Love is what makes you feel special. The saying fits perfectly on Leilani Malia Mendoza and Brian McKnight as the couple welcomes a newborn baby on 23 January 2023. The couple names the newborn Brian Kainoa Makoa McKnight. Leilani’s husband Brian McKnight announced the birth via his Instagram quoting a verse from the Bible. The birth of their son makes it more memorable as Leilani had a miscarriage in May 2022. This is Leilani’s first child with Brian as she has two more children from the previous relationship. Let’s have a view of Brian and Leilani’s precious life and how their match was made in heaven.
When Did They Got Married?
Leilani is married to Brian McKnight and Brian does not need any words to impersonate who he is, he is simply a legend, Brian McKnight is known all over the world for his strong head voice. His album ‘back at one’ shatters all records of popularity. His marvelous collection of music has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations which are the third most in the history of Grammy. Born in New York, Brian was passionate about music from a very young age as he was in the church choir. His song ‘remember the magic’ at Walt Disney’s 25 anniversary is one of his finest works.
Bringing Change In Music Sector
The way he revolutionized R&B music is way beyond words. But Leilani’s profession is the opposite of his beloved husband. She is a pediatric neurophysiologist and has completed her education at UCLA. She is of Filipino-Hawaiian descent and was born in Hawaii. Brian and Leilani met in 2014 and were married in 2017. Before the marriage, Leilani just led a simple life but now has become a celebrity as her husband’s fans also love her. Brian occasionally uploads photos of her and the children making them familiar with fans worldwide.
This Is Their Second Marriage!!
Both Brian and Leilani have a second marriage. Brian was previously married to his college love interest Julie in 1990 but got divorced in 2003. He has two children with her Brian Jr and Niko, and two others from previous relationships Brianna and Clyde. Leilani also has two children Julia and jack. They both are friends with Brian and treat him like a father figure. Although the family is an emblem of love and care, some fans have a backlash that Brian has forgotten his elder children after the marriage with Leilani. Brian has rejected the criticism claiming that Leilani helped his boys get along with work.
Brian and Leilani’s sweet marriage imitates that status, race, and profession doesn’t matter if you have a pure heart. Despite the criticism of people, the relationship between the two celebs is stronger than ever. Leilani still has pursued her surgeon career and Brian McKnight is still ruling R&B music. Brian posted a beautiful video with Leilani on Valentine’s Day expressing his love for her and the baby. Leilani Malia Mendoza also has gained a massive audience since her wedding with Brian as she has more than 139,000 K followers on Instagram, reflecting her popularity.