Taiwanese singer David Tao and wife expecting first child

Four years after getting hitched, Taiwanese singer-songwriter David Tao and his wife Penny Chiang are finally expecting a baby.

Pregnancy rumours started to emerge this July when Chiang was spotted out and about with a baby bump.

The rumours turned out to be true as Tao confirmed on Oct 26 that they're expecting their first child.

On his social media accounts, the 49-year-old shared the good news by posting a photo of a milk bottle nestled between two mugs labelled David and Penny.

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Posted by 陶喆 David Tao on Friday, October 26, 2018

Since he got married in 2014, Tao has made no secret of his desire to have children and once said that he hopes to have three kids.

"As I am older than Penny by 16 years, I hope to have three children who will be able to look after her in the future," he said at an event celebrating his 20th year in showbiz.

The couple's journey to parenthood, however, was fraught with difficulty.

Chiang was reported to have suffered a miscarriage last year while she was about five months pregnant.

She had low levels of amniotic fluid and was advised by doctors not to continue with the pregnancy.

Fans speculated that the loss spurred Tao to write the song "Mars Baby", but the rumour was later refuted by his record company.

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