The Year of the Celebrity Baby is what 2018 should be named. Several of our favorite celebrity couples welcomed new additions to their family this year including John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen, who announced the birth of their son just this morning (May 17).
The year kicked off with baby news: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian welcomed their third child, Chicago West, on January 8. Two additional baby girls were added to the Kar-Jenner clan in 2018 with makeup mogul Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott introducing Stormi Webster (Feb.) to the world, and sister Khloe Kardashian giving birth to her first child, True Thompson (April), with NBA star Tristan Thompson.
There was even an addition to the royal family with Kate Middleton and Prince Williams’s, Prince Louis, being born just weeks before his Uncle Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding. We can’t get enough of the cute A-List babies making their way into the world.
Take a look at our other celebrity favorites who are expecting within the coming months, below:
To add to her already breakout year with the debut of her chart-topping album, Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B, 25, will be welcoming the birth of her daughter with rapper Offset, 26, this summer.
Reality star and former Miss USA announced in April during the reunion of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta that she and new-husband and restaurateur, Marc Daly are expecting their first child. The couple eloped in June 2017.
The Carmichael Show star met Andrew while they both worked on the television show Greek. The couple married in December 2014 and announced that they are expecting their first child earlier this week.
The Food Network chef, 29, and NBA superstar, 30, wed in 2011 after being friends since their teenage years. They have since welcomed two beautiful daughters Riley Elizabeth,5, and Ryan Carson, 2. In February, Ayesha announced the pair is expecting their third child.
The former Desperate Housewives star married the Mexican business mogul in 2016. At the end of 2017, it was reported that Longoria is pregnant with their first child, a baby boy.
After years of an on-again, off-again relationship, the two stars of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood married in August 2016. In November 2017, they shared the news that they were expecting a baby girl this spring.
The singer and his wife are expecting their second child together any day now. Smith shared the news that the couple is expecting another baby boy; the couple’s older son, Shaffer is 2.
The Emmy Award-winning actress married the actor/director in the summer of 2011. Last New Year’s Ever they announced that they are expecting their first child.
The former Chicago Bulls player and ESPN college basketball analyst is expecting a baby with his fiancée. The bundle of joy is due to make his or her arrival on Oct. 5.
We can’t wait to welcome all the new celebrity babies this year.
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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.