Celebrity pregnancies and babies in 2016

The celebrities having babies this year include Jools & Jamie Oliver, Blake Lively, Eddie & Hannah Redmayne and Kimberley Walsh...

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  • All the bumps and the babies

    There are SO many pregnant celebrities in 2016, it's a struggle to keep up.

    So we've rounded up our favourites from actors such as A-list actors including Mila Kunis and Emily Blunt, supermodels such as Behati Prinsloo and Candice Swanepoel to TV stars Emma Willis and Natalie Cassidy and reality TV celeb Luisa Zissman - plus some surprise pregnancies from Megan Fox and Jools Oliver.

    Swipe or click to see all the babies, due dates and pregnancy announcements...

  • Natalie Cassidy and Marc Humphreys

    EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy has given birth to a baby girl.

    The actor, who plays Sonia in the long-running BBC soap, announced on her Twitter page that she and husband Marc Humphreys had welcomed their daughter.

    "@cameramarc and I introduce Joanie Elizabeth Cassidy-Humphreys... We are all so in love!" Natalie wrote alongside this gorgeous family snap.

    Joanie Elizabeth? What a classic, timeless name. Like an old Hollywood movie star, we'd say. 

    Looks like the LOLs surrounding 'Enders bump cover-up mishap won't last for much longer...

    Congrats 💜

  • Jamie and Jools Oliver

    This was one surprise that Jamie wasn’t expecting. Jamie and Jools Oliver have announced the birth of their fifth baby – and he’s a boy. 

    The couple's representative have confirmed that his name is River Oliver, and fans are still speculating about his middle name.

    Though the couple's four elder children also have nature-inspired names, many seem to think River's name is a nod to the River Cafe in Fulham, where Jamie was reportedly working as a sous chef in 1997, around the time he was picked up to become a TV fave.

    We're not sure, but either way, we totally love them name!

    The birth

    “And then this just happened guys !! IT'S A BABY BOY !!” Jamie posted on Instagram following the birth of their second son on 7 August 2016. The adorable pic of their newborn son, who weighed in at 8lbs, shows him all snug and swaddled.

    “Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised,” he admitted, suggesting that the Olivers may have been expecting a girl.

    He’d previously implied that he was kind of hoping it might be a little boy, with him and son Buddy feeling a little outnumbered.

    “Buddy and I are overwhelmed and I feel vulnerable," he'd joked. "A little bit of testosterone would really help, I think, and Jools agrees.”

    When Jools was 6 months pregnant, her bump pic got many mums speculating about the sex of her baby – and most got it right, predicting a boy.

    In a gorgeous post-birth message, Jamie praised Jools, describing her as unbelievably composed. He excitedly revealed that their two eldest daughters, Poppy Honey and Daisy Boo, were able to come in at the end of the birth as their new brother was being born, “which was amazing to witness, very, very emotional”.

    Mum Jools also posted an amazing pic on her Instagram, showing her breastfeeding her new baby son. Jools revealed, “so very proud of our two eldest daughters who cut the cord” before adding “Jamie was my hero”.

    Both parents have stated they don’t have a name yet – and there’s quite a lot to live up to – given the names of their four other children – Poppy Honey Rosie, 13, Daisy Boo Pamela, 11, Petal Blossom Rainbow and Buddy Bear Maurice, 5.

    Congratulations all!

    Swipe or click to see which other celebs have given birth or are due in 2016…

  • Paloma Faith

    The Voice judge Paloma Faith has just announced her baby news!

    She and her boyfriend, a French artist named Leyman Lahcine, are expecting their 1st child together. 

    Paloma, 35, wrote a long letter to her fans on Instagram, explaining that she had spent 'her whole life' dreaming of becoming a mother, and that she would not be returning to The Voice or resuming her music career until after her baby had been born.

    She also wrote that she didn't want to face pressure of having to 'look a certain way' or 'being photographed' while pregnant, and that she did not want her child to be in the public eye, as he or she has not chosen to do so.

    We can totally understand Paloma's desire for a 'low key' year or two, though we will be sad not to see her guaranteed-to-be-amazing maternity style.

    Here's wishing Paloma a very happy and healthy pregnancy 💜

    Swipe or click to see which other celebs have given birth or are due in 2016…

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  • Luisa Zissman and Andrew Collins

    The former Apprentice star has announced the birth of her daughter on social media, and revealed her name: Indigo Esme Collins.

