Coronation Street star Rebecca Ryan reveals shes pregnant with first child

Coronation Street star Rebecca Ryan has revealed that she is pregnant with her first child.

The actress, 31, who married partner Dan Acraman earlier this year, took to Instagram on Thursday 29 December to share the happy news.

Rebecca, who played Lydia Chambers on Corrie from 2021 until March 2022, penned: "I thought this year couldn’t get any better after marrying the man of my dreams, but it turns out it can… Can’t wait to become a mummy in 2023 x" with a heart emoji.

In the photos, the actress looked radiant as she debuted her blossoming baby bump in a silver sparkly minidress and posed in front of her Christmas tree.

For one of the snaps, Rebecca pulled an animated excited face and in another she protectively cradled her baby bump.

The actress', who has also starred in the likes of Shameless and Waterloo Road, 66.4K followers, family and celebrity pals were quick to react to the news.

Rebecca's brother, Jack James Ryan, who plays Jacob Hay on Coronation Street, sweetly penned: "I’m gonna be an uncle."

Kimberly Hart-Simpson, who plays Nicky Wheatley on the ITV soap, wrote: "Yessssss" with heart emojis.

While Harriet Bibby, who plays Summer Spellman, added: "Glowing girl!!! So happy and excited for you!" with a heart.

Elsewhere, one fan said: "Congratulations @rebeccaryan___ Lovely news. Xx."

A different account put: "Oh wow!! Sending you all the love for your bundle of joy" with heart emojis.

Another follower wrote: "Congratulations to you both how exciting."

While a different person added: "Congratulations and best wishes x."

It comes as Rebecca married her fiancé Dan earlier this year in September.

The actress took to Instagram to post a stunning black-and-white snap from their nuptials, which took place on Saturday 24 September.

Rebecca penned: "Husband and Wife 24.09.22 – The best day of our lives!" with heart emojis.


In the photo, the actress looked stunning in a strapless white gown complete with a pendant necklace and statement crown.

While her new husband, British Airways pilot Dan, looked dapper in a black tuxedo complete with a bowtie.

Dan proposed to Rebecca in the summer of 2018 and Rebecca revealed the news on her Instagram with the caption: "I said YES #nomorehints #ivejuststoppedcrying."

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