Rhett Akins and Wife Sonya Welcome Baby Boy

Rhett Akins and his wife Sonya Akins welcomed their adorable baby boy, Brody James Akins at 7:49 pm on Friday,…


Andrew Wendowski

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March 25, 2020

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Rhett Akins’ Son Brody James Akins; Photo Courtesy of Sonya Akins

Rhett Akins and his wife Sonya Akins welcomed their adorable baby boy, Brody James Akins at 7:49 pm on Friday, March 13.

The ’90s hit-maker’s wife Sonya took to Instagram to introduce fans to their new bundle of joy on Saturday, March 14.

“Friday the 13th is a pretty magical day. Our little angel arrived at 7:49p.m. weighing 7.2lbs and 19 inches. He is perfect in every way!!!! Welcome Brody James Akins.”

“My heart is about to explode!! I’m so in love with our sweet baby boy!! Thank you lord for this precious gift that you have given our family!!” said Sonya Akins in an Instagram post on March 17.

Brody James is the couples first child together. Joining Akins’ other two children, Thomas Rhett Akins (29) and sister, Kasey Lee Akins (27).

The couple first announced Sonya’s pregnancy in September 2019 on Instagram with a photo of a board using some lyrics from Thomas Rhett’s song “Look What God Gave Her” and their due date of March 2020.

“We are so excited to share that we will be adding a sweet bundle of joy to our lives next year!! Swipe ➡️ to see our gender reveal!! (It didn’t go as planned) but it was still perfect to us!! We can not wait to meet baby Akins!!!” read the Instagram announcement caption.

Akins and Sonya married in September of 2017.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.