‘DWTS’ Winner Jordan Fisher Welcomes Baby Son with Wife Ellie
Actor and singer Jordan Fisher and his wife Ellie have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Riley William. Jordan won Season 25 of Dancing with the Stars in 2017 with partner Lindsay Arnold.
Jordan Fisher, Wife Ellie Welcome Baby Boy
The couple shared the news of their son’s birth on Instagram, revealing that he was born June 7 at 4:20 p.m. They included a slideshow of their experience, from the positive pregnancy tests through the pregnancy, until Riley’s birth.
They wrote in the caption that they were “incredibly blessed to finally meet our first born.” Jordan had previously posted news of the baby’s birth on Twitter last Thursday, writing simply, “i’m a dad.” He also changed his bio to included the title of “DAD” first and foremost.
The couple announced Ellie’s pregnancy in December of last year with a cute video in which Ellie surprised Jordan by putting a positive pregnancy test in his jacket pocket. At the same time, they also revealed that they were having a boy.
Jordan Won ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 25
Jordan Fisher is known for acting roles in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You. He also appeared on Broadway in Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, and he released a self-titled EP in 2016.
The actor also showed off his dancing skills on Dancing with the Stars in 2017, when he and partner Lindsay Arnold took home the Mirrorball trophy. He went on to co-host Dancing with the Stars: Juniors with fellow Season 25 finalist Frankie Muniz.
According to People, Jordan first met his wife Ellie when he was 13 years old, and they grew up as best friends. The couple wed in 2020 with a Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings ceremony at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.