NBA star Pau Gasol and Wife Cat McDonnell Welcomed a Second Baby Son!
- Pau Gasol and his wife Cat McDonnell Gasol have recently marked the arrival of a baby boy.
- The former Los Angeles Laker star is excited as she welcomed her baby no 2 making it a family of 4.
- Learn about the relationship timeline and the kids of Pau Gasol and her wife Cat.
It’s a boy! Pau Gasol is a Dad to 2
Spanish former professional basketball player Pau Gasol’s family just got a little bit bigger after the new son make an arrival in the family. Sharing the happy news of the baby, Pau and his wife Cat in a joint Instagram post in both Spanish and English on Thursday, wrote,
“Our baby boy has arrived!! We are beyond happy to welcome our son to the world. Everything has gone really well and we are officially a family of 4! 💙”
Gasol and McDonnell’s baby boy is the younger sibling of their 2-year-old Elisabet Gianna. The family of three initially posed about the upcoming new member of the family in August with a shot kissing toddler Elisabeth and spilling the big secret,
“Big sister reporting for duty! 🤗.Baby brother Gasol arriving soon!! 💙 #Fall2022 #hermanopequeño.”
Who is Pau Gasol?
Pau Gasol is a Spanish former professional basketball player who has won a six-time NBA All-Star. The NBA Rookie of the Year in 2002 won a FIBA World Cup title, three EuroBasket titles, two Olympic silver medals, and an Olympic bronze medal playing with the Spanish NBA team.
Throughout his NBA career, he played for Chicago Bulls (2014–2016), San Antonio Spurs (2016–2019), Milwaukee Bucks (2019), and Return to Barcelona (2021).
Gasol has talked about his Fatherhood journey with his daughter Elisabet
Pau Gasol’s life has changed ever since he welcomed his baby girl. Now it’s again his dad’s duty time with the arrival of a son whose name is not revealed yet. He on talking about his daughter Elisabet who arrived a year after their marriage.
Raising her is something he is enjoying as he expressed,
“I’ve enjoyed our baby girl so much. Ellie is incredible and we are looking forward to expanding our family. We’ll see what number it ends up being, so one at a time, because you don’t realize the amount of work and dedication that a kid requires until you actually have it.”
The couple had named their firstborn by paying tribute to the late father-daughter pair of his former teammate Kobe Bryant. Kobe and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna had tragically died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Kobe’s widow Vanessa Bryant was chosen as godmother for their firstborn and they also told the middle name to her saying,
“When we told her about the middle name, Pau and I sat down together we told her over FaceTime because of COVID we couldn’t be around each other as much. … She was super happy, I think she actually started crying a little bit. I think she was honored.”