Mooney becoming father again
Monday, August 15, 2022
– Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay is going to be a father for the third time this winter.
"Mooney Baby #3! Thankful. Excited. Tired," Shea's wife, Hannah Billingsley, posted on social media.
Billingsley posted a video asking her two boys, Asher and Ames, whether they wanted a baby boy or girl. Both opted for the girl, but Billingsley broke the news to them that another brother was on the way.
Asher is five and Ames 2 1/2.
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