Joey Lawrence and Wife Samantha Cope Welcome First Baby Together

Joey Lawrence is a dad again. His wife, Insecure star Samantha Cope, gave birth to their first baby together, his third child.

By Corinne Heller Jan 21, 2023 4:38 PMTags
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Whoa, Joey Lawrence is a girl dad again!

On Jan. 20, the Blossom alum and his wife, Insecure star Samantha Cope, announced that they have welcomed their first child together and his third daughter.

"1.16.23 ~ Dylan Rose Lawrence," they wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of them cuddling their newborn. "Mom, Dad and big sisters are all so smitten with you sweet girl!"

The two continued, "We welcomed her into this world with the most amazing midwife, everyone is happy and healthy and we are overjoyed with what a beautiful journey. thank you for all your continued love surrounding this beautiful new life! stay tuned for baby spam xoxo."

Several of Joey's past co-stars shared congratulatory messages. Melissa Joan Hart, who appeared with him on the '10s sitcom Melissa & Joey, commented with three pink flower emojis. Even Stevens alum Christy Carlson Romano, who directed and starred with Joey in her 2016 movie Christmas All Over Again, commented, "What perfection!"

Baby Dylan joins big sisters Charleston, 16, and Liberty, 12—the Melissa & Joey actor's daughters from his previous marriage to Chandie Yawn-Nelson.

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Joey and Samantha met in 2020 on the set of the Lifetime movie A Deadly Deed, which was directed by the actor's brother Andrew Lawrence and also starred Charleston. The couple married in Temecula, Calif. in May 2022.


The following September, they announced that they were expecting their first child together.

"The blessings just keep on coming," Joey wrote on Instagram at the time. "Proud of you babe! Baby Lawrence on the way!"

Samantha commented, "Ohh hi baby daddy."


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