Glee star Matthew Morrison expecting first baby with wife Renee Puente

Congratulations are in order for Matthew Morrison and wife Renee Puente who are set to become parents for the very first time!

Matthew, who is known for his portrayal of singing coach Will Schuester in the TV show Glee, announced the happy news on Instagram last night.

Taking to the social media site to share his joy, the actor posted a video which showed an adorable compilation of special moments between him and his wife, laughing in the sunshine and holding her newly pregnant tummy.

As well as recording an emotional voice over for the video, in which the pair talk about their love for each other and ‘looking into the eyes’ of their unborn child, Matthew wrote a heart-felt caption.

Referring to the time spent so far with his other half as ‘#MorrisonAdventures’, the 38-year-old said that they have been ‘so epic together, but they have only just begun!!’

The Broadway star continued to reveal the wonderful news that the couple are expecting a child, ‘We will have a new addition to the family and I’m blown away by the unconditional love that I already possess for this child.’

Speaking about becoming a father Matthew continued, ‘I have such a clear vision of the Father that I want to be, but the perfection lies in the balance and teamwork that Renee and I have cultivated.’

‘Now, we simply wait with open arms….’

Fans couldn’t wait to congratulate the dad-to-be on his exciting announcement, with many of his 392k followers commenting on his post with sweet messages.

One Instagram user said, ‘Woow!!! Congats, man! You’ll be a great father! 💜💜🎉🎉’ whilst another commented, ‘Teach that baby all the journey’s songs, Mr. Shue! Congrats❤️🎈’.

Matthew has also opened up to People magazine about starting a family with his actress wife, saying, ‘I’m so excited, and I just want to be the best father I possibly can be.’

He continued, ‘The fact that it’s half me and half the person that I love most in this world… I’m so excited to meet our child and to see what he or she looks like, and to see what features of my beautiful wife that he or she has.’