Stars who had babies and adopted children in 2020
Wonderwall.com rounded up all the celebs who expanded their families in 2020, starting with this actress and musician… Surprise! Constance Wu and her boyfriend, rocker Ryan Kattner, quietly welcomed their first child together over the summer, E! News reported on Dec. 29. The “Hustlers” and “Fresh Off the Boat” star’s rep later confirmed to People magazine that it’s a girl. The news came as a shock to fans as the actress never publicly revealed her pregnancy.
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Emma Roberts gave birth to her first child on Dec. 27 — a son she and boyfriend Garrett Hedlund named Rhodes, TMZ reported. The webloid added that the baby arrived in Los Angeles and weighed about 9 pounds.
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Josh Brolin and wife Kathryn welcomed their second child together, a daughter they named Chapel Grace, on Christmas Day. “Baby Chapel❤️ Born at 6:20 pm on 12/25/20 Our little Christmas evening angel…” Kathryn captioned a photo of their newborn on Instagram. (Josh took to Instagram to explain the origins of her name.) The couple are also parents to daughter Westlyn, who was born in 2018, and Josh is a father to two adult children with first wife Alice Adair.
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“Wizards of Waverly Place” alum David Henrie and wife Maria Cahill, who was Miss Delaware 2011, are parents again. The actor announced on Dec. 26 that they welcomed a son on Christmas Day. “CHRISTMAS BABY!!! Y’all… WHAT A NIGHT! James Thomas Augustine Henrie was born at 9:33pm on December 25th 2020 weighing 8lbs 13oz. My wife is a superhero and was able to achieve her goal of having a drug free birth. I’m so proud of her!” he captioned a photo with their newborn in the hospital. “Aside from sharing the stage with none other than Jesus, He blessed us in a special way by giving us James on this date because it was December 25th 2019 that we had our fourth miscarriage. Thank you all for the prayers and well wishes, they paid off in a massive way. MERRY CHRISTMAS ? ps it started snowing as he was being pushed out. Crazy!!!” They’re also parents to daughter Pia Philomena Francesca, who was born in March 2019.
On Dec. 25, former beauty queen Brittany Bell took to Instagram to share that she and on-off love Nick Cannon had welcomed their second child together — a daughter — earlier in the week. “The best gift ever ♥️ we have been surprised with… A GIRL!!!!! ?Powerful Queen Cannon? came this week perfect timing for Christmas. So much more to share. All I can say is that Nick was my rock through the most intense yet empowering natural water birth. It was nothing but POWERFUL ♥️♥️♥️♥️ Merry Christmas!!!! THANK YOU GOD ♥️,” Brittany — who was Miss Guam 2014 and Miss Arizona USA 2010 — captioned a slideshow of photos with their kids. They welcomed son Golden in 2007. Nick is also a dad to 9-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe with ex-wife Mariah Carey.
Musician Taylor Hanson and his wife of 18 years, Natalie, welcomed their seventh child at the end of the year. “Meet our baby girl Maybellene Alma Joy, born Dec 7th 2020. 7 is a beautiful number,” the “MMMBop” singer captioned a photo of himself holding her on Instagram. See all six of their other kids on Natalie’s Instagram page here.
On Dec. 11, April Love Geary took to Instagram to announce that she and fiancé Robin Thicke had welcomed their third child — and first son together. “My Luca Patrick, you are so perfect. Mommy & daddy love you so much ?,” she captioned a photo debuting their newborn. Luca joins big sisters Mia Love, 2, and Lola Alain, 1, and half-brother Julian Fuego, Robin’s 10-year-old son with ex-wife Paula Patton.
On Aug. 26, UNICEF announced that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom had welcomed their first child together: daughter Daisy Dove Bloom. “We are floating with love and wonder from the safe and healthy arrival of our daughter. But we know we’re the lucky ones and not everyone can have a birthing experience as peaceful as ours was,” the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors said in a statement, using the birth announcement as an opportunity to raise awareness for at-risk mothers and infants in underserved communities. The proud parents then announced that they “set up a donation page” to raise funds for UNICEF on behalf of their baby girl “in celebration of the heart we know our daughter already has.” Concluded the duo, who did not specify when exactly Daisy arrived, “By supporting UNICEF, you are supporting a safe start to life and reimagining a healthier world for every child. We hope your [heart] can bloom with generosity.” Daisy is the pop star’s first child, while the English actor shares a son, Flynn, with ex-wife Miranda Kerr.
On April 21, Jodie Turner-Smith’s rep confirmed that the actress had welcomed her first child with Joshua Jackson. “Both mother and baby are happy and healthy,” the rep told E! News. Jodie and Josh are believed to have quietly married in 2019.
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas welcomed a baby girl in Los Angeles on July 22, according to reports. The couple never officially acknowledged Sophie’s pregnancy, though the “Game of Thrones” alum and the Jonas Brothers musician did eventually confirm the birth. TMZ reported that their daughter’s name is Willa.
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper delivered some joyful personal news at the end of his network’s coronavirus town hall on April 30: He’s a dad! He welcomed a son, Wyatt, via surrogate, on April 27. The baby boy’s first name honors Anderson’s father, who died when the journalist was 10. “My son’s middle name is Morgan, which is a family name on my mom [Gloria Vanderbilt]’s side,” Anderson explained. “I know my mom and dad liked the name Morgan because when I was going through her things recently [following her 2019 death] I found a list they made 52 years ago when they were trying think of names for me.” As photos of the newborn flashed on the screen, Anderson said, “That’s Wyatt Morgan Cooper, my son. He was 7.2 pounds at birth, and he is sweet and soft and healthy, and I am beyond happy. As a gay kid, I never thought it would be possible to have a child and I’m so grateful for those who paved the way.” Anderson also shared several photos of his adorable son on Instagram.
On Aug. 10, Chris Pratt took to Instagram to confirm that he and wife Katherine Schwarzenegger had welcomed their first child together. “We are beyond thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter, Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt. We couldn’t be happier. Both mom and baby are doing great. We are extremely blessed,” the actor wrote alongside a photo of their newborn’s hand. He also shared two Bible passages. Lyla joins half-brother Jack — Chris’s son with ex-wife Anna Faris — who was born in 2012.
Surprise! Actress-writer Mindy Kaling dropped a bombshell during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Oct. 8: She secretly gave birth to her second child without ever revealing she was even pregnant! “I’m telling it for the first time now … I gave birth to a baby boy on Sept. 3,” she told Stephen, sharing that she’s named her son Spencer. He joins big sister Katherine, who was born in 2017.
Zayn Malik took to Twitter on Sept. 23 to announce that girlfriend Gigi Hadid gave birth to their daughter. “Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful,” he captioned a photo of his tattooed hand clasping the little one’s hand. “To try [to] put into words how I am feeling right now would be an impossible task. The love I feel for this tiny human is beyond my understanding. Grateful to know her, proud to call her mine, & thankful for the life we will have together,” he added.
Model Jessica Hart and her fiancée, race car driver James Kirkham, welcomed their first child together — a daughter they named Baby-Rae — at a Los Angeles hospital on Nov. 17. James is also a dad to 6-year-old daughter Wren from a previous relationship.
Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Jones confirmed to Britain’s The Times in a story published on Dec. 13 that she and director husband Charles Guard welcomed their first child, a boy, in April. “To have a baby in an apocalyptic moment is pretty scary… My husband and I have been calling it double lockdown,” she quipped. “Parenting is just a rollercoaster of fatigue, celebrating that you have got through each day at about 7:05 p.m., and then realizing you have to live your entire life between the hours of 7 and 10:30 [p.m.],” she added. “You’re pretty much removed from the world anyway in those first few months. And at least I don’t have to feel a sense of missing out. I’m really ready for a few crazy parties. I am even thinking about the possibility of wearing jeans again.”
On June 17, Us Weekly broke the news that actress Michelle Williams and Tony Award-winning “Hamilton” director Thomas Kail, who directed her in the series “Fosse/Verdon,” had recently welcomed their first child together. Michelle — who quietly married Thomas earlier this year — is also a mom to daughter Matilda Ledger, 14.
On July 18, MailOnline.com reported that Jessica Biel and husband Justin Timberlake had quietly welcomed their second son earlier that week despite never publicly sharing that the actress was pregnant. A few weeks later, Justin’s friend, musician Brian McKnight, confirmed in an interview with Hollywood Life that his buddy had indeed had “a new baby” over the summer, and in September, JT’s *NSYNC bandmate Lance Bass confirmed the couple became parents again. Justin and Jessica are also parents to son Silas, 5.
