Mark-Paul Gosselaar & Wife Catriona McGinn Expecting First Child

Tue, March 12, 2013 1:29pm EDT by 1 Comment
Mark-Paul Gosselaar Baby

Saved by the baby! The dad of two is set to welcome his first child with wife Catriona McGinn, and the couple tells they are so excited for their bundle of joy!

Zack Morris time-out — Mark Paul Gosselaar is going to be a dad again! The Saved by the Bell alum and his wife Catriona McGinn are expecting their first child together! The couple wed in July 2012, and will welcome their new bundle of joy in September!

Mark is already the proud father of two kids, Michael, 9, and daughter Ava, 6, from his previous marriage to model Lisa Ann Russell. But the former NYPD Blue actor is so excited to welcome a third into his life!

“Mark-Paul Gosselaar and wife Catriona are thrilled to announce they’re expecting their first child together in September,” a rep for the actor tells

“We are all really excited for the arrival of our new addition. We’ve always wanted a big family,” Mark-Paul tells in a statement. “The kids are looking forward to a little sibling, and are asking a lot of funny questions right now.”

Mark-Paul Gosselaar & Catriona McGinn’s Relationship

After divorcing from his wife Lisa after 15 years of marriage, Mark-Paul began dating Catriona, an advertising executive. The two wed in July 2012 after a yearlong engagement. Sweet husband Mark-Paul couldn’t be more in love with his bride, especially because of how amazing of a stepmom he says she is!

“Catriona’s great with my kids,” Mark-Paul told Us Weekly previously. “My kids absolutely adore her.”

Congrats to Mark-Paul and Catriona!

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