Hollywood FAQs: American actor J R Martinez has some good news to share. The motivational speaker indeed has won the Mirror ball trophy at the dancing reality show ‘Dancing With The Stars’, but is now all set to become a dad. Matinez and his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez Jones are expecting their first child together. Apart from announcing the pregnancy, the actor has also revealed that it is a baby girl.
The 28-year-old dancing star winner said that they found out last week that the new baby is a girl. The actor added that his girlfriend has a cute baby bump and it is the cutest thing ever. Martinez even said that as the holidays are coming up, it is the biggest and the best gift for him. Martinez and his girlfriend met in the year 2008 when he was roped in for a role in the popular soap ‘ All My Children’. Gonzalez worked as an assistant to the executive producer of the show.
After a few initial meetings, the two came close and the results are in front of everyone now. Earlier this year, Diana in an interview said that they were good friends that they clicked romantically. Gonzelez added that there wasn’t any adjustment period. Martinez says that the thought of being a father is still sinking in.
The actor even said that he cannot believe all of the good things that happened to him in the last year and that the year 2011 has been full of surprises and opportunities and also lots of blessings. The actor added that he and his girlfriend were asking themselves about how the year 2012 would be and now it seems like they have the answer. Martinez, after winning the dancing reality show ‘Dancing With the Stars’, often talks about how his mother helped him to once again learn walking, eight weeks after he had a major foot surgery.