Lew Fatt shared her excitement for Reynolds’ nomination via social media, urging fans to vote.
“David being a good dad started way before Ryu arrived earth side,” Lew Fatt said on Reynolds’ voting page.
“I nagged David for five years to have a baby and before I got pregnant, he said read these books … they were pregnancy books!
“He actually had read them before me! He had done all the research and made me follow all these steps to have a healthier happier baby.
“Honestly, we have such a good baby that I’m sure it worked and it’s all because of him!”
The Albury-born driver joins a raft of celebrity athletes battling it out for the gong, with Queensland Maroons and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles captain Daly Cherry-Evans and Brisbane Lions Mitch Robinson named as finalists.
Reynolds claims his first podium for KGR at Sandown
Fellow NRL stars Dale Finucane, Aaron Woods and Thomas Burgess are also in the top ten, alongside AFL star and Melbourne forward Ben Brown.
Wallabies flyer Marika Koroibete is the hopeful contender for Australia’s national Rugby Union team, while BMX Olympic gold medallist Logan Martin and Australian hockey star and Tokyo silver medallist Jake Whetton round out the finalists.
More than 138,000 fans have voted for their favourite dad since the awards inception in 2008, with $80,000 donated to various charities close to the celebrity dads' hearts.