Odell Beckham Jr. is officially a dad! On Wednesday (Feb. 23), the Super Bowl Champ took to Instagram to share the exciting news that he recently welcomed his first child with girlfriend Lauren Wood. Keep scrolling to see the first photos of the couple’s baby boy!
In a lengthy Instagram post, the proud dad revealed that Wood gave birth to Baby Zydn on Thursday, February 17th.
“THE biggest blessing I’ve ever had in my life arrived here on earth! The words, I can’t even put together for the overwhelming emotions that ran thru me … a moment I will never forget and cherish forever,” he captioned a carousel of candid images bonding with his newborn and the mother of his child. “Zydn was born [and] at that moment I knew my life changed for the better.”
In the images, OBJ seemed to be in good spirits despite recovering from a knee injury that happened the day of Super Bowl 56. He continued the post by praising Wood.
“Lauren Wood, u changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all… EFFORTLESSLY! Ur strength throughout this gives me the courage to keep goin because I now kno with u by my side and holding it down for me, I can get thru anything. I love u so much.”
Although the couple keeps their relationship fairly private, we do know that that NFL player and fitness trainer have been linked since 2019.
He added, “And so the journey continues; 2-22-22; the stars are all aligned; surgery was a success. Like I’ve said all along ‘IT WAS WRITTEN.’ I'm just sticking to the script and seeing where God will take me.”
Congratulations to the couple on their first child together! Wishing the growing family all the best.