JB Gill has announced he is to become a dad for the first time.

The former JLS star revealed on Twitter that his wife Chloe Tangney is expecting the couple's baby.

He wrote: "Mrs @ChloeSGill is soon to become Mummy Gill!!!!!!!!!!!!hehehe #jbnews #babygill #excited #cantwaittobeadaddy."

The 27-year-old also shared a picture on Instagram which showed him kneeling down and kissing Chloe's baby bump.

JB's former bandmates were quick to tweet their congratulations, with Marvin Humes saying he was "so so so excited" and Oritse Williams writing: "Massive congrats to my boy @JBGill & @ChloeSGill !!! #BubbaGILLOnTheWayYaaayyyyyyy xxxxxxxXXXXxxxxxxxx."

Marvin's wife Rochelle Humes tweeted: "@ChloeSGill @JBGill You don't understand how excited Auntie Roch is... I nearly burst with excitement! Love you guys too much."

JB and Chloe Gill tied the knot in Scotland last month.