Sterling K. Brown may be up for an Emmy, but it's his wife who's already stealing the show

By Char Adams
September 17, 2017 05:57 PM

Sterling K. Brown may be up for an Emmy, but it’s his wife who’s already stealing the show.

Before the star-studded ceremony kicked off Sunday night, Brown couldn’t help but gush over his stunning wife, Ryan Michelle Bathe.

“Don’t hurt ’em, Bird! #emmys2017 How can it get any better than this?” the 41-year-old This is Us star wrote alongside an Instagram video of Bathe getting ready for the evening.

The sweet social media shout-out didn’t end there.

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Brown later shared a Twitter photo of his smiling wife giving an enthusiastic wave in her yellow, patterned dress.

“Do the damn thang, Ry! @michellechel #EMMY2017,” he wrote alongside the shot.

Brown and Bathe, 41, wed in 2007 and share two children: Andrew, 6, and 2-year-old Amaré.

Brown is known to fawn over his wife in sweet (and hilarious) posts.

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On Saturday, Bathe seemed to hit a pre-Emmys snag. And Brown was sure to share the moment with his more than 280,000 Instagram followers.

#WardrobeMalfunction Not all ‘flesh colored’ underwear accommodate all colors of flesh. But we be ah’ight! 😉 #emmys2017,” he captioned a video clip of his wife riding alongside him in a car.

Brown is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role in This is Us.

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, are airing live on CBS from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET.