Jason Bateman is expecting a second daughter with wife Amanda Anka. “I’m going to be a grandfather again,” Anka’s father, singer Paul Anka, told ET Canada in an interview. The proud granfarther also added that the pair are expecting another baby girl.
The couple got married ten years ago are already parents to 4-year-old Francesca Nora. Paul Anka says: “(Jason is) the actor in the family. He’s … a very smart boy, a wonderful guy for my daughter.”
Bateman and Anka, both 42, knew each other as casual acquaintances for years before they started dating in 1998. They wed in Malibu on July 3, 2001.
Bateman started his career as a child actor and rose to fame as an adult in the critically acclaimed comedy series Arrested Development. Anka, also an actress, has starred in shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The pair live in Los Angeles.
Bateman has said his favourite thing about fatherhood is “watching how they change everyday. It’s pretty cool.”
He also talked about his wife and the perks of being married: “You get to spend every day with your best friend. That’s pretty good. Instead of having to call them and arrange for plans, you wake up every day with each other. It’s nice,” he told US OK!
Another celebrity who has recently announced that she is pregnant is British singer Lily Allen. Click here to also read about morning sickness, Alicia Silverstone giving birth recently and Tori Spelling tweeting about her third pregnancy.
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