Former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Jessica McKay has announced that she is pregnant with her first child.
Taking to social media she confirmed the wonderful news in a short video showing a photograph of the pregnancy scan in front of a message revealing the baby will be arriving in December. A caption stating, “I’m waiting for your love” accompanied the clip.
The announcement was immediately met with joy from around the wrestling world. Stars such as Bayley, Alexa Bliss, Nikki Garcia, Brandi Rhodes, Chelsea Green, Deonna Purrazzo and Bianca Belair all commented on the video expressing their congratulations to McKay and her husband, who have been together since they were 19 years old.
McKay is one of several performers who announced they are expecting in recent months. WWE Superstars Carmella and Corey Graves shared they are having a baby together, while Alexa Bliss and Ryan Cabrera also revealed their fantastic news. AEW stars Tay Melo and Sammy Guevera announced their pregnancy live at the Double or Nothing pay-per-view.
Her former partner, Cassie Lee announced that she and her husband Shawn Spears were expecting their first child last year. Then on January 17th, they welcomed their son Austin Jay into the world.
Jessica McKay Is A Former WWE And IMPACT Wrestling Women’s Tag Team Champion
During her time in WWE, McKay and Lee were known as the IIconics. They were a hugely popular act due to their funny antics and comedic promos. Their biggest achievement came at WrestleMania 35 when they captured the Women’s Tag Team Championships, which they held for 120 days.
The duo signed for IMPACT in October of 2021 after they were released from their WWE contracts in April of that year in one of the promotion’s many mass releases during that time.
When the Aussie duo headed to IMPACT as the IInspiration they won the Knockouts Tag Team Championships on their debut match. After holding them for 133 days they announced they were leaving the promotion and stepping away from the ring “indefinitely.”