The award for Gerber baby 2019 goes to… 15-month-old Kairi Yang! The adorable little girl beat out 544,000 other contestants. “As soon as we saw her photo, we fell in love with Kairi’s expressive eyes and angelic face, looking toward the future and being excited for all that it holds. We believe that every baby is a Gerber baby, and this year, are thrilled to recognize Kairi as the new face of Gerber. It’s been an incredible year celebrating our 2018 Spokesbaby Lucas Warren and his family, and we are excited to see the world fall in love all over again with our newest Spokesbaby,” said Bill Partyka, the president and CEO of Gerber, in a press release.
Kairi and her parents, Ying Vue and Peter Yang live in Hickory, NC with their parents, cousins, aunts, and uncles, “Hmong in our eyes is all about the close bonds we have with our relatives during life and afterlife,” Ying told Today.
“When we first found out Kairi won, we were speechless and couldn’t believe it. We are beyond thrilled that our sweet Kairi is Gerber’s 2019 Spokesbaby,” said Kairi’s mom. “Kairi’s personality is larger than life, and she always maintains a spunky attitude. We hope Kairi’s one-of-a-kind, entertaining personality and vibrant facial expressions radiate positivity around the world, just like she does in our home every single day!”