Josh Duhamel and Wife Audra Mari Welcome Their First Child Together

Josh Duhamel and Audra Mari have their first child together, Shepherd Lawrence Duhamel.

The 50-year-old actor from Transformers and his wife announced the news on Instagram, where they shared a picture of their baby’s feet.

They said in their post that the baby was born on Jan. 11.

Duhamel has a 10-year-old son, Axl, with his ex Fergie. The actor said his son was happy to find out he would have a little sibling. “He’s like, ‘Wait, now, am I going to be — You’re still going to love me, though, too, right?’ ” Duhamel shared in an interview with Parade.

“I was like, ‘Of course, I’m going to still love you.’ And he’s like, ‘I’m still going to be your firstborn son, though, right?’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, you’re still the firstborn son!’ the actor from Shotgun Wedding said.

“He’s a really sweet kid. And he loves babies!” The dad said, . “I was the same way at his age. I just have always loved babies. There’s something about them. And he’s really good with younger kids. So I think he’s going to be a great older brother.”

In a segment from his interview on In Depth with Graham Bensinger earlier this year, Josh Duhamel discussed his aspirations for the future with his wife, Audra Mari. The couple, who tied the knot in September 2022, touched upon the topic of family size.

Josh Duhamel and wife Audra Mari. PHOTO:Steve Granitz/FilmMagic

When Bensinger mentioned that Josh’s sister, Ashlee Duhamel, revealed his earlier desire for “always wanted to have eight or nine kids,” Josh responded, saying, “That was when I was much younger.”

“I will say, the age thing doesn’t normally come into conversation, but it definitely does when speaking of having babies,” Mari said. “I really do believe he would have five more kids if he was even 40 right now. It’s probably true. We’ll definitely have a few though. Hopefully, God willing.”

Josh added, “That’s the hope.”

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