Congratulations are in order for 30-year-old actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell!
The proud new mom gave and her husband Josiah Bell recently welcomed their first child together, an adorable baby boy named Hunter Zion Bell. The star took to Instagram today to reveal the news, and shared the first photo of their newborn with the caption: “Hunter Zion Bell. So in love with our little man.”
Hunter Zion Bell. So in love with our little man ❤️❤️❤️@josiahbell
Bell also posted a ‘gram of the little one on his account, and wrote: “He’s here…Hunter Zion Bell……@jurneebell I’m so in love!”
He’s here…Hunter Zion Bell……@jurneebell I’m so in love!
Smollett-Bell, whose brother is none other than Empire star Jussie Smollett, made the exciting pregnancy news official back in June, when she took to Instagram to share a charming image with her hubby. “He+Me+Baby=Three. So in love with this beautiful blessing God has given us. #WeArePregnant!” she wrote as the caption the picture in which Bell lovingly holds onto her growing baby bump.
He+Me+Baby= Three. So in love with this beautiful blessing God has given us. #WeArePregnant!! ❤️❤️❤️ @josiahbell
Jussie also expressed his excitement and shared touching words on Instagram along with the same image of the couple. “I remember mommy giving birth to you and now you’re about to have a baby of your own,” he wrote, adding, “I love you so so so so much. This is the most blessed event in life and you & @josiahbell are built for it.”
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Since sharing the news, the proud new parents chronicled their adventure together, regularly taking to Instagram to show just how eager and excited they were.
😂😂#Repost @josiahbell ・・・ Tried to take a selfie but She always eating 😂😂😂😂 @jurneebell You better feed our baby with no apologies, TeamBell, I love this chick more than life,👊🏾 #TeamBabyBump #NoSleep4TheWild #Off2TheNextCity
This is love ❤️❤️❤️. My lovers heart is my home #Repost @josiahbell ・・・ Watching her transition into motherhood has seriously been THE most beautiful experience of my life, Just when you think life can’t get any better “God”is full of surprises! @jurneebell you are the dopest partner a man could ask 4😍❤️☺️🙌🏾……
Mama got her hair did and took the baby out on the town. 😉 #hfpa 👗 #EmanuelUngaro @altamodacomm Makeup: @kmannmakeup Hair: @laurapolko
This is love ❤️❤️❤️ @josiahbell
Happy Birthday to my heart, my all, my everything @jurneebell. You complete me baby. Life with you is better than anything I could EVER imagine. Thank you for making me the best man that I can ever be. Cheers to the 3 of us.
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Congratulations to the new family!