Many stars were birthed on American Idol this year—and so was a family.

In October, Iowa singer Haley Slaton, then more than five months pregnant, auditioned before celebrity judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan Lionel RichieAustin, Texas is the location for season 20. At tryouts she fell in love and married a fellow contestant. Jordan Myles. The couple were married two months later.

Haley, 23 years old, said that “we got married pretty quickly,” Cedar Rapids-based newspaper. The Gazette in a story posted March 18—two days before her Golden Ticket-winning audition aired on the show. “We just knew. It was a daily thing that we started talking right away and then it became a regular routine. He was already pregnant when I met him and offered to become my father. I can’t thank him enough.”

He said, “We are very in love and we are very happy we met. And I felt like another reason I was on the program was to meet him.” That was a great experience—to meet someone that I finally could spend the rest of my life with.”