    Indigo was born on 2nd August 2016, weighed in at 8.1lb and comes after Luisa's many attempts at inducing labour - including an essential oil-filled bath and several gel inductions and sweeps.

    The entrepreneur wrote on Instagram that she'd had a 'perfect hypnobirth'. She wrote that it lasted an hour, and she didn't need pain relief.

    And according to OK! magazine, new arrival Indigo and her elder sister Dixie will be expecting more siblings, as Luisa revealed plans to grow her brood her even further.


  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski

    Update: Emily and John have welcomed their daughter, Violet, into the world. Congrats!

    Emily Blunt is expecting her 2nd child with husband, The Office actor John Krasinski.

    The couple revealed that 2-year-old daughter Hazel was getting a sibling back in January 2016.

    Bustle estimates that Emily’s due date will be July/August 2016.

  • Kimberley Walsh and Justin Scott

    More babies allowed!

    Kimberley Walsh has revealed to HELLO magazine that she and her husband Justin Scott are expecting their 2nd child together.

    The former Girls Aloud star admitted that the couple has already chosen not to discover their baby's sex - and that they're considering having another two children. 

    Kimberley and Justin first met 14 years ago, and have a 21-month-old son named Bobby.

    Huge congrats to the happy couple! 😍

  • Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

    Mila Kunis is pregnant (again)! 

    Her rep confirmed to People magazine that the A-list duo are having a little brother or sister for 20-month-old daughter Wyatt.

    No word on a due date, or the baby's sex. But Mila was spotted out and about with her growing bump.

    Congrats to the happy couple!

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  • Ronnie and Sally Wood

    Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood, 69, and 38-year-old wife Sally just welcomed their twin girls Gracie Jane and Alice Rose into the world. 

    The couple debuted their "two little gorgeous dolly girls" with an exclusive HELLO! magazine cover.


  • Eddie and Hannah Redmayne

    Update: 33-year-old Hannah gave birth to a baby girl named Iris Mary Redmayne on 15th June 2016. A spokesperson for the couple told the Mail Online: "I can confirm that Eddie and Hannah Redmayne have welcomed their first child." Congrats!

    Eddie Redmayne announced at the Golden Globes that he's soon to become a dad.

    The 34-year-old announced his happy news on the red carpet while being interviewed by TV host Ryan Seacrest.

    When asked if his wife Hannah Bagshawe is pregnant, he said, "That is true."

    The couple, who married in 2014, are thought to be expecting their first child in late spring.

    • Ellie Kemper and Michael Kohan

      Ellie – best known for her role in Bridesmaids, 21 Jump Street and the US version of The Office – confirmed her pregnancy on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

      This is the first child for the actress and her screenwriter husband Michael Kohan. 

      Ellie recently 'fessed up the surprising reason why she's been eating loads of sardines during her pregnancy.

      Well, let's hope she ate as many as she wanted... because People magazine has confirmed that Ellie Kemper has given birth. We can only assume given the news broke on the 1st August, that Ellie gave birth towards the back end of July 2016.

      Huge congrats!

    • Kaya and Benjamin Scodelario-Davis

      24-year-old Kaya Scodelario - who's probably best known for her roles in The Maze Runner and E4's Skins, just announced she and her husband are expecting her first child!

      Kaya and 33-year-old actor Benjamin started dating in April 2014, and married in late 2015. 

      Huge congrats to the happy couple :)

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    • Danielle and Kevin Jonas

      Kevin Jonas’ wife Danielle is pregnant with baby number 2!

      The couple revealed their baby joy with an adorable Instagram of them prepping for the baby, and a snap of their daughter Alena in a sparkly ‘big sister’ top.

      Congrats to the happy couple ☺

    • Emma and Matt Willis

      Update: Emma gave birth to a baby girl, Trixie, on Star Wars Day! She tweeted: "Trixie arrived in the world on Wednesday. May the 4th be with her indeed!"

      Emma returned to work a few weeks after the birth, and we wondered if this pun about her post-baby body was really OK.

      TV presenter Emma Willis and her pop star husband Matt are expecting a third child.  They already have a daughter Isabelle, six, and a four-year-old son, Ace.

    • Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha

      Kerry Washington is already a mum-of-1, soon-to-be a mum-of-2!

      Kerry announced her pregnancy in May 2016. She married former footballer Nnamdi Asomugha in 2013, and the couple already have one child together, 2-year-old Isabelle.

      The Scandal star has been making waves with her chic and elegant maternity style – rocking everything from cream leather jackets to this floral number at a recent event. 

