John Legend‘s new child child’s title turned out to be a cheerful coincidence.
The “All of Me” singer and spouse Chrissy Teigen welcomed their third little one, daughter Esti Maxine Stephens, on Jan. 13. And although John solely advised E! News correspondent Courtney Lopez that the title was Chrissy’s concept, it ended up having a shocking household connection.
As he revealed on the Feb. 1 episode of E! Information (airing tonight at 11 p.m.), “It seems, my great-grandmother was named Esther.”
“It wasn’t deliberately after somebody,” John defined, “however as soon as Chrissy advised me that concept, I used to be like, ‘Oh, my great-grandmother’s title was Esther.'”
Esti’s center title additionally shares ties to a different one in all John’s family members. “We wished to already title her center title Maxine after my grandmother, whose center title was Maxine,” the 44-year-old shared. “So, it is plenty of my household within the title.”
John and Chrissy—who additionally share daughter Luna, 6, and son Miles, 4—introduced they have been anticipating child No. 3 in August 2022, two years after Chrissy skilled a being pregnant loss in October 2021.