Mick Jagger is set to become a father for the eighth time, aged 72.

The child will be his first with 29-year-old ballet dancer Melanie Hamrick, who he has been dating since 2014.

Representatives of the Rolling Stones frontman confirmed the news after media outlets reported on the pregnancy.

A source close to Hamrick told The Sun: “This is great news. It will be Mick’s eighth child and nothing fazes him. He’s been incredibly supportive.

Mother-to-be: Melanie Hamrick is pregnant with Mick Jagger's eighth child (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty)
Mother-to-be: Melanie Hamrick is pregnant with Mick Jagger’s eighth child (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty)