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Coronation Street teen star Alex Bain set to become a dad at 16

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Alex Bain (r) with TV dad Chris Gascoyne.  PIC: ITV

Alex Bain (r) with TV dad Chris Gascoyne. PIC: ITV

Alex Bain (r) with TV dad Chris Gascoyne. PIC: ITV

Coronation Street's Alex Bain is set to become a dad at 16.

The teenage actor's girlfriend has announced on social media that she is 12 weeks pregnant with her first child with Alex.

She revealed she is due on December 8 and also shared a picture of her recent ultrasound.

Alex has yet to comment publicly on the news but a source told The Sun newspaper: "Alex has been telling everyone he's going to be a father. He isn't keeping it a secret."

As well as working on Corrie, Alex is studying for his GCSEs.

The actor and his 16-year-old girlfriend Levi Selby, have been together since April 2017.

Alex has played Simon Barlow on the ITV soap since 2008, when his character came to live with his father after his mother died.

He has won two awards for his work; Best Young Performance at the 2011 The British Soap Awards and Best Young Performance at the 2012 Inside Soap Awards.

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