What We Know About Shawn Johnson's Husband, Andrew East

Shawn Johnson and Andrew East are over the moon this week after announcing the birth of their second child, a baby boy. The couple, who are also the proud parents of a daughter named Drew, took to Instagram to share the big news with their followers, writing, "We're so excited to announce a new friend is here. Mom and baby are doing well." Later, Johnson confirmed the news to Us Weekly. "Andrew and I are so excited to announce the arrival of our little man. He is happy and healthy, and we are so obsessed with him!" the former Olympic gymnast gushed.

Johnson and East announced their pregnancy back in January. "Here we go again. #babyeast," the former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant revealed. For his part, East shared a video of himself kissing Johnson's baby bump and saying, "We're pregnant." Halfway through the pregnancy, the couple admitted to the outlet that they were already ready for baby number three. "I think it depends on [the sex] of this one. We shall see. But given how things are going with Drew, and how much fun it is, I would love to have more. I'm in the phase right now," Johnson admitted, while East joked that he would love to have "20 kids" with his wife.

Although Shawn Johnson is well-known for her athletic abilities, many fans don't know a lot about Andrew East, who is also an athlete.

What to know about Shawn Johnson's husband, Andrew East

Fan Buzz reports that Shawn Johnson's husband, Andrew East, is a former NFL player. While Johnson was busy winning gold medals and competing in the Olympics, East was working on his football skills. The new dad played ball at Vanderbilt but went undrafted after finishing up his college career in 2015. Although he wasn't picked straight out of college, East went on to enjoy time with multiple professional teams, which eventually led him to become the long snapper for the Washington Football Team.

East met Johnson through his brother, Guy, at the 2012 Olympics. Guy competed as a track cyclist during that time, and Johnson had just retired from her professional gymnastics career. Shawn and Andrew quickly hit it off and began dating before East finally popped the question on the field at a Chicago Cubs game in 2015. The two tied the knot in April 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee in front of their closest friends and family members, per Us Weekly. The following year, the couple shared the heartbreaking news of their miscarriage before welcoming their daughter, Drew, in 2019. Although both Johnson and East are retired from their lives as professional athletes, they currently enjoy their time as parents and also run their own company called Seven Summit Media, per People Magazine.