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'Empire' Stars Trai Byers & Grace Gealey Are Expecting Parents As They Proudly Show Off Baby Bump

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By Favour Adegoke on October 17, 2022 at 1:00 PM EDT

Actors Grace Gealey and Trai Byers, who both appeared in the Fox music drama series, "Empire," are expecting their first child. The two were spotted together on the red carpet before the Broadway premiere of Byers in the revival of August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson."

Gealey also wore a dress that showed off her baby bump to the delight of her fans, who took to the comment section to praise Byers' achievement and the subtle news that they are soon-to-be parents.

Following Byers' Broadway performance, Gealey took to Instagram to post an emotional post about her husband, showing off her love for him.

Read on to learn more.

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Grace Gealey Was Spotted With A Baby Bump

Trai Byers and Grace Byers.
Instagram/Grace Byers

Byers and Gealey are pregnant with their first child after having been married for six years. Gealey was spotted with a baby bump while attending her husband's opening night for "The Piano Lesson" on Broadway.

The pair were photographed on the red carpet, which the expectant mother shared on Instagram. Gealey wore an overflowing, stylish pink gown showcasing the baby bump, while Byers looked dapper in a casual suit with a black halter-neck shirt.

Alongside a couple of celebration emojis, Gealey captioned the post, "Happy Opening Night on your Broadway Debut, my beloved King!!"

She added: "Words absolutely fail when it comes to describing how deeply and overwhelmingly proud we are of you, @traibyers. What a night!"

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While the couple has officially informed their fans that they are pregnant, the image of herself cradling her baby bump was loud enough. The pair has also not shared any details about the gender of the child.

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The Expecting Couple Were Showered With Love From Fans

Trai Byers and Grace Byers.
Instagram/Grace Byers

Since it made headlines, the post has garnered almost 200 thousand likes, a sure sign that the couple's fans are ecstatic with the pregnancy reveal. In the comment section, fans of the pair lauded Byers' latest acting achievement and commented on the baby bump.

One fan wrote, "These pictures are absolutely stunning. Congratulations, my friends! Careers blossoming and families expanding. How lovely it is to see you both glow."

One close relative wrote, "My brother was a revelation last night!!! Congratulations!!!! I'm so excited to be an uncle!!!!!! Love y'all forever and a day!!"

One more follower mentioned, "Aaaaahhhhh!!! Congratulations @traibyers on OPENING your Bway show!! And CONGRATULATIONS to you both on the amazing journey ahead to parenthood."

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Another fan wrote, "Congrats you two!!! I saw the glow in your face before I saw you holding the bump!!!

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Grace Gealey and Trai Byers Relationship Timeline

Trai Byers and Grace Byers.
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Gealey and Byers starred alongside each other in the Fox musical drama "Empire." During its first season in 2015, dating rumors about the pair made the headlines but were not confirmed by the couple for a while.

However, in October of that year, Gealey confirmed during an appearance on FABLife, hosted by Tyra Banks and Chrissy Teigen, that she was engaged to her fellow co-star.

"I think that if you do get involved at your workplace, you have to know that this is something that you want to be invested in, and this is just not just something that is frivolous and fleeting," Gealey revealed on the show, per People.

She also asserted that her connection with Byers is "for real, for real" and "not a fling" while flaunting her gorgeous engagement ring.

The pair subsequently tied the knot on the Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 14, 2016, and have now been married for six years.

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She Praised Trai Byers On His Broadway Debut

Trai Byers and Grace Byers.
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Throughout the years, Gealey and Byers have maintained their love for themselves, and their connection is expected to grow stronger with the incoming new addition to their family. Most recently, Byers' debut on Broadway was once more an opportunity for Gealey to voice her affection for her husband.

She wrote on Instagram, "You are the most remarkable artist, talent, husband and man. Watching you make your @thepianolessonplay Broadway debut last night made my heart swell until it burst into a million pieces. My spirit is still soaring, for you are a magnanimous talent that continues to leave me spell-bound and perpetually in awe."

The actress added, "@traibyers, I deeply admire you. You inspire me. I wish I could begin to adequately express to the wide extent and profound depth. The endless love and explosive pride I have for you pulse through every heartbeat, vessel, and vein in my body.

For his feature in "The Piano Lesson," Byers starred alongside other renowned actors, including Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks.

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