to be there for you. You will be supported and loved through every moment in your life, just as I have been. Mummy and Daddy can’t wait to meet you,” she had concluded writing.
Shanina Shaik and Matthew Adesuyan have been Together for Two Years
Shanina was earlier married to Gregory ‘DJ Ruckus’ Andrews. The couple got married in 2018 but decided to go separate ways in July 2019, moving ‘forward with much mutual respect and love for each other.’
The following year, Shaik started dating Matthew Adesuyan, 31. The couple made their romance Instagram official on Valentine’s Day in 2021. In May this year, Adesuyan also shared the news of Shaik’s pregnancy by posting a photo with her on social media and writing, “different kinda blessing, happy mothers day.”
Congratulations to the new parents! Stay tuned for more news and updates.