Rachel Riley announces she's expecting her first baby Strictly star Pasha Kovalev
24 May 2019, 16:48 | Updated: 24 May 2019, 16:53
A congratulations is in order for Countdown's Rachel Riley and her boyfriend Pasha Kovalev!
Rachel Riley has announced that she's pregnant with her first baby.
Announcing the news on Twitter, she shared a photo of her cradling her bump alongside the countdown letters spelling 'RTINYMATE'.
She captioned the adorable snap: "Pash and I have a conundrum for you...you have till December to work it out! We’re over the moon excited ".
Pash and I have a conundrum for you...you have till December to work it out!— Rachel Riley (@RachelRileyRR) May 24, 2019
We’re over the moon excited 😍 pic.twitter.com/citHdZnDN4
Her followers rushed to offer their congratulations, including Richard Osmon who shared an anagram of 'Congratulations' in reference to Countdown.
GANCINUORTSLAO!!!!!— Richard Osman (@richardosman) May 24, 2019
Stacey Dooley also sent her well-wishes, writing: "💕💕💕💫💫💫 congrats!!!".
🤪🤪🤪🥳🥳🥳💕💕💕💫💫💫 congrats!!!— Stacey Dooley (@StaceyDooley) May 24, 2019
Rachel and Pasha met when they starred on Strictly Come Dancing together, and they later became a couple.
Speaking about when they got together to GQ, she said that they didn't get together 'for a long time' after they met, adding: "Because I was married when we did Strictly.”
They officially confirmed their relationship in 2014.