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19th Jun 2020

Rio Ferdinand and Kate Wright announce they are expecting their first child together

Great news for the couple.

Footballer Rio Ferdinand and wife Kate Wright announced yesterday on social media that they are expecting their first child together.

Ferdinand has three children Lorenz, Tate and Tia from his first marriage to his late wife Rebecca Ellison, who passed away in 2015 after long battle with cancer.

Kate posted a video to her Instagram page yesterday of her revealing to her step-children that they were about to get a new little sibling.

Kate shared the reaction video with over a million of her fans online with the caption;

“The crazy house is about to get a little bit crazier… every time I watch this it makes me cry, the best reaction. Baby Ferdy we are all so excited to meet you”

Friends of the couple including Rochelle Humes and Fearne McCann were quick to write their congratulations to the happy couple;

 “So SO special so happy for you both.”

“Oh wow this is amazing congratulations”

“Omgggg huge congratulations, so special “

Kate and Rio, who have been dating since 2017, married last year in Turkey.

We’re not sure how far along Kate is, but the newest addition to the Ferdinand household could arrive by the end of the year.