Buns in the Oven: 21 Stars Who Are Expecting Babies in the New Year
2017 will be off to a great start for the crop of celebrity couples who are adding to their families. Some stars, like Natalie Portman and Ciara, are gearing up to welcome their second child, while a whole handful of others — including Peta Murgatroyd, Amanda Seyfried, and Lily Rabe — are sporting baby bumps for the very first time. Keep reading for all the stars who are expecting babies in the new year, then see all the celebs who became parents for the first time recently.
Following reports that Marion was having an affair with Allied costar Brad Pitt, Marion shut down those rumors by announcing her pregnancy with longtime partner Guillaume Canet on Instagram. The couple has been together since 2007, and are already parents to son Marcel Canet.
The Sports Illustrated model is expecting her first child with boyfriend Bradley Cooper.
The Mean Girls actress announced her pregnancy in November. It will be the first child for Amanda and her fiancé, Thomas Sadowski.
In November, Gal announced that she is pregnant with an adorable Instagram shot of her and husband Yaron Versano, writing, "So excited to share this wonder with you...#mommyforthesecondtime ✨😉😊💝✨." The couple, who wed back in 2008, are already parents to daughter Alma.
After much speculation, the 50-year-old singer confirmed that she is expecting her first child with husband Wissam Al Mana in an exclusive interview with People in October. Along with a photo of Janet cradling her tiny bump, she told the magazine, "We thank God for our blessing."
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with husband David Cross. Amber shared the news in an op-ed written for Glamour magazine in October, writing, "Motherhood has been heavily on my mind because I am going to be a mother soon. I'm pregnant, with a daughter on the way."
Chad Michael Murray and his wife announced they are expecting their second child together in November. While no other details have been revealed so far, the couple are already parents to a baby boy, whose name has still not been publicly disclosed.
In early November, Jared Padalecki announced that he and his wife have another baby on the way during a morning visit to Live With Kelly, saying, "When I started the show [Supernatural], I was 22 years old, I was a single guy, kind of doing my thing. Now, I'm 12 years older, father of two, about to be father of three in March." Jared and Genevieve are already parents to sons Thomas and Austin.
In October, the actress confirmed to People that she's expecting her fifth child with husband Dean McDermott, saying, "It was a total surprise . . . I took the test, and Dean said, 'Oh my God, we're going to be the Brady Bunch!' He was saying, 'We just got Finn out of diapers! I thought we were in the clear!' For the first time, they're all in school. So it's like, 'Wow, what did we just do to ourselves?' We're basically starting over. But we always wanted a big family. I'm really excited," she revealed.
The actress and her husband, Scott Campbell, are expecting their second child. They are already parents to 2-year-old daughter Nova.
Bristol and her husband, Dakota Meyer, are expecting their second child together. They share 1-year-old daughter Sailor as well as Bristol's 7-year-old son, Tripp, who she shares with ex-fiancé Levi Johnston.
The Dancing With the Stars fixture and her fiancé, fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, are expecting their first child.
The former Grey's Anatomy star is expecting her third child with husband Josh Kelley. While this is Katherine's first pregnancy, the couple are already parents to two adopted daughters, Naleigh, 7, and Adalaide, 4,
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The Cosby Show star, known for her role as Rudy Huxtable, is currently expecting her first child with husband Ed Hartwell. She took to Instagram to reveal the news with a sweet photo of a pink cupcake writing, "Surprise!!! We have a new addition coming soon..."
Kayte is expecting her third child with Kelsey Grammer, E! News reports. The couple, who tied the knot back in 2011, are already parents to their 4-year-old daughter Faith and 2-year-old son Kelsey.
News broke in October that the former WWE diva and husband Daniel Bryan are expecting their first child together. WWE shared the exciting news on Twitter, writing, "GREAT NEWS! Congratulations to @Total_Bellas stars Brie @BellaTwins and @WWEDanielBryan on expecting their first child in Spring 2017!"
The former Spice Girls singer announced that she's expecting her first child with husband Christian Horner on Instagram, writing, "God bless Mother Nature #mamaspice." The couple are already parents to daughters Bluebell Madonna Halliwell and Olivia Horner, whom they have from previous relationships.
Following pregnancy rumors, Ciara confirmed her pregnancy with a sweet Instagram photo of her and husband Russell Wilson in October, writing, "On this special birthday I received an abundance of love from friends and family. I'm excited to finally share one of the greatest gifts of all that God could give . . . 👶🏽🍼💃🏽☺️❤️" This will be the first child for Ciara and Russell, though the singer is already a mom to son Future, whom she shares with rapper Future.
The American Horror Story actress is expecting her first child with boyfriend Hamish Linklater.