Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Confirm: We’re Having a Baby!

01/31/2015 at 06:35 PM ET

Justin Timberlake Jessica Biel Pregnant Expecting First Child
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It’s a good thing: Justin Timberlake is going to be a dad!

The “It’s Not a Bad Thing” singer is expecting his first child with his wife, actress Jessica Biel, he confirmed on his birthday Saturday.

“Thank you EVERYONE for the Bday wishes! This year, I’m getting the GREATEST GIFT EVER. CAN’T WAIT,” he captioned an Instagram photo of himself kissing Biel’s pregnant belly in the snow.

“#BoyOrGirl #YouNeverKnow #WeDontEvenKnow #WeAreTakingBets”

Although the couple have kept quiet on pending parenthood, Timberlake did give fans a glimpse at a sweet scene with Biel last fall, sharing a snapshot of the two enjoying a quiet moment on the New Zealand coast.

Timberlake was overseas on his two-year 20/20 Experience world tour, which he brought to a close with two New Year’s shows in Las Vegas.

The musician, 34, and Total Recall star Biel, 32, celebrated their second wedding anniversary in October, after tying the knot in 2012 during a romantic ceremony in Italy.

In December 2013, the actress told PEOPLE she was looking forward to having a family with Timberlake — but still debating when exactly that would be.

“I’m not sure about sooner or later. But definitely at some point,” she said.

The timing turned out to be perfect: Biel is opening her first family-friendly restaurant, Au Fudge, this year in Santa Monica.

— Anya Leon

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Texas Gal on

Sweet Picture! Congrats to the parents to be! That is going to be one beautiful baby!

nikki on

nice pic congrats spring baby?

maryhelenc on

So sweet.

They were off and on for so long, it’s nice to see that sometimes just because you got the start wrong, you can get the ending right. They seem so happy & low key. Congrats to them!

jenno on

He looks like he is blowing up her belly like a balloon.

Mel on

Just beautiful! Wishing them a healthy pregnancy.

Lindsay on

doesn’t thank his wife when he win awards, confirms the baby on HIS BIRTHDAY with no mention of his wife, crop out her face. You know JT doesn’t like to have to share the spotlight. Let’s hope the baby takes more after the sweet down to earth mom than the self-centred dad. Congratulations and Good luck to them.

ann on

Such a huge fan of both of them! Baby is going to be gorgeous! God Bless!

not blind on

Where are they? I’m curious to know where those mountains are.

Kimber on

the mountains are in New Zealand. Yes, New Zealand. 🙂

Anonymous on

that little baby will have a miniaturized father. great.

Marissa on

They’re in Big Sky, Montana. That’s where he proposed and they do an annual snowboarding vacation, although maybe Jessica isn’t participating this year! Adorable photo, glad they finally confirmed.

KTP on

Congratulations to the couple, they’re very cute together.

They’re definitely not in New Zealand – it’s summer there now.

rose on

Ugh,the man of my dreams is having a baby 😢. Lol they seem like amazing people. Prayers they have a beautiful and happy baby.

rose on

Healthy *^

lisa on

That is very cute. I’m glad she is a private person and not taking pictures of herself and posting them all day long.

Mo-Jo on

Yay !! Love this couple. Such a sweet pic. Can’t wait to hear what they have and the baby’s name !!

Anonymous on

Lindsay- Considering the fact that they didn’t even confirm the pregnancy until now, I think they’re just very private people and prefer to keep their family and relationship out of the press for the most part. Also, I can’t help but think that if it had been Jessica confirming the pregnancy on HER birthday with no mention of Justin, you would have been just fine with that. If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s double-standards!

Anyway, congrats to them!

LS0919 on

This makes me happy!!! Congrats!

Mandy on

This is so cute! What a beautiful way to confirm the news, he sounds so excited I am sure he’ll be a great father.

gymluv on

I see him blowing up a balloon but where is the baby? :p

Andrea on

Finally it’s been confirmed! That little one is going to be absolutely adorable!

Jeannie on

Awe how awesome! I really like these two…what a beautiful baby this will be. CONGRATULATIONS to them!!

NV on

Congrats to Jessica and Justin. So happy for them!

jim on

lol he looks like he’s blowing up a balloon

congrats to you both hope everything turns out ok

Juli on

What an adorable picture and way to share with the world your baby news. Congratulations to Justin and Jess!

MollyF on

To Lindsey: Maybe Justin and Jessica wanted to keep the news to themselves until now. They are a very private couple, which is great.
I’m very happy for Justin and Jessica, they seem to be a very down to Earth couple, and I know they will be great parents. 🙂 I have a feeling they’re going to have a girl. 🙂