Gina Rodriguez and her husband, Joe LoCicero, are expecting their first child together, and happiness is in the air for the couple. On July 30, the Jane the Virgin actress took to Instagram to share the happy news of her 38th birthday, accompanied by a touching video.
“This birthday is unique.”
The short film shows snippets of the couple’s daily life, with the couple showing their love for each other. Gina is shown at the end flashing a pregnancy test with tears in her eyes, while Joe smiles and holds her back. Rodriguez used Calum Scott’s You Are The Reason in the background of her Instagram picture, along with a touching spoken word quote, saying:
“Anyone can want you, but when someone truly appreciates you, love is different.”
Several A-list celebrities who worked with Gina Rodriguez and Joe LoCicera congratulated them on the wonderful news. Jaime Camil, the actor, commented:
“My heart is overflowing with love for you two.”
In contrast, actress Brittany Snow stated:
“Yaaaaaaaaaah, my dear!! “I love you THREE so much,”
Jordin Sparks wrote:
“OH MY GOD!!!!!! Congratulations!”
Danielle Brooks added:
“Mom, welcome to the club!!!”
Gina Rodriguez and Joe LoCicero knew each other for a long time before they got married in 2019.
Everything you need to know about Gina Rodriguez’s husband, Joe LoCicero.
Joe LoCicero, 35, is an actor who has appeared in various television programs and films, such as Gina Rodriguez. LoCicero was born in New York on August 9, 1986. He started his acting career in 2013 when he appeared in the short film Hector: Lost Souls with Switchblades as a goon. Since then he has starred in a number of series including Kingdom, Spaghettiman, Welcome to Willits, Cop Chronicles: Loose Cannons: The Legend of the Haj-Mirage, Miss Bala, and Someone Great, The Bold and the Beautiful, Just Swipe and many more.
LoCicero is also a Muay Thai fighter, having been crowned the new WCK California Amateur Thai Middleweight Champion in 2018. The two first met in 2016 while filming episodes of Gina’s acclaimed program. Rodriguez mentioned that he was on the set of Jimmy Kimmel in 2019.
“He showed up as a stripper that my mother hired for my bachelorette party, and Jane is, like, totally against it and she’s really afraid, and she just doesn’t know what to do with it.” However, Gina knows.”
They reunited six months after filming at a boxing gym, which Gina Rodriguez claims brought them together. In a 2017 interview with Bust Magazine, the Golden Globe winner admitted that she didn’t recognize LoCicero when she met him at the gym, but things changed a few days later.
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“He asked me out on the fourth day [we saw each other at the gym], and I’ve been dating him ever since.” Now I understand what it’s like to walk with your best friend.”
The couple started dating and announced their engagement in 2018. They got married in May of this year and are expecting their first child together soon.