Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

CHELSEA Clinton, the daughter of former US president Bill Clinton and ex-secretary of state Hillary Clinton, is expecting her first child later this year.

Chelsea Clinton on stage with her mother Hillary Rodham Clinton at an event in New York. Picture: Getty

Chelsea and husband Marc Mezvinsky are said to be”very excited” at the news. Chelsea announced her pregnancy at a Clinton Foundation event on empowering young women in New York.

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The former first lady said she is “really excited” about becoming a grandmother.

Chelsea, 34, is vice chairman of her family’s foundation. She said last year in a magazine interview that she hoped 2014 would be “the year of the baby”.

Chelsea Clinton on stage with her mother Hillary Rodham Clinton at an event in New York. Picture: Getty