‘Power’ and ‘Coming to America’ actor Rotimi and Tanzanian superstar fiancée Vanessa Mdee are currently expecting their first baby together.
They revealed this exclusively in an interview with People. “We are super excited to welcome our son. As first-time parents, everything about this experience has been a brand-new challenge, we love it,” they said.
They then shared on social media photos of the baby bump shoot.
“My greatest gift has been you. You changed my life and now we are beautifully linked forever to raise a little us. I pray our son has your glow your heart, your mind, and your spirit. I will protect you and our son with everything I have.” Read the caption accompanying the photos Rotimi posted.
The 32-year old actor added, “You belong in a museum, baby…. Butterscotch prince on the way.”
Vanessa shared her pregnancy journey where she disclosed that it has been a smooth ride and she hasn’t experienced any significant pain, however, she admitted that she had funny cravings from time to time.
“He’s been good to us. No real pain or symptoms. Some funny cravings and food aversions here and there,” Vanessa said.
She added, “It has been much harder in these final weeks because he is preparing his arrival, but all in all we have been super blessed,”
The two met at an Essence festival afterparty in New Orleans and later got engaged in 2020, they have been inseparable ever since.
The maternity photos came amid the release of Rotimi’s album debut album, all or nothing. He told people that his fiancée is destined to be a “very passionate, love and protective mom.”
Rotimi told Billboard that his debut album, out now on all streaming services, reflected how I feel about my situation,”.