People.com Celebrity Parents 'Surprise!' Ashley Graham Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child with Husband Justin Ervin The supermodel revealed the news on Aug. 14, the pair's ninth wedding anniversary By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 14, 2019 09:55 AM Share Tweet Pin Email “Surprise!” Just one big word in an Instagram video uploaded Wednesday morning broke supermodel Ashley Graham’s big news: she and husband Justin Ervin are expecting their first child! In celebration of their nine-year wedding anniversary, the pair each posted on Instagram, Graham, 31, sharing the video with the caption: “Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life. It has been the best journey with my favorite person in the world! Today, we are feeling so blessed, grateful and excited to celebrate with our GROWING FAMILY! Happy anniversary, @mrjustinervin ❤️ Life is about to get even better. 😘” Director Ervin, 30, shared a sonogram photo — as well as two throwback shots of the pair — writing, “To my forever love and my daily inspiration. Happy anniversary @ashleygraham These 9 years have played out like a lifetime. I guess it’s because my life really started once you came into it. Now that we’ve made a life together, let’s make a life together. I love you and I love us. All of us…” In 2016, Graham talked to ET about the prospect of motherhood, sharing, “We are going to totally have kids. We are probably going to do it in the next few years. Just a part of my brand building.” She reiterated that hope in January during a sit-down with ELLE, though said she wasn’t in a rush. “For me, being a wife and being a woman, happiness doesn’t equate to having kids. Kids will come when they come. Happiness right now, is building with my husband and building my business.” Graham and Ervin met at church in New York City, and married when the model was 22, according to ET. Last month, Graham appeared alongside Amy Schumer at an event for Frida Mom, a new line of postpartum care products from Frida Baby founder and CEO Chelsea Hirschhorn.