Hollywood star Bruce Willis and his wife, designer and model Emma Heming, are expecting their first child together, Willis' spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

The couple ... are overjoyed with this news and they look forward to welcoming this newest addition into their family, the Die Hard star's representative said in a statement confirming Heming's pregnancy.

The baby, the couple's first child together, is due early in 2012.

Willis, 56, married Heming, 35, in 2009. He has three daughters with his ex-wife, actress Demi Moore, the youngest of whom is 17 years-old.

Willis shot to fame in the 1980s on the hit television series Moonlighting, and went on to become a top box office star in such films as Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense and Armageddon, in addition to the Die Hard series.