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MasterChef’s Justine Schofield reveals she’s expecting a child with AFL star boyfriend Brent Staker

MasterChef’s Justine Schofield reveals she’s expecting a baby with her AFL star boyfriend Brent Staker: ‘We’re having a bubba!’

Justine Schofield is expecting a child with her AFL star boyfriend Brent Staker.

The former MasterChef star announced the news on Instagram Sunday evening, alongside a photo of the proud couple in their living room. 

‘We’re having a bubba. So excited, so grateful,’ she wrote.

Baby joy! Justine Schofield is expecting a child with her AFL star boyfriend Brent Staker

In the image, Justine is seen posing in black activewear as she tenderly cradles her bump, while beau Brent points at her belly button in astonishment. 

Justine’s post was quickly inundated with celebrity well-wishers.

‘Glorious news!!! So happy for you Juzzy x,’ wrote Sunrise’s Sam Mac.

‘Oh my god yessssss! How good Juzzzyyy! Congrats beautiful! You look so happy and that bump – delicious,’ added Angie Kent. 

Smitten: The genetically-blessed couple started dating in March 2020

Smitten: The genetically-blessed couple started dating in March 2020

Erin Holland also joined the chorus, alongside Studio 10’s Sarah Harris, The Living Room’s Barry Dubois, 

Justin and Brent began dating in March 2020. 

In August 2021, Justine briefly spoke about her relationship status during an interview with Gary Mehigan’s A Plate to Call Home podcast.

Offering a rare glimpse into her dating history, the blonde spoke of the break-ups she had while filming her Channel 10 cooking show, Everyday Gourmet.

‘I’ve had two terrible break-ups throughout the ten years, and it all comes down to not being around because I’m always on the road,’ she said. 

Speaking out: In August 2021, Justine briefly spoke about her relationship status during an interview with Gary Mehigan's A Plate to Call Home podcast

Speaking out: In August 2021, Justine briefly spoke about her relationship status during an interview with Gary Mehigan’s A Plate to Call Home podcast 

Low-key romance: The couple were first pictured together on his Instagram account in March 2020

Low-key romance: The couple were first pictured together on his Instagram account in March 2020

Justine revealed she had since found a better work-life balance. 

‘Now I’m in a loving relationship and I remind myself that I do need to say no to things sometimes,’ she explained.

Justine previously dated TV presenter Matt Doran from 2014 to 2017.

Matt, who hosts Weekend Sunrise, is now married to the executive producer of Nine’s Weekend Today, Kendall Bora.

Former flame: Justine previously dated TV presenter Matt Doran (right) from 2014 to 2017

Former flame: Justine previously dated TV presenter Matt Doran (right) from 2014 to 2017

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