The Supernatural star, 29, and wife Genevieve Cortese will welcome their first child next year, the actor confirms via Twitter.
The shape of his family is shifting – Jared Padalecki is going to be a dad.
“OK yall I’d rather you officially hear it from me … So, yes. Genevieve is pregnant. We’ll be welcoming a new member to our family in 2012,” he writes, ending the message with a smiley face.
Padalecki, who also played Dean on Gilmore Girls, wed former Supernatural costar Cortese, 30, in February 2010 in Sun Valley, Idaho.
— Sarah Michaud