After nine years of married life and ten years of togetherness, plus-size model, author, actress, and tv personality, Ashley Graham is ready to start a family with boyfriend turned husband. The entrepreneur announced the happy news on Instagram with a baby bump picture of herself alongside her husband.
Graham posted a clip with writing an emotional paragraph as a tribute for her husband and her baby sharing how blessed and grateful she feels to start a new journey with her 'favorite person'. Learn everything you need to know about the model's pregnancy and married life with husband.
Ashley Graham Shares Pregnancy News With Her First Child
Ashley Graham is expecting her first child.
Famous American plus-size model and body positivity activist, Ashley Graham, took to Instagram to announce the ninth wedding anniversary of the model and her husband Justin Ervin with a surprise news of her pregnancy with her first child.
The plus size model shared a video and a picture with a long and emotional paragraph to express the love she has for her husband. In her words, the tv personality beautifully said:
"Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life. It has been the best journey with my favorite person in the world! Today, we are feeling so blessed, grateful and excited to celebrate with our GROWING FAMILY! Happy anniversary, @mrjustinervin ❤️ Life is about to get even better"
The businesswoman further mentioned that she can't wait to meet her mini-me too. As we congratulate the model on the exciting news, let us allow to introduce you to the husband of the model. Her husband who is less heard in the public comparatively to Ashley is a filmmaker.
Who Is Ashley Graham's Husband? The Duo Remained Celibate Before Marriage
Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin met in 2009 at a church. Source: Twitter
Ashley shares a blissful married life with her husband of nine years, Justin Ervin, with whom she tied the knot in 2010 prior to dating for nearly a year. The model's husband is a filmmaker by profession who is known for his contribution to the film; Leap, a short film released in 2015 and Six Months Later which was released in 2013.
Ashley and Justin met in 2009 at a church in New York. Justin instantly caught feelings for his future wife at the first sight. The bold film director didn't even hesitate to approach her. And, of course, impressed with Ervin's sense of humor, intelligence and with the fact how he has traveled the world, Graham agreed to go on a date for a coffee.
In addition, due to Ervin's loyalness to his religion, the couple didn't share any intimate moments nor they had sex till their wedding. As Ashley mentioned in one of her books, the two waited till marriage to have sex. As a matter of fact, to prevent themselves from sharing any such moments, the two even avoided staying in each other's home late at night.
Ashley Graham's Grandmother Didn't Approve Of Justin Due To Race Issue
Whilst the couple looked forward to starting a future together, Ashley Graham also revealed in her book how upset and shocked she was to see her loving and kind grandmother being racist towards her boyfriend. Her grandmother didn't approve Justin to be a part of their family.
Justin, on the contrary, wasn't going to give up easily on Ashley. He knew he had to impress her grandmother and ultimately did win her heart against all the odds. And, on the 60th wedding anniversary of Ashley's grandma, Justin found his way and wished her. This made Graham's grandmum happy and accepted her grandson in law.
Ashley Graham & Justin Ervin Wedding
Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin tied the knot in 2010.
Following their dating life as a boyfriend and girlfriend in 2009, Graham and Ervin tied the knot next year. Justin popped the question to Ashley to be his wife and marry her in 2010 whilst filming for The Justin and Ashley Show. Graham thought it was a prank at first. But, after realizing the reality, Graham who was terrifically in love with Justin eventually said yes.
Graham and Ervin didn't wait much till their wedding and by the next two months, the two were already married. Precisely, the couple exchanged their marital vows in a private nuptial ceremony in the presence of their close friends and family only. Their wedding was held traditionally with the model's dress and the vows being traditional. Graham was only 22 when she got married.
Justin can be often spotted and pictured in events supporting his wife. Ashley says she is grateful to have a husband who supports her in more ways than the model supports herself. Their first child is expected to be born by the end of 2019.