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Teigan and Alex McKinnon announce the sex of their twins

Former NRL star Alex McKinnon and his wife Teigan announced they were expecting twins on Sunday.

And now, the high school sweethearts who tied the knot in an intimate ceremony have revealed the gender of their upcoming bundles of joy.

Teigan, 26, shared the exciting news on Wednesday by sharing a video from the couple’s gender reveal party to Instagram.

Boy or girl? Teigan McKinnon, 26, (right) and husband Alex, 26, (left) have announced the sex of their twins during a glamorous gender reveal party. Pictured with daughter Harriet, two

Boy or girl? Teigan McKinnon, 26, (right) and husband Alex, 26, (left) have announced the sex of their twins during a glamorous gender reveal party. Pictured with daughter Harriet, two

In the footage, the doting mother-of-one excitedly pricks the black balloon, causing it to explode with pink confetti – indicating that she is pregnant with a girl.

‘1…2…3… It’s a girl,’ Teigan excitedly told her husband and daughter Harriet, two.

Elated, the couple bound towards each other to embrace, before sharing a sweet kiss in celebration of their happy news.

It's a girl! Teigan shared the exciting news by sharing footage from the couple's gender reveal party to Instagram

It’s a girl! Teigan shared the exciting news by sharing footage from the couple’s gender reveal party to Instagram

The former Newcastle Knights star, who became a quadriplegic after a horror tackle six years ago, unveiled the big news the couple are expecting twins on Sunday.

He posted a photo of himself with wife Teigan and daughter Harriet holding out balloons spelling out their big surprise.

‘McKinnon Twins, due May 2021,’ he captioned the sweet photo on Instagram. 

Baby joy! The former Newcastle Knights star, who became a quadriplegic after a horror tackle six years ago, unveiled the big news the couple are expecting twins on Sunday

Baby joy! The former Newcastle Knights star, who became a quadriplegic after a horror tackle six years ago, unveiled the big news the couple are expecting twins on Sunday

The couple were speechless when their GP broke the news following a recent scan. 

‘We’re extremely grateful — with a million different emotions,’ Alex told The Sunday Telegraph.

‘I’m still trying to get my head around all that stuff like two baby seats, two cots, two high chairs… it’s amazing how the rollercoaster of life works.

‘I’m an only child and so we always wanted a big family — I guess we’ve got our wish, that’s for sure.’ 

Grateful: 'We're extremely grateful — with a million different emotions,' McKinnon told The Sunday Telegraph

Glorious: ‘We’re extremely grateful — with a million different emotions,’ Alex told The Sunday Telegraph. 

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