Congratulations are in order for singer Christina Perri and fiance, Paul Costabile. Perri has announced that the couple is expecting their first child. The 30-year-old singer songwriter posted a picture on Instagram to announce the news on Saturday, August 5. The black-and-white photograph features Perri from a side profile. The star is grinning while niece Tesla has her arms placed on the singer's belly, looking very excited. The picture also includes a sentence stating "Tesla's little cousin is coming soon," with an arrow pointing to Perri's growing baby bump.

The star captioned the picture "guess what?" It has received over 49,000 likes on the social media site so far. Fans and Instagrammers have congratulated the singer, telling her she'll be an "amazing mom" and that the pregnancy is a "blessing." Perri's partner, Paul Costabile, has yet to acknowledge the news on social media and has not revealed anything about the couple beginning a family.

Perri's pregnancy announced a mere 6 weeks after engagement

Christina Perri certainly has a lot to be excited about at the moment. The "Jar of Hearts" singer celebrated her engagement to fiance, Paul Costabile, only 6 weeks prior to her pregnancy announcement. Perri took to Instagram on June 22 to announce that she and 30-year-old Costabile were going to tie the knot.

The star posted a picture of her hand, showcasing an unusual V-shaped ring with a single set diamond. Perri told fans in the caption that Paul asked her to marry him and she said yes. The picture also showed off some of the star's body art, including a cute peace sign in a heart and a delicate light bulb. The post received over 58,000 likes and a lot of enthusiasm from fans congratulating the couple.

Paul also shared a picture of the happy couple on his Instagram account, saying he knew he wanted to marry her when they first met.

Christina Perri and Paul Costabile's relationship

Christina Perri and Paul Costabile met 4 years ago, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The couple crossed paths at iHeart Media in 2013, where Costabile was working at the time, and the rest appears to be history.

Costabile, a Hollywood reporter, said he knew he wanted to marry Perri when she walked into a green screen whilst doing the interview at iHeart Media. Perri revealed to The Mirror in 2012 that she has been married previously (in her early 20s) and that she is still friends with her ex-husband.