TODAY correspndent Jill Martin has divulged that her family will expand very soon in a post on social media.
The 47-year-old TV personality recently shared a couple of snaps of her brother Jonathon Dorfman’s pregnant wife, Hara, on her Instagram page.
In one of the snaps, she and Hara are sporting stylish floral print dresses and grinning widely as the NBC anchor held Hara’s pregnant stomach.
The other snap in the carousel post showed Jonathon giving Hara a side hug, pulling her into him, and resting his head on top of hers.
Hara had a stuffed toy giraffe under her arm, and Jonathan had a stuffed toy elephant under his.
Both of them had huge grins.
AUNT IN THE MAKING
Jill explained in the caption that she was stoked for her and her husband, Erik Brooks, to get aunt and uncle status.
“Woo hoo! We are having a baby! My (now) sister and my baby bro are almost there…..could she be cuter?,” she wrote.
Jill continued, tagging Hara: “Cannot WAIT to be auntie jill & uncle Erik! That is my niece or nephew. Cue: my mom is crying for sure.”
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Fans flooded her comment section with congratulatory remarks.
One fan admitted: ” Congratulations!! Being an auntie is the BEST!!!”
Another added: “I am so happy for your family! What a blessing.”
A third noted: “Being an Auntie is the best! Congrats.”
Even Hara complimented: “Thank you aunt Jill and uncle Erik for the most spectacular baby party ever! We all are so lucky!!”
THE REAL DEAL JILL
While Jill’s future niece or nephew may only know her as aunt Jill, the world knows her as a prominent journalist.
She is an Emmy-winning television personality who covers sports, fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment.
Best known for her work with the New York Knicks and co-hosting segments on Today, Jill is one broadcaster who makes headlines as well.
She began he media career as an assistant at The Maury Povich Show after interning at ABC’s LIVE!.
Jill also worked as the host of WAMI-TV’s Live, where she reported on and covered news in the Miami area.
Her main source of wealth is said to be her career in the entertainment industry as a television personality.
She also earns income from brand endorsements and sponsorships.
According to his LinkedIn page, Erik is the founder and CEO of Ethos Capital LLC, which he founded in 2019.
Ethos Capital is a private investment organization that seeks to transform traditional business models into faster-growing companies through technology.
He was also a managing partner at ABRY partners from 1999 to 2019.
Prior to this, he was a vice president at New Century Holdings from 1994 to 1999.
Jill and Erik tied the knot on September 10, 2022.
Prior to their wedding, they got engaged in May 2019 in the Hamptons.
However, they struggled through the pandemic and called off their engagement in 2020.
At the time, Jill explained: “This pandemic has taken a toll on so many aspects of life — it’s such a difficult time for everyone.
“Erik is the most magnificent person, but with him living in Boston with his children, and me living in New York, the distance just became too difficult for us to maintain the kind of relationship that’s important to us both.”
She concluded: “He is an amazing man, and I wish him nothing but the best.”
Fortunately for the couple, they got re-engaged in the Bahamas in November 2021.