Just a month after confirming that they were set to be parents, “Harry Potter” franchise alum Rupert Grint and longtime love Georgia Groome confirmed their daughter’s arrival. “Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are delighted to confirm the birth of their baby girl,” the couple’s rep told Us Weekly on May 7. In November, the actor confirmed their daughter’s name: Wednesday.
Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria Baldwin are parents again! The “Mom Brain” podcast host gave birth to her fifth child — and Alec’s sixth — on Sept. 8. “He is perfect and we couldn’t be happier ?,” Hilaria captioned an Instagram photo of herself and Alec in the hospital with their newborn, who they later revealed is named Eduardo Pau Lucas Baldwin. The little guy joins siblings Romeo, 2, Leonardo, 4, Rafael, 5, Carmen, 7, and Ireland, 24.
Maren Morris and her husband, Ryan Hurd, welcomed their first child, son Hayes Andrew, on March 23. “Love of our lives,” the country star captioned her baby boy’s Instagram debut. Four days later, she revealed that she was forced to undergo an emergency C-section after 30 hours of labor. “Not what we planned but I learned pretty quickly that night that having a plan for bringing a human into the world is a fool’s errand,” she captioned a photo of her hubby holding their son. “All that mattered was that he got here safely. Having him in the middle of a global health crisis was also not in the baby prep books, but here we are. Holding him and healing my body in a maternity ward that’s eerily quiet from us not being allowed visitors or family at this time, but strangely serene.” She went on to thank the healthcare professionals who “risked their health” to help her give birth amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Actress-singer Lea Michele and husband Zandy Reich welcomed their first child on Aug. 20. They named their baby boy Ever Leo.
“The View” co-host Meghan McCain is a mama! “We are excited to share the happy news that our @MeghanMcCain and her husband Ben Domenech have welcomed their first child, daughter Liberty Sage McCain Domenech!” the show tweeted. ABC confirmed the couple’s little girl arrived the evening of Sept. 28.
“Shameless” star Jeremy Allen White and wife Addison Timlin welcomed their second child and second daughter — Dolores Wild — on Dec. 12. “just in time to save the year,” Addison wrote on Instagram, adding, “She is the answer to 1000 prayers and we are in love with her.” She joins big sister Ezer, 2.
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“Modern Family” alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita welcomed son Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita on July 7 via surrogacy.
On July 31, former wrestler Nikki Bella and fiancé Artem Chigvintsev welcomed their first child, a son. The birth came, she revealed on Twitter, “less than 24 hours” before twin sister and fellow reality TV star and wrestler Brie Bella had a son of her own…
“Total Bellas” star Brie Bella and husband Bryan Danielson — better known as wrestler Daniel Bryan — welcomed their second child, a son, on Aug. 1. That’s just one day after Brie’s twin sister, Nikki Bella, had her baby boy. The couple are also parents to daughter Birdie, who was born in 2017.
On April 22, HOLA! magazine reported that it had confirmed that Richard Gere and wife Alejandra Silva had recently welcomed their second child, a son, and were bonding with their new baby boy at their home in Pound Ridge, New York. The newborn joins big brother Alexander, who arrived in February 2019. Both Richard and Alejandra also have sons from previous relationships.
On Sept. 14, Jude Law confirmed that he and wife Phillipa Coan had welcomed their first child together during the coronavirus pandemic, though he didn’t share when the business psychologist, who stepped out with a noticeable baby bump in the spring, had given birth. Jude is also a dad to five other kids with three other women.
Music star Grimes and boyfriend Elon Musk welcomed a son in California on May 4, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO confirmed on social media. The following day, he shared a photo of himself holding the swaddled newborn, whom he and Grimes (real name: Claire Boucher) named X Æ A-12 Musk. On May 5, the first-time mother took to Twitter to explain the inspiration behind her child’s name, writing that X is “the unknown variable,” Æ is “my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence)” and that A-12 is the precursor to the SR-71 plane — her and Elon’s favorite aircraft. “No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent,” she wrote, adding that the A also stands for “Archangel, my favorite song.” Reports soon revealed that the state only allows names to consist of the 26 letters in the English alphabet, so the child’s legal moniker had to be changed to X AE A-XII. As for how to pronounce it? According to Grimes, “It’s just X, like the letter X. Then A.I. Like how you said the letter A then I,” she wrote on Instagram. Elon, however, told podcaster Joe Rogan, “I mean it’s just X, the letter X. And then, the Æ is, like, pronounced ‘Ash’… and then, A-12, A-12 is my contribution.” Elon also has five sons from his first marriage. He lost his first-born child to SIDS in 2002.
On March 25, Jessica Chastain and her husband, Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, were photographed walking in Santa Monica with their dog, their 2-year-old daughter, Giulietta, and a new bundle of joy that the Oscar nominee carried strapped to her chest. (See photos here.) It was the first indication that they’d recently expanded their brood. It should come as no surprise that the uber-private parents declined to announce that they were expecting: It took more than six months for anyone to catch on after they welcomed Giulietta via surrogate in April 2018.
On July 23, Ciara and Russell Wilson welcomed their second child together, son Win Harrison, whose middle name is a nod to the NFL star’s late father, Harrison Wilson, People magazine reported. Win joins siblings Sienna Princess, who was born in 2017, and half-brother Future Wilburn, who was born in 2014 to Ciara and her music star ex, Future. The proud mom shared a video of herself singing to her newborn in the hospital on Instagram.
Country singer Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins welcomed their third child — and third daughter — in February. “Our early Valentine baby was born yesterday, February 10th and her sisters couldn’t be happier to finally get to kiss her little face ? Lennon Love Akins ? 9lbs 2oz of lovveeee with lots of dark hair and blue eyes ? we could not be more in love ???,” Lauren captioned an Instagram slideshow of photos of her beautiful family. Lennon joined big sisters Willa (born in 2015) and Ada (born in 2017).
Gucci Mane and wife Keyshia Ka’oir welcomed their first child, a son, on Dec. 23. “Best Christmas gift ever my son ICE DAVIS thank you babe I love you and appreciate you MrsDavis ❤️ @keyshiakaoir,” the rapper captioned an Instagram slideshow of himself holding little Ice and opening several pricey dad-themed holiday gifts.
On Sept. 1, Ed Sheeran took to Instagram to announce that he and wife Cherry Seaborn were first-time parents! “Ello! A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you… Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter – Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran,” he captioned a photo of a knitted baby blanket and a tiny pair of socks. “We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Lots of love and I’ll see you when it’s time to come back, Ed x.”
On Mother’s Day, “Superstore” star America Ferrera announced that she and husband Ryan Piers Williams had welcomed their second child, a daughter. “Lucia Marisol Williams arrived on May 4th to give me my Mother’s Day hugs and kisses herself,” America captioned a photo of her hand clasping her new daughter’s tiny fingers. “Mama, Dada & Big Brother are over the moon to welcome her bright light to our family,” she added. Lucia joins brother Sebastian, who was born in 2018.
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are parents! And reports reveal they named their son after the actor’s late brother, actor River Phoenix. The happy news emerged during a Q&A at the 2020 Zurich Film festival on Sept. 27 when “Gunda” director Victor Kossakovsky addressed why Joaquin, who’s an executive producer on the documentary, wasn’t there to celebrate it. The Russian filmmaker explained, “He just got baby… a beautiful son called River, so he cannot promote it now.”
“Wonder Woman 1984” star Kristen Wiig and fiancé Avi Rothman welcomed twins via surrogate earlier this year, People magazine confirmed on June 17.
Adam Brody and Leighton Meester are now parents of two. The alum of “The O.C.” confirmed the happy news that baby No. 2 had arrived, though didn’t say when, on the Twitch show “The Fun Time Boys Game Night Spectacular,” multiple outlets reported on Sept. 11. “I have a boy and he’s a dream, he’s a dream boy,” Adam said. He and the “Gossip Girl” alum — whose pregnancy was revealed in April — are also parents to daughter Arlo, who was born in 2015.
Jenna Dewan took to Instagram on March 10 to announce that her first child with her fiancé, Steve Kazee, arrived four days earlier. “And just like that, our hearts exploded into all of eternity and beyond ❤️?❤️ Welcome to the world you little angel! ❤️ Callum Michael Rebel Kazee 3/6/20,” she captioned a photo of herself snuggling her newborn baby boy. The dancer-actress also has a daughter, Everly, from her first marriage to Channing Tatum.
On Sept. 29, comedian Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish welcomed their second child together. “thankful • grateful • blessed ?? a little bit of heaven sent down to earth.. welcome to the world baby girl.. we couldn’t love you more..? ✨Kaori Mai Hart✨ 9.29.20,” Eniko wrote in an Instagram birth announcement. She joins big brother Kenzo, who was born in 2017, and Kevin’s two older kids, Hendrix, 12, and Heaven, 15, from his marriage to Torrei Hart.
