15/11/2012 13:45 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

David Walliams And Lara Stone Expecting First Baby

David Walliams and Lara Stone expecting first baby PA

Comedian David Walliams and wife Lara Stone are expecting their first baby together.

The Little Britain star, and now dad-to-be, announced the news on his Twitter page, telling fans:

"Some wonderful news. My beautiful wife Lara is pregnant. We are having a baby! It is due next year and we both couldn't be happier. Dx"

The couple then released a statement, saying:

"We're very excited to announce we are expecting our first child. We're both absolutely thrilled but ask you to please respect our privacy during this precious time."

David, who is a judge on Britain's Got Talent, and model Lara married two years ago.

Huge congratulations David and Lara!