The exciting days of Derek Kaplan and his husband, Fredrik Eklund has finally begun as they have only three months left to welcome the little ones in the family. If you don’t know yet, the couple is six months pregnant and is expecting the twins via surrogacy. Derek Kaplan is a British-Zimbabwean painter, famous as the life partner of television personality, Fredrik Eklund.
Super excited for Welcoming the Babies:
The remarkable artist, Derek and Fredrik Eklund, the Million Dollar Listing star, are all set to welcome two young ones at once which they have conceived through surrogacy. His celebrity partner, Fredrik took to Instagram to reveal the wonderful news this Thursday. The post consists of the adorable picture of them kissing in front of the Eiffel Tower and the caption that discloses they have been waiting for the babies, a boy, and a girl for six months. The adorable couple got married on February 9 on Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys.
Experienced a Devastating loss of Babies!
Derek Kaplan and his wife experienced an excruciating moment in 2015 after their surrogate miscarried when she was carrying the duo’s twins. As per sources, the couple was happily expecting a girl and boy at the time but ended up with despair. Fredrik even broke down into tears on camera while he was shooting for ‘The Million Dollar Listing New York.'
After their first incident, the couple was yet again hit with tragedy as another surrogate mother miscarried leaving them in pain. Derek admitted although it was hard on them, it was much more difficult and painful for the surrogate mothers who miscarried. But Derek and Fredrik managed to push on through the difficulty as the light has shone bright since.
Couple Welcome Twins
After some devastating times along the way, Derek and Fredrik are finally parents to two beautiful children. The twins, who were born via a surrogate in November 2017 and brought a world of joy to both Fredrik and Derek. The pair shared the news about their children's arrival through their Instagram account. The pair have been blessed with a daughter Milla and a son Fredrik Jr.
Derek and Fredrik with their newborn children. (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
The new parents also shared further news that their children have been baptized. The pair took to their Instagram yet again to share the news about their children's baptism.
As of now, the pair are enjoying life as parents to three wonderful children. The pair can be seen constantly posting on their Instagram about their children and can be seen enjoying vacations and getaway.
Had a Son, Before Meeting Fredrik!!!
Derek was already a father to a child named Kai before meeting Fredrik. Eight years ago, Derek donated his sperm to a lesbian duo whom he encountered in London and helped them conceive a child. Since Derek and his husband don’t live in London, the painter doesn’t often get to see his son. However, whenever he does, he makes sure to spend quality time and also shares those with his fans in social media.
How did he First Meet Fredrik?
Derek Kaplan and Fredrick Eklund, who are currently celebrating six years of relationship, first met in Greece at the end of summer 2010. In an interview with Bravo TV, Fredrick shared that he encountered Derek on the island after a week of his visit and woke up together the next morning. He further explained that they spent the rest of the week together, traveled around the island in his rented car and shared dreams of the future that they would accomplish together.
How much is Derek’s Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Derek Kaplan reportedly enjoys a splendid net worth of $1 million dollars. He accumulated the amount from the earnings from the paintings he sells and exhibitions. He does have earned a good amount but his partner, Fredrik is comparatively prosperous with the net worth of $30 million dollars.
Derek’s Short Bio:
According to some wiki sources, Derek Kaplan celebrates his birthday on 19th of February. He was born in 1975 in Harare, Zimbabwe which makes him 44 years of age. He belongs to white ethnicity and enjoys an attractive height which suits his personality.