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Actor Rotimi, Vanessa Mdee expecting first baby

By Amina Wako September 8th, 2021 1 min read

Actor Rotimi and Tanzanian singer Vanessa Mdee are expecting their first baby.

The Nigerian actor, born Olurutimi Akinosho, and her girlfriend recently shared the exciting news on their social media pages.

“My greatest gift has been you,” he explained in a romantic message.

The singer also told her fans that the pregnancy journey has so far been ‘smooth’.

“Very smooth” pregnancy journey so far,

“He’s been so good to us. No real pain or symptoms. Some funny cravings and food aversions here and there. It’s been much harder in these final weeks because he’s preparing his arrival, but all in all, we’ve been super blessed,” she said.

Rotimi, 32 became engaged to Mdee after the couple met at an Essence Festival after-party in New Orleans, the USA, in 2020.

Before meeting Rotimi, Mdee was dating singer Juma Jux but the relationship ended around May 2019.

Mdee has suggested in a previous interview that she knew Rotimi would the love of her life a few weeks after they met.