‘Below Deck Med’: Which Two Cast Members Share a Birthday?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sandy Yawn and Leah Shafer

It was a birthday bonanza weekend for 2 Below Deck Mediterranean crew members. Both Captain Sandy Yawn and Tiffany Copeland celebrated a birthday on Sunday, February 23.

While the 2 yachties didn’t have a good time collectively each crew members celebrated on boats. Yawn was in her hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida for business however had an enormous birthday blowout over the weekend with family and friends.

Sandy Yawn and Leah Shafer
Sandy Yawn and Leah Shafer |Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Copeland was additionally on the water, however it seems that she ended up having to work on her birthday this yr. “Thanks for the #birthday wishes! Hoping to celebrate for real tomorrow when the boss is gone, and next weekend when I’m hopefully back home!” she shared on Instagram.

Captain Sandy has quite a bit to have a good time

Yawn was a featured visitor on the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women fundraiser luncheon. While in South Florida, Yawn revealed that she had a coronary heart assault two years in the past whereas she was understanding at Soul Cycle. “I was in Soul Cycle in the middle of Beverly Hills, I was on my bike, I felt the pain and I realized, ‘Hey this actually happening to me,’” she shared throughout an look on a neighborhood NBC information station. “As a woman, I didn’t want to disturb the class.”

Instead of calling 911, Yawn summoned an Uber as a result of she didn’t wish to draw consideration to herself. Of course, she urges individuals to all the time name 911. When Yawn arrived on the hospital she instructed the workers, “My left arm is going numb, I have chest pains and I need an EKG now.”

Thankfully the medical crew was capable of shortly determine the issue. Yawn had beforehand undiagnosed hypertension that created a spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), which is a tear within the coronary heart’s blood vessels. “My health is great and it was great. That’s misleading to think that you have to be unhealthy to have a heart attack, that is not it. My veins are clean,” Yawn instructed People. “… I didn’t know I had high blood pressure, so as a result, I had what’s called SCAD, which they don’t have a lot of information on … I didn’t have blockage, it was a tear.”

Both yachties are celebrating love too

Both Yawn and Copeland discovered love this yr too. Copeland introduced she was engaged in September. She shared a shaggy dog story about her engagement on Instagram. Her boyfriend traveled to Virginia the place Copeland was docked and rode out Hurricane Dorian on the boat. While the couple took a breather, Copeland was pictures on her boyfriend’s cellphone. That’s when she found a photograph of her engagement ring. “I saw a ring. Oops! But luckily it was a day earlier than he had planned asking, but at least we have a funny story,” she shared.  

Yawn additionally discovered love this yr. She introduced final spring that she was in a loving relationship with singer Leah Shafer. The two have been inseparable ever since and the couple couldn’t be happier. “It was like a spiritual connection in the beginning,” Shafer instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “She has a passion for inspiring through music and the youth. And broken people and so do I coming from the gospel industry. That’s what brought us together. And then, of course, the attraction and falling in love with a beautiful soul and knowing you want to be with someone forever. I’ve never felt that way before.”

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