If you're expecting a baby this year you've got plenty of celebrity company, mama. From reality TV stars to bloggers and A-list actresses, there is a baby boom happening in celebrity circles right now.
Here are some fellow parents-to-be expecting in 2020:
Ashlee Simpson is going to be a mom of three! 🎉
Ashlee Simpson Ross is catching up to her sister Jessica when it comes to family size. Like her big sister, Ashlee will soon be a mom of three.
Simpson Ross and her husband Evan Ross shared the news on their Instagram accounts this week.
"We are pregnant and we are so excited to share it with everyone," Simpson Ross noted in her caption, adding that she understands that pregnant women are under an unprecedented amount of stress right now and that's why she supports the March of Dimes Mom and Baby COVID-19 Intervention and Support Fund.
This baby will join big sister Jagger Snow Ross, 4, and 11-year-old big brother Bronx Wentz, who Simpson Ross shares with her ex, Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy.
Congrats to the growing family!
Reports: Gigi Hadid + Zayn Malik are expecting a baby! 🎉
The couple (who are currently quarantining in Pennsylvania with Gigi's family) just celebrated Hadid's 25th birthday and will soon have more to celebrate.
E! News reports the two (who first started dating in 2015 but later broke up) reconciled just before the 2019 holiday season.
Congratulations to Gigi and Zayn!
[Update: Gigi's mom is speaking out about the pregnancy, read more here.]
Lea Michele is pregnant, expecting first child with Zandy Reich 🎉
As first reported by People, former Glee star Lea Michelle pregnant and expecting a baby with husband Zandy Reich.
This is the first child for the couple but likely won't be the last. An only child herself, Michele has said for years that she would like to be a mom to more than one child someday,
Michele has also been public about her struggle with polycystic ovary syndrome, which she was diagnosed with right around the time Glee ended. Just a few months ago she opened up to Health about that diagnosis, and when she was asked where she saw herself in 5 years the answer was remarkably similar to what she said in 2014.
"I hope to be a mom of, like, 10 kids—if it's physically possible to pop that many out! Ha! I'm so excited about the thought of being a mom," she told Health. "I also want to continue making records, and I hope to return to Broadway. I also just really want to continue being my own boss—in the sense of creating content for myself on television and writing roles and finding projects that really serve me."
Congratulations to Lea Michele! 🎉
As first reported by People, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt are expecting a baby 10 months after after getting married.
Just a few months ago Katherine's famous father, Arnold Schwarzenegger, told Extra that while he was looking forward to being a grandfather to his daughter's kids, he wasn't trying to rush her.
"I don't push it because I know it's going to happen eventually. It's up to Chris and her when they want to do that," he explained.
It seems now is the time for the popular couple. The baby will join Pratt's 7-year-old son, Jack, who he shares with his ex, Anna Farris.
Hilaria + Alec Baldwin are expecting a rainbow baby! 🎉
Hilaria Baldwin just announced she and her husband Alec are expecting their fifth child. The news comes five months after she publicly suffered a miscarriage.
Baldwin broke her rainbow baby news via an Instagram video.
She captioned it: "Sound up…I'll let the baby do the talking because I don't have the words to express how this sound makes us feel. Just got the great news that all is well and all is healthy with this little munchkin. I wanted to share this with you. Here we go again."
Leighton Meester + Adam Brody are having baby no. 2! 🎉
Multiple outlets are reporting that actors Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are expecting their second child together. The couple have not made any official announcements yet, but People reports Meester is pregnant and that the couple's 4-year-old daughter, Arlo, will soon be a big sister.
Congratulations to Meester + Brody!
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are having a baby! 🎉
Katy Perry shocked fans this week when the music video for her new single, "Never Worn White" showed her rocking a bump. "Let's just say it's gonna be a jam packed summer..." Perry captioned the clip she posted to Instagram.
"OMG, so glad I don't have to suck it in anymore," Perry tweeted after the video dropped, "or carry around a big purse."
In a live stream on social media, Perry told fans she and Bloom are excited for what's to come this summer. "I am excited. We're excited and happy and it's probably the longest secret I've ever had to keep," Perry explained. "Not only will I be giving birth, literally, but also figuratively to something you guys have been waiting for. So let's just call it a double whammy. It's a two-for," she said.
