Darren Criss, Celebrated 'Glee' Star, and Wife Mia Eagerly Await Their Second Child

Darren Criss wraps up tour amidst family celebration.

by Nouman Rasool
Darren Criss, Celebrated 'Glee' Star, and Wife Mia Eagerly Await Their Second Child
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In a heartwarming revelation that has stirred excitement among fans, Darren Criss, famed for his role in the hit television series 'Glee', and his wife Mia have announced they are expecting their second child. This joyous news comes after the couple welcomed their first daughter, Bluesy Belle Criss?, in April 2022, adding another layer of bliss to their growing family.

The Broadway sensation shared this delightful news on December 21, captivating his audience with a unique and humorous announcement. Darren Criss took to Instagram to share a creatively edited fake movie poster for "Mamma Mia!

Here We Go Again", featuring his family's faces superimposed onto the film's cast, accompanied by two positive pregnancy tests. The post, garnished with Darren's characteristic wit, read, "And COMING SOON… Let's hope the sequel is better than the photoshop." This light-hearted reveal has since garnered immense attention and affection from his fans and followers.

Tour Finale Joy

Just a day before this announcement, Darren concluded his 'A Very Darren Christmas Tour' with a final performance in Nashville on December 20. Reflecting on the tour, he expressed his gratitude and excitement on Instagram, hinting at the celebration extending beyond the Christmas season with the news of their expanding family.

Darren and Mia, who tied the knot in 2019, are not new to the joys and challenges of parenthood. Their first child, Bluesy Belle, has already brought immense happiness into their lives. Darren's affectionate announcement of Bluesy's birth last year, where he referred to their family as "M & D making sweet music", resonated deeply with his audience, showcasing the deep bond and shared joy between the couple.

Apart from his memorable role in 'Glee', Darren Criss has also gained critical acclaim for his performances in 'A Very Potter Musical' and his portrayal of Andrew Cunanan in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story', which earned him an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award.

His acceptance speech at the Emmy Awards in 2018 was particularly moving, as he dedicated his triumph to his wife Mia, acknowledging her unwavering support and describing her as the music in his life. As the couple prepares for their new arrival, the anticipation and happiness amongst their fans and well-wishers are palpable.

Darren and Mia's journey into parenthood for the second time promises to be as enchanting and fulfilling as their first, marking another beautiful chapter in their lives.