The actress and entrepreneur is expecting her first child with her fiancé, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
“I’m not sure what made me decide to take a home pregnancy test, but I decided on taking two at the same time!”.“They were both positive and I was instantly excited.”
Michele, also mom to 13-year-old Kniko, will welcome her second son in late April. Scandrick, 28, is already dad to 6-year-old twin daughters Taylor and Tatiana.
“We made an appointment to see the sex of the baby for 16 weeks, but surprisingly at 12 weeks, our doctor was able to see that he was a boy,” she explains. “Technology and ultrasound machines are much more advanced then 13 years ago when I had my first child.”