Ameriie is about to be a momma!
The singer let the world know that she’s pregnant with her first child on Instagram on Friday. Her caption simply had two hashtags, #BestBirthdayPresentEver #21weeks#blessed. January 12 also marks the singer’s birthday.
In 2011 the Grammy-nominated recording artist married former Columbia Records executive, Lenny Nicholson in Anguilla. The happy couple met when Nicholson was working as her artists and repertoire rep on her second album.
“He’s just a gentleman,” Ameriie told ESSENCE soon after their nuptials. “He’s just so romantic! I love the way he treats my family. He treats my sister just as well as he treats me and that’s so important to me. She actually mentioned that in her speech. She was my maid of honor.”
“We did traditional vows. The thing with Lenny and I is that we write each other all the time —things like personal emails and love letters— we’ve always done that. The things that people would probably put in their vows we put into our emails, love letters, and cards to each other so we do a lot of those things.”
In the years since, the 38-year-old has put out singles, created a book club and released her own young adult book, Because You Love To Hate Me.
Congrats to the happy couple!