Jenna Compono and Zach Nichols of The Challenge welcomed their second child, a girl named Liliana Marie, on Tuesday, December 27, at 5.47 a.m. local time. Jenna announced the news on Instagram, with many images of her child, revealing that she weighed 7lbs. and 4oz. at delivery. Jenna Compono and Zach Nichols married on March 13, 2021, in a modest wedding in Michigan because of the pandemic. On April 2, 2022, they will have a lavish wedding ceremony for their family and friends. The couple also has a 15-month-old son called Anthony Joseph, who was present when Jenna announced her second pregnancy in June 2022.
Jenna told E! News that she was thrilled to have “a little me” so they could do “female stuff” together, adding:
“I am so excited to dress her up in the most ridiculous bows and dresses.”
On Wednesday, December 28, Zach also uploaded many images of Liliana on Instagram, including one of him holding the baby and another of the happy parents in the hospital.
Jenna Compono and Zach Nichols’ relationship
Jenna and Zach met while participating in MTV’s The Challenge: Battle Of The Exes ll season 26 in 2014. Jenna was competing against Jay Mitchell at the moment, while Zach was competing against Jonna Mannion. On the program, the two were spotted kissing many times, and participant Sarah Rice referred to them as “Ken and Barbie.” They dated for a year when Jenna joined the cast of The Challenge: Rivals 3 and Zach started neglecting her, even mispronouncing her name on the phone. During the reunion, the former disclosed that she had ended her relationship with him after he cheated on her.
In 2017, the couple rejoined on the set of The Challenge: Invasion of Champions and reconciled, only to split up for the second time. They became buddies and appeared on the Champs Vs. Stars program together. The couple renewed their romance on the set of The Challenge: Champs Vs. Stars, only to accuse one other of infidelity. In December 2019, the couple agreed to put their differences aside, and Zach Nichols planned a Christmas-themed proposal for Jenna Compono, who accepted.
They had planned to marry in February 2021, but they had to delay owing to the Coronavirus epidemic. Jenna said during an interview:
“We don’t know what the world will be like next year, so our wedding isn’t even certain. We didn’t want to put our lives on wait for something that wasn’t certain.”
They will marry in a private ceremony in Michigan in March 2021. Anthony, their first child, was born on September 2, 2021, at 8:52 p.m.
On April 2, 2022, the couple married in New York in front of their family, friends, and their 6-month-old baby. They then had their reception at the Sand Castle.