“It’s Strange…”: Doting Father Derek Jeter Shares Stunning Revelation About Son After Being a Girl Dad for Years

Published 09/06/2023, 11:00 AM EDT

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Derek Jeter welcomed his baby boy in May. Besides being a successful baseball player and a businessperson, the MLB legend is a proud father of four children- three girls and a boy. In various interviews, he talked about the changes they have been going through since the little boy came to their house, sometimes even calling it ‘strange.’

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After they welcomed their son through Surrogacy, the Jeter couple arrived in different shows to share experiences with their new baby. Recently, Derek and Hanna appeared for an interview with E-news, where this couple shared lots of their experiences with their kids and, of course, Derek’s experience of becoming a boy-dad from a girl-dad.

Derek Jeter Shared His Experience to Be a New Boy Dad

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Raising children is already a tough job, and it gets harder when it comes to raising four children. Derek and Hanna married in 2016 and have four children together. While the father is already fond of his three little princesses, the arrival of a new prince changes things a bit. While Hanna and Derek sat for an interview with Francesca Amiker in a show named How Hannah and Derek Jeter Do “Date Night” with 4 Kids,” they answered several secrets about the changes they have been going through with four children, including Derek’s experience with his son.

The initial discussion started with the chaos of traveling with the kids, and then eventually, the host asked the father about his experience of having a little boy, and shockingly, the former Yankees’ shortstop said, “first of all, it’s, it’s strange.” Then he continued explaining the fact, “Because, I have a younger sister. I’ve never had a brother, and then we have three girls. So, this is the first boy. I have a nephew, but you know, not with him every single day. So it has been kind of strange to even just see a boy as opposed to the girls that I’m used to.” 

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He keeps explaining that it is nice to see a boy, as he has been used to the habit of seeing girls around him in the house. So Jeter said it was an outstanding experience to have a boy member in the family, though his love for his girls won’t be affected by it. The couple also discussed their children’s education, preparing lunches, and how their three sisters adore their younger brother. They even shared their experience of having four kids together on a road trip to Cooperstown for the Hall of Fame event, which was total chaos. Also, the 5x World Series Champion shared his secrets as a family man, and as a father.

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How is Derek Jeter as a Father?

The Jeter family is a happy and lively family, with all 6 members loving and caring for each other, as fans often see on their social media. Jeter as a father and as a baseball player, are two different personalities that shocked the fans. During this interview, the host mentioned that being a girl dad, Jeter often appeared on social media photos with nail paints and jewellery on, having tattoos on his face.  Also, his wife revealed that they have house parties, especially dance parties, every night in which the 14x Al-Star participates. This shocked the interviewer.

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The former Yankees legend mentioned that he used to cover himself during his baseball days, but with kids, things are not different. Things have changed with them. This couple even shares their secret for having a happy married life, where they put their prioritizing each other as the key. As Hanna mentioned, “I think making time for each other. We started, you know, we started having kids right after we got married. So, I think it’s just continued to make time for each other, take trips. You know there’s a lot going on day to day in our household.”  So, they even go on date nights to have quality time.

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Antara Bhattacharyya is an MLB Writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed her Master's Degree in English Literature, she is passionate about writing. Sports being one of her core interests, she indulged in American Sports, particularly Baseball.
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