Celebrity news News & Gossip Celebs having babies out of wedlock Carriage before marriage is getting cooler by the day! Check out our favourite celebrity couples that prefer lullabies to wedding bells 1 of Ad break Celebs having babies out of wedlockWhat with the marriage rate in England and Wales now at its lowest since it was first calculated in 1862, babies being born out of wedlock are becoming more common. While it may have been shocking for our grandmothers to give birth without rings on their fingers, nowadays its the norm and with celebs leading the way, its no longer taboo to have not said I do. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Angelina announced that not only were she and Brad a couple, but that she was also pregnant with his lovechild back in 2006. The couple has since had 5 other children (3 adopted). The Tinseltown couple have both been married before; Brad famously married Jennifer Aniston in 2000, while Angelina is twice-divorced from actors Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton. Celebs having babies out of wedlockMatthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Matthew and Camila are on a baby roll. Levi Alves was born in 2008 and their second is due already in the latter part of this year. Maybe Matthew doesn't want to wed because of his wild side - in 1999 he was arrested for a disturbance of the peace in which he was found naked and playing the bongos! Celebs having babies out of wedlockCharlotte Church and Gavin Henson The two Welsh love-birds started early and already have two children: Ruby Megan Henson was born on 20 September 2007; and her younger brother, Dexter Lloyd, followed at the beginning of 2009. The couple is known for wanting a huge family, Charlotte has said that she wants four to six children, whereas Henson wants eight! Will any of the future Henson sprogs be married in wedlock we wonder Celebs having babies out of wedlockJennifer Garner and Ben Affleck These Hollywood stars killed two birds with one stone by announcing their pregnancy and engagement at the same time, after Bens wedding to Jennifer Lopez was called off less than a year before. Even though their daughter was technically born in wedlock, Jennifer gave birth to baby Violet Anne Affleck just 6 months after she walked down the aisle. They now have a second daughter, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, who was born early this year. Continue slideshow > Celebs having babies out of wedlockMaddonna and Guy Ritchie Always the extrovert, Madonna is the proud mother of not one but two love children. Lourdes was born back in 1996 and fathered by Madonnas personal trainer, Carlos Leon. Her second, Rocco is the son of our home-grown, British film director, Guy Ritchie. Guy did make an honest woman of Madge four months after the birth of their son. They also have an adopted son David, but the couple split in 2008. Celebs having babies out of wedlockEmma Bunton and Jade Jones The former Spice Girl gave birth to her own baby spice in 2007 with long term partner and former Damage singer Jade Jones. Baby Beau Lee Jones was born on 10th August, after Emma was diagnosed with endometriosis, a condition which can reduce fertility. It looks as though marriage wont be on the cards for a while as Bunton has been quoted saying we don't need a wedding to justify our relationship. Celebs having babies out of wedlockHalle Berry and Gabriel Aubry If once bitten twice shy is anything to go by then it seems Halle Berry certainly wont be making marital commitment to the father of her child, model Gabriel Aubry. Twice-divorced Halle gave birth to Nahla Ariela two and a half years after her and Gabriel began dating. By Babyexpert.com Last updated on 24 August 2009 Comments Daily deals from top retailers Latest on MadeForMums Mamas & Papas issue urgent recall of multistage car seats Is 'papa' becoming the new 'dada'? These hipster parents reckon so The amazing story behind little Asher's first ever modelling job Kym Marsh: Why I think Cheryl's keeping mum on her 'pregnancy'