All the Celebs Who Are Expecting or Became Moms This Year
by : Patricia Karounos- Nov 21st, 2018
Surprise! Jessica Chastain is a new mom, according to multiple outlets. E! News reports that the actress and her husband, Gian Luca Passi, welcomed their first child in April, a baby girl via surrogate. The news first broke when the couple, who have been together for six years, were spotted walking in NYC with a baby carrier. They have yet to comment on the reports.
A Bachelor baby is on the way! Stars Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham are expecting their first child together, the couple revealed to Us Weekly. Twenty-six-year-old Burnham, told the mag that she actually made her fiancé read the results of the pregnancy test, saying: “Arie came out with the test in his hand and tears in his eyes. He was like, ‘You’re pregnant!’” Burnham and Luyendyk Jr., 37, plan to wed in January. They met on the former racecar driver’s season of The Bachelor, when Luyendyk Jr. proposed to contestant Becca Kufrin before announcing on the After the Rose special that runner-up Burnham was the woman he wanted to marry.
Baby makes three for Kate Upton and her husband, Justin Verlander! The model/actress revealed that she welcomed a baby girl named Genevieve Upton Verlander in early November. It's the first child for Upton and Verlander, who got married in 2017. "You’re the most thoughtful, loving, caring, and strong woman I’ve ever met," Verlander shared on his IG when the couple announced Upton's pregnancy. "I’m so proud that our little one is going to be raised in this world by a woman like you!"
Congrats to our March 2018 cover star! Gabrielle Union and her husband Dwyane Wade have welcomed a baby girl into their family via surrogate. "A LOVELY DAY," the actress shared on Instagram. "We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that our miracle baby arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely days. Welcome to the party sweet girl!" Union is stepmom to Wade's children from a previous relationship and his nephew, and has been open in the past about suffering multiple miscarriages and struggling with IVF.
Diane Kruger is a mom! People reports that the actress has welcomed her first child, but nothing else is known about the baby and neither Kruger nor her partner, The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, have commented on the news. It’s the first child for he couple—who first went public with their relationship in 2017—although Reedus shares a 19-year-old son with ex Helena Christensen.
Baby number two has arrived for Hilary Duff! The singer-actress announced that she welcomed a baby girl, Banks Violet Blair, in late October. "This little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined our world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic," she wrote on Instagram. It's first child for Duff and boyfriend Matthew Koma. Duff also shares a six-year-old son named Luca with her ex-husband, Mike Comrie.
Amy Schumer is pregnant—and she announced the news in a very clever way. The 37-year-old comedian teased an incoming announcement on her Instagram earlier today by sharing a photo of her and her husband’s faces photoshopped over another newly-expecting couple, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s. From the post, she directed fans to political journalist Jessica Yellin‘s account, explaining, “She agreed to post a lil noise for me today.” Over on her IG stories, Yellin shared a note from Schumer, sharing the actress’s recommended congressional and gubernatorial candidates. At the end of the list? A simple line that read: “I’m pregnant-Amy Schumer.” It’s the first child for Schumer and her husband, chef Chris Fischer, who got married earlier this year.
Prince George, Princess Charlotte and little Prince Louis have a new cousin! Duchess Kate's younger sister Pippa has given birth to a baby boy—just a few days after attending Princess Eugenie's wedding! "Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well," a rep told People. It's the first child for Pippa and her husband James Matthews, who celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary in May. Kensington Palace also released a statement on behalf of Kate, saying: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are thrilled for Pippa and James.”
The Handmaid’s Tale star Yvonne Strahovski is a new mom! The Australian actress shared a sweet mother-son photo of her newborn on her Instagram. “My heart has melted into a billion pieces a thousand times already,” she wrote. “We have been blessed with the greatest joy of our lives, our baby boy. Welcome to the world Peanut, your parents love you beyond measure and you are already my little dream boat.” It’s the first child for Strahovski and her husband, actor Tim Loden, who got married in 2017.