      Images: Getty
    • Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

      Blake Lively’s baby name choice – James, for a girl – caused quite a stir during her first pregnancy.

      Now that she and husband Ryan Reynolds are expecting baby no 2, we wonder what name they’ll pick next!

      Blake announced her pregnancy in April time, with a series of stunning maternity looks at Cannes Film Festival.

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    • Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

      Olivia Wilde announced in April 2016 that she's expecting her second child with fiance Jason Sudeikis.

      The Hollywood couple already have a son together, 2-year-old Otis.

      Olivia caught our eye when she stepped out on the CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet in a gown with a bump-friendly cut-out design, which is unlike anything we've seen maternity-style wise in a long time! Love it.

      No word yet on Olivia's due date, though Bustle predict Autumn/Winter 2016. 

      Image: Getty Images
      • Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

        Transformers actress Megan Fox shocked everyone when she revealed she was expecting her 3rd child in April.

        She was promoting her latest movie, when fans noticed she was sporting a noticeable – unexpected - baby bump.

        Megan and husband Brian Austin Green already share two children, Noah, 3, and 2-year-old Bodhi.

        Megan recently told Jimmy Kimmel that she’s already having convos with her unborn child… apparently, the baby even told her to move house!

      • Candice Swanepoel and Hermann Nicoli

        Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel is expecting her first child with longtime love Hermann Nicoli!

        E! News reported that Candice was in her 2nd trimester during mid-March, which means she’s most likely now approaching the last few months of her pregnancy.

        She also announced she’s having a baby boy with this incredible nude bump pic.

      • Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine

        Victoria’s Secret is that not one, but two, angels are expecting.

        Behati Prinsloo and her Maroon 5 frontman husband Adam Levine revealed they were pregnant with their first child on the 2nd April, who is due in September 2016.

        They’ve also shared with the world that their little one will be a baby girl.

        According to Adam, Behati’s also been experiencing a few weird cravings, one of which is watermelon. He revealed: “Watermelon, that’s the thing in our house. A lot — so much watermelon.”

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      • Hilaria and Alec Baldwin

        Yoga teacher and wife of actor Alec Baldwin, Hilaria, is expecting her 3rd child.

        Alec and Hilaria are already parents to 2-year-old Carmen and 11-month-old Rafael.

        She announced her ‘surprise’ news in March.

        Congrats on baby no 3 ☺

      • Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

        Update: Chrissy Teigen gave birth to a baby girl on 14 April 2016.  The couple named her Luna Simone Stephens.

        Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are expecting their first child – and couldn't be happier. With a hand lovingly placed on Chrissy's belly, John couldn't look more delighted, and the mum-to-be can't contain her giggles.

        "John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant :)," she wrote on Instagram. "As many of you know, we've been trying to have a baby for a while now. It hasn't been easy, but we kept trying because we can't wait to bring our first child into the world and grow our family. We're so excited that it's finally happening. Thank you for all your love and well wishes. I look forward to all the belly touching! Xx"

        The 29-year-old model recently celebrated her two-year wedding anniversary and revealed she's been trying to get pregnant for years. "I will say honestly John and I were having trouble," she said. "We would have had kids five, six years ago if it happened."

      • Kelly Clarkson

        Update: Kelly and her husband, Brandon Blackstock's baby boy, Remington Alexander Blackstock, was born on 4 April

        Baby number 2 is on the way for Kelly Clarkson and her husband. She let slip the good news during a concert in Los Angeles. "I was not planning on announcing this, I’m totally pregnant!" she exclaimed.

        "My makeup artist is backstage hating me. I didn't want you to think I'm on pills or something," she told the crowd. "I would like to apologise to my husband. This was not planned. I'm just so hormonal. Everything is great, I haven't vomited yet. That's a win y'all."

      • Natalie Cassidy and Marc Humphreys

        EastEnders legend Natalie Cassidy announced she’s expecting a child with her fiancé Marc Humprehys.

        Natalie’s already mum to 5-year-old daughter Eliza, from a previous relationship.

        The Sun reports Natalie is due to have a little brother for Eliza, though she hasn’t confirmed anything, nor revealed her due date.

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      • Bar Refaeli and Adi Ezra

        Supermodel Bar Refaeli used a positive pregnancy test on Instagram to announce her first pregnancy.

        Bar and husband Adi Ezra have made no secret about wanting to start a family in the past, so we’re super happy for the picture perfect couple!

        Congrats guys!

