Shemar Moore announces he’s expecting his first child after worrying ‘the ship had sailed’

Criminal Minds’ Shemar Moore revealed he was just a month away from becoming a father, after he began to worry that “this ship has sailed”, on The Jennifer Hudson Show.

During a chat with the 41-year-old EGOT winner’s talk show on Monday, the 52-year-old actor revealed the exciting news that he is about to welcome his first child.

The father-to-be gushed that on the third anniversary of his mother’s death on February 8, 2020, he “is about to be a dad”.

Dad!  Shemar Moore revealed he was just a month away from becoming a father, after he started to worry

Dad! Shemar Moore revealed he was just a month away from becoming a father, after he began to worry ‘the ship had sailed’, on The Jennifer Hudson Show

“On February 8, I’m going to make one of his dreams come true because in real life Shemar Moore is about to be a dad,” he said, prompting applause from the audience.

Congratulations!’ Hudson told him. ‘It’s a short story ! And your mom is going to be so proud to smile at you from heaven.

Moore then said, “I’m sorry she couldn’t be here. I was afraid for a while that maybe this ship had sailed ‘

Exciting: While chatting to the 41-year-old EGOT winner's talk show on Monday, the 52-year-old actor revealed the exciting news that he is preparing to welcome his first child

Exciting: While chatting to the 41-year-old EGOT winner’s talk show on Monday, the 52-year-old actor revealed the exciting news that he is preparing to welcome his first child

Although he feels his life is already “grand enough”, Moore predicted that fatherhood would be “the best” experience.

On his Instagram, Moore shared a sweet video from his gender reveal party shared a sweet video from his gender reveal party, in which he found out he was having a baby girl as a helicopter cleared from pink smoke.

His loved ones cheered and he beamed with delight while holding a “Girl Dad” t-shirt.

Daddy girl!  On her Instagram, Moore shared a sweet video from her gender reveal party shared a sweet video from her gender reveal party

Daddy girl! On her Instagram, Moore shared a sweet video from her gender reveal party shared a sweet video from her gender reveal party

Overjoyed: His loved ones cheered and he beamed with delight while holding a 'Girl Dad' t-shirt

Overjoyed: His loved ones cheered and he beamed with delight while holding a ‘Girl Dad’ t-shirt

Parents: Moore is expecting her baby with model Jesiree Dizon

Parents: Moore is expecting her baby with model Jesiree Dizon

In 2016, the SWAT star revealed he had stepped away from Criminal Minds and his beloved character Derek Morgan to focus on his family.

“I need balance in my life. I love what I do for a living, I love it from action to cutting, but I also want to walk my dogs, travel, get married, have kids. I want balance, and that’s hard to do with the schedule we have,’ he told TV Line at the time.

The hunk did his best to get through three difficult years, which included the devastating loss of his mother and battling COVID-19.

Making memories: The couple learned they were having a baby girl as a helicopter emitted pink smoke

Making memories: The couple learned they were having a baby girl as a helicopter emitted pink smoke

“Your boy has butterflies!” he confessed to the camera before finding out the gender of his baby

One of each: His partner, who has a son from a past relationship, said she

One of each: His partner, who has a son from a past relationship, said she would ‘like a boy’ because they are so easy, but would love to have a girl too

Seek!  Moore couldn't hide his excitement when he saw the pink shirt

Seek! Moore couldn’t hide his excitement when he saw the pink shirt

Announcing his passing to the world, he told fans in an Instagram video that he was “heartbroken”.

“I don’t know life without this woman. I don’t know what to do, but I’m going to find out because that’s what she would want,” he said. “Everything I’ve achieved is because of this amazing woman. My mom is gone, she’s gone. But she’s here,” he wrote.

In addition, the performer called his mother his “best friend and partner in crime and that he committed a crime”, in addition to saying that he missed her “more than he ever thought possible”. .

It was about time: In 2016 the SWAT star revealed he had stepped away from Criminal Minds and his beloved character Derek Morgan to focus on his family (pictured in 2017)

It was about time: In 2016 the SWAT star revealed he had stepped away from Criminal Minds and his beloved character Derek Morgan to focus on his family (pictured in 2017)

“I need balance in my life.  I love what I do for a living, I love it from action to cutting, but I also want to walk my dogs, travel, get married, have kids.  I want balance, and that's hard to do with the schedule we have,' he told TV Line at the time.

“I need balance in my life. I love what I do for a living, I love it from action to cutting, but I also want to walk my dogs, travel, get married, have kids. I want balance, and that’s hard to do with the schedule we have,’ he told TV Line at the time.

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