Tia Mowry Expecting First Child

01/11/2011 at 04:20 PM ET

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Oh baby, baby!

Tia Mowry and her husband, actor Cory Hardrict, 31, are expecting their first child in early July, a source tells PEOPLE.

“This is something that they’ve wanted for a long time and they’re thrilled,” the source says.

The parents-to-be were married in 2008 in an outdoor ceremony in Santa Barbara, Calif. “You can tell they’re really in love,” wedding planner Robyn Goldberg told PEOPLE at the time.

Mowry, 32, who can currently be seen on BET’s The Game, starred in the 1990s sitcom Sister, Sister with her identical twin, Tamera Mowry.

According to reports, her pregnancy will be documented on a TV show on the Style Network later this year.

Sara Hammel, with reporting by Blaine Zuckerman

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Crystal on

Soooo many pregnancy announcements!! I ♥ Tia!!! I can’t wait for the season premiere of the Game to start today! I hope they write it into the show! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

MariaP on

Wow Hollywood has Baby boom. Congrats to all couples

Selena on

Congrats!

Sarah K. on

I’m going that it’s not a coincidence that this announcement was made the same day her show is premiering :)

Anyways, congrats and looking forward to The Game tonight!

Shannon on

So happy for them! I suspected she was pregnant based on some of her recent outfits. Also her face was starting to look a bit different. Congrats!

Shoshana on

LOVE her AND her sister!!! Congratulations to the beautiful couple!! She’s going to be a terrific mother — and who knows…maybe she’ll have twins!!! :)

tink1217 on

wow so many pregnant celebs!!!!!! Congrats!!

klutzy_girl on

Congratulations to her!

And LOL, who’s next? I hope it’s someone on my list of predicted celeb pregnancies!

Jessie on

I’m just waiting or my Taye Diggs, Jennifer Garner, Gwen Stephani, and Laura Benanti announcements. Not that they are pregnant — I just want them to be, hahaha.

harley on

Holy cow! Congrats!!!

Brittany on

Wow….whats in the water can and how can I get some?????? Lol

Holiday on

I met her and her sister once and they were really really sweet. Congrats to her!

Capri on

LOL cosign @Brittany!!!!

I kinda had an idea after seeing all her press the last few days she looked to have a bit of a bump, so happy for her & Cory & cant wait for THE GAME tonight…woohoo!!!

Jessica on

@ Jessie
Im really hoping Gwen Stefani decides to make another beautiful baby this year!!

Nella on

I loved watching Sister, Sister! Congrats to them!They’re going to have a beautiful baby! So many pregnancy announcements, hehe I can’t keep up with it! I am just waiting for more celebs to announce it haha.

Kellie on

Yay I love her and Tamera! I grew up watching their show. Corey and Tia are such a sweet couple Congrats!

Korrie on

Wow, I went to Jr High with the Mowry twins so I guess I still see the girls as, well… girls. I can’t believe she’s all grown up and gonna be a mom! That is great news! Congratulations Tia!

loveliason on

LOL wow Hollywood is expanding even more. Congrats to Tia & Cory.

Alle on

Wow, congrats! I used to watch Sister, Sister all the time. I love that show! I’m excited for them. Seems there’s something in the water, with all these pregnant celebs.

sky on

Now I think celebs are just doing it on purpose LOL. May as well keep your pregnancy under the radar by telling everyone while they’re “celebrating” the rest of Hollywood’s!

Amber on

So many announcements!! My daughter will be 3 in a couple of months, hoping I can join this baby boom this year! Congrats to all these couples!

Lynn on

Tia and Tamera are 2 of my favorite actresses of all time.I grew up watching Sister,Sister.:D Congrats Tia!

j on

Congrats beautiful couple!!

CelebBabyLover on

Congrats to her and her husband!

Cécile on

klutzy_girl, your comment just made me smile. Nice to see my friends and I are not the only ones with such a list. I’m usaully the one with the most un-anticipated guesses.On my list for first pregnancy this year: Diane Kruger, Drew Barrymore,Hilary Duff,Chelsea Clinton. I could see Alysson Hannigan giving Satyana a sibling. And a longshot: Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp.

Sorry for the off topic commment, I guess all these announcements trigger my imagination. On topic: These two are a really beautiful couple.

klutzy_girl on

Cecile, aww, I’m glad! Aly Hannigan is also on my list.

I wonder if Tia will have twins?

acorr on

Her husband is REALLY cute

erilynne on

ANOTHER one!
Congrats to Tia and her husband. :)

Sarah M. on

Fraternal twins can be either hereditary or happenstance. Identical, however, are always happenstance. So the fact that Tia has an identical twin shouldn’t affect whether she has twins or not. So if fraternal multiples run in her family, that would increase her odds for multtiples. Otherwise she has the same chance as any other woman her age.

I know 8 women who are due between now and the end of June. My sister would have been on the list, also(she was due Jan. 14th), but she delivered on Dec. 10th. It’s like there are pregnant women EVERYWHERE! Not just Hollywood, maybe…

Congrats to them! That baby’s sure going to be loved. Wishing for a healthy pregnancy and delivery. :-)

MiB on

@Shoshanna and klutzy_girl, not to spoil your hopes, but as an identical twin she has no greater chance than anyone else to concieve twins, identical twins are a fluke of nature (even though certain types of IVF slightly highten the chance that the egg splits). Had she been a fraternal twin, she would maybe have had a greater chance than average (depending on if “twins run in her family” or if it was just a coincidence that her mother released two eggs during the cycle she concieved).

Anyways, congrats to Tia and her husband!

elise on

wow and just to think i didnt even recongize yll two were together the way the couple was acting on 106 n Park yesterday smh oh well

Indira on

I think Gwen Stefani will also get on the baby bandwagon this year!

Nella on

Indira, I agree about Gwen Stefani being next to announce a pregnancy. I think either Kourtney or Khloe Kardashian will announce a pregnancy this year as well along with Naomi Watts, Chelsea Clinton, and Beyonce hehe :)

jordan on

yay them :) He looks like derwin a little

LoveCrazyBeautifulLife on

This year is definitely the year for baby boom! Congrats to them!

CelebBabyLover on

As long as we’re speculating….I’d love to see Katie Holmes announce a pregnancy this year. :)

mollie on

CONGRATULATIONS TO TIA AND HER HUSBAND…they are such a beautiful couple…the best to your new family!!!

Terri on

Isn’t Tamera engaged?

Anonymous on

:) baby boom

Anonymous on

Yes Tamera is engaged to Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley.

Anonymous on

Congratulations to her. :) Sister, Sister was one of my favorite shows, haha.

Jayla on

Congrats Tia…..I love Sister,Sister and The Game…I’m 11 about to turn 12 and I have been idolizing you….My bday is in July too….July 8…..I’m so happy…..Thanks for all you’ve done to make me a better person from a role model like you….

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