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Maria Sharapova welcomes her first child with fiancé Alexander Gilkes


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

The couple were blessed with a baby boy. Maria shared the news of the arrival of her first baby on the social media platform Instagram. Read on for in-depth information 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 some good news with her fans around the world. She announced that the couple’s first child had joined the land side with an adorable photo of herself and her fiancé Alexander looking at their newborn baby.

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

How did celebrities react to the incredible news?

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

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

Model Anine Bing commented: “So happy for you. A big thumbs up 🤍🤍” wrote Jenny Cho, “Beautiful!!! Congratulations ❤️❤️❤️” Diana Madison wrote, “Congratulations Maria so happy for you!!!”

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

When did the couple announce they 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 time, she shared the big news with her fans on her 35th birthday.

Sharapova posted a sweet photo of herself cradling her baby bump on the beach. She simply captioned the snap, “Precious beginnings!!! 🤍👼🏻 Eating a 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 started dating in 2018. The couple got engaged in December 2020. Maria revealed the news of her engagement to Alexander on Instagram.

“I said yes from the first day we met❤️It was our little secret wasn’t it 💍🥂@gilkesa,” she wrote alongside a series of photos from the couple.

On the other hand, Gilkes also posted some snaps on his Instagram feed. He wrote: “Thank you for making me a very very happy boy and for saying yes. I can’t wait to love you all my life and learn from you @mariasharapova #💍”

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Maria Sharapova and her fiancé Alexander Gilkes on welcoming their first child together. Sending loads 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.