Midland’s Mark Wystrach and Fiancée Ty Haney Expecting First Child

Midland frontman Mark Wystrach and fiancée Ty Haney are expecting their first child—a baby girl due in November.

Ty, who is the CEO of active-wear apparel company Outdoor Voices, shared the news on Instagram on July 19 with a topless photo and two strategically positioned flowers.

“I am beyond thrilled to be welcoming a girl, particularly since there are more strong women breaking barriers today than ever before,” said Ty.

Mark and Ty got engaged in May. Congrats to the happy couple.

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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