Karl and wife Jasmine reveal gender of first child

Karl and wife Jasmine reveal gender of first child. Instagram/jasyarby.
Karl and wife Jasmine have revealed the gender of first their child. Instagram/jasyarby.

Just days after confirming they were expecting following months of speculation, Karl Stefanovic, 45 and his 35-year-old wife, Jasmine Yarbrough, have revealed the gender of their first child.

The high-profile couple announced that they would be welcoming a baby girl at a lavish gender reveal party at Crown, Melbourne on Friday night according to Sunday Confidential.

Karl and Jasmine were reportedly joined at the venue’s Crystal Room by close friends and family including 14-year-old Ava, one of three children Karl shares with ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn.

Karl Stefanovic & Jasmine Yarbrough attend the Witchery x OCRF White Shirt Campaign Launch on April 4, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.
Karl Stefanovic has confirmed his wife, Jasmine Yarbrough, is expecting the couple's first child together. Photo: Getty Images

Karl confirms: we’re pregnant!

Despite fashion designer Jas’s growing bump, the parents-to-be had stayed mum on their baby news until Thursday when Karl was put on the spot on the Kyle and Jackie O Show.

“Karl, you guys are expecting a baby aren’t you? You and Jas?” Jackie O asked the Today show host point-blank.

“Yeah,” Karl replied, adding that they were ‘very pumped’.

Interestingly, the TV personality also claimed that the couple wasn’t going to find out if they were having a boy or a girl.

Karl Stefanovic, daughter Ava and wife Jasmine Yarbrough clap in the stands at the Australian Open
The trio watched Ash Barty and Polona Hercog of Slovenia on day three of the Australian Open tennis tournament at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Photo: AAP

Earlier in the week, Karl was spotted attending day three of the Australian Open with Jasmine and daughter Ava, laughing and clapping as they watched Ash Barty and Polona Hercog battle it out on the court.

It wasn’t all play, however, as Karl and his Today co-host Allison Langdon were also putting in time in front of the camera while hosting the show from the grounds of Rod Laver Arena for the past week.

 Australian television presenter Karl Stefanovic his daughter Ava  and his wife Jasmine Yarbrough attends Rod Laver Arena on day three of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.
Karl, Jasmine and Ava looked to be having the time of their lives. Photo: Getty Images

Baby on board

Back in December, Karl appeared to address speculation that his wife was pregnant by re-sharing a rather unflattering pap shot of himself at the beach on his Instagram along with a cheeky caption.

“After a great deal of speculation...the rumours are true,” he joked, adding a baby emoji.

While it’s clear now that those rumours are very much true, Karl’s co-host Ally wasn’t about to miss an opportunity to take a gentle jab at his ‘dad bod’ on live TV.

Sharing a paparazzi photo taken on December 14th to Instagram, the Today show host shared the exciting news while also taking a jab at his ‘dad bod’.

Additional reporting by Sarah Carty.

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