Gospel Singer Israel Houghton, Wife Adrienne Baillon Welcome First Child Together via Surrogacy

Gospel Singer Israel Houghton, Wife Adrienne Baillon Welcome First Child Together via Surrogacy

  • TV host Adrienne Baillon and her husband Israel Houghton had been trying to have a baby for the past five years, and finally, their prayers were answered
  • The actress shared a long post accompanied by a photo of herself and her hubby holding a newborn baby and announced they have been blessed with a son, albeit through surrogacy
  • Their followers congratulated them for welcoming a newborn and wished them well as they embark on parenting

US gospel singer Israel Houghton and his TV host wife Adrienne Baillon have joyfully welcomed their first child together via a surrogate mum.

They welcomed their first child after five years of trying. Photo: Getty Images.
Israel Houghton, his wife Adrienne Baillon and their baby. Photo: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

Adrienne Baillon: We prayed for this child

Baillon wrote a long post on her Instagram page narrating how the journey to have their own baby was filled with ups and downs while thanking God for blessing them with a child.

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Part of what she wrote on Instagram read:

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"Ever James. For this child, we have prayed. Just to hear our baby cry. Skin-to-skin and face-to-face. Heart to heart and eye to eye. Our baby boy is here, and we are so in love! If you have followed our love story, you know that our journey to baby has been very challenging - But God is true to His word and His promises. We have quietly prayed while sitting on this most magnificent secret for the last nine months. He is worth every tear, every disappointment, every delayed prayer, and every IVF cycle. Everything. All we feel is joy and overwhelming love and gratitude."

Adrienne thanked their friends and family, who stood and supported them for the five years the two were trying to have a baby.

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Social media users' reactions

Here are some of the comments from the post:

@tikasumpter said:

"Congratulations lovely!"

@tameramowrytwo commented:

"Wooooo-hooooo! Cried so many tears of joy today! So happy for you, my love! See you guys soon."

@enikohart added:

"Beautiful, so happy for you and your family. Congratulations!"

@khloekardashian said:

"I am so beyond happy for you A! He is the luckiest little boy to have you both as his parents."

@loriharvey commented:



"Wow! Blessings and congratulations! God is so good!"

Actress Bidemi Kosoko welcomes new child

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that actress Bidemi Kosoko one of the daughters of veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, welcomed a baby girl with her husband.

The proud grandfather and Bidemi's sister, Shola, shared the good news on Instagram as they revealed that the mother and baby are doing fine.

Jide thanked God and prayed that the mother will never witness any after-birth sickness. Nigerians have joined the family in celebrating the new arrival.

Source: TUKO.co.ke

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