Louis Ducruet and his wife Marie reveal they are expecting a baby

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Grace Kelly’s grandson and his wife Marie revealed that they are expecting a baby next year in a sweet social media post.

Louis, who is the cousin of Prince Albert of Monaco, and Marie Ducruet, both 29, tied the knot in Monaco in 2019, taking to Instagram on Thursday to share the exciting news.

The couple shared an adorable photo of them posing with their dog Pancake – dressed in a T-shirt that reads “big brother soon.”

Grace Kelly Louis' grandson and wife Marie revealed they are expecting a baby next year in a sweet social media post

Grace Kelly Louis’ grandson and wife Marie revealed they are expecting a baby next year in a sweet social media post

Marie showed a hint of the first signs of a baby bump during Monaco's recent National Day celebrations

Marie showed a hint of the first signs of a baby bump during Monaco's recent National Day celebrations

Marie showed a hint of the first signs of a baby bump during Monaco’s recent National Day celebrations

The photo, which shows the couple beaming, was captioned, “An adventure is about to begin,” with a black heart emoji.

Marie looked radiant in a black and white patterned blouse, which she paired with black trousers.

Her dark brown locks were styled in a straight center parting and her neutral make-up enhanced her flawless complexion.

Louis looked good in a gray sweater that he layered over a white shirt and completed the look with dark gray chinos.

The exciting news comes after the couple opened up about their plans to start a family with a French magazine in April

The exciting news comes after the couple opened up about their plans to start a family with a French magazine in April

The exciting news comes after the couple opened up about their plans to start a family with a French magazine in April

The photo, which shows the couple beaming, was captioned, 'An adventure is about to begin' with a black heart emoji

The photo, which shows the couple beaming, was captioned, 'An adventure is about to begin' with a black heart emoji

The photo, which shows the couple beaming, was captioned, ‘An adventure is about to begin’ with a black heart emoji

Friends and family rushed to the comments section to congratulate the happy couple.  One person wrote: 'Congratulations beautiful family'

Friends and family rushed to the comments section to congratulate the happy couple.  One person wrote: 'Congratulations beautiful family'

Friends and family rushed to the comments section to congratulate the happy couple. One person wrote: ‘Congratulations beautiful family’

Friends and family rushed to the comments section to congratulate the happy couple.

One person wrote: “Congratulations beautiful family.” While another said, “Congratulations to both of you!”

The exciting news comes after the couple opened up about their plans to start a family in April.

They admitted that they are now thinking about the next phase of their marriage, having celebrated the 10th anniversary of their relationship in March.

Speaking to French magazine Point de Vue, the couple admitted they both wanted a child, but while Louis wanted to dive right in, events manager Marie wanted to wait to focus on her career.

Marie said she would like to retire after two children, while Louis, who works as an adviser on international projects at Nottingham Forest football club, would like to move up to four

Marie said she would like to retire after two children, while Louis, who works as an adviser on international projects at Nottingham Forest football club, would like to move up to four

Marie said she would like to retire after two children, while Louis, who works as an adviser on international projects at Nottingham Forest football club, would like to move up to four

The couple admitted that the women in their respective families, including his mother, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, and his sisters, Pauline Ducruet and Camille Gottlieb often ask them when they are having a baby.

Marie said she would like to retire after two children, while Louis, who works as an adviser on international projects at Nottingham Forest football club, would like to move up to four.

“It’s true that Louis has been telling me for several years about his desire to be a father,” said Marie.

‘I’m not quite ready yet. I want to wait a little longer, but maybe next year?’ she said.

“30 would be a good age to make this project a reality,” her husband added.

And the couple have admitted that they also have different views when it comes to the number of children they want.

The couple, photographed at the premiere of the movie 'No Time to Die' in Monte-Carlo in September, celebrated their 10th anniversary in early March.

The couple, photographed at the premiere of the movie 'No Time to Die' in Monte-Carlo in September, celebrated their 10th anniversary in early March.

The couple, photographed at the premiere of the movie ‘No Time to Die’ in Monte-Carlo in September, celebrated their 10th anniversary in early March.

Ideally, I would like three to four children. I have one brother and three sisters,’ said Louis. “It would be really lovely to have a big family just like mine.”

However, his wife said she preferred to stop at two children.

The couple started dating as college students when they both attended Skema Business School in Sophia Antipolis, France in 2011.

In love Louis posed the question to Marie in 2018, during a romantic beach proposal.

Louis, who is the grandson of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and American actress Grace Kelly shared their engagement on Instagram, with a photo of the happy couple on a beach, with him on a bended knee and saying, “Let me show you the future present Mrs Ducruet. She said yes and we are now engaged.

The couple tied the knot in a civil ceremony at Monaco's Town Hall, attended by Pancake in a dog-xedo, before a religious ceremony the following day

The couple tied the knot in a civil ceremony at Monaco's Town Hall, attended by Pancake in a dog-xedo, before a religious ceremony the following day

The couple tied the knot in a civil ceremony at Monaco’s Town Hall, attended by Pancake in a dog-xedo, before a religious ceremony the following day

They tied the knot in a civil ceremony at Monaco’s Town Hall, with the bride in a simple ivory jumpsuit and her hair swept back in a pretty clip.

The couple were married by Monaco’s mayor, George Marsan, and they had an informal garden reception at the Prince’s Palace afterwards.

The pair had a more lavish affair on Saturday — getting married at Monaco Cathedral with an emotional religious ceremony at Monaco Cathedral, where Marie dabbed her eyes, overwhelmed with happiness as she pulled up in a white Rolls Royce.

The bride’s dress for the religious ceremony was made by Atelier Boisanger.

The dress was made of Zagar and Chantilly Lace, while according to their designers, the dress also required 300 hours of delicate embroidery.

The couple both included their beloved dog Pancake, pictured, who they've shared for years, in their anniversary messages

The couple both included their beloved dog Pancake, pictured, who they've shared for years, in their anniversary messages

The couple both included their beloved dog Pancake, pictured, who they've shared for years, in their anniversary messages

The couple both included their beloved dog Pancake, pictured, who they've shared for years, in their anniversary messages

The couple both included their beloved dog Pancake, pictured, who they’ve shared for years, in their anniversary messages