Channel 7 presenter Abbey Gelmi has revealed she and former AFL player Kane Lambert are expecting their first child together.

Abbey Gelmi is an acclaimed television presenter and journalist. Originally from Perth, now in Sydney where she has established herself as one of Australia's leading sports media figures.

Abbey Gelmi shared the news with Rebecca Maddern and Mike Amor on Sunday night’s broadcast on 7NEWS Melbourne when anchor Rebecca Maddern asked if she was keeping a secret.

Kane Lambert is a former professional Australian rules football player who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League.

“Kane and I are very excited to announce we are expecting our first baby early next year,” she said.

“A big thank you to Seven because I have been quite unwell but everyone has been lovely,” Gelmi said.

Gelmi was a co-host of Seven’s coverage of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in July and also last year’s Olympics.

The 32-year-old and former Richmond footballer Lambert became romantically involved at the beginning of 2021.