Russell Brand is ”absolutely made up” at the prospect of becoming a father for the first time, according to reports.

Brand, 40, is said to be expecting a child with girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 27, who is five months pregnant.

The Sun says ”Russell might have bedded many of the world’s most stunning women but now it’s all about Laura and becoming a dad”.

”Russell is absolutely made up. Most of his closest friends have children and he was desperate to start a family” the source continued.

The source went on to say that the pair are ”thrilled to bits at the prospect of becoming parents. They have shared the happy news with close family and friends.”


Brand and Gallacher have been in an on-off relationship for years, first dating in 2007 before breaking up and being seen together again in 2009.

They are believed to have rekindled their romance last year.

Brand was previously married to Katy Perry before they got divorced after two years together.