“The Vampire Diaries” alum Candice Accola King gave birth to her second child with The Fray guitarist Joe King on Dec. 1, they announced on Instagram on Dec. 10. Daughter Josephine June joins big sister Florence May, who was born in 2016.
Rapper Nicki Minaj is a mom! Outlets including People magazine and “Today” confirmed that the music star welcomed her first child with husband Kenneth “Zoo” Petty — a son — on Sept. 30.
WWE superstar Becky Lynch took to Instagram on Dec. 7 to announce that she and her fiancé, fellow wrestler Seth Rollins, had just welcomed their first child together — a daughter they named Roux.
Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley Stommel are parents again: They welcomed son Atlas Roy in Nashville on Sept. 24. “Atlas stands for strength. For us, this name also represents our family’s passion for travel and experiencing different cultures,” the Hubbards tol People magazine. Tyler added of his son’s middle name, “Roy was the name of my dad, who passed away when I was 20. Getting to name our son after him is so special to us. Atlas will carry on my dad’s legacy and will always be a reminder of how well he loved everyone.” Atlas joins big sister Olivia Rose, who was born in 2017, and big brother Luca Reed, who was born in 2019.
Actor Will Arnett and his girlfriend, former Chapel clothing brand CEO Alessandra Brawn, welcomed their first child together — son Alexander Denison — in Los Angeles on May 27, Will’s rep confirmed to People magazine. “‘Denny’ is home and everyone is doing well,” said the rep. This is Will’s third child: The “Arrested Development” and “BoJack Horseman” star is also a dad to sons Abel, born in 2010, and Archie, born in 2008, with ex-wife Amy Poehler. Alessandra is also a mom to son Nash from a previous relationship.
Usher took to Instagram on Sept. 30 to announce that he and girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea, a record label executive, had welcomed their first child together. “We are feeling blessed and full of love with the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Sovereign Bo Raymond. ‘Isn’t She lovely’ by Stevie Wonder on repeat,” he captioned a sweet photo of his newborn clutching his finger. She joins half-brothers Usher V, who was born in 2007, and Naviyd, who was born in 2008. Usher shares the boys with ex-wife Tameka Foster.
On Dec. 4, Dutch model Romee Strijd took to Instagram to announce that she and her boyfriend of 10 years, Laurens van Leeuwen, had welcomed a daughter. “Mint van Leeuwen ~ feeling so blessed to finally hold you in my arms ? We are so in love with you!!” Romee captioned a photo of herself breastfeeding their newborn.
Country music star Chuck Wicks’ wife, Kasi, gave birth to their first child in Nashville on Dec. 4 — son Tucker Elliott. “Kasi and I are beside ourselves. The IVF process is an extremely emotional one and so many many tears were shed of joy and love when Tucker arrived into the world healthy and perfect,” Chuck told People magazine. “We can’t wait to shower him with love every single day. Also… Kasi is a rockstar!”
“Scandal” alum Katie Lowes gave birth to a daughter — Vera Fay — with husband Adam Shapiro on Nov. 22, the actress announced on Instagram on Dec. 1. Vera joins big brother Albee, 3.
“Counting On” stars Jinger Duggar and husband Jeremy Vuolo welcomed their second child, daughter Evangeline Jo, on Nov. 22. “Evangeline means ‘good news’ and Jo is after Jeremy’s middle name, Joseph,” Jinger told TLCme. The couple are also parents to 2-year-old Felicity.
Penn Badgley and wife Domino Kirke welcomed their first child together, a son, on Aug. 11, she revealed in an Instagram post more than a month later. “His heart shaped home ❣️ #40dayspostpartum,” Domino wrote alongside a photo of a her newborn’s placenta print. Domino is also a mom to son Cassius Riley, who was born in 2009, from a previous relationship.
Model Coco Rocha and husband James Conran welcomed their third child on Nov. 22 in a New York hospital. Iley Ryn joins big brother Iver Eames, 2, and big sister Ioni James, 5.
“Big Brother” alums Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas welcomed their second child together, son Adler Mateo, on Nov. 11. He joins big sister Adora Borealis, 4.
Bachelor Nation stars Jode Roper and Tanner Tolbert welcomed their third child, a son, on Nov. 14, they confirmed on Instagram. Their new guy — whose name they later revealed is Reed Harrison — joins big brother Brooks Easton, who was born in 2019, and big sister Emerson Avery, who was born in 2017.
“Pretty Little Liars” alum Sasha Pieterse welcomed her first child with husband Hudson Sheaffer on Nov. 6. “After 27 hours of labor Hendrix Wade Sheaffer made his grand entrance on November 6th at 5:39am weighing in at 7lbs 14oz and 20.5 inches tall,” she wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of their newborn. “We are absolutely in love with him and we still can’t believe he’s ours.”
On Sept. 28, actress Amanda Seyfried and actor husband Thomas Sadoski announced the birth of their second child, a boy. The couple — who welcomed a daughter, Nina, in 2017 — shared the happy news through INARA, which works to provide life-saving medical assistance to children impacted by war, and War Child, which provides psychological support to kids in regions of conflict. “Since the birth of our daughter 3 years ago our commitment to the innocent children that are so brutally affected by conflict and war has been a driving force in our lives,” the couple — who serve on the boards of both organizations — wrote alongside a photo of their newborn. “With the birth of our son the work of INARA and War Child has become our North Star.”
On June 10, Iggy Azalea revealed that she’s a mother. “I have a son. I kept waiting for the right time to say something but it feels like the more time passes the more I realize I’m always going to feel anxious to share news that giant with the world,” the rapper wrote on her Instagram Stories, adding, “I want to keep his life private but wanted to make it clear he is not a secret & I love him beyond words.” Iggy — who in October revealed she’d split from her son’s father, rapper Playboi Carti — did not share when she gave birth but did later reveal her son’s name: Onyx.
Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross are parents again! The pop singer gave birth to their second child together, a son, on Oct. 29, she shared on Instagram along with a first photo of their newborn. “Ziggy Blu Ross. Our sweet boy has arrived! I’m over the MOON we are so Blessed!” Ashlee captioned the snapshot. Ziggy joins big sister Jagger Snow, 5, and half-brother Bronx Mowgli, Ashlee’s 11-year-old son with ex-husband Pete Wentz.
In an interview with GQ published on Sept. 29, actor-musician Donald Glover revealed that he and partner Michelle White welcomed their third child — and third son — several months ago amid the coronavirus pandemic. They named their baby boy Donald after the Childish Gambino performer’s late father, Donald Glover Sr., the star revealed. He joins big brothers born in 2016 and 2018.
“All That” star Kel Mitchell and wife Asia Lee welcomed son Honor on Oct. 23. He joins big sister Wisdom, 3, and half-siblings Allure, 19, and Lyric 21, from Kel’s previous marriage. “This is [an] answered prayer and such a precious gift! I have been smiling ear to ear. So much joy in my heart and household! ❤️?? Thank you Jesus!! Thank you Asia! ❤️,” Kel captioned a photo of his newborn on Instagram.
On July 30, “This Is Us” star Chris Sullivan took to Instagram to announce that wife Rachel had given birth to their first child, a son they named Bear Maxwell. “HE HAS ARRIVED! 8lbs of beautiful baby boy. Witnessing @therealrachelsullivan bring our first son into this world, after 20 hours of labor, was one of the great honors of my life. It was primal and intentional and I have never been more in love with this powerful woman,” the actor wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of his newborn’s feet.
“The Bachelorette” alum Emily Maynard Johnson is now a mom of five! The season 8 lead, who first appeared on season 15 of “The Bachelor,” took to Instagram on Oct. 18 to reveal that she and husband Tyler Johnson, whom she married in 2014, had just welcomed their fourth child and first daughter together. “baby #5 ….oh heavenly day….,” she captioned a video sharing the happy news. The new baby joins big brothers Gatlin Avery, Gibson Kyle and Jennings Tyler and teenage half-sister Ricki. Emily later shared their daughter’s name: Magnolia Belle, whom she indicated would go by Nola Belle.
“The Bachelor” season 22 alum Bekah Martinez and boyfriend Grayston Leonard welcomed their second child, a son, on June 19. “He’s. HERE. ♥️ Born blissfully in our living room at 2:52am, June 19th. 7lbs, 8oz,” she captioned a photo slideshow debuting their baby boy, who joins big sister Ruth Ray De La Luz (pictured), who was born in 2019.
On Father’s Day, June 21, “The Bachelor” season 16 winner Courtney Robertson announced on her Instagram Stories that she and fiancé Humberto Preciado had welcomed their first child together, a son. She later revealed that little Joaquin Ramon arrived on June 19.
