Credit: Twitter

American Idol Season 8 alum Danny Gokey is about to be a daddy!

Danny announced on Twitter yesterday that he and wife Leyicet Peralta whom he married in January are expecting a baby! According to his tweet, the couple’s little bundle of joy is due next January. Leyicet added, “We are very excited.”

It’s a positive milestone for Danny, who lost his first wife Sophia Martinez to a congenital heart disease in 2008 shortly before his Idol audition. He credited Sophia with his Idol bid, since she was a fan of the show.

Danny and Leyicet have been together since 2011.

Congrats to the happy couple!

Source: Twitter

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