Lifetime debuts 'Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story' special on September 6

The multi-platinum recording artist is opening up to share the newest chapter of her life as she takes on her most challenging roles yet - becoming a wife and mother.


                            Lifetime debuts 'Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story' special on September 6

As the youngest ever winner of 'American Idol', Jordin Sparks captured hearts around the country with her incredible singing talent.  Now, more than a decade after America first fell in love with Jordin, the multi-platinum recording artist and actress is opening up to share the newest chapter of her life as she takes on her most challenging roles yet – becoming a wife and mother. 

After secretly eloping with her now husband Dana following their six-month whirlwind romance, 'Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story' documents the newlyweds as they build a new life together while balancing their careers, with a baby on the way. The one-hour special will premiere Thursday, September 6 at 10 pm, ET/PT on Lifetime.

Viewers will watch as Jordin and Dana navigate married life and the difficulty of merging their two families, while also preparing for another major milestone – parenthood. The one-hour special documents the raw, emotional moments leading up to and capturing the actual birth of the couple’s first son, DJ.

With several life changes happening at once, Jordin must figure out how to balance the pressures of a new marriage, a demanding career in Hollywood, all while trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and keeping her new family of three, at the forefront.

'Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story' is produced for Lifetime by Purveyors of Pop and Entertainment One (eOne). Matt Anderson, Nate Green, Cooper Green and Maty Buss are executive producers for Purveyors of Pop and Tara Long for eOne. Jordin Sparks and Joe Willis also serve as executive producers. Executive producers for Lifetime are Brie Miranda Bryant and Lauren Celinski.

American Idol contestant Jordin Sparks arrives to American Idol's Annual Top 12 party held at the Astra West/Pacific Design Center on March 8, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
American Idol contestant Jordin Sparks arrives to American Idol's Annual Top 12 party held at the Astra West/Pacific Design Center on March 8, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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