Nicky Hilton Rothschild Expecting First Child

01/13/2016 at 08:00 AM ET

Nicky Hilton pregnant James Rothschild

One chic baby is on the way!

Heiress and style maven Nicky Hilton Rothschild is pregnant with her first child, PEOPLE has exclusively learned.

“Nicky is very excited to become a mom,” an insider tells PEOPLE. “She is feeling great!”

After an August 2014 engagement while boating on Italy’s Lake Como, Hilton, 32, wed banker James Rothschild during a lavish ceremony at Kensington Palace in London last July.

The pair were recently spotted browsing at Pottery Barn Kids at The Grove in Los Angeles.

Says the insider, “They’ve just begun telling close friends and family. Nicky and James are over the moon!”

Before serving as maid of honor at her sister’s wedding, Paris Hilton told PEOPLE the couple were the ultimate match made in heaven.

“They’re so loyal and they’re so in love. They’re like a prince and princess,” she said before the nuptials.

“I think it’s important to find someone you trust and love and spent the rest of your life. I think that’s the meaning of life: to get married and have a family.”

— Aili Nahas

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JustSayin on

For some reason I don’t see them together forever but congrats on the new addition to the family. The lineage will continue.

Amy on

They look so detached as a couple. Money marries money but where is the love?

LilahK on

Wow! They appear to have no connection whatsoever. Also, is he….?

Peachy on

You could cut the tension with a knife in that pic. But meh, whatever these high society, self designated “royals” call love is a different thing…

B on

Good for them. But, wow, they look like they hate each other in this pic.

B on

Good for them. But wow, they certainly seem to hate each other in that photo.

B on

Good for them. But wow, they certainly seem to hate each other in this photo.

The pair were? on

Should read “the pair was”…geez…

Kay on

Wow, talk about being born with a silver spoon in your mouth!! Hilton-Rothschild….what a life he/she will have.

guest on

Good for them. But wow, they seem to hate each other in that photo. And “the pair were” is acceptable in this case since People copied and pasted from a British source.

cynic1018 on

they are leaning away from each other and do not look even remotely happy in the picture. how did they manage to make baby together???

Nicole on

So based off of one picture majority of commenters don’t think the marriage will last? That’s hilarious and sad. They’re having a baby so let’s try and be positive that they’ll last forever, for the baby at least

trish on

Another child soon to be the product of a nasty divorce



guest on

Nicky Hilton rothschild speaking of trust, how can you trust a man who family is the illuminate, poor innocent baby, However, i hope you are not a member od that secret society

Elena on

All this is part of the family’s plan for her. She has no choice. Illuminous families don’t leave anything to chance.

Flyingamungstthestars on


maryhelenc on

Congrats to them!

GUEST85 on

Where are people here getting this idea that they hate each other because of their expressions in the photo? Almost everyone says they look “detached” and as though they really “hate” one another. I think many people don’t want to see marriages like this succeed so they “read” things into one photo and declare the marriage will not last and that they look as though there is tension between the couple. They get all this from one photo. Wow, they should all open their own shops and hang a sign that states: “Seer. Send in your photo and I’ll predict your future!”

SayitasIseeit on

This doesn’t even look like Nik she sure has changed . ( her face )

Linda on

Wow…they look like mannequins – absolutely no connection :/

Dana on

Happy for them.Congratulations! They seem like a really sweet couple and well matched on many levels.

Katie on

They look like a very nice couple! Congratulations.