- Lindsay Lohan is a successful actress known for her roles in iconic films like Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, and The Parent Trap.
- She is married to Bader Shammas, a financier from Dubai. The pair honeymooned in Turkey.
- Lindsay has spoken about how much she loves Bader in new interviews.
- Lindsay and Bader welcomed their first child, a son, on July 17, 2023.
Lindsay Lohan confirmed through her rep that she welcomed her first child recently with husband Bader Shammas to Page Six on July 17, 2023. “The family is over the moon in love,” the rep told the outlet, adding that their new son’s name is Luai. No other details, including the newborn’s exact date of birth, have been disclosed. Lindsay and her husband first shared the happy news that they were expecting in an emotional Instagram post on Tuesday, March 14. Lindsay, 37, posted a photo of a onesie with the words “Coming soon” on the front. “We are blessed and excited!” she wrote in the caption with some baby emojis under it.
The Mean Girls actress said “I do” to Bader on Friday, July 1, 2022. The actress announced she was married by posting a cute selfie of the pair and calling Bader her “husband.” Her rep then confirmed the news to HollywoodLife, telling us the pair did indeed tie the knot. In the months since the pair has gotten married, Lindsay has made it super clear that she’s very happy with her new hubby!
“I am the luckiest woman in the world. You found me and knew that I wanted to find happiness and grace, all at the same time,” Lindsay wrote in a caption on the pic, which also showed off her ring. “I am stunned that you are my husband. My life and my everything…every woman should feel like this everyday,” she added, with a heart emoji.
The actress also gushed over Bader in an October 2022 interview with Cosmopolitan magazine. During the chat to promote her latest rom-com, Falling for Christmas, the Mean Girls star said, “I have an amazing husband, who’s a very calm person. Just the best.” It was a very sweet quote, but that definitely wasn’t the first time Lindsay’s gone on record about the love of her life.
The actress took to her Instagram in Nov. 2021 to reveal Bader popped the question. While showing off her giant sparkler in several snaps of the gorgeous couple, the star wrote, “My love. My life. My family. My future. @bader.shammas #love.” Want to know more? Keep reading below for everything you need to know about Bader!
1. Bader Is A Banking Whiz
Bader Shammas is a financier who serves as the assistant vice president at Credit Suisse, an international wealth management company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He previously worked as an associate at BNP Paribas Wealth Management up until 2017, per Elle. He does have an Instagram account, which Lindsay notably tags in some of her posts, however, it is private.
2. He Attended College In America
Before he settled in Dubai, Bader earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 2010, according to Elle. Two years later, he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree while attending John H. Sykes College of Business, which is affiliated with the University of Tampa. He also had his educational background listed on his now-deleted LinkedIn page, per People.
3. Bader Has Been Dating Lindsay For Two Years
Although the young couple have kept their relationship relatively private, it was reported the pair had been seeing each other for almost two years prior to their engagement. “Lindsay’s relationship with Bader is going strong,” a source told The Sun . “She has been with him for about two years now.”
More recently, on Nov. 10, 2022, the red haired beauty spoke with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show to chat about her marriage and latest work. “It’s great. It’s amazing. I met my person,” she revealed. “You never know if you’re going to find that in life, and he’s an amazing guy, man, and I love him, and we’re a great team,” she said. “You just get to share everything with someone, and it’s so special. Everything becomes that much more important.”
The Herbie: Fully Loaded actress even made an appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show on Nov. 14, 2022, to promote Falling for Christmas. During her chat with Ross Mathews Lindsay opened up a bit about having kids with Bader. “People ask me all the time, ‘Ross when are you going to have a kid?’, it’s annoying right?”, the 43-year-old told Lindsay. The starlet revealed that many of her mom friends are asking her the same question. “Of course I want kids in the future,” she declared. She also revealed that spending time her with niece does give her baby fever.
4. They had their honeymoon on the Turkish Riviera
After the couple tied the knot, Bader and Lindsay decided to celebrate with a gorgeous vacation to the Turkish Riviera in July. The Mean Girls star shared a few different shots from the pair’s honeymoon where they stayed at the Bodrum Edition on her Instagram. She shared a few different shots of herself lounging in the sun at the beautiful resort, and it’s clear the couple had a blast!
5. The Lohans All Seem To Approve Of Him
Before the pair tied the knot, Bader started bonding with Lindsay’s family. In February 2020, Lindsay shared a snap of herself with a group of friends at a music festival in Dubai. The picture featured her sister, Ali Lohan, Bader, and members of the rock band Bastille. In the since-deleted post, per Elle, Lindsay originally wrote, “@aliana lovely night with sister and my boyfriend bader such a magical night.”
Michael Lohan appears ready to walk Lindsay down the aisle into the arms of Bader! “Based on what has been released by Lindsay so far, all I’ll say is that I’m so happy for her and Balor, and proud of all she’s doing in life,” the proud papa EXCLUSIVELY told HollywoodLife. “God Bless them.” Even her younger brother, Dakota, approves of the engagement, as he commented on Lindsay’s Instagram announcement, “My best friends!!!” Since news of the wedding broke, it’s unclear who in her family was in attendance.
Before Lindsay and Bader tied the knot, the actress’s mom Dina Lohan also showed that she’d given the financier her stamp of approval. She called him a “wonderful guy” in a 2020 interview with Us Weekly. When Lindsay shared a New Year’s Eve post in December 2021, her mom also reshared the post on her Instagram Story and showed love to her daughter and future son-in-law. “My heart is full. #engaged #newbeginnings,” she wrote at the time, per People.