Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins Share First Photo as a Family of Six

Just days after welcoming their littlest love, Lillie Carolina, into the world Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are celebrating life…

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Lauren Jo Black

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November 27, 2021

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Just days after welcoming their littlest love, Lillie Carolina, into the world Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are celebrating life as a family of six with a new family photo. 

Lauren shared the snapshot on social media late Friday with a simple caption that sums it all up: “Thankful.” 

The photo shows the beloved country couple sitting in a wooded area alongside their four daughters: Willa Gray, 6, Ada James, 3, and Lennon Love, 1, and Lillie Carolina, 12 days. 

Thomas and Lauren are absolutely beaming in the photo surrounded by their children. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Lillie Carolina into the world on Monday, November 15. Thomas and Lauren introduced her to the world via Instagram two days later with a snapshot from the hospital and revealed that she made her debut weighing in at 7 lbs., 5 oz.

“Lillie Carolina Akins 😍 born November 15th. 7.5 pounds of pure joy🙌 @laur_akins you are my hero,” the “Slow Down Summer” singer wrote. “Watching a child being born is legit a miracle. 4 under 6 here we go!”

Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren; Photo Courtesy of Instagram
Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren; Photo Courtesy of Instagram

Later, the “Slow Down Summer” singer took to Instagram to share a hilarious photo of their 1-year-old daughter, Lennon, holding little Lillie.

“Lennon is taking this really well 😂,” the four-time GRAMMY captioned the photo. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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After wrapping his Center Point Road Tour last month, the country superstar will be able to enjoy some much-needed family time over the holidays. 

Come next year, however, things will certainly pick up speed as Rhett previously teased a 2022 tour that will be “litttt.” He also shared plans to release a new album titled Where We Started and Country Again: Side B later in 2022. 

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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.