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28 Pop Culture “A-Listers” That Expanded Their Families in 2020

From entertainment to sports to politics, we’ve rounded up the most talked-about names to go from Hollywood to parenthood this year.
ByEmma Gallo
Digital Content Coordinator
Updated
December 21, 2020
justin timberlake and jessica biel and nicki minaj, kenneth petty
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While everyone was anticipating an oversized cohort of newborns to arrive after quarantine, the math definitely implies our favorite celebrities were getting busy way before that!

Below, we’ve rounded up some of the biggest names throughout pop culture that took to Instagram to announce the news of their growing families in 2020. (Honorable mention to the following new parents that don’t have an Instagram presence: Kristen Wiig, Boris Johnson, Donald Glover, and Michelle Williams.)

With the surplus of talent, beauty and brains in this group of moms and dads, we can’t wait to see who these little ones grow up to be!

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden

The actress and rockstar made the first celebrity birth announcement of the new year with the arrival of their first daughter, Raddix Madden, after five years of marriage. Although announced publicly on January 3rd, the notoriously tight-lipped couple has not shared Raddix’s actual date of birth.

Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin

The body-positive supermodel and her husband, Justin Ervin, welcomed their first son, Isaac, on January 18th and later made the news of his arrival public with a sweet Instagram announcement.

DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck

The superstar music producer gave fans his signature “major key alert” when he announced his second son, Aalam, had been born on January 20th with his wife and partner of eleven years, Nicole.

Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias

The tennis star and pop star welcomed their third child into the world on January 30th. The power couple of eighteen years both took to Instagram to share candid moments from the delivery, and Enrique later went on to reveal their newest addition was a daughter named Masha, or Mary, in Russian.

Thomas Rhett and Lauren Atkins

The country superstar and his childhood best friend announced their family’s newest addition, Lennon Love, born to the fan-favorite couple on February 10th. Lennon is their third daughter. The couple also welcomed a biological and an adopted daughter in 2017.

Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee

The triple-threat bombshell and her Tony Award-winning fiancé welcomed their first son, Callum, into their family on March 6th. Callum is Steve’s first child and second for Jenna, who shares a daughter with ex-husband, Channing Tatum.

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd

The pop star and her rocker husband welcomed the couple’s first child, Hayes, on March 23rd. While Maren waited months before giving her Instagram followers a glimpse of Hayes, the first-time dad couldn’t contain his excitement, sharing his Instagram announcement the day of their son’s arrival!

Anderson Cooper

The journalist and primetime news anchor surprised viewers when he announced during his April 30th broadcast that he had recently become a single father to son, Wyatt, via surrogacy. Anderson got candid with his viewers as he explained how the recent loss of his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, caused him to long for a family of his own and how welcoming Wyatt restored his sense of family.

America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams

The actress and film director who have been coupled for 15 years welcomed their second child, Lucia Marisol Williams, on May 4th. The couple announced their daughter’s arrival via Ryan’s Instagram on Mother’s Day, using the post as an opportunity to raise money for organizations assisting mothers and children seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Elon Musk and Grimes

The billionaire engineer and eccentric musician sent the internet into a frenzy when announcing the birth of their first child, X Æ A-12, born on May 4th. Pronounced “X Ash Archangel” (obviously), the couple was later forced to change their son’s name to X AE A-XII to adhere to a California law permitting only the 26 characters of the alphabet and basic punctuation to be used on state birth certificates.

Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco

The U.S. Womens’ National Team soccer sensation and her pro-athlete husband welcomed the couple’s first daughter, Charlie Elena Carrasco, on May 7th. Charlie is the first daughter to both parents who have been together for 13 years.

Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett

The World Champion Olympic athlete and his model girlfriend welcomed the couple’s first child into the world on May 17th. Fittingly named Olympia Lightning Bolt, the new dad shared a first-look at their daughter within a sweet happy birthday post dedicated to the new mama in July.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita

The actor that portrayed one of America’s favorite uncles for over a decade started a “Modern Family” of his own this year with his husband of seven years and human rights lawyer, Justin Mikita. The July 7th arrival of their son, Beckett, is the first child for both men who regularly take to Instagram to share the excitement of first-time parenting with their fans.

