Granger Smith and his wife Amber are expecting a baby boy in August. The couple revealed the baby’s name is a touching tribute to their late son River, who died in a tragic drowning accident in 2019 at the age of 3.
The baby’s name, Maverick Beckham Smith, is a very subtle tribute to River. Amber explains that she wanted the letters R-I-V to appear somewhere in the baby’s first name, “I wanted this baby to have his own identity, and I didn’t want him to be so tied to River. But I did want him to have a little piece of his brother in his name.”
Granger adds that “Beckham” means “home by the river.”
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