He may have been declared the best dancer on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars but that’s not the most exciting thing happening in J.R. Martinez’ life right now.
According to PEOPLE magazine, the Iraq war vet and his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones are expecting their first child!
The couple just found out the baby’s gender and it’s a…
“We found out just last week it’s a girl and we are over the moon,” Martinez, 28, tells PEOPLE. “Diana has a little baby bump now and it’s the cutest thing ever. With the holidays coming up, this is the biggest and best gift we could get.”
Martinez and Gonzalez-Jones met when he landed a role on All My Children where she worked as an assistant to an executive producer on the show.
Martinez says he can’t believe all of the good things that have happened in the past year.
“2011 has been full of a lot of surprises and opportunities and ultimately, a lot of blessings,” says Martinez. “Diana and I were just asking ourselves, ‘How is 2012 going to top 2011?’ Well, we have our answer!”
Congratulations to the happy couple!