British comedian David Walliams is set to become a first-time father - his supermodel wife Lara Stone is pregnant.

The Little Britain star, 41, wed the Dutch beauty in May, 2010 and now the couple is starting a family together.

Announcing the news on his Twitter.com blog, Walliams writes, "Some wonderful news. My beautiful wife Lara is pregnant. We are having a baby! It is due next year and we both couldn't be happier."