Anthony Rapp has shown great gratitude to a very special person for helping him realize his dream of becoming a father.
on Saturday, Star Trek: Discovery (Nikki was carrying the couple’s son, Ry Larson, whom they welcomed Dec. 2.)
“Ken and I couldn’t finish 2022 without sharing one of the biggest highlights of the year. I am so honored and delighted to share the moment,” Rapp. began the post’s caption. This included a snapshot of Nikki showing off her bump, including one of her then-her fathers with their hands on her belly.
The actor went on to describe Nikki as “one of the most incredible and awe-inspiring human beings we’ve ever met, and she and her family have made a huge difference in our lives.
“Ken and I are so lucky and forever grateful. 💙,” the rap concludes.
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Rupp announced the arrival of baby Lai on his third day of life and shared the first photo of the family of three together on Instagram.
“Ken and I are thrilled to share how our family has grown!” rent The actor started with his caption.
“Our son, Rai Larson Itipor, was born on Friday, December 2, 2022, by an incredibly generous surrogate mother. (pronounced like ‘lai’ or ‘chai’),” Rapp wrote. “We love him so much.”
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The couple received an outpouring of love in the comments section from friends and fans. “Congratulations!!” wrote a rap Star Trek Co-star Ethan Peck.
“Hallelujah!! Welcome home!” rent Original Broadway cast member Daphne Rubin Vega commented, while Lauren Lapkus wrote, “Congratulations!!”
After nearly four years together, the proud parents announced their engagement in November 2019 after Rupp popped the question to leadership coach, social researcher, and advocate Ich Paul.
“Something happened tonight. I asked @teerakeni if he would marry me and he said yes. So happy and so excited to share this news.”
Rupp’s exciting family news came in the form of an Off-Broadway rock musical adaptation of his 2006 memoir after he announced he was expecting another baby in November. Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rentpremiered at the New World Stages on January 14.
The show talks about his relationship with his mother around the time he made his Broadway debut. rent Back in 1996, featuring the music of Rapp and his late friend, rent Creator Jonathan Larson.