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Jesse Eisenberg Expecting First Child With Longtime Girlfriend Anna Strout

The couple dated for 10 years, from 2002 to 2012, before they went their separate ways. They ended up making their rekindling public in January.

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    File photo of Actor Jesse Eisenberg and Anna Strout at the IFC's Independent Spirit Awards After Party held at Shutters Hotel, on March 4, 2005 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Jesse Eisenberg is about to be a daddy.

    E! News has learned the 33-year-old actor is expecting his first child with longtime girlfriend Anna Strout.

    The couple dated for 10 years, from 2002 to 2012, before going their separate ways for a while. Before heading to London to perform in the West End show "The Spoils," Eisenberg spent four months volunteering at a domestic violence shelter in Bloomington, Indiana. He worked on a fundraising campaign with the University of Indiana and raised $500,000, which was enough money to pay off the shelter's mortgage. Strout's mother is the executive director of the shelter.

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    Still, Eisenberg has always preferred to remain private, telling The Guardian, "I was there for, like, personal reasons. For reasons I don't want to bring up in an interview."

    The couple ended up making their rekindling public when they were photographed at a basketball game in January, right after the New Year.

    In an interview with Seventeen magazine in 2011, not only did Eisenberg admit Strout was the only girl he'd ever been on a date with, he also revealed what he loved about her.

    "I find people who want to help other people to be the most interesting," he said at the time. "I come from a family of teachers, and my friends are teachers, often times in very difficult school situations. My job is so selfish and focused on my own vanity that I like to surround myself with people who are actually helping people throughout their day."