Ben Foden’s new wife Jackie Belanoff-Smith pregnant with their first child 19 months after divorce from Una Healy – The Sun

BEN Foden's new wife Jackie Belanoff-Smith is pregnant with their first child together.

Their happy news comes 19 months after Ben divorced ex-wife Una Healy.

A source told Mail Online: "Ben and Jackie are over the moon.

"They're so excited to become parents together for the first time and are looking forward to starting their new lives as a family."

The Sun Online has contacted a representative for Ben for comment.

Ben married Jackie last August after dating her for just two weeks.

The rugby ace – who admitted to cheating on Una before their split – thanked his ex-wife for her "blessing" as he shared pictures of the secret wedding in America.

He married New Yorker Jackie on board a luxury yacht in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

In a relaxed ceremony in front of pals, Jackie wore a yellow dress while Ben dressed casually in a dark blue shirt with sunglasses and a pair of white chinos.

And the sportsman – who now plays for Rugby United New York – told how the stunning blonde would be a "great step mum" to his two children from his six-year marriage to former The Saturdays singer Una.

Taking to Instagram to share the wedding photos, Ben attempted to explain his whirlwind romance.

"I met a girl who seriously swept me off my feet and in a time of hardship showed me love, a deep devoted love," he wrote.

"People will say we are mad or crazy or even fools, as @snackyjax and I had only been dating seriously for a little over 2 weeks before deciding to get married.

"But when someone like her comes in to your life, why would I wait?"

Jackie previously warned the love rat what she will do if he cheats on her.

Talking about the marriage in posts seen by the Mirror, Jackie said she believes Ben will be faithful but will "unleash" keyboard warriors on him if he strays.

"I really don’t think he will!!! Like nothing in my gut gives me that impression. But if he does, I know exactly who I’ll unleash on him hahaha," she wrote.

Another person suggested taking bets on how long their marriage will last, and Jackie joked: "I'm in let's do this."

Meanwhile Ben thanked his "beautiful" ex-wife for giving her blessing to the union.

"The people who needed to know, such as close family and friends were told before anyone else and they are happy for me including my beautiful X wife @unahealy who I love even more for her blessing," he said.

He also praised his new bride and said his "heart is full" as he embarks on married life.

"Jackie is the greatest human being I’ve ever come across – she’s beautiful inside and out, intelligent, charming, funny, generous, kind, gentle, energetic the list goes on," he said. "She will be a great step mum to Aoife and Tadhg and offers me a future I can’t wait to explore with her.

"My heart is full and I honestly couldn’t be happier, so those that want to bring negativity or try and tear me down go ahead.

"My life is great and I hope you all will one day feel happiness like i feel while I write this caption. I love you @snackyjax I can’t wait to see where our lives lead together you brought excitement and joy to my life and I couldn’t be prouder having stand at my side as Mrs Foden."

Ben was previously married to The Saturdays' star Una, from whom he split in July 2018 after he cheated on her.

The pair married in 2012 and share two children, seven-year-old Aoife and four-year-old Tadhg.

He admitted that he had cheated on the singer in an interview with The Guardian.

He said at the time: "At the moment anything that’s published about me is never very good and pretty rightly so because I was the one who committed adultery.

"At the same time, it wasn’t the only reason for our divorce to go through. It’s not ideal, but we’re very amicable, we’re getting through it, we’re not the first people in the world to get divorced."

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