Baby for Marvin from JLS and Rochelle from The Saturdays

Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes

Rochelle Wiseman from The Saturdays has announced that she and JLS star Marvin Humes are expecting their first child.

The singer made the announcement on Twitter.

"I wanted to be the first to tell you…we have some exciting news to share! Marvin and I could NOT be more thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child mid next year."

The couple got engaged in December 2011 during a holiday in the Caribbean.

They married in July at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

Rochelle Wiseman added: "We have always dreamt of being parents and the news is the best early Christmas present we could have asked for.

"I know Marvin is going to be a great dad and we're so excited to start a family."

'Congratulations'

The Saturdays are preparing to release their first single in the US and are due to star in a reality TV show on the E! network.

JLS recently announced an tour of 13 UK arenas for December 2013.

Fellow celebrities offered their congratulations on Twitter.

Take that singer and X Factor judge Gary Barlow wrote: "Congratulations @rochellethesats @jlsofficial So happy for you."

Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole added her congratulations, writing: "Congratulations @rochellethesats @jlsofficial I'm SO happy for you #SoCute."

And bandmate Frankie Sandford posted a picture of the herself and the other members of the Saturdays, writing: "Toasting a glass of vino to the baby!!!!"

It is the second baby for pop quintet this year after Una Healy gave birth to Aoife, her daughter with England rugby player Ben Foden, in March.

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