      • Nicky Hilton Rothschild and James Rothschild

        Hilton heiress/fashion designer Nicky is due to have a little girl with husband James Rothschild.

        She first announced her pregnancy in January… so we reckon it won’t be long til Paris Hilton becomes Auntie Paris!

        Our biggest clue? Paris threw her sister a huuuuge baby shower just a couple of weeks ago.

      • Liv Tyler and David Gardner

        Liv Tyler’s expecting baby number 3.

        The mum-of-2 shared that she’s expecting her second child with fiancé David Gardner, a sibling for their son Sailor. Liv’s also mum to 11-year-old Milo, her son from a previous relationship.

        No word on a due date, but we’re guessing it’s most likely a couple of months away yet!

      • Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman

        Update: Anne had a baby boy on 24 March and named him Jonathan Rosebanks.

        Anne Hathaway is expecting her first child with her husband Adam Shulman.

        The 33-year-old is already in her second trimester and "feeling great".

        Pictured at the premiere of The Intern in September, you can see the first hint of a baby bump.

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      • Kim Sears and Andy Murray

        Update: Kim Sears has given birth to a baby girl, Sophia. Tennis champion Andy Murray's wife gave birth to the couple's first child on Sunday 7 February. 

        Andy Murray spoke ahead of the Australian Open about becoming a dad and his changing priorities.

        "Just now it's a big change coming. It's very, very exciting," he said. "For me, my child is more important to me, and my wife is more important to me than a tennis match."

        Just 4 months after the couple got married, they revealed they were going to be parents for the first time.

        When quizzed at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Andy explained, “We are both extremely excited, happy and we feel lucky. But this is also private news and stuff we want to keep close to our family and friends and I hope that everybody can respect that.”

      • Giovanna and Tom Fletcher

        Update: Giovanna gave birth to baby Buddy on 16 February.

        McBusted star Tom Fletcher and his wife Giovanna broke the news they were expecting their second baby – in what might be the best-scripted and well-produced pregnancy announcement video we've seen.

        Not exactly homemade but we love it anyway. 10 points for effort!

      • Harry and Izzy Judd

        Update: Izzy gave birth to a baby girl named Lola Rose Emma on 25 January.

        When Harry Judd announced that he and his wife were expecting their first child, he opened up about their three year  IVF struggle.

        Posting this picture on Instagram, he wrote: "Izzy and I are so happy and feel truly blessed to be able to share with you that we are expecting our very own little miracle #BabyJudd @izzyintheattic💙💗"

      • Jaime Winstone and James Suckling

        Update: Jaime gave birth to a baby boy at the end of February.

        Actress Jaime Winstone is expecting her first child with boyfriend James Suckling.

        "Me and @james_suckling are very pleased that we are having a baby!! So Magic, I'm going to be a mama," Jaime posted on Instagram, announcing the news.

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      • Coleen and Wayne Rooney

        Update: Coleen gave birth to her 3rd son on 24 January and named him Kit Joseph.

        Baby no 3 is well on the way for Coleen and Wayne Rooney. The couple already have two boys, Kai, 5, and Klay, 2, and are expecting another addition to their family in January. They both took to Twitter to announce how "delighted" and "excited" they were with the news.

        Coleen recently told Hello! magazine: "I think a girl would complete the family but because the boys get on so well, another boy would be just as nice."

        Pictured in October, the 6-months-pregnant mum wore a bright blue and white print bikini to hit the beach for a swim. 

      • Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty

        Update: Cat gave birth to a baby boy in January. "Beyond delighted to announce the birth of our baby boy last week. All doing well & we couldn't be happier... 3 really is the magic number!" the new mum tweeted.

        Cat Deeley broke her baby news on Twitter. "Exciting news.... Paddy and I are so happy to be expecting our first child in the Spring... Lucky us."

        In October, the 38-year-old was spotted heading for lunch in Los Angeles in the loose maxi dress and comfy gladiator sandals. And Patrick hopes their baby will have Cat's looks and his accent!

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      • Léa Seydoux

        It would appear French actress Léa Seydoux is expecting!

        The star is reportedly pregnant with her 1st child. She famously keeps her private life private, but rested a hand beneath her bump while being photographed on the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival.

        Léa is currently best known for her roles in the critically acclaimed Blue Is The Warmest Colour, and as Bond Girl Madeleine Swann in Spectre.

        This is the 3rd film festival pregnancy reveal we've seen recently - Natalie Portman and a beloved Harry Potter star announced their happy news in the same way.


      Last updated on 8 August 2016


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