Actor Leslie Odom Jr., who starred as Aaron Burr in the famed play Hamilton, and his wife, fellow actress Nicolette Robinson, are proud to announce that they are expecting their second child, a baby boy.
Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson already have a 3-year-old daughter, Lucille Ruby Odom, and the proud parents are excited to give her a baby brother. Leslie took to Instagram to share the news, posting a few pictures of them fawning over Nicolette’s baby bump. He captioned the post:
“Lots of reasons to celebrate over here. Lots of reasons for hope too. Baby boy and mama are doing swell. Praying for him and all the little ones on the way! The new class!! 🙏🏾🤟🏾… We’ll make it right for you.”
Nicolette also shared a few family photos on Instagram and in the caption, she shared that her baby boy was due in March 2021. “Sweet baby boy, we cannot wait to meet you❣️,” wrote Nicolette. “More reasons to love, to live, to connect, to pave the way for you and other little ones arriving in this world… We love you. Arriving March 2021 💙.”
Many of their famous friends congratulated the couple on their expectancy in the comments section. Actor Matthew Morrison wrote: “How sweet it is!! So happy for you and the whole squad! ❤️❤️.” Fellow Broadway star Josh Groban wrote: “Amazing my friend!! Love to your ever-growing beautiful family 💙.” Actress Maddie Ziegler replied: “So beautiful ❤️ congrats !!!!!😭.” Actress Yvette Nicole Brown wrote: “THE NEWS IS OUT!!! Yay!!!❤ CONGRATS! Auntie Vette Can’t wait to meet him!”
Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson married in 2012, had Lucille in 2017 and will be having a baby boy in 2021. Ironically, Leslie and Nicolette starred in Freeform’s miniseries Love in the Time of Corona, where they play a couple who are trying to decide if they want to have another baby during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it looks like the couple’s life is imitating their art.