Ben Haenow is having a baby! X Factor champ and wife Jessica are expecting their first child as he playfully says ‘we’ve been working on a new release for next year’
X Factor 2014 winner Ben Haenow is expecting his first child.
The 35-year-old took to Instagram on Tuesday to share his and wife Jessica’s happy news alongside an image of the scan.
He wrote: ‘So me and my beautiful wife have been working on a new release for next year @j_amy_haenow and I made this new little beat together! It’s a stonker!!
Ben Haenow is having a baby! The 2014 X Factor champ and wife Jessica revealed on Instagram on Tuesday they are expecting their first child
Over the moon! Happy news: Ben shared a picture of the scan as he revealed his happy news
‘By far the best thing I’ve done ever and we couldn’t be more excited #familyiseverything #overthemoon #mybaby.’
Ben tied the knot with his long-term love Jessica in an intimate ceremony in Northern Italy in 2017.
He told MailOnline the day was all he dreamed of, joking: ‘I cried so many tears of joy, I needed a snorkel.’
‘Family is everything’: He accompanied his scan picture with a sweet joyful post
Ben revealed it was in fact his ‘Nonna’ [nan] Rita who effectively performed the ceremony as she translated to the English guests, which made it all the more special.
He said: ‘We got married in a small town in Northern Italy, where my nan grew up, near the river Brenta.
‘We had a small ceremony of closest friends and family. I arrived nervous and excited for the biggest day of my life and left with the wife of my dreams after a fairytale wedding.
True love: Ben and Jess married in 2017 and he revealed it was in fact his ‘Nonna’ [nan] Rita (right) who effectively performed the ceremony as she translated to the English guests
‘This is the beginning of our happy ever after.’
The couple have been together for 12 years and Ben popped the question in November 2016.
The singer said he had previously felt as though he had neglected Jess after winning the X Factor in 2014.
Talking to MailOnline, he said of his nine-year romance: ‘The whole thing was really hard on the relationship and I blame myself really.
‘I feel like I really neglected her. It was particularly tough around the time of the final.’
Reflecting: The honest singer said he had previously felt as though he had neglected Jess after winning the X Factor in 2014 but they have gone from strength to strength