Mandy Moore is expecting her first baby with husband Taylor Goldsmith.

The 36-year-old American pop star and actress delighted fans when she announced the news on Thursday.

Mandy has been married to 35-year-old American folk rock singer Taylor, of the band Dawes, since November 2018 and the pair have been together since 2015.

The baby marks the first for both parents-to-be, and Mandy revealed the gender of the baby they will be welcoming when she broke the news.

Sharing a string of photos on Instagram, Mandy revealed: "Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021".

Mandy Moore and husband Taylor Goldsmith have announced they are expecting their first child

She added a blue heart emoji to her message – which drew an army of well wishers in the comments section.

One fan – who clearly enjoys watching Mandy play matriarch Rebecca Pearson in the hit show This Is Us – wrote: "CONGRATS MAND!!!! i’m sure you and taylor will be fantastic parents, and these past 4 years playing a mom will probably come in handy now haha."

While another well wisher typed: "Congrats to you three!" alongside a string of hearts emojis.

The couple announced the happy news via social media

The couple shared their news with a string of romantic photographs.

Mandy posed in a floral dress, flashing a winning smile, with her hair flowing around her shoulders.

While husband Taylor – wearing a knitted jumper, shirt and cords – placed a protective hand on his wife's tummy.

Mandy and Taylor - who have been married since 2018 - flashed winning smiles as they shared their news

Another image showed the proud dad-to-be snuggling close to his wife, with the pair looking blissfully happy in the image.

Mandy – who shot to fame at the end of the last century as a singer before breaking into acting – was previously married to American sock singer Ryan Adams, 45.

The pair were married in March 2009, but split in January 2015.

They finalised their divorce in 2016.