Ore Oduba and wife Portia expecting their second child

Ore Oduba and Portia Oduba are expecting their second child. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Ore Oduba and Portia Oduba are expecting their second child. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Ore Oduba and his wife Portia have revealed they are expecting their second child.

The couple, who have been married since 2015, are already parents to three-year-old son Roman Ore.

The 35-year-old Strictly Come Dancing champion and his spouse shared the news in Hello! Magazine, marking the 10th anniversary of their first date.

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He said: “We’re thrilled. I never thought I was going to find the person I wanted to spend the rest of my life with so when I think that 10 years on from our first date, we’ve got one amazing little boy and another baby on the way, I get quite emotional.

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"This is the life I’ve always dreamt of.”

Portia added they waited to tell Roman he was set to become a big brother until they could show him a scan picture.

“Roman started to understand more when my bump started showing, so now he wants to say goodnight to the baby and rubs my tummy saying: ‘Hello baby’," she shared.

Ore Oduba and Portia Oduba recently celebrated 10 years since their first date. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Ore Oduba and Portia Oduba recently celebrated 10 years since their first date. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

The new addition to the family is due in October. Oduba added: “The last year has been the biggest test of our entire relationship. I thought I’d be terrified [at having a second child], but after this year I say bring it on."

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Ore posted the news to his Instagram page too, remarking: "The last year has been so unbelievably tough, to know we’ll be a family of FOUR by the end of it... well, I’ll be honest, makes we wanna cry buckets!!!"

With additional reporting by PA.

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