Former Miss World America winner Audra Mari and actor Josh Duhamel revealed in a joint Instagram post today that they are expecting their first child together. In their Instagram post on Monday (September 11), they wrote: “Baby Duhamel is coming soon.
Josh Duhamel and Audra Mari announce pregnancy
The couple announced their engagement in January 2022. They later married in the fall of that year. It was the first marriage for the winner of the pageant, and the second for Duhamel.
Duhamel, 50, the star of films such as Michael Bay’s “Transformers” and “Win a Date With Tad Hamilton,” married Stacey Ann Ferguson, aka Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas, in January 2009. They share a son together, Axl, born in August 2013, so Axl will now soon have a brother or sister.
Duhamel and Fergie announced their separation in September 2017. Their divorce was later finalized in late November 2019. According to a report from People, Duhamel and Mari started dating in 2018. Fergie herself shared her congratulations to the upcoming company on social media, writing in response to the Instagram post: “I’m really happy for you guys. Axl can’t wait to be a big brother.” So it seems like everything is going cordially between the mixed families. It seems like everyone is happy for each other, and there are no hard feelings.
When Fergie and Duhamel first announced their split in September 2017, they shared in a statement to People at the time: “With absolute love and respect, we decided to part ways as a couple earlier this year.” It continued: “To give our family the best chance to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public. We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”
Even though Duhamel is 21 years older than Mari, it’s something they had fun with this Halloween. As previously reported by The Blast, the two dressed up as the late J. Howard Marshall and Anna Nicole-Smith for the holiday. The two married in 1994 when Nicole-Smith was 26 years old, while Marshall was 89.
Also, during an October 2022 appearance on the show “The Kelly Clarkson,” Duhamel spoke openly about the age difference in their relationship during the performance, recalling how he had to go to the emergency room the day after their wedding because he had his back cut out threw. of dancing at the reception. Duhamel said during the hospital trip: ‘I am already old, much older than her. So it wasn’t a good start.” Duhamel also chimed in on the incident: “I was like, honey, for better or for worse.”
In 2002, Duhamel won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on “All My Children.” More recently, he starred opposite Jennifer Lopez in the film “Shotgun Wedding,” now streaming on Amazon’s Prime Video. He also hosts a reality competition show, ‘Buddy Games’, based on the previous film he directed, wrote and starred in. The show premieres on CBS on Thursday, September 14 at 9pm EST/PST.