Rio and Kate Ferdinand expecting a baby boy By Press Association September 9 2020, 8.57am Share Rio and Kate Ferdinand expecting a baby boy Share via Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Messenger Email Post link https://www.thecourier.co.uk/lifestyle/1566214/rio-and-kate-ferdinand-expecting-a-baby-boy/ Copy Link Kate and Rio Ferdinand (Isabel Infantes/PA) Rio and Kate Ferdinand are expecting a baby boy. The former footballer, 41, and the ex-The Only Way Is Essex star, 29, announced in June that they are having a baby. Rio already has three children from his previous marriage – sons Tate and Lorenz, and daughter Tia. Kate wrote on Instagram: “It’s a boy. Me and Tia are outnumbered.” View this post on Instagram….. it’s a boy 💙💙💙 me and tia are outnumbered 😮🙊🤣A post shared by Kate Ferdinand (@xkateferdinand) on Sep 8, 2020 at 11:32pm PDT The couple have been in a relationship since 2017. Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca died in 2015, aged 34, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time. The football star’s 2017 documentary Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum And Dad, saw him caring for his young family in the aftermath of losing his wife. Another documentary, Rio And Kate: Becoming A Stepfamily explored the challenges Kate dealt with in being both a partner to Rio and a new stepmother to three grieving children.