Surprise! Pretty Little Liar Troian Bellisario is a new mom! The actress and her husband, Canadian/Suits star/Meghan Markle's former on-screen love interest Patrick J. Adams, announced that they had welcomed a baby girl on Instagram. “Everyone is happy and healthy and loving every moment of this. I could not be more excited to bring a baby girl into this world at this moment," Adams wrote. "We will raise her to be powerful, to always speak her mind and heart and to live without fear. It’s a brand new day and a brave new world and they are both beautiful.” It's the first child for the couple, who have been married since December 2016.
Kate Hudson's baby girl is here! The actress announced that she welcomed her daughter in early October on her Instagram. The new baby's name is Rani (pronounced Ronnie) after her grandfather, Ron Fujikawa. "Ron was the most special man who we all miss dearly. To name her after him is an honor," she shared. Hudson already has two boys—ages 14 and six—from previous relationships, but this is her first child with BF Danny Fujikawa. The couple have been dating since 2016.
Another surprise! Parks and Recreation's Rashida Jones welcomed her first child with her longtime BF, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, People reports. The site confirmed that the couple welcomed a boy in late August via the birth certificate, but neither Jones nor Koenig have yet to publicly comment on the reports.
It's a girl for Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig, according to multiple reports! Us Weekly reports that the pair have welcomed a daughter, although neither actor has officially commented on the news. The Academy award-winning actress revealed in April that she and her husband were expecting their own Bond baby. "Daniel and I are so happy. We’re going to have a little human. We can’t wait to meet him or her," Weisz told the New York Times. It's the first child for the couple, who have been married since 2011. They both have children from previous relationships.
It's boy number two for Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy! The actress gave birth to her second child at the end of August, the Associated Press confirms. The Homeland star officially announced her pregnancy earlier this year on The Howard Stern Show, spilling that she's "seriously preggo." The couple, who have been married since 2009, also share a five-year-old son, Cyrus Michael Christopher.
Model Lily Aldridge is about to be a mother of two! The Victoria's Secret Angel shared the news on her IG with a photo of her growing baby bump captioned, "SURPRISE." Aldridge and her husband, Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill, already share one child together, a six-year-old daughter named Dixie Pearl.
Baby number two is on the way for Carrie Underwood! The country music star announced her pregnancy via Instagram, revealing that this was the reason why her Cry Pretty 360 Tour will begin in May 2019. “Mike and Isaiah and I are absolutely over the moon and excited to be adding another little fish to our pond,” she shared. This will be the second child for her and husband Mike Fisher. The couple has a three-year-old child, Isaiah Michael Fisher.
Baby Cardi B is here! The rapper shared on Instagram that she gave birth to her little girl, Kulture Kiari Cephus, on July 10. It's the first child for Cardi B and fourth for Migos' Offset (whose birth name is Kiari Cephus). The arrival of their baby girl comes a couple of weeks after the couple revealed they had secretly gotten married last year.
It’s a boy for Canadian-American celeb chef Ayesha Curry! It’s the third child for Ayesha and her husband, NBA all-star Steph Curry. The couple announced the arrival of their newborn, Canon W. Jack Curry, on Instagram on July 4. “My heart is FULL. God has been too good to us,” Ayesha shared. Little Canon joins big sisters Riley, who’s turning 6 on July 19, and three-year-old Ryan.
Eva Longoria is a first-time mom! The 43-year-old recently gave birth to a baby boy named Santiago. It's Longoria's first child with husband José Bastón, who she's been married to since 2016. Little Santiago isn't an only child though: Bastón has three children from a previous relationship. Congrats!
It's baby number two for Candice Swanepoel! The 29-year-old model announced via Instagram Stories that she gave birth to a baby boy this month. It's the second son for Swanepoel and her fiancé, Hermann Nicoli. The newborn joins his big brother, 20-month-old Anacan.
It's another royal baby! Zara Tindall—daughter to Princess Anne and godmother to Prince George—had her second daughter (and for those counting, the Queen's seventh great-grandchild). She has been married to former rugby player Mike Tindall since 2011, and together they already share a daughter, four-year-old Mia.
