Tamara Ecclestone is pregnant.

The 28-year-old model has announced she is 14 weeks pregnant and is excited about welcoming her first child into the world with husband Jay Rutland. The pair wed in June during a lavish ceremony in the French Rivera before officially registering in London in early July.

Tamara told HELLO! magazine: ''I just feel so lucky. I never imagined this all happening so quickly. It's crazy how life works in such mysterious ways. Jay loves children and I'm really excited for the next phase of our relationship.''

The 32-year-old former stockbroker is equally delighted about starting a family.

He added: ''It's been an amazing year, meeting and marrying my beautiful wife. Now we are expecting our first child and looking forward to the next step together.''

Tamara is not intending on spoiling the baby, despite her father, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's wealth, who is estimated to be worth £2.5billion.

She added: ''I think you can spoil a child with love rather than showering them with materialistic things. I want to do all the things my mother did...

'Mum was thrilled [by the news], as was my dad. He loves babies.''

This is the third time Bernie will become a grandfather. His eldest daughter, Deborah - who he had with first wife Ivy Bamford - has a son, and Tamara's sister, Petra Ecclestone - who he had with second wife Slavica Ecclestone - has a daughter, Lavinia, with her husband James Stunt.