Singer Ricky Martin recently announced that he and his husband are anxiously awaiting baby number 4!
The 47-year-old “Livin’ La Vida Loca” singer is welcoming a new addition to his family with his husband of two years, Juan Yosef. Martin made the big announcement on stage while accepting an award at the 23rd annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington D.C. on Saturday.
The happy couple is expecting another child via surrogate after welcoming daughter Lucia Martin-Yosef in December 2018. Martin attended the event with his husband and two of their three children, 11-year-old twin sons Valentino and Matteo.
“My family’s here,” the singer said. “Jwan, I don’t see you but my husband Jwan, I love you, my beautiful twins, Valentino and Matteo, they’re also here, I love you with all my heart, you’re my strength, you inspire me every day, you motivate me to keep doing what I’m doing and you guys are amazing kids. You guys are amazing. I love you. Lucia, my baby girl who is not here with us, she stayed at home with Grandma, but she’s also the light of my life.”
“And by the way, I have to announce that we are pregnant. We are waiting,” he said, drawing cheers. “Alright! I love big families.”
The event honored Martin with the HRC National Visibility Award for his advocacy of LGBTQ rights and his philanthropy work.
“With his unique voice and passionate activism, Ricky Martin has used his international stage to advocate for LGBTQ people around the world,” HRC President Alphonso David said in a statement.
Back in January 2018, Martin revealed that he and Yosef got married in a private ceremony after two years of dating. Ricky confirmed to “ E! News“,
“I’m a husband, but we’re doing a heavy party in a couple of months, I’ll let you know,” the “Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” star told the site. “We exchanged vows, and we’ve swear [sic] everything, and we’ve signed all the papers that we needed to sign, prenups and everything,” he added.