Confirmed! Actor and fiancée are expecting a baby!

After days of speculation and rumours, it has finally been confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch and his fiancée, Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child together.

A spokesperson for the Sherlock actor confirmed the exciting news to MailOnline, saying: “I am delighted to confirm that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child. They are both over the moon.”

Speculation began when Sophie appeared on the red carpet sporting what many claimed to be a baby bump, as well as making efforts to conceal her stomach with her clutch bag.

The couple announced their engagement in November last year. Congratulations to the couple on this exciting news!