The Block's Elyse Knowles announces pregnancy: 'Very excited'

It's the third bub for Elyse and her partner Josh Barker, who won The Block in 2017.

Elyse Knowles has announced her third pregnancy. Photo: Instagram
Elyse Knowles has announced her third pregnancy. Photo: Instagram

Australian model and winner of The Block Elyse Knowles has announced she's expecting her third baby with her fiancé Josh Barker. The couple already share songs, Sunny, three, and Zaii, who just turned one.

The 31-year-old, who won the 2017 season of The Block with Josh, selling their house at auction to Dave 'Hughesy' Hughes for $3.067 million. Post The Block-win, Elyse later went on to become Myer's ambassador, succeeding Jennifer Hawkins after her 12-year run.

Elyse and Josh welcomed their first child Sunny in 2021 shortly after revealing their engagement, and announced their second pregnancy in January 2023.

The young family are currently on a holiday, where they announced baby number three, with Elyse captioning the post, "The boys are very excited for another brother or sister🙏🏼."


The Instagram gallery was flooded with supportive comments from other Aussie stars and friends of the couple, as well as fans.

Elyse Knowles with her two sons. Photo:
Elyse Knowles with her two sons. Photo:

"Amazing news. Congrats lovely," Aussie model Megan Gale said. "Omg Wowowow. You do it so effortlessly!" former MAFS star Martha Kalifatidis commented.

"Congratulations again!! Superwoman xx," Bachelor star Anna Heinrich said.

"Beautiful fam and super mum 😍😍😍 can’t wait to meet the next mini," someone else commented.

Josh and Elyse The Block 2017
Josh and Elyse won The Block in 2017. Photo: Nine

After winning The Block, Elyse and Josh relocated from Melbourne to Byron Bay in 2019, purchasing a $2.3 million beach house which they later renovated.

Elyse opened about a motherhood after the birth of her first son, telling Stellar magazine that she suffered anxiety leaving the house for the first time.


"I got quite anxious leaving home for the first time. My heart was racing. I didn't know if I could do it," she admitted.

"Having [Sunny], having our dogs and getting out there... And Sunny was screaming in the car and it made me quite scared. I found it hard to breathe and I had to tell myself, "It's fine, what could go wrong? Everyone has babies... you just have to go for it," she said.

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