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Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy’s “The World Has Changed Forever”
January 14, 2023
Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy are official parents for the first time!
After a two-year infertility struggle, the professional dancers announced in July 2022 that they were expecting their first child, and in August shared that it would be a boy. Johnson and Chmerkovskiy announced the arrival of their baby in a joint Instagram post.
Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy welcome their son on January 10
“Our world has changed forever,” Jenna wrote alongside a white heart emoji with the baby’s due date to announce the arrival of their bundle of joy in the caption. It’s Instagram The post included a black-and-white photograph of the groom holding his wife’s hand in his while the newborn gave his thumb.
Within hours, it was filled with fans and friends of the TV couple comment section’s best wishes. One fan wrote: “Congratulations to you guys!🙏🏾 Singer and TV presenter Tamar Braxton wrote: “Oh here it is ❤️.”
Olympian Simone Biles shared her love with three white hearts. Val’s brother Maksim Chmerkovskiy added four red heart emojis. Plus, Chmerkovskiy’s DWTS Season 31 partner and runner-up Gabby Windey wrote, “Mom and Dad!!! Congratulation!!.”
Other DWTS professional dancers including Lindsey Arnold, Witney Carson and Daniella Karagach congratulated the parents. Past contestants including Joe Amabile, Cheryl Burke, Sharna Burgess, Amanda Kloots, Matt James, Christine Chiu and Monica Aldama also sent their love.
The heartwarming announcement was followed by an earlier report by The Blast It detailed how the new mum praised her partner for making her feel like she mattered during her pregnancy.
The “SYTYCD” star reflected on how her lover made her feel “beautiful” as she went through her physical transformation struggles. She noted that she received all the support that made her feel like she had “superpowers” to carry their child.
Johnson added that the devoted sweetheart would constantly appreciate her choice as a mother, although she admits that she is not surprised by the gestures, since the father of one child and himself have been planning to expand the family for a long time. He said:
“And that’s what we’ve wanted in our relationship for a very long time. So I knew (Val) was going to be awesome and he was going to be so excited.”
The mother of one also explains that receiving such deep love and concern took Chmerkovskiy to “another level” as she regained her belief in her unique beauty despite her body image during pregnancy. In his words:
“I’ve always been in good shape, because of dancing. So while my body is constantly changing, it has been a lot and confusing at times. But it made me feel so special and beautiful.”
The 28-year-old also pointed out that she had to learn a number of new things to build her self-esteem, including “respecting and appreciating” her body, protecting “a precious little angel”.
The love story of Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy
The couple is rightly obsessed with each other and like all lovers, they are always there to support each other and create lasting memories. PEOPLE gave a detailed description of their love journey.
They met on the set of DWTS when Johnson joined the show as a cast member in 2014 — the same year; the dancers appeared on stage together to perform during Sway: A Dance Trilogy in New York. Chmerkovskiy, on the other hand, made his debut as a professional dancer on the show in 2011.
The couple sparked romance rumors around 2015 when they were spotted hanging out in West Hollywood. The couple then got engaged in June 2018 during a trip to Venice. In a message to the publication after popping the question, Chmerkovskiy admitted:
“And I feel like I’m the best version of myself that I’ve ever been. He is fantastic.”
The couple later walked down the aisle in April 2019 in a cozy ceremony in Rancho Palo Verdes, California, where they were joined by their closest family and friends, including DWTS cast members Mark Ballas, Cheryl Burke, Alan Bersten and Artem Chigvintsev.
Johnson and Chmerkovskiy are parents to a precious baby boy who was welcomed on January 10, 2023.