Nikki Bella's Son Matteo Is a "Little Swimmer" in New Video Update

By Alyssa Ray May 25, 2021 12:08 AMTags
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A natural in the water.

We're, of course, talking about Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev's son, Matteo Chigvintsev. On Monday, May 24, the Total Bellas star took to Instagram to share a video of her 9-month-old baby's swimming skills. In the video shared with her 9.8 million followers, little Matteo is seen reaching out his arms while being held by dad Artem in a pool.

While the youngster isn't quite ready for a solo swim, Nikki was clearly proud of her baby boy's comfortability in the water. "This happened this past weekend. My little swimmer," she wrote on the new upload. "Learning how to reach. Goodness he makes me so happy!"

May has certainly been a big month for the Bella-Chigvintsev household. Earlier this month, Nikki celebrated her first Mother's Day as a mom. And, as the retired WWE superstar told E! News at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Artem went the extra mile to make Nikki feel special on Sunday, May 9.

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Per the E! personality, she "woke up to presents" on Mother's Day. At the time, she added, "That was my first and he just made it extra special. And the love, not just the material things, but the love, too."

As E! News readers well know, Nikki and Artem welcomed Matteo on July 31, 2020. Nikki shared following the birth, "Our baby boy is here and we couldn't be HAPPIER and more in LOVE! Everyone is safe and healthy."

Since then, Nikki has kept her followers up to date on her first child's many milestones. For a peek at those sweet moments, be sure to scroll through the images below.

A Snowy Thanksgiving

Nikki commemorated the family's 2022 Thanksgiving trip to Lake Tahoe by posting several pics of Matteo playing in the snow and at an arcade on Instagram.

Funny Faces

Artem and Matteo showed off their best duck lips pose with this fun selfie.

A Delicious Mess

"Someone had a lot of fun baking with Mama yesterday lol," Nikki captioned this hilarious pic, adding, "It was a very chocolatey Sunday!"

Bonjour, Paris!

Nikki snapped a pic with Matteo in front of the Eiffel Tower during her and Artem's Paris wedding trip in August.

Birthday Pool Day

The family of three celebrated Matteo's second birthday a day early at the pool on July 30.

Summer Getaway

Matteo enjoys a Fourth of July vacation with his parents at the lake.

Podcast Playtime

Matteo visits Nikki's work in July 2022.

Mother's Day 2022

Artem honored Nikki in May 2022 with a collage of cute photos, writing, "Happy Mother's Day love, you are honestly the best momma in the whole entire world , your love your patience your care and thoughtfulness have no limits. Matteo and I are so so lucky to have you."

Breakfast Boys

"We are messy and we love it," Artem shared in March 2022.

Funny Family Photos

"Our attempt for a family photo," Nikki captioned this hilarious pic. "Matteo does not like the phone at all!"

Tour Surprise

Nikki and Matteo surprised Artem (aka Dada) during a stop on the 2022 DWTS Live Tour in March.

Happy Holidays

"Matteo didn't dig Santa this year but I think next year he will," Nikki captioned a 2021 Christmas Day post. "He did love the train he brought him!"

Happy Thanksgiving

"Happy Thanksgiving from Chigvintsev's family," Artem captioned this Instagram pic in honor of Turkey Day.

Matteo Turns 1

"Happy first birthday Matteo," Artem captioned this sweet Instagram post in July 2021. "Mama and Dada loves you so so much."

Checking Out Chickens

In this June 2021 snap, Artem and Matteo took a closer look at some chickens.

Nature Boys

The father and son duo enjoy a nature outing.

Cute Coop

Artem and Matteo checked out a chicken coop during an outdoor outing.

Reaching Out

Watch out for pecks, Matteo!

Dad's Twin

For Matteo's 10-month milestone, Artem wrote, "I can't believe Teo is 10 month today , time flies I wish I can slow it down and enjoy every second of it it's so so precious @thenikkibella you've have been a super mom. I love you #nevergrowup #son #family"

Family Fun

Artem, Nikki and Matteo were all smiles in this family outing pic.

Back Together

Artem wrote, "Dada's back."

Blond Boy

Matteo looked like a literal hair model in this picture from May 2021.

Silly Matteo

Nikki smiled as her son Matteo pulled a silly face in a new photo from Instagram.

Bed Head

Little Matteo had total bed head in this pic with dad Artem.

Yum! Yum! Yum!

Matteo enjoyed some sweet potatoes in this May 2021 image.

Messy Mouth

Matteo clearly enjoyed those sweet potatoes.

Standing Tall

Alongside a photo series, Nikki wrote, "Best 10 months of my life so far. These are from the last two days. Can't believe our baby is going to be 1 in two months!!!"

Nikki & Her Baby Boy

Nikki wrote alongside this May selfie, "Baby boy and me."

Nikki's Cool Kid

"I wish I was as cool as him," the Total Bellas star remarked.

Growing Up Quickly

"My love @theartemc sent me this yesterday! My heart melted," Nikki wrote in May 2021. "Our Teo is growing up so fast! A, you have been such an incredible Dada this past week as Mama has been off working. The best Daddy and fiancé! I just love you so much! And love my Matteo so much! Excited to get back to my boys!"

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