Congratulations are in order for THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL alum Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget) and her husband, Jonathan Silverman, who are expecting their first child together! “Been wanting to share this news for a while now,” the actress posted to Instagram. “So excited to finally be able to shout it out! Johnny and I could not be more thrilled!”
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Finnigan starred as Bridget Forrester on B&B from 2000-04, winning the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress three times in a row, from 2002-2004. Since leaving the soap, she has appeared in primetime series like CROSSING JORDAN, COMMITTED, CLOSE TO HOME, and TYRANT. Finnigan is currently starring in the upcoming CBS summer event series SALVATION.
Finnigan as Pentagon official Grace Barrows on SALVATION. (Photo Credit: Sven Frenzel/CBS via Getty Images)
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Finnigan and Silverman were married in June of 2007 on the island of Mykonos in Greece. The pair starred together in the 2008 sequel Beethoven’s Big Break. Silverman is best known for his role in the ‘80s comedy Weekend at Bernies and its sequel. He also starred in the NBC sitcom THE SINGLE GUY.
Fans and friends were quick to congratulate the happy couple on social media. Candace Cameron Bure commented: “Whoo Hoo! Congratulations!” and Kelly Kruger (ex-Eva, B&B; ex-Mac, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS) declared: “Ahhh congrats you guys!” One fan declared “This will be one gorgeous kid,” and we have to agree with her!
See what a wonderful family this baby will be joining by taking a peek through some of the cutest selfies Finnigan and her hubby have taken over the years in the gallery below!
Looking forward to all the photos of the beautiful baby bump leading up to the little angel’s birth later this year!
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