Brett Young and Wife, Taylor, Welcome Second Child
And then there were four.
Brett Young and Family
Brett Young and his wife, Taylor Mills Young, recently welcomed their second child, a baby girl named Rowan Marie.
The couple took to their respecitve Instagram pages on Saturday (July 31) to introduce their newborn daughter to the world, revealing that she was born on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. She entered the world weighing 8 lb, 5 oz and 21 in long.
“I thought my heart was maxed out. I usually don’t like to be wrong…… I was wrong. And I can’t wait to thank you properly for the opportunity to be your daddy,” the country superstar’s emotional post began. “I already love you so much and I can’t wait to watch you and your sister become best friends. FYI….. the women in your life are super heroes and you’re the luckiest lady alive. Presley has been begging for you. Be prepared for me to mess everything up and your mom and sister to always be there to fix it. I love you. Welcome to the ‘Youngs.”
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The now mother of two also shared a photo of little Rowan Marie and called her arrival the “best early birthday present.”
“We’ve been soaking in all of the loves and cuddles from both of our girls and living in a newborn baby bubble bliss,” Taylor wrote. “Our hearts could burst. Being a family of 4 is such an incredible feeling. I cannot wait to continue to get to know our sweet girl. We’ve got one that has daddy’s coloring and one that has mama’s. Our sugar and spice. We are so blessed.”
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The Young family recently celebrated the impending arrival of their baby girl with a gorgeous “baby sprinkle” in California. Taylor documented the event with a series of photos on Instagram, showcasing the beautiful tablescape, family photos and a picture-perfect cake.
Brett and Taylor met several years ago through a mutual friend while Taylor was attending Arizona State University. After graduating, Taylor moved to Los Angeles to be closer to Brett, however, the pair broke off their six-year relationship when Young moved to Nashville to pursue his country career.
They reconnected two years later and the rest is history.
Brett and Taylor tied the knot on November 3, 2018 and welcomed their first child, Presley Elizabeth, on October 21, 2019.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.