And now, uploading 6-picture carousel to her Instagram, she announced she has finally given birth! Palmer welcomed her son Leodis Andrellton Jackson to the world with her partner Darius Jackson. Sharing her joyous videos and adorable baby snaps, we're excited to watch her journey as a new mum.
Palmer first announced her pregnancy while guest hosting for Saturday Night Live (SNL) on December 3, 2022.y. Showing off her baby bump to viewers, she confirmed, “People have been in my comments saying Keke’s having a baby, Keke’s pregnant. And I want to set the record straight - I am!”
With a dramatic flair, the actress flung open her blazer to reveal her baby bump to the audience, who responded with a cacophony of cheers.
A month after the surprise announcement, Keke let it slip that she was expecting a little boy!
During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Keke casually dropped the news in the middle of the conversation about her baby's astrological sign.
"I just want to make sure I'm not too blunt for my baby boy," she explained.
Her pregnancy, however, has left viewers curious about her relationship. Palmer has kept her relationship fairly private yet, considering the news, audiences are aching to find out more about her partner.
Who is Keke Palmer dating?
Keke Palmer is dating Darius Jackson.
Who is Darius Jackson?
Darius Jackson is the younger brother of Insecure star, Sarunas Jackson. Keke has also appeared in the Issa Rae series.
The aspiring actor was previously a fitness instructor at American gym, Inspire Fitness.
How long have Keke Palmer and Darius Jackson been together?
It is believed that the pair have been dating since 2021 after initially meeting at Issa Rae and Diddy’s Memorial Day party. They first went public in August of 2021, after Darius shared a now-deleted post to Instagram, writing, “You’ve been a blessing from above. Never would have expected summer 2021 to turn out the way it did, but here we are. I’m glad we were able to help each other throughout our lowest of times & show one another that what we are bringing to the table is everything that we got.”
WATCH: Keke and Darius make a TikTok together. Article continues after video.
Palmer shared the same sentiment in her own now-deleted Instagram post where she celebrated her relationship.
“I appreciate you for being a safe space. I will always cherish what you have given me,” Palmer wrote.