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John Legend's Baby Daughter Esti Saying 'Dada' for the 1st Time Will Melt Your Heart

The Voice Coach made the happiest sound when he heard his 7-month-old talk!

By Jackie Manno

John Legend's little one is growing up so fast!

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On August 13, the "All of Me" singer posted a very special clip to his official Instagram page, capturing a major milestone from his adorable 7-month-year-old daughter Esti.

In the video, Legend held the camera towards Esti and asked "What's my name?" then, in a beautiful moment, Esti promptly responded "Dada!" causing the whole room, including wife and entrepreneur Chrissy Teigen, to cheer.

"We got it on tape!" Legend exclaimed with glee. 

"DADA! Then I got too excited and scared her," Legend captioned the post. 

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Teigen also showed a very special moment with baby Esti when she posted a sweet snapshot of the little one smiling with her parents. The pictures, which were shared on June 8, showed Legend and Teigen sitting on a sofa cradling the baby while they all sported big grins on their faces.

"Our 🐞," Teigen captioned the post, revealing "ladybug" as a nickname.

Legend is clearly a doting father to Esti and all of his children, as he also posted a cute picture of him holding Esti on his shoulders while the family of six vacationed in early August. In the snapshot, the resemblance between Legend and Esti's smiles is undeniable. 

"Angel on my shoulders," Legend captioned the post in adoration. 

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Baby Esti was welcomed to the world in January, with Legend and Teigen both taking to their official Instagram pages to announce the wonderful news of her arrival. The proud parents both posted the same heartwarming photo of two of their other children, Luna 7, and Miles, 6, holding the newborn and looking at her lovingly. 

“On Friday, we welcomed Esti Maxine Stephens to our family, and our house is overflowing with love and joy. I’m in awe of Chrissy’s strength and resilience and I’m so thrilled to see how Luna and Miles embrace their baby sister. I’m so, so grateful, but that doesn’t seem like a big enough word…,” Legend captioned his post. 

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Legend and Teigen also surprised fans when they announced the arrival of their son Wren Alexander, who was born via surrogate in June. Teigen took to her official Instagram page to spread the news with love, writing that "our hearts, and our home, are officially full." 

In Legend's own post of the newborn, he sentimentally wrote "Wren Alexander Stephens, our new love," in the caption.

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