In May, singer-songwriter Sia confirmed in an interview with SiriusXM Hits 1 that she’s a mom. “I actually adopted two sons last year,” she said. “They were 18, they’re both 19 years old now. They were aging out of the foster care system and yeah, I love them.” Later in the year in an October interview with InStyle, Sia shared more, including that she first saw one of her children while watching a documentary about foster care. “I learned the story of a 16-year-old boy and instantly fell in love with him. Older children have a really hard time getting adopted, and when I saw him, I said to myself, ‘That’s my son.’ ” She continued, “I knew I wanted to help him. By the time I found him, he was 18 and aging out of the foster care system. I told him that I wanted to adopt him, and since he was an adult, he left with me that day.” She also adopted his friend, Che, who’d lived with him in a group home. “Most of their lives they’ve been conditioned to lie and manipulate, so the past year has been all about teaching them how to become rigorously honest and live in the moment without using any substances,” Sia explained. “There has been a lot of heartache. There has been a lot of lost trust and then a lot of regained trust. But I do trust them both. And I’m proud because they’ve come a very long way.”
“Botched” star Dr. Paul Nassif’s new wife, Brittany Pattakos, gave birth to their first child together — a daughter they named Paulina Anne — on Oct. 12. Paul’s also a dad to three sons with ex-wife and former “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Adrienne Maloof.
“Today” show meteorologist and co-host Dylan Dreyer and husband Brian Fichera welcomed son Oliver George on Jan. 2. He joined big brother Calvin, who was born in 2016.
Rachel Bloom took to Instagram on April 1 to announce that her first child — a girl — had recently arrived amid the coronavirus pandemic. “She’s here. She’s home,” the “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” star — who’s married to writer-actor Dan Gregor — captioned a selfie with her daughter. “Having a baby in the NICU during a pandemic while a dear friend was in the hospital 3,000 miles away made this by far the most emotionally intense week of mine and Gregor’s lives,” she continued. “As the lovely doctors and nurses helped my daughter get some fluid out of her lungs, we watched the maternity ward around us change hourly to prepare for the upcoming COVID storm. The whole family is now home safe and I am just so grateful to all of our medical workers. From those in our NICUs to those directly helping COVID patients … they are sacrificing so much to fight on the front lines of this war. Thank you thank you thank you. Brb, gonna go get to know the person who came out of [me].”
“Supergirl” star Melissa Benoist and actor husband Chris Wood welcomed their first child in September. “Huxley Robert Wood got here a few weeks ago ♥️ and this little boy is everything, the actress captioned an Instagram photo of her newborn’s hand on Sept. 25.
Surprise! Actress Billie Lourd, who never shared pregnancy news publicly, took to Instagram on Sept. 24 to reveal that she and fiancé Austen Rydell had quietly welcomed a son. “???Introducing: ???Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell???,” Billie captioned a photo of her newborn’s tiny feet on Instagram. His first middle name honors Billie’s late mother, “Star Wars” icon Carrie Fisher.
Chloe Sevigny and her art gallery director boyfriend, Siniša Mačković, welcomed a baby — her first — in early May. On May 5, the actress confirmed to The Cut that it’s a boy. She later revealed his name: Vanja.
Model-actress Milla Jovovich and her filmmaker husband, Paul W. S. Anderson, welcomed their third child — and third daughter — on Feb. 2. “Our baby girl Osian Lark Elliot Jovovich-Anderson was born! Osian is a welsh boy’s name and it’s pronounced O-shin,” Milla wrote on Instagram alongside a slideshow of photos of their newborn. The couple are also parents to Ever (born in 2007) and Dashiel (born in 2012).
Model Ashley Graham and husband Justin Ervin became first-time parents on Jan. 18. Their son, Isaac Menelik Giovanni, was born a week after his due date. Ashley delivered him at their Brooklyn home in a birthing pool. “If I would have had the birth at the hospital, I think anxiety would have been through the roof,” she later said on her “Pretty Big Deal” podcast. “But because I was here [at home], the lights were dim, it was a chill environment, I got to eat whatever food I wanted to, I could be in bed, I could be in the pool.”
On Sept. 26, Icelandic actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson — better known to fans as The Mountain on “Game of Thrones” — and wife Kelsey Henson welcomed their first child together, a son. Hafþór — who shared photos of his newborn and wife after the birth on Instagram — is also a dad to daughter Theresa Líf with ex-girlfriend Thelma Björk Steimann.
On Feb. 18, Chris Noth took to Instagram to announce that his wife, actress-writer Tara Wilson, had given birth to their second child. “Down from the heavens comes our second son- Keats! ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever,'” the “Sex and the City” star captioned a photo of his newborn baby boy, including a line by poet John Keats. Chris and Tara are also parents to son Orion, 12.
“The Originals” actress Claire Holt and husband Andrew Joblon — who had son James in 2019 — welcomed their second child, a daughter, on Sept. 12. “Baby Elle has finally made her appearance after 27.5 hours of labor. @claireholt again proved to me she is my hero and a true warrior – I love you with all my heart. Thank you so much for birthing this sweet little girl in a challenging year. All the women out there, no debate from me, you guys are the superior gender and it’s not even close!! 9.12.2020 – my heart is full,” Andrew, a real estate investor and developer, captioned their first family selfie on Instagram.
“NCIS: Los Angeles” star Eric Christian Olsen and his wife, actress and author Sarah Wright Olsen, welcomed their third child on Sept. 15. Daughter Winter Story joins siblings Esmé, who was born in 2016, and Wyatt, who was born in 2013.
On Sept. 6, music star, model, dancer and actress Teyana Taylor gave birth to her second child with basketball star Iman Shumpert — and, just like big sister Junie, this baby was also born in the couple’s bathroom! “At 3:28 am on Sept 6th 2020 Rue Rose ? decided that the baby shower thrown for her and mommy was too lit. She didn’t make the party but she managed to make the next day her birthdate!!! Now…when we buy homes, we always find a bathroom with great energy… but not in a million years would you be able to tell me we’d deliver both of our daughters in a bathroom without the assistance of a hospital!” Iman captioned a photo of baby Rue. “Our newest edition entered the world in the water and came out looking around and ready to explore! A healthy child. A little sister. Another daughter. Black love wins….again. Welcome babygirl…we love you! ?.”
On July 18, actor Johnathon Schaech and wife Julie Solomon welcomed daughter Lillian Josephine — who they’ve nicknamed Lily Jo — via a home birth in Nashville. The couple are also parents to son Camden, who was born in 2013.
On Mother’s Day, Diplo revealed that he was a dad again: He and Jevon King, a former Miss Universe Trinidad and Tobago, welcomed son Pace in March. The DJ-producer confirmed the news when he paid tribute to his own mother and the mothers of his children in an Instagram post. “Thanks for giving me life and helping me create it — the three strongest mothers in the world,” Diplo wrote to his own mom as well as to Jevon and ex Kathryn Lockhart, with whom he has sons Lockett and Lazer. “I’m still a work in progress but u have given three perfect beautiful boys ? I love you all [to] the moon and back.”
On Oct. 27, “Lost” and “Taken” star Maggie Grace revealed on Instagram that she and husband Brent Bushnell had recently welcomed their first child, a son. “The shift to parenthood has been the most profound and beautiful experience of my life,” the “Twilight Saga” alum captioned a photo with her baby boy. “2020 is a wild time to have a baby. We long to offer him a better, more compassionate world, and we want to equip him to make it better,” she continued. “Let’s elect leaders our kids can look up to. Please vote.”
On Oct. 26, “Below Deck Mediterranean” alum Hannah Ferrier gave birth to her first child with boyfriend Josh Roberts. The chief stew named their little girl Ava Grace. “She is already a little menace that has captured our hearts forever,” the Bravo star wrote on Instagram alongside a photo slideshow of her newborn.
Country music star Shay Mooney from the duo Dan + Shay welcomed his second son with wife Hannah Billingsley on Feb. 21. Ames arrived in Nashville and joined big brother Asher, 3. “Asher has been so excited to meet you, ‘baby brover.’ You are already so loved. I’m so proud to be your dad. And you have the best momma on planet earth. ❤️? Yesterday, Asher asked Hannah when baby brother’s mom was gonna come pick him up and take him to his house…so we might be in for a slight rude awakening. ?,” Shay captioned a slideshow of family photos with his newborn on Instagram.
Food Network star Katie Lee and husband Ryan Biegel welcomed their first child, daughter Iris Marion, on Sept. 2.
