Colombian reggaetone singer José Álvaro Osorio Balvín professionlly known as J.Balvin has become a father for the first time and the internet is really talking about it.
The ‘Mi Gente’ singer and his partner Valentina Ferrer – who he has been dating since 2017 revealed that they had welcomed their baby into the world earlier this week.
Valentina shared a black and white photo of herself holding the baby’s foot on her Instagram account along with a caption caption that suggested she gave birth on 27 June, and on that day, the 36-year-old singer cryptically tweeted, “Querido Rio”, which translates as “My dear Rio”, which has left fans speculating that is what they have named their baby.
The couple announced their baby news in April in a cover interview for Vogue Mexico magazine while sharing the cover on Instagram at the time, Valentina wrote: “The family is growing”.
In the interview for the magazine, the former Miss Argentina admitted she “couldn’t believe it” when she found out she was pregnant.
She said: “After quarantine, I said: ‘This is my moment. No, not my moment. This is my baby’s moment.’
And the 27-year-old beauty recalled how her partner “froze” when she told him the news.
She continued: “He froze. He was happy, but it was like a call from Zoom that does not work when the WiFi crashes. He stayed frozen. I told him in person, but that’s how he reacted.”
Valentina has encouraged other expectant mothers to keep “closer” to their families.
She added: “Keep being yourself, doing the things you do, just be careful and get closer to your family.”