Natalie Imbruglia Is Expecting Her First Child With The Help Of IVF And A Sperm Donor
Aussie songstress and actress Natalie Imbruglia has announced via Instagram that she’s set to become a mum for the first time at the age of 44.
The ‘Torn’ singer shared the exciting news with a photo of herself cradling her baby bump. The caption accompanying the pic read: “No I haven’t swallowed a watermelon. I’m expecting my first child this Autumn. For those of you that know me, this has been something I have wanted for a very long time and I’m blessed that this is possible with the help of IVF and a sperm donor — I won’t be saying anything more on that publicly.”
“I’m so excited about this next adventure … a new album and I’m going to be a mum! 🎶🤰🏻🎉😍❤️✨,”
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I’m very happy to announce that I have just signed a record deal with BMG!! What an AMAZING team. I have been busy writing for the past year and a half and can’t wait to share these new songs with you all!!!! And as you can see from the pic.. there is another announcement… (no I haven’t swallowed a watermelon). I’m expecting my first child this Autumn. For those of you that know me, this has been something I have wanted for a very long time and I’m blessed that this is possible with the help of IVF and a sperm donor-I won’t be saying anything more on that publicly. I’m so excited about this next adventure… a new album and I’m going to be a mum! 🎶🤰🏻🎉😍❤️✨
The announcement also told fans that she had “just signed a record deal with BMG” and was in the process of releasing new music.
Friends of Nat’s took to Instagram to congratulate the mum-to-be leaving their well wishes in the comments section.
Spice Girl Mel C wrote: “Congratulations my love! Wonderful news all round.”
“You’re gonna be an AMAZING Mummy and you’re already an AMAZING recording artist,” Chisholm went on. “Love ya 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕.”
Elizabeth Hurley said: “Yay!!!!!! Congratulations,” with four red-lips emojis.
Natalie Imbruglia is perhaps best known for her 1997 breakout single “Torn” which features the now iconic music video of herself singing to the camera and set completely inside an apartment set. She hasn’t had an album since 2015 when she released MALE.
TV fans would also know her very well as Beth Brennan on Aussie soap Neighbours. She appeared in 250 episodes from 1992 to 1994.
The actress was married to ex-Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns from 2003 to 2008, and has also dated David Schwimmer, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Martin, and most recently, photographer Matt Field.
Speaking of their four years of marriage to People magazine, the couple shared the following statement in 2008: “While we are very sad that our marriage has ended, we want to make it clear that our parting is amicable and we remain friends. Our career demands and our lives in different parts of the world have brought us to the point where unfortunately this difficult decision was necessary. We have simply grown apart.”
We wish Natalie all the best in this exciting chapter of her life and look forward to lots of baby spam on her Instagram!