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Thomas Rhett Celebrates Daughter Willa's 5th Birthday with Sweet Message

Thomas Rhett‘s daughter Willa Gray is 5 today!

The 30-year-old country singer took to his Instagram on Sunday (November 1) to share a sweet message celebrating his daughter’s birthday.

“Ok I’m really sorry for all the posts today but we went straight from Halloween to Willa Grays’s 5th birthday,” Thomas wrote. “WG you continue to amaze me with your heart, your kindness, your selflessness, and your hilariousness. You make me such a better human being, and I’m inspired by you every single day. You may be 5 but you already act like your 15.”

“You are the MOST amazing big sister that AJ and Lennon could ask for,” Thomas continued. “I can’t wait to watch you grow and be there with you every step of the way. To my beautiful baby girl, happy birthday sweet pea!”

Thomas and his wife Lauren Akins adopted Willa from Uganda back in 2017. They are also parents to biological daughters Ada James, 3, and Lennon Love, 8 months.

Thomas recently talked about Willa‘s adoption during an interview with Kelly Clarkson. You can read about his family’s emotional journey here.

Kelly Clarkson Tears Up While Thomas Rhett Tells Her the Story of His Daughter's Adoption

It was an emotional interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show when Kelly had country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins open up about adopting their four-year-old daughter Willa Gray.

Kelly asked why the couple decided to adopt before having a biological child and Lauren mentioned how her mom was adopted.

“I just thought it was really cool,” she said. “We’d talked about it off and on, but it wasn’t something that we had sat down and had, like, a full-on adoption conversation.”

Lauren went to Uganda in 2016 with the organization 147 Million Orphans and she connected with a baby girl while there. She called Thomas up on FaceTime and told him that they had to find a home for the girl.

“I was telling him her story and I was like, ‘Babe, we know so many people who are trying to adopt right now, and this little girl needs a forever home,’” she said. “I was, like, so moved. I mean, the second I touched her, it was, like, electric. I was like, ‘Oh my word. This little girl has just taken my heart.’ I was like, ‘Honey, we’ve gotta find her her forever home. Like, I know that’s why I’m here is to get this girl to her home.’”

This is when Kelly started to tear up. She said, “I did my own makeup and this is not waterproof. It’s so beautiful because I know that feeling. As a mama, you touch them and you hug them. It doesn’t matter if it’s yours or not. We’re a blended family. You’re like, this is my purpose. It’s such a powerful thing.”

Thomas ended up telling his wife to bring him the baby.

“I don’t fully remember even saying it,” he said. “It was, like, such a spiritual thing for me that it came out of my body. Then, literally two weeks after, we were having home assessments and talking to adoption agencies.”

The couple recently welcomed their third daughter into the world!

Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren Akins Expecting Third Daughter!

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins are expecting another child together!

The 29-year-old country star revealed the exciting news on Tuesday (July 23) on Instagram with a series of family photos of their daughters Ada James, 23 months, and Willa Gray, 3.

Lauren also shared a video of the sex reveal, letting everybody know that their third baby will be a girl!

“Excited to share that I will now be paying for 3 weddings😂 I feel so blessed to say that our third child is on the way and it’s a girl!! I love you so much @laur_akins. WG and AJ, y’all are gonna be the best big sisters! Bring on the crazy,” he captioned the post.

Congratulations to the happy family! Scroll through Lauren‘s post inside to watch the reveal…

Thomas Rhett Brings Daughter Willa to Pop-Up Store Opening

Thomas Rhett brought his adorable one-year-old daughter Willa Gray to the opening of his new pop-up store!

The 27-year-old country singer greeted fans at the event – featuring his collaboration with designer Daniel Patrick – on Friday morning (September 22) at The Seventh Letter in Los Angeles.

Thomas‘ line, Daniel Patrick X Thomas Rhett, includes three limited-edition styles for men and women, including an anorak track pullover for $475, LA shorts for $275, and hat for $60.

Thomas and his wife Lauren Akins adopted Willa from Uganda back in May.

They also welcomed another girl, Ada James, last month.

ICYMI, Thomas recently dropped his new album Life Changes. You can listen to it here.

our happy (& tired, but mostly happy) little family ’’’’ (puppies not pictured but they're happy too😘)

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10+ pictures inside of Thomas Rhett at the opening… More Here! »

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