By peoplestaff225
Updated July 09, 2009 05:15 PM

Actor Jim Carrey will soon be taking on a new role: that of grandfather! In a statement released today, Jim confirmed that Jane — his daughter with ex-wife Melissa — and her fiancé Alex Santana will soon be welcoming their first child.

“I am very excited,” says the proud grandpa-to-be. “Jane is going to be a great mom.”

Jane, 21, fronts The Jane Carrey Band, while Alex is a member of the rock band Blood Money. Details regarding a due date have not been released.

— Anya