Ever since we learned that our favorite, combative Teen Mom 2 star is pregnant for the third time, we've been asking the same question:
Who is Kailyn Lowry's baby daddy exactly?!
It goes without saying that the fact that she won't reveal this - while living a very public life online and on reality TV - has fueled speculation.
Every day, in corners of the Internet near and far, fans of Lowry are parsing every tweet and word she utters, while scouring for clues.
This has actually been effective at times.
Below, we break down all the men linked to Kailyn in the weeks since she revealed she's expecting, ranked by likelihood of impending fatherhood.
For starters, sources close to the 25-year-old reality star have identified the baby daddy as “a friend Kail was briefly dating," which would seem to place him ahead of other candidates, with whom she merely had flings, if that (see persons #2 and #3 below). Then there's this tweet, posted by Lopez back in January: “To my miracle child, I’m so sorry.” The only person to like the tweet (which has since been deleted)? Lowry. She also referred to “Chris” holding their hypothetical baby Holden, when a fan suggested that as a possible name, and, at another point, she called the unborn child “Baby Lo.” Altogether, it's easy to see why he's the consensus pick in many fans' eyes.
Tyler Hill, also known as Ty Jennings, is a classmate of Kailyn Lowry's at Delaware State University, and the same guy who caused a fight between Kailyn and Javi Marroquin back when they were still married because Javi was suspicious of their relationship. No wonder he emerged as a leading candidate when the baby daddy sweepstakes began to heat up.
JC Cueva, a producer on Teen Mom 2 who works on Kailyn's MTV segments, was one of the first people linked to Lowry romantically after she got pregnant. That relationship, or lack thereof, has been shot down by pretty much all parties involved, although even if it were true that he got her pregnant, he would have a pretty good reason to lie - keeping his job and all. Because the format of Teen Mom entails producers interacting with the cast, and often appearing on camera themselves, JC is certainly the most visible of Kailyn's (rumored) suitors ... but does that make him the dad?
Now we're starting to reach a little bit. A fan recently contacted Lowry to ask if some dude named "Cabrell" is responsible for the son or daughter growing in her womb. Research indicates that Cabrell is another student at Delaware State University, the same school from which Lowry is slated to graduate this coming May. It's not clear what Cabrell looks like, or if that's his first name or his last name, but this time, Kailyn wasted no time in setting this record straight, replying as follows: "no wtf." Okay then.
Jordan Wenner, whom Kailyn met and dated years ago, may be familiar to fans of Teen Mom 2, as he appeared often in early seasons after Kail and Jo Rivera split up. Not surprisingly, as he is a man who once had a real relationship with Lowry, even he has been mentioned as a speculative baby daddy in 2017.
While this would make for one of the all-time scandals, and they have been getting along so much better lately compared to years past (and even compared to Kailyn and her ex-husband, below), it's not happening. Chances that Jo Rivera - the father of Kailyn's first-born son Isaac - stepped out on his fiancee Vee Torres, had an affair with Kailyn and got Lowry a second time would be only slightly more believable than the father being ...
As sure as we can be without having been inside the room, we are sure that Javi Marroquin (the father of Kail's son Lincoln) is not going to be a father for the second time in 2017. He's been as clueless, and incredulous, as anyone regarding her third pregnancy, even reaching the point where he was lashing out on the reg, behaving erratically and slut-shamed Kail - very much unlike him. We're glad to see that the two are on much better terms now than when they were going through the depths of a bitter split last year. Kailyn's going to need a strong, supportive Javi in her life, no matter who got her pregnant this time around.
This is just hilarious. On April 27, a report by one celebrity news tabloid actually suggested that Love & Hip Hop cast member Peter Gunz knocked up Kail. Evidence to support that theory? He has like a billion kids. Evidence against it? Everything else.
The Mystery Man!
It's been rumored that the baby's father is none of the above ... and that Kailyn may not even know who it is. Lowry shot that down recently, saying OF COURSE she knows who the dad is (not that she's spilling). Then there was the curious moment online when a fan stated that Lowry's third child will be "half Spanish," just like her first two kids, Isaac and Lincoln, with Jo and Javi respectively. Her response: “What? The baby I’m having is def black lol." LOL? In any case, we keep coming back to ...
Chris Lopez is the Dad ... Right?
Chris Lopez, the man believed to be with Kailyn in this photo, and the most likely dad for all the reasons we described on the previous page, made his Snapchat "debut" here in late December. Right around when Kail became pregnant, in other words. Rumors of Lowry beginning a new relationship - which has since ended - began to surface around this time as well, further bolstering the case that the baby was conceived during their brief romance. At this point, we'd be legitimately surprised if Lopez is NOT the father.