Alev Aydin suddenly came under the spotlight when singer Halsey announced her pregnancy news and tagged Aydin in it. The 26-year-old, “Be Kind” singer took to her social media account and shared a couple of photos of her bare baby bump. The Grammy nominee tagged Aydin in it who reposted the pictures on his Instagram account adding two red-heart emojis on the original pregnancy announcement post.

The couple who has been friends for years was spotted just three months prior to this surprising announcement amidst the coronavirus pandemic. They have been reportedly dating for months now. Alev Aydin is not new to the media industry but is lesser-known compared to his partner. Here are five astonishing things about the father of Halsey’s child.

He is Turkish:

Alev Aydin is of Turkish descent and is proud of his heritage. He spent his childhood in Saudi Arabia and Istanbul and is very expressive about his roots. He has a younger brother as well.

Alev Aydin is a screenwriter and producer:

Aydin co-produced the Netflix series “Small Shot” and also co-wrote “Turbo and Joey”,  a web series in 2013.

He is a filmmaker:

Aydin is best known for his work on “Lonely Boy” and “Felly” which he directed and produced simultaneously.

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He is bicoastal:

The filmmaker juggles his time between New York and Los Angeles. He regularly shares snippets from his travels.

He is an actor:

Aydin has done acting also before going behind the camera. He has acted in The Cat’s Meow, General Hospital, and Mother Hen. His biggest and most prominent roles to date are Lonely Boy and Cruel Hearts.

Hasley who has endured a miscarriage previously, finally revealed that the couple is all set to become parents for the first time. Halsey, 26, and Aydin,37 have been dating for a while now.