Kate Chastain, who starred in the Bravo series Below Deck for six seasons until 2020, had great news to share with her Bravo family on Tuesday, December 13, taking to social media to announce she was pregnant. The pregnancy would be the first for the 55-year-old, making her particularly thrilled about her upcoming blessing.
Via Instagram, the reality star shared a mirror selfie flaunting her baby bump in a floral dress. Captioning the shot, she wrote:
“I’m already planning so many birthday theme parties for you .”
The announcement and the accompanying snap took fans by surprise, as until then, no one got wind of her pregnancy. Several fans and celebrities took to the comment section to congratulate the TV personality as she commenced her motherhood journey.
Below Deck Kate Chastain Is Thrilled To Be Pregnant
Following her big reveal, the Below Deck star Kate Chastain granted an interview with People, where she shared more details about her pregnancy, revealing her due date as May 2023. The expectant mom admitted how thrilling it felt to take on motherhood, something she had always hoped for. Hence, the icon considered her pregnancy a dream come true.
Explaining why she kept the pregnancy a secret for months, Kate admitted she was simply being careful about what she made public, as being pregnant was a special experience for her. However, with her latest stints on upcoming shows, Kate Chastain found the courage she needed to disclose she was pregnant. She explained:
“I’m really being protective of what I share publicly, but with new episodes of Below Deck Galley Talk about to air on Bravo after Christmas and The Traitors premiering on Peacock on Jan. 12, 2023, there’s just no holding my baby bump any longer.”
While Kate Chastain failed to unveil the identity of her baby’s dad, she most recently dated Below Deck castmate Josiah Carter. Since their break up, the icon, whose dating history comprises many men and women, has not publicly identified with a new romantic partner. This leaves more mysteries surrounding her surprise pregnancy revelation yet unsolved.