2 January 2018, 11:45 | Updated: 2 January 2018, 12:34
The Fall Out Boy bassist revealed the news to fans via an incredibly cute Instagram post.
Pete Wentz is kicking off 2018 in style with news that he and longtime partner Meagan Camper are expecting a baby girl.
The couple posted a pic on Pete’s Instagram on January 1st showing his two sons, Saint, age 3, and Bronx, age 9, holding a pink gift box, with a caption alluding to their “best gift yet”:
Pete and Meagan have been dating since 2011. This is their second child together, following Saint, while Pete shares custody of Bronx with his ex-wife Ashlee Simpson.
Fans have already begun sharing their messages of congratulations on social media:
Pete Wentz once said he wouldn’t live past 29, now he is 38, father of two amazing children and one beautiful daughter on the way, has a beautiful partner that he loves and cares about, owns a record label, and is in an extremely successful band. wOW
— PETERS HAVING A BABY GIRL 💜 (@expnsvemistakes) January 2, 2018
I’m telling people that Pete Wentz is having a baby girl with as much excitement as if it’s my news to share
— Brii (@BriiMonster) January 2, 2018
My boy Pete Wentz is having a baby girl, my inner emo is so happy
— short glass of water (@ClarisseLegit) January 2, 2018
my gf saw my genuine reaction to finding out that pete wentz and meagan are expecting a baby girl and OMFG IM SO HAPPY FOR THEM AND EXCITED A LITTLE WENTZ GIRL SHES GOING TO BE A PUNK ROCK GODDESS
— nicole (@mycosmicdesign) January 2, 2018
Congratulations to the whole Wentz family!
It looks set to be a busy year for Pete overall with Fall Out Boy’s new album MANIA set for release on January 19th with a HUGE tour to follow including UK dates in March.