Following her first season on the hit FOX show, Kara and Mike married on July 5, 2009. Though she remained on Idol for another season, she explains the job took a toll on her personal life—and trying to get pregnant.
“I wanted a child and there was no way I could get pregnant under the stress of eighteen-hour work days and live TV,” she shared in her autobiography, A Helluva High Note. “I had undergone three unsuccessful rounds of IVF during season 9.”
But now the 42-year-old’s dream has come true—and we couldn’t be more excited for her!