“Dancing With the Stars” pro Lindsay Arnold gave birth to her first child with husband Samuel Lightner Cusick — a daughter they named Sage Jill — on Nov. 2. “She entered this world on the same day that we lost Sam’s beautiful mother just one year ago and we couldn’t help but see God’s hand in this and know that Sage was handed down to us by her beautiful angel grandmother, Jennifer Jill Gillette Cusick,” the dancer wrote on Instagram, where she shared plenty of photos of her happy family of three.
On Oct. 23, former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Abby Elliott, who’s struggled with infertility and IVF, announced that she and husband Bill Kennedy had at last welcomed a daughter. “❤️Edith Pepper Kennedy❤️ the love of our lives,” the new mom captioned a photo of her family of three in the hospital.
“Southern Charm” alum Thomas Ravenel and ex-girlfriend Heather Mascoe welcomed a son on June 29. “We’ve named him Jonathan Jackson Ravenel and he was born by C-section,” Thomas told the Daily Mail. “We are both very happy. Heather is a phenomenal mom and they’re both doing well.” He’s also a dad to daughter Kensie, 6, and son Saint, 4, with ex-girlfriend and former “Southern Charm” co-star Kathryn Dennis.
Ryan Murphy — the creative mind who brought us shows like “Nip/Tuck,” “Glee,” the “American Horror Story” franchise and more — is a dad again. He took to Instagram in September to announce that he and his husband, photographer David Miller, had welcomed their third son via surrogate. “Griffin Sullivan Miller Murphy. August 18, 6 pounds 13 ounces,” Ryan captioned a photo of all three of their boys. Ford was born in 2014 and Logan arrived in 2012.
On Aug. 25, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Camilla Luddington announced on Instagram that she and husband Matthew Alan had welcomed their second child, son Lucas Matthew. “After what felt like a year long third trimester… it finally happened!! Matt and I are SOOO happy to announce the birth of our sweet baby BOY Lucas, otherwise known as my little lion ? (shoutout to Leo’s!),” she captioned a photo from the hospital. The couple are also parents to daughter Hayden, who was born in 2017.
“Orange Is the New Black” star Laura Prepon took to Instagram on Feb. 26 to announce that she’d given birth to her second child with husband Ben Foster. “Welcoming home our new bundle of love. Overwhelmed with gratitude. ❤️❤️❤️❤️,” she captioned a pic of herself holding her newborn, which People magazine confirmed is a boy. Laura and Ben are also parents to daughter Ella, who was born in 2017.
On Aug. 1, Us Weekly reported that “That ’70s Show” alum Topher Grace and his wife, “True Blood” and “True Detective” alum Ashley Hinshaw, welcomed their second child. They’re also parents to daughter Mabel, who was born in 2017.
On Aug. 24, Playboy scion Cooper Hefner, the son of the late Hugh Hefner and model Kimberly Conrad, welcomed his first child with wife Scarlett Byrne Hefner, who played Pansy Parkinson in the “Harry Potter” film franchise. The couple named their daughter Betsy Rose after his grandmother, Betsy Aldridge-Conrad, who died in July, People magazine reported.
“Teen Mom” star Kailyn Lowry gave birth to a boy at home on July 30, E! News reported. This is her fourth child and fourth son. “I can check giving birth during a pandemic off my bucket list,” the new mom quipped to E! News. She later shared his name: Creed. His father is Kailyn’s ex-boyfriend Chris Lopez. Kailyn is also a mom to 2-year-old Lux Lowry (whose father is Chris), 6-year-old Lincoln Marroquin (whose father is her ex-husband, Javi Marroquin) and 10-year-old Isaac Rivera (whose father is her former love Jo Rivera).
“Counting On” stars John David Duggar and Abbie Burnett Duggar welcomed their first child, daughter Grace Annette, on Jan. 7. “She is a beautiful gift from God. We are so blessed the Lord has given her to us,” the couple told Us Weekly shortly after she arrived.
There’s another Duggar! “Counting On” star Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth and husband Austin Forsyth welcomed daughter Evelyn Mae on Aug. 21. She joins big brother Gideon, who was born in 2018.
“7th Heaven” alum Beverley Mitchell gave birth to her third child with husband Michael Cameron during the second week of July, Us Weekly reported. The couple named their daughter Mayzel “Mayzie” Josephine. She joins siblings Kenzie, 7, and Hutton, 5.
On Jan. 30, former tennis star Anna Kournikova and singer Enrique Iglesias quietly welcomed their third child. A few weeks later, both shared photos on Instagram confirming the news. Both captioned photos of their newborn “My Sunshine.” Anna also shared a pic of herself and Enrique with their baby moments after she gave birth. The couple did not announce Anna’s pregnancy when they were expecting twins Lucy and Nicholas in 2017 and didn’t announce this pregnancy either. In early march, Enrique revealed their third child’s name to people magazine: It’s Mary, but they’re calling her the Russian version of the moniker — Masha.
Eva Amurri and her ex-husband, Kyle Martino, welcomed their third child — a son — on March 13. “Our sweet little boy came Earthside yesterday, peacefully at Home- birth was bright, fast & beautiful, and we are all SO in love ☺️? Mateo Antoni Martino 3.13.20, 7lbs 11oz, 21inches ? #HappilyEvaAfter #MateoAntoni #BirthDay #HomeBirthMama,” the actress captioned a slideshow of family photos including her ex and their two older kids: daughter Marlowe, 5, and son Major, 2. Eva and Kyle announced that they were expecting their third child in September, revealed that they were calling it quits in November and legally ended their marriage in February.
“The Bachelor” alum Britt Nilsson — now Britt Byrne — welcomed a little one with hubby Jeremy Byrne this year. Noa Ellis Joy joined the family on June 23. Mom shared the happy news on Instagram.
“How to Get Away With Murder” actress Karla Souza took to Instagram on May 27 to share that she and husband Marshall Trenkmann were expecting their second child. Son Luka joined the brood a few weeks later on June 12. Big sister Gianna was born in 2018.
“Harry Potter” actress Jessie Cave, who played Lavender Brown in the film franchise, took to Instagram to announce that she gave birth to her third child with comedian Alfie Brown on Oct. 21. They named their son Abraham “Bam” Benjamin. He joins sister Margot, 4, and brother Donnie, 6.
Carson Daly and his wife, Siri Pinter, welcomed their fourth child on March 26. “[We] are beyond thrilled to announce the arrival of Goldie Patricia Daly! She was born at 4:08pm (ET) coming in at 8.2lbs & 20 inches long,” the TV host captioned a selfie with his missus and their newborn baby girl. “Go Go and mom are doing great,” he added before thanking “the incredibly brave & selfless medical staff” who helped deliver their daughter amid the coronavirus pandemic. The proud parents also share daughters Etta Jones, 7, and London Rose, 5, as well as son Jackson James, 11.
“Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” star Matt Altman revealed on Instagram on Oct. 12 that wife Johanna had given birth to their third child, son Hudson. He joins two older siblings: twins London and Ashton, who were born in 2018.
On Oct. 10, rapper Fabolous and his girlfriend, “Love & Hip Hop: New York” alum Emily Bustamante, welcomed their third child together. The couple also share sons Jonas, 5, and Johan, 12, People magazine reported.
On Oct. 5, former “Big Brother” stars Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson welcomed their second child together, daughter Carter York. She joins big sister Maverick, who was born in 2019, and half-sister Paisley, Cody’s daughter from a previous relationship.
“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and husband Edwin Arroyave welcomed their third child together on Feb. 25. “Guess what, baby girl. You are stuck with us because we are absolutely in love with you. ?#aboutlastnight,” Teddi, who shared some of her labor on her Instagram Stories, captioned a photo with her husband and their newborn the next day. She later revealed their little girl’s name: Dove Mellencamp Arroyave. The couple are also parents to daughter Slate and son Cruz and Edwin has a daughter, Isabella, from a previous relationship.
Hallmark Channel star Jen Lilley and husband Jason Wayne adopted son Jeffrey, 2, on Oct. 30, after he spent 846 days in foster care. Jeffrey is the half-brother of their 4-year-old son, Kayden, whom they adopted in 2019. The couple are also parents to 15-month-old daughter Julie Evangeline, People magazine reported.
Zac Brown Band’s Clay Cook and wife Brooke welcomed their third child, daughter Cecilia “Ceci” Ellen in Newnan, Georgia, on Sept. 25 — National Daughters Day. The couple told People magazine that Ceci’s first name honors the patron saint of music while her middle name honors Brooke’s grandmother. “We have always hoped for the opportunity to raise a strong girl alongside her two sweet brothers. The fact that she came to us during this year is a blessing not lost on us,” they told People. Ceci joins big brothers Theron ‘Teddy” Maine, 2, and Charles “Charlie” Robert, 3.
