Gina Rodriguez has many reasons to celebrate as she turns 38 on Saturday.
The Jane the Virgin The star took to social media on her birthday to announce that she and husband Joe LoCicero are expecting their first child together. She met the actor and MMA fighter on the set of The CW before they got married in May 2019.
Rodriguez revealed the news by posting a video featuring footage and photos of her with LoCicero, which resulted in a clip of the actress holding a pregnancy test. “Birthday is different this time,” she captioned the Instagram post.
Among the public figures who shared support in the comments were Taraji P. Henson, who wrote, “So happy for you” and Rodriguez’s Someone awesome co-star Brittany Snow, who shared, “Yaaaaaay my love!! Lots of love to you BA. “Meanwhile, Jaime Camil, Rodriguez’s father on screen Jane the Virginposted, “My heart is breaking for you two.”
In addition to having appeared in Rodriguez’s 2019 films Someone awesome and Ms. BalaLoCicero had a recurring role on Bold and beautiful and part of the first season of Disney+ s Doogie Kamealoha, MD. in an episode his wife directed.
In a 2016 appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe actress was asked about the prospect of having a baby and replied, “I really want a baby.”