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19 September 2013, 07:56 | Updated: 19 September 2013, 07:59
The 'Carry You' singer shares his news with the world on Twitter.
Union J star JJ Hamblett has revealed that he is expecting his first child with girlfriend Caterina.
The former X Factor star shared the news with fans on Twitter and said he couldn't wait to be "daddy".
He wrote: "Guys I want you to be the first to know that I've got some big news...I'm going to be a daddy.... :-) :-) wooop x"
"My girlfriend and I are super super excited and the boys cant wait to be uncles! They are already thinking of names begining with J lol :-)x"
Bandmate Jaymi added his own congratulations: "Congrats JJ & Cat - gonna be an uncle whoop," with Josh also commenting: " SUPER DOOOPER WOOOOPER HAPPY FOR MY BROTHER JJ :-) :-) :-) :-) hi my names Uncle Josh......just call me Uncle.Pidge. :P hehe! Love you bro x."
Recent first time father and Capital FM presenter Marvin Humes also posted a message of congratulations.
He wrote: "Big congrats to @JJUJWorld and Caterina! Amazing news that you're expecting your first baby..it's the BEST feeling ever! X"
JJ signed off: "Off to bed a happy chappy!! Thanks for all your amazing support and kind tweets much love to all of you your amazing xxx."
Meanwhile, Union J are currently preparing for the release of their new single 'Beautiful Life' and posted the official video to the track online this week.