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas

Perhaps the most highly anticipated celebrity arrival of 2020 was Willa, the first daughter born to this megastar couple. While neither mom nor dad has posted an official birth announcement for their Instagram following, Sophie has been treating fans to previously unshared pregnancy photos since Willa’s July 22nd arrival.

Russell Wilson and Ciara

The power couple appeared over-the-moon when they took to Instagram to share the news of their son, Win, shortly after his July 23rd arrival. This is the second child born to the singer and superstar quarterback who welcomed their daughter, Sienna, in 2017 and third for Ciara who shares a son with rapper and ex-fiancé, Future.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

This iconic Hollywood couple shocked fans when rumors of a second baby leaked to the press this summer. While neither Jessica nor Justin have publicly confirmed the news, singer and musical collaborator, Brian McKnight, first spilled the beans in an August interview which was later corroborated by *NSYNC bandmate, Lance Bass. The couple are already parents to five-year old son, Silas.

Lea Michele and Zandy Reich

The couple became first-time parents on August 20th with the birth of their son, Ever Leo Reich. The actress and Broadway star married her husband in March 2019 after announcing their engagement in the spring of 2018.

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom

The August 26th arrival of the megastar couple’s first daughter, Daisy Dove Bloom, had been widely anticipated by fans since the first-time mom debuted a surprise baby bump in a music video earlier this year. Daisy is the first child for the pop icon while the actor shares a nine-year-old son with his supermodel ex-wife, Miranda Kerr.

Rory McIlroy and Erica McIlroy

The world renowned professional golfer and his wife welcomed their daughter, Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, into their family on August 31st. Poppy is the first-child for both parents who were married in April 2017.

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn

The Grammy-award winning musician shocked fans when he took to Instagram to announce the birth of the couple’s first daughter, Lyra, in early September. Notoriously private, Ed asked fans to respect the new family’s privacy and has yet to publicly share Lyra’s birth date or any photos. The global music sensation and his childhood friend secretly married in 2019, only announcing the news of their nuptials within the lyrics of his most recent album.

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin

Following a series of devastating miscarriages, the iconic actor and his wife welcomed son, Eduardo Pau Lucuas Baldwin, into the world on September 8th. The couple of eight years are no strangers to parenthood with Eduardo joining their family as the couple’s fifth child and Alec’s sixth, who has an adult daughter with actress and ex-wife, Kim Bassinger.

Mindy Kaling

The fan-favorite actress surprised everyone during an appearance on The Late Show when she casually announced that she had given birth to her second child, a son named Spencer, in September. Regularly active on social media, the news came as a shock to her 5 million Instagram followers who were unaware she had been hiding a baby bump!

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik

The on-again/off-again celebrity couple of five years were very much on-again when they welcomed their first daughter into the world in late September. Announced in tandem by sharing black and white photos to their Instagram accounts, fans know little more about the popstar and supermodel’s new arrival.

Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski

The actor and actress welcomed their second child, a son, into their family in late September in addition to the couple’s three-year old daughter, Nina. Neither mom nor dad have shared much else about their new son, with the actress saying only “Thomas and I made a little man” alongside a glimpse of their newborn son with the aim of raising donations to support children who have been victims of war.

Usher and Jenn Goicoechea

The R&B superstar and record executive welcomed the couple’s first daughter, Sovereign Bo Raymond, on September 24th. Sovereign is the first child for both the couple and first-time mom and officially makes the musician a “girl dad,” who has two sons with his ex-wife, Tameka Foster.

Kevin Hart and Eniko Hart

The comedian and his wife welcomed daughter, Kaori Mai Hart, into their family on September 29th. Kaori is the couple’s second child including two-year-old son, Kenzo, and fourth for Kevin who has two teenage children from his previous marriage.

Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty

The female rapper and her childhood sweetheart gave fans a tiny glimpse of the couple’s first son in a celebratory post commemorating their first wedding anniversary on October 21st. The star regularly takes to Instagram to surprise fans, announcing both her marriage and pregnancy this year via social media.

Bryce Harper and Kayla Harper

The Major League Baseball star and his wife welcomed their second baby, Brooklyn, into their family on November 12th. Brooklyn is the couple’s first daughter and little sister to their 15-month-old son, Kurt.

Updated December 2020

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