On Sept. 24, rapper-actor Bow Wow (real name: Shad Moss) took to Instagram to confirm that he’d recently welcomed a son with model Olivia Sky. He’s also a dad to daughter Shai with ex Joie Chavis.
Country music duo Haley & Michaels — Shannon Haley and husband Ryan Michaels — welcomed their first child together on Sept. 16 in Nashville after a 27-hour labor and delivery, they confirmed to People magazine. “On September 16 at 1:17 AM our lives changed forever. We welcomed our daughter, Keira Harmony Michaels, into the world and we could not be more in love with her. We are so excited to share this news with you, along with our song that we wrote for her ‘Born Yesterday,'” they shared on Instagram along with a first photo of their newborn.
Former Destiny’s Child member LeToya Luckett took to Instagram to announce the birth of her second child with husband Tommicus Walker, son Tyson Wolf, on Sept. 14. The newborn joins big sister Gianna, who was born in 2019, and half-sister Madison, Tommicus’ daughter from a previous relationship.
Music star Kelis — who’s also a trained chef who these days is running a farm and food business — took to Instagram on Sept. 11 to share that she and husband Mike Mora had welcomed their second child, and first daughter, the week earlier. Their little girl joins big brother Shepherd, 4, and the “Milkshake” singer’s 11-year-old son, Knight, with ex-husband Nas. “She’s just the sweetest little thing,” Kelis wrote on Instagram of her newborn.
Golf star Rory McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll welcomed their first child at a Jupiter, Florida, hospital at summer’s end. “Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, born August 31st, 12:15pm. She is the absolute love of our lives,” the Northern Irish golfer wrote on Instagram.
Singer Colton Dixon, who placed seventh on season 11 of “American Idol,” and wife Annie Coggeshall welcomed identical twin girls on Aug. 18. They named their daughters Ava Dior and Athens Elizabeth.
On April 8, former “Dancing With the Stars” pro Karina Smirnoff announced on Instagram that she’d given birth to her first child, a boy. “Welcome to the world Theo Gabriel! ???,” she captioned a snapshot of his feet. While Karina has not publicly discussed her son’s father, commenters including some of her old “DWTS” co-stars sent congratulations to Karina and dancer Justinas Karinochka.
Amid his battle with brain cancer, The Wanted singer Tom Parker and wife Kelsey Hardwick announced in OK! Magazine on Nov. 9 that they’d welcomed their second child, son Bodhi Thomas, in October, calling him the “light at the end of our tunnel.” The couple, who shared the first photos of their son on Instagram, are also parents to toddler daughter Aurelia Rose.
Hasan Minhaj took to Twitter on March 19 to announce that he and his wife, Beena Patel, had recently welcomed their second child — a boy. “Even in these crazy times there are so many beautiful moments. Welcome to the world little guy. The Minhaj family grows, and according to Beena it’s done growing. But ya never know, shooters shoot,” he captioned a photo of himself and his missus holding their new addition. They welcomed a daughter — whose name they’ve yet to publicly reveal — in 2018.
Grammy winner Gary Clark Jr. and wife Nicole Trunfio, an Australian model, welcomed their third child, daughter Ella Wolf, on Feb. 21, they announced in March. Ella joined big sister Gia, 2, and big brother Zion, 5.
Former Cheetah Girls singer Sabrina Bryan and husband Jordan Lundberg welcomed their first child in Newport Beach, California, on Aug. 31, People magazine reported. Daughter Comillia Monroe will go by her middle name, they told the outlet, as it’s a family tradition in Sabrina’s family. (The former Disney star’s first name is Reba!)
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy and his wife, model Elle Evans, welcomed their first child together this summer. “Lovella Dawn Bellamy, born Los Angeles June 7th 2020 with exactly the same quarantine haircut as her Dad! Mom @elloelle did an amazing job! ???,” Matt — who’s also a dad to son Bingham, who was born in 2011, with former fiancée Kate Hudson — captioned a family selfie debuting his beautiful newborn.
On March 19, Bhutan’s Queen Jetsun Pema gave birth to her second child — a boy — in Lingkana Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan. She and her husband, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, welcomed their first son, Prince Jigme Namgyel, in 2016. “Her Majesty and the royal baby are in good health, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey was delighted to meet his younger brother,” read a statement from the proud parents. “Their Majesties express their gratitude to the medical team, the Zhung Dratshang and to everyone for their well-wishes and prayers.” They’ve yet to announce the new addition’s name.
“The Princes of Malibu” alum Brandon Jenner welcomed twin boys with musician Cayley Stoker, whom he married in January, on Feb. 19, TMZ reported. The former reality TV star is also a dad to daughter Eva, who was born in 2015, with ex-wife Leah Felder. On Feb. 26, Brandon’s mom, Linda Thompson — who calls herself “La La” instead of “Grandma” — took to Instagram to share photos of her grandsons and revealed their names: “[Cayley and Brandon] are the proud parents of two exceptionally beautiful fraternal twin boys!!! Bo Thompson Jenner & Sam Stoker Jenner – already snuggling with their La La almost every day! Feeling so blessed as a family – with Eva being the BEST big sister imaginable!” she captioned the slideshow.
“Married at First Sight” franchise stars Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner welcomed a son on May 13. He was born at their New Jersey home and weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces. “He’s so perfect,” the couple told People magazine. “He looks just like his big sister Gracie,” who was born in 2017. Though the couple originally planned to name him Hayes Douglas, the name that was reported following his birth, they decided to change his first name to Hendrix. “We named him Hayes before we met him,” Jamie explained on social media on May 17. “I don’t know why we chose Hayes to begin with now.”
Model Hilary Rhoda and her husband, former pro hockey star Sean Avery, welcomed their first child, son Nash Hollis, on July 28. She shared photos and videos of Sean’s mini-me on Instagram in the days that followed.
“The Mentalist” alum Robin Tunney became a mom for the second time at the start of the year. Dad is interior designer Nicky Marmet. “We are thrilled to introduce you to Colette Kathleen,” she captioned a sweet video of their other child, Oscar (who was born in 2016), holding his sister. “Oscar is now a big brother. I gave birth January 8th and our hearts have gotten bigger whilst our rest has shrunken considerably. This firecracker came out with a thick head of strawberry blonde hair, ready to take over the world.”
“Star Trek: Discovery” actress Sonequa Martin-Green and her husband and fellow “The Walking Dead” co-star Kenric Green welcomed daughter Saraiyah Chaunté on July 19, they shared on Instagram. “It was a profoundly beautiful home birth, and now both of our children have been born in the water. We never felt that anything was missing, but now that she’s here, we feel a perfect sense of completeness,” Sonequa wrote alongside a photo slideshow debuting their newborn. “She’s got Mommy’s initials and Mommy’s middle name. She’s utterly perfect, just like her brother [Kenric Justin II, who was born in 2015]. Thanks be to Yeshua, she’s the final piece to our Love-given puzzle.”
On July 17, rapper Logic announced that he and wife Brittney had welcomed a son, “LB as we call him, Little Bobby,” Logic wrote on Instagram.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino welcomed his first child, a son, with wife Daniella Pick on Feb. 22, his rep confirmed to TMZ and E! News. The Jerusalem Post reported that Daniella gave birth at a hospital in Tel Aviv in her native Israel. In March, The Times of Israel reported that the couple had chosen a name for their son — Leo — but clarified that it’s not after actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who starred in the filmmaker’s latest project, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” The name Leo, the newspaper reported, honors Daniella’s maternal grandfather.
“Shahs of Sunset” star Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi welcomed her first child on April 27, less than a year after she suffered a miscarriage. The reality star shared the happy news on Instagram, introducing fans to son Elijah in the process. A day after his arrival, she opened up about the difficulties of giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic and recognized that her baby boy was conceived via IVF and won’t have a father figure. “There are a million obstacles which lie ahead for me and baby Elijah, but I honestly wouldn’t trade any of it for the world!” she wrote. “He is so special to me and I completely submit my entire self to him for as long as my heart beats… because it now only beats for him!”
Rapper Pusha T (real name: Terrence Thornton) and wife Virginia welcomed their first child together, son Nigel Brixx Thornton, on June 11. On June 15, she shared a few sweet photos of the music star and their newborn on Instagram.
“The Doctors” host Travis Stork, who also starred on season 8 of “The Bachelor,” welcomed his first child with wife Parris on June 17. “Grayson Lane Stork was born at 1:10am early this morning. He’s long at 22 inches and 8 lbs 6 oz,” the physician shared on Instagram. “He had some trouble breathing due to meconium in his lungs so he’s still in the ICU but he’s doing great! He’s so very sweet and his mom was an absolute rockstar. I know everyone says when you see your first born it changes you. For me, it was seeing Grayson together with his mother. That’s my family. My team. And I couldn’t be more blessed!”
