Genevieve Cortese and Jared Padalecki

One of Supernatural's Winchester brothers is about to be a daddy.

Jared Padalecki, who plays Sam on the CW series, and wife Genevieve, are expecting a baby, the actor announced on Twitter.

"OK y'all I'd rather you officially hear it from me," he wrote. "So, yes. Genevieve is pregnant. We'll be welcoming a new member to our family in 2012."

Supernatural's Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese marry

The 29-year-old actor and 30-year-old actress wed in February. The pair met while filming Supernatural's Season 4, when she played the second incarnation of the character Ruby. She also co-starred in ABC's FlashForward.

Reps for the actor did not immediately respond to TVGuide.com's request for comment.