Actor Alexander Ludwig is growing his family once again! The Vikings star has announced that he and his wife Lauren are expecting their second baby together. “We couldn’t be more excited.”

In a joint Instagram announcement, the couple shared a mirror image of their family, with Lauren cradling her baby bump. “Ooooops,” Lauren joked in the caption. “New baby Ludwig coming June 2024.” News of the couple’s second baby comes less than one year after they welcomed their first baby in April 2023. Alexander and Lauren’s daughter Leni James was born four weeks early.

Before becoming pregnant with Leni, the couple had sadly suffered three pregnancy losses. When announcing they were pregnant last February, the Heels star shared, “It’s been a long road and we wanted to wait until things were looking promising this time around.” Since welcoming his first baby, the couple has featured their daughter prominently on Instagram, sharing their family’s adventures from hiking to beach trips. In October, the Their founder captioned a selection of black-and-white family photos, “I will never stop looking back at these photos. I love this little family we have created so much.”

The Bad Boys for Life star confirmed he was dating Lauren in July 2020, but it’s likely the two got together sometime that year prior to that. By the end of the year in November 2020, the two were engaged. The couple eloped in January 2021 in Utah at The Lodge at Blue Sky.

Congratulations to Alexander and Lauren on the news of their second baby! We wish them all the best as they prepare for their newborn’s arrival.

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