Halle Bailey and DDG celebrate the arrival of their first child, Halo

The rumors are true: Halle Bailey and her boyfriend, rapper DDG, have welcomed their first child together. The couple officially announced the birth of their child on Instagram on January 6, introducing their newborn son Halo to the world and sharing his first photo, following days of speculation from fans that they had become parents.

Introduction to Halo

"While New Year's is still days away, the greatest thing for me in 2023 is bringing me my son," Bailey wrote on Instagram. "Welcome to the world, my aura...the world longs to know you."

DDG (real name: Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr.) expressed his love for her in the comments section, calling Bailey a "super mom" and adding three heart emojis. On top of that, he posted a separate message to his account welcoming their son, in which he said Halo was his "biggest blessing yet."

"Never been so in love...baby halo," DDG added. The proud dad later shared his post on his IG Story, adding: "The flyest kid in the universe has arrived."

Both Bailey and DDG used the same photo in their posts: a close-up of Halo's baby hand being held between a parent's fingers. Adorably, he's wearing a baby-sized gold ID bracelet with the word "Halo" engraved on it.


warm welcome

The launch of Baby Halo was loved by many. Bailey's post was followed by numerous celebrities expressing their support, such as rapper Nicki Minaj, tennis star Naomi Osaka, reality star Kylie Jenner, model Winnie Harlow and actress Tia ·Morrie. "Welcome to Earth, Halo. We've been waiting for you," Minaj wrote, before adding, "Congratulations, Mom!"

DDG followers are equally excited. Celebrity friends including actor Miles Brown, rapper Bia and NFL star Dez Bryant celebrated Halo's arrival. "Congrats big brother," Brown wrote.

Meanwhile, some fans are happy to see the rumors surrounding Bailey's pregnancy come to an end. "Is the investigator happy now?" one person wrote, alluding to fans trying to confirm that the couple is expecting their first child in late 2023. Viewers first thought they were seeing a pregnant Bailey when she appeared in the background on the DDG streaming channel in August. , per Page Six, and over time, many people have been searching for clues. For example, her baggy orange dress at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards sparked another round of speculation.

Fans thought Bailey hid her baby bump in a baggy orange dress at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. Gilbert Flores/Variety/Getty Images

A family of three... now

Bailey and DDG went public with their relationship in March 2022, she told People In May 2023, she "definitely discovered more about myself as a woman" through their relationship. By then, she had also made public her desire to have children, telling Essence in July 2022 that she wanted to "have 10 or so kids, live on a farm, have a great house."

As far as DDG is concerned, he doesn't seem to agree on the number of children. However, he did tell his mother in an August 2023 video on Mama DDG YouTube channel that he wanted two children so they wouldn't have an only child. Now that Halo is here, they can see how things go.