John Luke Robertson is the oldest son of Korie and Willie Robertson, and rose to fame in his family’s reality show, Duck Dynasty. He was only a 16-year-old when the show first premiered on A+E Networks, and he’s grown into a young man in the show’s ten-season run from 2012-2017.
The Duck Dynasty audience quickly grew to love his easy dimpled smile, and during his 2015 wedding to his childhood sweetheart Mary Kate McEacharn in Season 8 of their show, about 3 million audience members viewed it.
John Luke proposed to Mary Kate on his 19th birthday, following in the footsteps of his parents, who married young as well. With the birth of a baby girl, they have officially grown into a family of four.
Preparing To Receive A Baby Girl
The couple shared the news that they’re expecting their second child via Instagram on November 14, 2020. They included a picture of themselves, along with their then 1-year-old son, John Shepherd, whom they welcomed in October of 2019. In the picture that came with the announcement, Mary Kate is holding their son, while John Luke shows the fans a series of photos from an ultrasound.
“We are so incredibly excited to be welcoming another sweet baby into our family!!!” the couple captioned the picture. “This new life is such a gift we are so thankful for! Sheps going to be the sweetest big brother.”
The news of the second child followed his young sister Sadie’s announcement that she and her husband, Christian Huff, are expecting their first child: it’s a family legacy.
The Duck Dynasty couple celebrated Ella’s birth by sharing a snapshot that the proud parents took with their new baby girl. It comes with the caption that also revealed the baby’s name as Ella.
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Ella’s Arrival Date – Duck Dynasty Family News
On April 7, Mary Kate reminisced with fans by sharing a compilation of photos that featured precious moments of John Shepherd’s growth. Ella arrived that same day, almost as if the new mother was aware that the baby will decide to put up an appearance that day.
While John Luke Robertson is the oldest child of the Duck Dynasty Robertson family, he is by no means the only one building his own family. His younger sister is expected to deliver her baby two weeks after Mary Kate has delivered, so April is likely to be a very joyous time for the Robertson family as they celebrate their double-blessing.
Mary Kate shared her excitement about the joy of having two close-in-age cousins in the family, “Sometimes I can still hardly believe we’re having baby girls less than 2 weeks apart! Goodness it’s been such a special and fun journey to share with my sis-in-law.”
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