Keke Palmer took to her official Instagram account on Monday to reveal the arrival of her first child, a baby boy named “Leo,” whom she shares with her partner Darius Jackson. The actress posted a series of pictures and videos, showcasing the bundle of joy and her beau embracing fatherhood in their hospital room.
The caption read, “Hey Son!!!!,” along with the news that they had been blessed with parenthood for just two days. In addition to capturing some candid moments with their newborn, the Emmy Award-winning star also shared a clip of Jackson cradling the little one.
Palmer also revealed the reason behind the unique name choice for their son. She wrote, “Born during Black History Month, with a name to match.” The couple, who first made their relationship public in 2021, seemed overjoyed with the new addition to their family.