The sensation of the early 2000s who got her big break when she starred as the classic mean girl in The Princess Diaries, has since been an acting and singing icon, appearing in both the animated adaptation of the princess locked in the tower named Rapunzel. Most prominently known for. In Disney’s Tangled. Mandy also starred in the 2001 classic romance and drama film, A Walk to Remember, adapted from the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name.
Mandy is also known to grace the music world with her fan favorite singles such as “Candy” and “Cry”.
So what have the popstars/actors been up to lately? Well, it turns out that she is all set to welcome her second child into the world.
Mandy began dating the band’s vocalist Dawes, Taylor Goldsmith, in 2015, and two years later, Taylor was confident enough in the relationship to ask Mandy the big question. His proposal got a big yes from Mandy and the two got married in November of 2018.
Following that development, the two took their relationship to the next level by announcing the birth of their first child in 2021, August Harrison, who was named Gus.
Mandy tells PEOPLE that parenthood is a challenging and exciting ordeal as you learn on the go, feel uncertain but eventually figure it out and are finally really proud of yourself. Speaking of a mother’s love, Mandy said, “All the clichés are true,” referring to the fact that when she first saw her baby, there was an immediate rush of emotions and she immediately felt incredibly attached. felt it.
In a recent Instagram post, Mandy showed off her first son, Gus, wearing a shirt that read “Big Brother” and announced that baby number 2 would arrive “this fall,” with no date specified.
Taylor Goldsmith also posted the same picture, revealing how Gus would be a great big brother and Mandy is going to be a great mother of two kids and she couldn’t be happier in her life at the moment.
Mandy plays a mother of 3 in the show “This Is Us” and is excited at the prospect of becoming a mother of 2 in real life as well.