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America Ferrera Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2

Posted at 6:45 AM, Jan 03, 2020

America Ferrera has announced that she is pregnant with her second child.

The “Superstore” star and her husband, fellow actor Ryan Piers Williams, are already parents to a one-year-old son, Sebastian “Baz” Piers Williams. The two wed in 2011.

Ferrera took to Instagram to share the good news, posting a family photo that showed off her emerging baby bump.

“Welcoming Baby #2 in 2020! Happy new year from our wild & growing bunch,” she wrote in the caption of the Dec. 31, 2019 post:

The photo now has more than 200,000 likes, and celebrities and fans alike sounded off in the comments to send their well-wishes.

“Congratulations, America!” wrote comedian Chelsea Handler.

“You are the sweetest family,” wrote her former “Ugly Betty” co-star Judith Light.  “All love to you all in this New Year.”

Actress and producer Reese Witherspoon wrote, “Congratulations!!!! This is the most exciting news.”

Her husband shared the same photo on his own account, writing, “So much to look forward to in 2020, but one thing in particular sticks out! Can’t wait to welcome another beautiful creature into this world. Happy New Years!!”


Exactly two years prior on Dec. 31, 2017, Ferrara announced her first pregnancy via the social media platform as well.

“We’re welcoming one more face to kiss in 2018!” she wrote alongside a photo of her and her husband sporting “2018” novelty glasses. In the photo, she holds up a onesie bearing the words “Más besos (por favor),” which translates to “More kisses, please”:

How sweet!

“I feel awesome,” Ferrera told Entertainment Tonight back in February 2019 about how she had changed since becoming a mom in May 2018. “I feel like motherhood makes me feel all the more powerful and capable and amazing.”

She noted that motherhood would likely be a transformative experience for her “How To Train Your Dragon” character, Astrid Hofferson, as well.

Congratulations to the whole family on their growing brood! We’re wishing Ferrera a happy and healthy pregnancy, and we can’t wait to hear all about the new baby soon!

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