'Idol' star Gokey to be a dad

Danny Gokey (Reuters files)

Danny Gokey (Reuters files)

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, Last Updated: 3:28 PM ET

Former American Idol finalist Danny Gokey is set to become a first-time father.

The country singer's new wife Leyicet is due to give birth in January - the same month the couple will celebrate its first wedding anniversary.

In a post on his Facebook.com page, Gokey writes, "I'm happy to announce that my wife Leyicet Gokey and I are having a baby!! She a little over 3 months pregnant & due in January!!! We're so excited!!"

The couple wed on January 29 after a year of dating.

 


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