Former “Siesta Key” star Alex Kompothecras and girlfriend Alyssa Salerno welcomed their first child together, daughter Alessi, on June 11. Days later, he made headlines again when he was fired from the hit MTV show in the wake of recirculated alleged racist posts and comments.
On May 28, actor Dane DeHaan and actress wife Anna Wood took to Instagram to reveal that they’d welcomed son Bert Apollo earlier in the month. Bert joins big sister Bowie, who was born in 2017.
Former Victoria’s Secret model Lindsay Ellingson and husband Sean Clayton welcomed their first child, son Carter John, at a Cleveland, Ohio, hospital on May 15, People magazine reported.
Broadway star Betsy Wolfe took to Instagram on May 20 to share that she and husband Adam Krauthamer had welcomed their first child, daughter Poppy, “our beautiful baby girl and quarantine pal for life. ?,” the actress captioned a photo of her family in the hospital.
On Mother’s Day, May 10, former WWE superstar Stacy Keibler announced on Instagram that she and husband Jared Pobre had recently welcomed their third child, daughter Isabella Faith. They’re also parents to son Bodhi, who was born in 2018, and Ava, who arrived in 2014.
Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles announced on Instagram on May 9 that she and husband Jonathan Blumenstein welcomed a daughter, Hope Elizabeth, in April. The news came two years after a tragic vehicle accident that killed their 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, and, later, their unborn child — Ruthie was seven months pregnant at the time they were hit — whom they planned to name Sophia.
Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill and wife Martha Patterson welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Jan. 21. “And then my life began… Adeline James Followill 1/21/20,” the rocker wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of his newborn’s foot.
Music star Meek Mill became a father again on May 6 — his 33rd birthday — when designer girlfriend Milan Harris gave birth to a son (the couple split later in the summer). “Milano dropped me off a king on my birthday! #thebestgift,” the rapper tweeted. Meek is also a dad to two other kids from previous relationships.
On May 4, “The Big Bang Theory” star Melissa Rauch revealed that she and husband Winston had welcomed their second child, a son they named Brooks, “into the world and directly into our hearts,” she wrote on Instagram. “His arrival was made possible, in no small part, by the front line heroes – the nurses and doctors who show up each day to make sure that life keeps marching forward, regardless of the circumstances.” Melissa also shared an essay for Glamour about “Pandemamamas” like herself who are having babies amid the COVID-19 health crisis. She explained that though the hospital where she delivered her son did allow a partner to be present, she gave birth alone as her husband had to stay home to be with their 2-year-old daughter, Sadie, since no one else could care for her due to social distancing guidelines.
Fashion expert and stylist Joe Zee and husband Rob Younkers welcomed their first child, daughter Vivian Magic Younkers-Zee, on April 21. “We are Dads!!! When you think you know what love is, looking into her eyes the moment she came into this world changed all that and we couldn’t be happier, full of hopes and dreams for her,” Joe wrote on Instagram along with a first photo of their little girl. “We are so grateful to our wonderful surrogate and her family – who we are proud to call our friends – who watched over Vivi and cared for her all these months. Vivi Magic, you are so loved.”
British model Iskra Lawrence took to Instagram on April 19 to announce that she’d given birth to her first child with boyfriend Philip Payne. “I’m beyond overwhelmed to tell you baby P has arrived and Me and daddy @philipapayne are taking time to be in awe that we are now a family of three and when I’m ready I cannot wait to share more details with you all on my home birth and this tiny human that we love beyond measure,” she wrote on Instagram.
Broadway and “Chicago Med” alums Patti Murin and Colin Donnell had their first child this summer. “Meet Cecily Philips Donnell, born on July 14th. She’s strong as heck and ready to change the world, and we have never loved anything more in our lives,” the “Frozen” actress wrote on Instagram alongside a snapshot of her beautiful family.
“FBI” star Missy Peregrym and her husband, actor Tom Oakley, welcomed their first child together, son Otis Paradis, on March 21 in New York City. “These afternoon naps are the *greatest* feeling in the world,” the actress captioned a selfie with her son a month later when she publicly announced his birth.
On April 17, Hallmark Channel actress Jill Wagner and husband David Lemanowicz welcomed their first child together, daughter Army Gray. “She was conceived on July 4 so we wanted a patriotic name and my husband is in the military so we chose her first name to be Army,” Jill explained to People magazine. “We thought that was a good name to honor both. Her middle name is Gray (spelled the American way, with an A) because I have always loved that name. It is strong, intelligent, soft and feminine all in one … which is what I want her to be.” Army joins big sister Lija, 10, David’s daughter from a previous relationship.
Music star Andy Grammer took to Instagram on April 8 to reveal that his second daughter with with wife Aijia Lise had been born at home five days earlier. “ISRAEL BLUE GRAMMER has arrived. She is the good news in a sea of bad news, the light in quite a bit of darkness, and the new life in the midst of so much talk of death. She has transformed our household which was in a state of caution, fear, and anxiety into one of knowing, spirituality and intense love. She has brought us back to our center,” he captioned a photo of his beautiful family, which also includes daughter Louisiana. “Izzy was born April 3rd in our living room as I watched my GODDESS of a wife @aijiaofficial labor for 18 hours and deliver her like a champion. I caught her with my own two hands in the tub and it was a profoundly beautiful experience. I am so blessed.”
Model Bar Refaeli welcomed her third child in three-and-a-half years on Jan. 14, The Times of Israel reported, confirming that the baby, who was born in Tel Aviv, is a boy. Bar and husband Adi Ezra are also parents to daughters Liv (born in 2016) and Elle (born in 2017).
On Jan. 20, DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck welcomed their second child and second son, Aalam. A few days later, while on stage accepting a Grammy for best rap/sung performance for his track “Higher,” Khaled honored his wife and shared his newborn’s name publicly for the first time: “I want to thank my beautiful queen Nicole. I just had a new baby boy a week ago, who we named Aalam. It means ‘the world’ in Arabic,” he said. Aalam joins big brother Asahd, who was born in 2016.
Actress-singer Christina Milian and French singer Matt Pokora welcomed their first child together, son Isaiah, on Jan. 20. Christina is also a mom to daughter Violet Nash (who was born in 2010) with ex-husband The-Dream.
On Feb.14, British pop star Robbie Williams and his wife, actress-turned-TV host Ayda Field Williams, announced that they’d welcomed their fourth child — and second via surrogate. “On this Valentine’s Day, we would like to celebrate love in the most awesome way… Beau Benedict Enthoven Williams,” Ayda captioned a photo of all four kids’ feet on Instagram. “As with [our third child] Coco, he is biologically ours, but born via our same incredible surrogate. We are so blessed to have our healthy son safely in our arms and are officially complete as a family ❤️❤️❤️ #happyvalentinesday #surprise #familyof6 #whodathunkitinthe90s The Williams Family xx.” The couple’s older kids are daughters Teddy (born in 2012) and Colette, who goes by Coco (born in 2018), and son Charlie (born in 2014).
“The Flash” star Danielle Panabaker and her husband, entertainment attorney Hayes Robbins, are parents! On April 2, the actress posted an Instagram photo of herself cradling her pregnant belly and the message, “This was good but holding you in my arms is an indescribable feeling. Happy to announce that our baby was born and we are safe, happy, and healthy at home ❤️.”
“Glee” alum Max Adler and wife Jennifer, a business manager, welcomed their first child together this spring. “Please allow me to introduce you all to my son, Dylan Remington Adler ❤️ ? Born March 27, 2020. 6lbs 5oz. 5:25am,” Max announced on Instagram. “My wife and his champion warrior Goddess of a mother, gave birth to him in the midst of a global pandemic, and a day after finding out her mother passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. So so so much love and respect and admiration for her, and for all mothers out there ??❤️ Excited for this next chapter to begin…”
“Bringing Up Bates” star Tori Bates and her husband, Bobby Smith, welcomed their second child, son Kolter Gray, in Tennessee on March 25. “It feels like such a crazy time in our world right now, but praise the Lord our little Kolter Gray has safely arrived! We are absolutely in love! In spite of all the questions in our minds of how things might unfold, God is so good and we are excitedly anticipating going home to enjoy our time together as a family of four,” the couple (pictured with their older child, son Robert “Kade” Ellis IV) said in a statement to People magazine.
Barron Hilton and his wife, Tessa Gräfin von Walderdorff, welcomed their first child — a girl — on March 11. “Welcome to the world our baby girl! Milou Alizée Hilton ? 03.11.2020,” the new mom captioned a selfie with her hubby and their daughter.
