Leona Lewis CONFIRMS pregnancy! X Factor star debuts her bump in stunning photoshoot as she prepares to welcome first child in the summer with her husband Dennis Jauch
- Leona Lewis is expecting her first child with her husband Dennis Jauch and will welcome her baby later this year, according to sources
- Sources said Leona has passed the 12-week mark and said she told her family and friends the news at the beginning of the year
- The X Factor winner, 36, married choreographer Dennis in a ceremony in Italy in 2019 after 10 years of dating
- In 2020, Leona said she wanted children and said she would like to adopt as her mother grew up in a children’s home
Leona Lewis has confirmed her pregnancy with a stunning bump photograph.
The X Factor winner, 36, showed off her growing bump in a black dress as she posed for a radiant shoot – and revealed her baby with husband Dennis Jauch is due in the summer.
She wrote: Can’t wait to meet you in the Summer’ with friends and fans rushing to congratulate her.
Wow: Leona Lewis has confirmed her pregnancy with a stunning bump photograph
Sources recently told The Sun hat Leona has passed the 12-week mark and said the ‘over the moon’ couple told their family and friends their news at the beginning of the year.
They added: ‘They [Leona and Dennis] can’t wait to welcome their new arrival and to become a family of three.’
The X Factor winner married choreographer Dennis in a lavish ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, in 2019 after 10 years of dating.
In November 2018, notoriously private Leona revealed she was engaged to her long-term love by sharing a picture of her eye-catching diamond ring while on holiday in San Juan.
Congratulations! Leona is expecting her first child with her husband Dennis Jauch (both pictured in February 2020)
Just one year after tying the knot with Dennis, Leona revealed that she wanted children and said she would like to adopt because of her mother’s experience growing up in a children’s home.
She told Stella magazine: ‘I do want children, but Dennis and I have also talked about adopting.
‘My mum grew up in a children’s home. No one adopted her as a child, and I would very much like to adopt.
‘But I’m still figuring things out. If it was up to my husband, we would have had kids yesterday.’
In 2013, Leona said that she had always wanted to get married in her 20s but then realised that she was ‘not ready’ when she reached her late 20s.
In December, Leona revealed she still stays in contact with her X Factor mentor Simon Cowell on The Jonathan Ross Show.
Smitten: The X Factor winner married choreographer Dennis (both pictured in February 2020) in Italy in 2019 after 10 years of dating
The singer spoke about leaving Simon’s record label, Syco, in 2014, saying: ‘It was [an amicable split] – we’re still good, we keep in contact, he checks in on me, I check in on him.’
She continued: ‘Throughout the show, he was definitely a real mentor and really involved in helping me with song choices, arrangements. He’s been a big supporter.’
‘[The X Factor was] such a huge platform… It was at the time when YouTube was starting to bubble up… the videos would go viral, it was crazy.’
Following her X Factor victory, Leona was immediately signed to Syco and went on to sell more than 20 million records with the company.
However, in the Better in Time hitmaker walked away from Cowell’s label in favour of Island Records.
The long-running talent show was axed for good in July after 17 years, with Simon saying he didn’t want it to ‘become a bit of a joke.’
Career: In December, Leona revealed she still stays in contact with her X Factor mentor Simon Cowell on The Jonathan Ross Show (pictured in 2006)
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