Jack Whitehall is expecting his first child with girlfriend Roxy Horner.
The 34-year-old comedian announced the news on social media, sharing black and white photos of him and Horner, 31, posing with images from their ultrasound scan.
Model Horner, who is wearing a white summer dress in the shots, can be seen cradling her stomach in one of the pictures.
Whitehall jokingly captioned his post: “And I thought I wasn’t getting enough attention when the dog arrived…”
Horner, who modelled for British Vogue aged just 17, wrote on her Instagram: “The best news to share…”
Commenting on her post, Whitehall’s mother, actress Hilary Whitehall wrote: “We love you all so much! You have made @fatherwhitehall and me so very, VERY happy”.
Whitehall’s younger sister Molly commented: “Love you,” and re-shared the announcement on her Instagram story with the caption “cousins incoming”. Molly has a two-year-old daughter and is currently expecting her second child.
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Whitehall later commented on Twitter: “Should probably finally learn to drive now. #Adulting #DadLevel.”
Later, sharing the dates of his current UK tour on Twitter, the comedian wrote: “See! It all makes sense now. I got to the boss level of settling down: Dad!”
Away from his comedy, Whitehall is well known for Netflix series, Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father, which sees him travel the world with his dad, talent agent Michael Whitehall, encountering unexpected and amusing situations along the way.
Responding to a comment from an Irish wrestling podcast which suggested a “2054 Travels With My Father,” Whitehall replied, “It’s definitely crossed my mind”.
Commenting on the happy news, Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan commented: “Omg so happy for you guys,” former footballer Jamie Redknapp wrote: “Yes! Congratulations,” and presenter Laura Whitmore wrote: “The best time! So happy for ye xx”.
DJ Ashley Louise James called it “the best news,” while Love Island star Georgia Harrison added: “Omg so excited for you xxx”.
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Whitehall and Horner have been together for more than two years, with Whitehall commenting on their relationship in 2021 when Horner found out she had type 1 diabetes after collapsing at the Brit Awards.
Away from his stand up, Whitehall has starred in TV comedies Fresh Meat and Bad Education, as well as a panel member on A League Of Their Own and hosting the Brits from 2018 – 2021.