Babies in a row! Less than a year later Jenna Compo and Zach Nichols welcomed their first child together, they are ready to expand their brood.
“I was ecstatic, extremely excited and overjoyed”, The challenge alum, 34, told AND! news on Sunday, June 12, when he discovered that his wife, 29, is pregnant. “I want my children to be the same age as my brothers and sisters. It’s like having a built-in best friend.”
Noting that they got pregnant quickly, he joked, “The only bad part is it happened again on the first try. I was trying to get a little more action.”
Jenna, meanwhile, said she would like to expand their brood. “Coming from a large family, I feel confident and comfortable with the two babies,” she added. “I want my third already and the second isn’t even here yet!”
Zach and Jenna first met while filming The Challenge: Battle of the Exes 2 before dating. After an occasional romance, the couple reconciled in 2016 before getting engaged in December 2019. They tied the knot in a quiet ceremony in March 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic, less than a month after announcing they were expecting their first. child.
“Well, Zach got to see him in front of me holding my leg and watching him come out,” Jenna told exclusively We Weekly of the birth of son Anthony in September 2021. “But when he was put on my chest and we both got to see him, it was amazing. We made this cute little life. It really is the best feeling ever. We have him not once yet put to sleep, we are totally obsessed.”
She added at the time: “We are looking forward to bringing Anthony home and just having fun as parents. Zach is super hands-on and I can honestly say I haven’t changed a single diaper yet. He continues to impress me every day, and it’s easy to see that being a dad was so natural to him. We are super excited to have Anthony and we apologize now that Instagram will be flooded!”
The former MTV personalities have continued to share Anthony’s milestones on social media as they planned their dream wedding ceremony earlier this year.
“It was worth the wait,” Jenna recalls U.S in April about their wedding that month. “It’s something you can only do once, so I wanted everything the way I imagined it, and thanks to my planner, Kristin from Eventful Days, our wedding exceeded my expectations. …Knowing we were already married, it was less stressful and more of a big party – everyone was excited and happy and ready to party!
She continued: “This wedding was so special to me because it was in my home state and most of my friends and family were there. I always wanted an insanely big wedding, so it was really great to be able to have such an important life event at home.”
Amid The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines alum’s second pregnancy, she revealed to AND! news that she felt great so far.
“I continue my daily routine and can hit the gym, which keeps me happy,” Jenna told the outlet. “I feel like my body knows what to do this time around and I’m better prepared for how this pregnancy journey is going. A lot less wonders and questions, that’s for sure!”