On April 15, “Ugly Betty” alum Becki Newton confirmed during an Instagram Live with old co-star Michael Urie that she and her husband, “Silicon Valley” actor Chris Diamantopoulos, welcomed their third child “a few months ago.” Back on March 21, she posted a photo of a baby wrapped in a blanket, captioning it, “Sharing a little glimpse of Hope….,” but didn’t formally announce she’d given birth.
Adam Rodriguez and his wife, Grace Gail, welcomed their third child — son Bridgemont Bernard — on March 16. “Healthy and strong and Mama was absolutely incredible,” the “Magic Mike” actor told Us Weekly. “Baby boy was 7 lbs, 11 oz and 21 inches long. With supervision from our midwives, Blyss and Haize, I had the thrill of delivering him, which was an incredible thing to experience. His big sisters are madly in love and already excited to help with taking care of him.” Adam and Grace also have two daughters: Georgie Daye, 3, and Frankie Elle, 6.
“Little Women: LA” stars Terra Jolé and Joe Gnoffo welcomed baby No. 3, daughter Magnolia August, on March 11. She joins siblings Penelope Charlevoix, 5, and Grayson Vincent D’Artagnan, 3. Terra told People magazine that Magnolia, like her, has achondroplasia and “will be tested” to see if she also has pseudoachondroplasia like her father.
Malika Haqq welcomed a son with her ex-boyfriend, O.T. Genasis, on March 14, she announced on Instagram, revealing that they named the baby boy Ace. The duo split in June 2019 after two years of off-and-on dating. The rapper — who has a 10-year-old son from a previous relationship — supported his ex throughout her pregnancy and intends to co-parent Ace.
Country music star Jimmie Allen and fiancée Alexis Gale welcomed their first child together — daughter Naomi Bettie — on March 1, which is the same day his song “Make Me Want To” hit No. 1. “I thought getting a No. 1 was going to be the best part of my day, but then my daughter, Naomi, was born,” the singer-songwriter — who shared a photo of his love and newborn on Instagram — said on “The Ty Bentli Show.” Jimmie is also a dad to son Aadyn, 5, from a previous relationship.
On Feb. 21, Kaneholler bandmates Chelsea Tyler — whose dad is Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler — and her husband, Jon Foster, welcomed their first child together, son Vincent Frank.
“Suits” actress Amanda Schull and husband George WIlson welcomed their first child, a son, on Feb. 25. “February is now our favorite month of the year! We are thrilled to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, George Paterson Wilson VI,” she told People magazine. As for what they’ll call him? “We are going with Paterson, but accepting any and all nickname suggestions!” she added.
“American Idol” season 2 contestant Kimberly Caldwell, who’s now a correspondent for NBC’s “California Live,” welcomed her second child with pro soccer player husband Jordan Harvey on Feb. 18. Daughter Houston Mae joined big sister Harlow, 4.
Country music singer Frankie Ballard and wife Christina Murphy became first-time parents on Feb. 8 with the birth of daughter Pepper Lynn.
Best Valentine’s Day ever? “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star Melissa Fumero gave birth to her second child with her husband, “Power” star David Fumero, on Feb. 14. “Welcome to the world, Axel. You have made Valentine’s Day my new favorite holiday! ?❤️❤️??,” Melissa captioned a picture of her newborn, while David shared a pic of himself with his new son, writing, “I got the best #valentines #day Present!! Mama is a master at baking these! I’m a lucky dude! Welcome to the world Axel! 2/14/20.” Axel joined big brother Enzo, 3.
Country singer David Nail and wife Catherine Werne welcomed their third child, daughter Ellie Britton, in October. The couple, who shared that they’d struggled with IVF prior to conceiving the baby, previously welcomed twins Lawson and Lillian via IVF in 2016.
On Feb. 6, singer and “One Tree Hill” alum Tyler Hilton took to Instagram to announce that he and actress wife Megan Park had become first-time parents. “Meet the newest member of our crew, our daughter, Winnie Hilton. ??? It feels like we’ve known her our whole lives already and being her Dad the most natural thing I’ve ever done. To say I’m obsessed doesn’t quite do it justice. Meg was incredible, both she and Winnie are doing great, and just like that…we’re a family!!” he captioned a slideshow of photos of his newborn.
On Jan. 24, a rep for Kimora Lee Simmons confirmed to Us Weekly that the model-turned-fashion mogul was now a mother of five following the adoption of 10-year-old son Gary. Gary (see him with his siblings here), Kimora’s rep said, “joins the family as Kimora’s two daughters have gone off to college. Ming Lee Simmons is a sophomore at NYU, and the next youngest (daughter Aoki Lee Simmons) is a freshman at Harvard. Both have started their college careers and join Kimora as the faces and creative vision behind their newly relaunched family business, Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons. Kimora now has all boys at home. Gary joins sons Kenzo Lee Hounsou and Wolfe Lee Leissner.”
Mike Epps took to Instagram on March 22 to announce that he and his second wife, producer Kyra Robinson, recently welcomed their first child together — a baby girl. “Allow us to introduce to you our newest addition to the family……..INDIANA ROSE EPPS she rollin her eyes all ready ?❤️❤️❤️❤️ we are so greatful God thank you for a healthy baby!” the proud papa captioned a video of his daughter. The former star of “The Hangover” has five more daughters from previous relationships.
On Jan. 31 — nine months after their wedding — “Bringing Up Bates” star Carlin Bates Stewart and Evan Stewart welcomed their first child, daughter Layla Rae.
It’s a girl! “The Voice” alums Jordan Pruitt and Brian Fuente welcomed daughter Olivia West Fuente in September. The Former Disney recording artist is a first-time mom who announced her pregnancy in April.
“Awkward” star Molly Tarlov and hubby Alexander Noyes are parents! They welcomed a son in August. The new mom captioned a since-deleted photo, “Harry ? never been more obsessed/in love w anything ever sorry alex.”
Country music singer Russell Dickerson is a dad! He and wife Kailey welcomed a son, Remington Edward, in September. They shared the happy news with People magazine, with Russell adding, “I’ve never been so proud of anything in my entire life, of Kailey and to be this little guy’s dad… Everyone said how life-changing it is … and now I understand, it is.” Back in April, the couple announced that they were expecting after trying for nine months.
Former “Little People, Big World” stars Jeremy Roloff and Audrey Roloff welcomed their second child, son Bode James, on Jan. 8. He joined big sister Ember, who was born in 2017.
On Jan. 17, “Jane the Virgin” actress Yael Grobglas took to Instagram to announce that she and love Artem Kroupenev had welcomed their first child, daughter Arielle.
Silver-medal-winning Olympic figure skater Sasha Cohen, who’s acted, hosted and taken up a career in finance since retiring from the sport in 2010, took to Instagram on Jan. 17 to announce that she and fiancé Geoffrey Lieberthal had welcomed their first child. She later confirmed the baby’s name: Dashiell Lev.
Actor Josh Segarra from “Arrow,” “Sirens” and “Orange Is the New Black” fame and his wife, Brace Rice, welcomed their second child, son Hank Rice, on Jan. 8. Hank joined big brother Gus, who was born in 2016.
“The Voice” season 7 winner Craig Wayne Boyd’s wife, Taylor, gave birth to their third child together, son Boston James, on Jan. 2. He joined siblings Graydon, 2, Dakota, 3, and half-brother Jaxon, 7 (Craig’s son from a previous relationship).
Country singer and “American Idol” season 2 finalist Josh Gracin and wife Katie Weir welcomed their first child together, son Luka Roman, in Nashville on Jan. 13. Josh is also a dad to daughters Isabella, 11, Gabriella, 13, and Briana, 17, and son Landon, 14, from a previous relationship, People magazine reported.
On Feb. 3, “Love & Hip Hop: New York” stars Erica Mena and Safaree Samuels confirmed that they’d welcomed their first child together, a girl. “These [past] 24 hrs have been an adventure, to say the least,” Safaree wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of his newborn grabbing his finger. “I’m a part of the #girldad club now. Perfection is here.” Erica is also a mom to son King Conde (who was born in 2007) with rapper-director ex Raul Conde.
“Teen Mom OG” couple Mackenzie Standifer and Ryan Edwards welcomed their second child, daughter Stella Rhea, on Jan. 1. The couple had son Jagger in 2018. Both are also parents to kids from previous relationships: Mackenzie has a son, Hudson, with her ex-husband and Ryan has son Bentley, 11, with “Teen Mom” star Maci Bookout.
Twenty One Pilots frontman Tyler Joseph and wife Jenna Black welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Feb. 9. Jenna took to Instagram to share their daughter’s name: Rosie Robert, “Robert after Tyler’s middle name,” she explained in a post showing off her beautiful family.
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