Congratulations to Katy and Orlando! 🎉
Reports: Sophie Turner + Joe Jonas are having a baby! 🎉
E! News reports multiple sources have confirmed to the network that Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are expecting their first child.
The Game of Thrones star married the Jonas brother in May 2019.
The news of the pregnancy was first reported by Just Jared. The couple have not yet commented on the news.
America Ferrera will be a mom of 2 in 2020
America Ferrera and her husband Ryan Piers Williams already have one little boy, 1-year-old Sebastian, and soon he will be a big brother!
"Welcoming Baby #2 in 2020! 🥰" she captioned a family photo released early in the year.
Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be a dad in 2020!
Moden Family may be ending but Jesse Tyler Ferguson's family is just beginning. In January the sitcom star announced he's expecting a baby with his husband, Justin Mikita.
"This is something I haven't even mentioned to anyone, if we could just keep it between the three of us and you all, but I'm actually expecting a baby in July with my husband," he said on The Late Late Show.
Report: Michelle Williams is engaged + pregnant 🎉
Mom of one Michelle Williams will soon be a mom of two!
News of the actress' pregnancy and engagement to Tony Award-winning director Thomas Kail was first reported by People and confirmed by E! News. The actress split from her former husband musician Phil Elverum nearly a year ago.
Williams and Kail previously worked together when Kail directed Fosse/Verdon, in which Williams starred. She won an Emmy for that performance and her powerful Emmy acceptance speech inspired working moms everywhere by acknowledging "what is possible when a woman is trusted to discern her own needs, feels safe enough to voice them, and respected enough that they'll be heard."
Williams' incredible speech ended with a shout out to her 14-year-old daughter, Matilda, who she shared with the late Heath Ledger: "Matilda, this is for you, like everything else."
Matilda was just 2 years old when she and Williams lost Ledger in 2008.
In the years since his death, Williams has protected their daughter's privacy with the same intensity she brings to her work. In addition to her Emmy win, she has won a Golden Globe and been nominated for four Academy Awards since becoming a mother.
Williams has demonstrated that motherhood is no impediment to professional success and we can't wait to see what she does as a mother of two!
Bekah Martinez is pregnant again! 🎉
Bekah Martinez first pregnancy announcement shocked the world in September 2018 and now she's just announced she's expecting again!
The Bachelor alum and her partner Grayston Leonard are having another baby, as seen in a sonogram Bekah posted to Instagram.
"Thankful," she captioned the pic.
The baby will join older sister Ruth who was born in February.
Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee are having a baby!
The last two years have seen a lot of changes for Jenna Dewan. In April 2018 she and former husband Channing Tatum announced they had "lovingly chosen to separate as a couple". Later that year she was publicly linked to boyfriend Steve Kazee.
Now, another change is on the horizon for Dewan as she and Kazee are expecting their first child together. The baby will join 6-year-old Everly, who Dewan co-parents with Tatum.
That's pretty much all the couple is saying at this point, and we can't blame them. They've confirmed the pregnancy to media outlets, but haven't shared much or made any announcements on Instagram but we can't wait to see what Dewan decides to share as she embarks on this journey.
Every pregnancy is different, so even though she's not a first-time mom, Dewan may be in for some surprises. The one thing we know for sure is that her life is about to change again, in a big way.
Congratulations to Jenna and Steve! 🎉
Eva Amurri Martino will soon be a mom of 3!
Blogger Eva Amurri Martino, aka Happily Eva After, just announced she and her sportscaster husband Kyle Martino and expecting a their third baby.
"I'm so thrilled to announce our most exciting collab yet. Head to HappilyEvaAfter.com for the full video and reveal," she wrote in an Instagram caption teasing the announcement.
On her blog she wrote: "Our family is ecstatic to share this 'collab' that has been brewing now for several months!"
Baby no. 3 will join the couple's two older children, 2-year-old Major James and 5-year-old Marlowe.
[A version of this post was originally published October 21, 2018. It has been updated. ]
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