Justin Timberlake confirms on his birthday that he is expecting a baby with Jessica Biel

Singer and actor Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on his 34th birthday on Saturday to announce that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child. -- PHOTO: INSTAGRAM PAGE OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Singer and actor Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on his 34th birthday on Saturday to announce that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child. -- PHOTO: INSTAGRAM PAGE OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

NEW YORK (AFP) - Singer and actor Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on his 34th birthday on Saturday to announce that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child.

"Thank you EVERYONE for the Bday wishes! This year, I'm getting the GREATEST GIFT EVER. CAN'T WAIT. #BoyOrGirl #YouNeverKnow #WeDontEvenKnow #WeAreTakingBets," he wrote on his Instagram account below a photograph of him kissing Biel's pregnant belly.

He made his start as a child television star before joining 'NSync.

He more recently has become one of the music industry's most popular solo singers and has starred in movies including the 2010 Facebook drama The Social Network. Timberlake in 2012 married Biel, 32, who has found success both on television and in film.