Days of Our Lives star Drake Hogestyn (John Black) excitedly revealed on Christmas day that his daughter Whitney welcomed her first child, making him a grandfather again! Hogestyn has been open about his daughter’s pregnancy in the past, as he was very excited to welcome another grandchild in the world.
Days of Our Lives: Drake Hogestyn Is a Grandfather!
Drake Hogestyn, known to Days of Our Lives fans as the ever iconic John Black, took to his social media accounts on Christmas day to announce some pretty spectacular news. Hogestyn revealed that his daughter Whitney and his son in law Tommy had welcomed their first child! Hogestyn was beyond thrilled and couldn’t wait to share the news with his friends and followers.
In a picture with his wife, Victoria, and his newborn grandson, Hogestyn announced how happy he was. “Merry Christmas to all! He’s here!!!,” tweeted Drake Hogestyn. “Thomas Drake arrived happy and healthy amidst a lively family celebration in support of Whitney and Tommy!,” continued the tweet.
This is his daughter Whitney’s first child, though Hogestyn is already a grandfather. However, that didn’t stop the Days of Our Lives actor from posting how excited he was to become a grandfather again!
Merry Christmas to all! He’s here!!! Thomas Drake arrived happy and healthy amidst a lively family celebration in support of Whitney and Tommy! So blessed and proud! Woohoo Whit! pic.twitter.com/RaDlcrG1k4
— Drake Hogestyn (@DrakeHogestyn) December 26, 2018
DOOL: The Newest Hogestyn Family Addition
As fans of Hogestyn know, he has talked about his daughter Whitney’s pregnancy in the past. Back in September, he revealed that he was going to be a grandfather again. In fact, he even revealed some pictures from his daughter Whitney’s gender reveal party in excitement! Hogestyn has kept friends, family, and fans informed as he excitedly became a grandfather again!
As Days of Our Lives fans know, Hogestyn’s character on the show is also a grandfather. While he is close to his son Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) who lives in Salem, he also has quite an extended family. However, John Black and his family have a ton more drama than Hogestyn’s family does in real life. Brady and his brother Eric Brady (Greg Vaughan) fight over everything. The two never seem to get past their issue with each other.
Now on Days of Our Lives, it looks like Brady is helping Chloe Lane (Nadia Bjorlin) gain custody of the child that Eric wants to raise, possibly because Brady wants to hurt Eric. Honestly, it seems like the drama never ends with John Black’s family!
Congratulations to the whole family on this exciting new addition!
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