Take That's Howard Donald is set to become a father for the third time. The singer has announced the news that his wife Katie Halil is pregnant - seven months after they were married. "I have some amazing news to share with you all," 47-year-old Howard tweeted to his 149,000 fans on Twitter on Monday. "Katie and I are having a baby! So proud of my beautiful wife and can't wait for the newest member of our family to arrive."He later added: "Thank you for all your wonderful messages. The baby is due early jan. boy or girl? Guesses on a postcard plse."
Howard Donald has announced the news that his wife Katie is pregnant with their first baby together
Howard is already a father to two girls, 16-year-old Grace and 10-year-old Lola from two previous relationships. Victoria Piddington is mother to his eldest child, and his youngest daughter is from his relationship with former model Marie-Christine Musswessels.Katie and Howard tied the knot in January in a secret two-week wedding extravaganza at Aynhoe Park in Oxfordshire, with guests including Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Jason Orange - one of the first occasions the whole band had been together since Jason announced he was leaving last year.
At the time, a source told the Mirror: "Jason and Howard have always been the very best of friends and extremely tight. It was like the old days again being together."Everyone is so chuffed for Howard and Katie - they make a gorgeous couple."
Howard and Katie first met in 2008 when Take That filmed a Marks & Spencer Christmas TV advert, and they started dating two years later. Speaking to chat show host Jonathan Ross after their wedding, Howard hinted that a baby was on the cards for the happy newlyweds.
"I think that's inevitable," he said. "I've already got two children, but it'll happen."