Shanola Hampton attends Showtime's 'Shameless' Los Angeles special screening held at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. (June 4, 2013)

Shanola Hampton attends Showtime’s ‘Shameless’ Los Angeles special screening held at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. (June 4, 2013)

*Shanola Hampton of Showtime’s “Shameless” is pregnant with her first child.

The actress, whose character Veronica spent several seasons going through outlandish lengths to have a baby, will welcome a baby girl with hubby Daren Dukes, according to People.com.

“We are beyond excited to expand our family and begin this new chapter,” the couple tells the magazine. “Words can’t describe the joy our hearts feel.”

The couple has been married for 13 years.