Pregnant Celebrities on Magazine Covers
April 22, 2019
From Demi Moore to Kourtney Kardashian, let’s take a look back at the star mama cover girls who showed off their beautiful baby bumps!
Kerri Walsh Jennings: ESPN The Magazine, July 2013
In the mag’s fifth annual Body Issue, the three-time Olympic champion stripped down twice — once to show off her bare belly during pregnancy and then again, 9 weeks after giving birth, to reveal her postbaby bod and her darling little girl, Scout Margery. Now, the mama-of-three is working on shedding her last 12 pounds and prepping for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. All we can say is: Go, Kerri, go!
Jessica Simpson: ELLE, March 2012
Jessica Simpson bared all — including her pregnant bod and the sex of her baby! Jessica revealed to _Elle _her baby’s gender (a girl) and said, “I swear, I will croak if she asks me for a pair of Nikes instead of Christian Louboutins!” She even predicted that since her fiancé is so athletic, she’ll have an athletic daughter who won’t want to go shopping with mom. (Sort of a strange thing to say, but sounds like Jess, doesn’t it?!)
Demi Moore: Vanity Fair, August 1991
Shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair, actress Demi Moore posed nude while seven months pregnant with daughter Scout LaRue in her belly (dad is former husband Bruce Willis). The photo proved to be a major controversy with many complaints that the mom was being sexually objectified.
Halle Berry: InStyle, February 2008
Actress Halle Berry didn’t bare her belly as a cover girl for InStyle. She was due in March 2008, about a month after the issue hit newsstands, and the father is model and then-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.
Britney Spears: Harper's Bazaar, August 2006
Pregnant with second son Jayden James, singer Britney Spears showed off her baby bump on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar. It was also the first time many of us saw her new brunette hairdo — we were so used to seeing the pop star as a blonde.
Tori Spelling: Parenting, October 2011
Star mom Tori Spelling graced the cover of Parenting’s October 2011 issue with kids Liam and Stella, and another little peanut still in her belly. The same month, baby girl Hattie Margaret McDermott was born.
Christina Aguilera: Marie Claire, January 2008
Although pop singer Christina Aguilera kept her pregnancy very private for months, she ended up baring almost everything for the January 2008 issue of Marie Claire, including her baby bump with then-husband Jordan Bratman.
Paula Patton: Ebony, May 2010
Actress Paula Patton gave birth to son Julian (dad is her husband, R&B singer Robin Thicke) on April 6, 2010, but her baby bump later appeared on two covers of _Ebony _magazine’s May release.
Jessica Alba: Latina, August 2011
Promoting Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D, Mexican-American actress Jessica Alba graced the August 2011 cover of Latina. It was the magazine’s first-ever family issue, and Alba talked about motherhood while showing off her baby bump in fab style.
Cindy Crawford: W, June 1999
It was June 1999 when supermodel Cindy Crawford went nude with her baby bump for the cover of _W _magazine, which dubbed her the “naked angel.” Just a month later, she gave birth to son Presley.
Rachel Zoe: The Hollywood Reporter, March 2011
Celebrity stylist and TV personality Rachel Zoe was nine months pregnant when she posed for this March 2011 cover of The Hollywood Reporter. The shoot was also featured on her reality show, The Rachel Zoe Project — the star glammed it up before she went to deliver baby Skyler.
Mariah Carey: Life & Style Weekly, April 2011
Pregnant with twins, singer Mariah Carey posed nude for this April 2011 cover of Life & Style Weekly. She told the magazine, “My ultimate goal was to share this incredibly personal moment with my true fans.”
Heidi Klum: Vitals Woman, Fall 2005
In this Vitals Woman cover, hot mama Heidi Klum was pregnant with son Henry. She gave birth to him in September 2005, and just two months later she hit the Victoria’s Secret runway show.
Gwyneth Paltrow: W, June 2004
An unlikely photo of actress Gwyneth Paltrow graced the cover of W magazine for its June 2004 issue. In the article, the Oscar winner talked about how she went from movie star to earth mom. She gave birth to her first child with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin on May 14, 2004. Their daughter’s name: Apple Blythe Alison Martin.
Brooke Shields: Vogue, April 2003
This photo of actress Brooke Shields pregnant in Vogue _was the first image of a visibly pregnant woman on the magazine’s cover. It was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, who also shot a pregnant Demi Moore for _Vanity Fair.
Nia Long: Ebony, November 2011
In Ebony’s November 2011 issue, actress Nia Long told the magazine her baby was a blessing from God. The 41-year-old turned to her faith to help her conceive. She gave birth to a baby boy named Kez Sunday Udoka on November 6, 2011. The father is basketball player Ime Udoka.
Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian: Us Weekly, September 2009
Fans of E! reality shows rejoiced when they saw this _Us Weekly _cover with Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian showing off their baby bumps. Now that Kourtney’s pregnant with her second child, will we see another cover with her new baby bump solo?
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Pregnancy, November 2007
Conservative mama Elisabeth Hasselbeck donned winter wear on the November 2007 cover of Pregnancy. At the time, the TV personality and host of _The View _was pregnant with her second child, Taylor Thomas, whom she gave birth to on November 9, 2007.
Claudia Schiffer: German Vogue, June 2010
In June 2010, supermodel Claudia Schiffer showed off her pregnant belly on the cover of German Vogue. She was already nine months along during the shoot.
Rebecca Romijn: Page Six Magazine, November 2008
Model turned actress Rebecca Romijn admitted she tried a fertility drug to get pregnant in the Page Six Magazine cover story. She told the publication she used Clomid for a couple of months “unsuccessfully” and that husband Jerry O’Connell would make a fantastic dad. Her twin girls were born December 28, 2008.
Celine Dion: Hello! Canada, November 2010
In November 2010, singer Celine Dion revealed what it was like to get ready for the birth of her twin boys in a _Hello! Canada _cover story. The 42-year-old singer and her 68-year-old husband, Rene Angelil, already had a 9-year-old son.
Tori Spelling: People, March 2008
In March 2008, actress Tori Spelling, pregnant with daughter Stella, posed for a cover of People _magazine while holding son Liam. In the issue, she also talked about her tell-all book, _sTORI Telling, which revealed some of her juiciest secrets.
Kendra Wilkinson: In Touch Weekly, November 2009
For this November 2009 cover of In Touch Weekly, former Playboy playmate Kendra Wilkinson rocked a bikini with her baby bump. She was expecting her first child with footballer husband Hank Baskett.
Patrick Dempsey: LIFE, January 2007
This magazine cover earns an honorable mention. Insert “awww” here. Actor Patrick Dempsey posed with wife Jillian’s baby bump for _LIFE _magazine’s January 12, 2007, cover. The headline: “The Sexiest Dad Alive.” How fitting!