The Sisterhood just got bigger! America Ferrera and her husband of almost seven years, Ryan Piers Williams, have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Sebastian (a.k.a. Baz). Ferrera celebrated her pregnancy with her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants BFFs, who all have children of their own.
Little Luna is officially a big sister! Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have welcomed their second child together, a baby boy. Teigen shared the exciting news on Twitter, writing: "Somebody’s herrrrrrre!
It's a boy for Miranda Kerr! The Australian model just gave birth to her second child—her first with Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel. The couple, who got married last year, named their newborn Hart. Kerr also shares a seven-year-old son, Flynn, with her ex-husband Orlando Bloom.
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Makeup guru Kat Von D is pregnant with her first child. The celeb tattoo artist shared the news on Instagram on May 8, revealing that she’s expecting a boy. It’s the first child for Von D and her husband, musician Leafar Seyer. The duo have been married for almost three months.
Another first! Kirsten Dunst and fiancé Jesse Plemons have welcomed a baby boy, People reports. The actress confirmed her pregnancy via her Rodarte ad campaign earlier this year. It's the first child for both Dunst and her fiancé, Jesse Plemons, who met on the set of the second season of Fargo.
Degrassi alumnus Shenae Grimes-Beech is expecting her first child, a daughter. “I can’t believe our world is about to get a whole lot bigger and brighter,” the 28-year-old told People. The actress has been married to her husband, musician Josh Beech, for five years.
Kate Middleton gave birth to her third child—her second boy—on April 23. The little prince joins big bro Prince George, 4, and sis Princess Charlotte, who turns 3 on May 2. Because of changes in legislation, it's the first time in the history of the British monarchy that a boy will not move ahead of his older sister in the line of succession.
When Khloé Kardashian confirmed that she was pregnant with her first child, she said it was her “greatest dream.” She gave birth to her little girl True Thompson in April, sharing on Instagram that the newborn “has completely stolen our hearts.” Despite allegations that the reality star’s boyfriend, basketball player Tristan Thompson, cheated on her, it was reported that he was also there to welcome their baby.
Although the Canadian star has yet to confirm the happy news herself, Rachel McAdams reportedly welcomed her first child earlier this year. It’s no surprise that she’s keeping the news lowkey, though: the 39-year-old is usually super private about her personal life. She was first spotted with Dear John writer Jamie Linden in 2016, but the couple has since kept a low profile.
Kylie Jenner announced the arrival of her first baby, Stormi Webster, with BF Travis Scott in early February after staying out of the spotlight for months. When explaining why she tried to keep her pregnancy quiet, the 20-year-old said: "I knew for myself I needed to prepare for this role of a lifetime in the most positive, stress free, and healthy way I knew how."
Kimye’s third child—and second girl—arrived via surrogate early this year. Chicago West joins older sister North, 4, and brother Saint, who’s two years old. Of her decision to use a surrogate, Kim shared in a blog post: “People assume it’s better because you don’t have to deal with the physical changes, pain or complications with delivery, but it was so hard to not carry my own child, especially after I carried North and Saint.”
“Whole lot of ‘new’ coming this New Year,” Rebecca Hall shared on her Instagram in January, announcing her pregnancy. The Iron Man 3 actress is expecting her first child with husband Morgan Spector. The pair have been married since 2015.
The Leftovers star Carrie Coon and her husband, actor and writer Tracy Letts, are expecting a baby this year. It’s the first child for the couple, who married in 2013.
Former One Tree Hill star Hilarie Burton became a mom for the second time this year! Burton and husband, The Walking Dead actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, welcomed a little girl named George in February. It’s the couple’s second child; they also have an eight-year-old son. According to People, Morgan actually helped deliver both of their children.
VS Angel Behati Prinsloo welcomed her second child, Gio Grace, with Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in February. The couple, who have been married since 2014, also have a one-year-old daughter, Dusty Rose.
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