With the summer season coming to a close, we're rounding up the hottest celebrity summer body moments of 2018. From post-baby bod reveals to dare-to-bare bikinis, check out the stars who got attention for showing off their physiques this season! First up is Kim Kardashian West! The star served up some amazing looks this summer, but this neon moment in Miami topped them all! The reality TV star showed off her svelte figure in a highlighter-yellow crop top and skirt with a thigh-high slit in August. Earlier in the summer, Kim shared her current weight, telling fans on her Instagram Story that she was "down to 119 pounds." A few weeks later, she revealed she'd dropped even more and weighed just 116 pounds. "It just feels good," she told E! News. Keep reading for more hot summer body moments…
We were already impressed when Duchess Kate posed for photos just hours after giving birth to her third child back in April, but she wowed us all over again with her Wimbledon tennis finals appearance in July. The royal sported this stunning bright yellow Dolce & Gabbana dress that beautifully highlighted her slim post-baby physique less than three months after Prince Louis arrived!
A few weeks after celebrating her 49th birthday in a bikini, Jennifer Lopez performed at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards where she was honored with the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. For the occasion, the superstar hit the stage in a gold bondage-style bodysuit by Versace that made headlines for showing off her amazing almost-50-year-old bod to perfection.
If you've got it, flaunt it! Emily Ratajkowski bared her midriff in this crop top and denim skirt combo while heading out for lunch in New York City in June.
We were blessed with plenty of Rihanna red carpet appearances during the summer including this major gold moment at the "Ocean's 8" premiere in London. The star opened up to British Vogue about her current weight — calling herself "thicc" now — as well as her worries about losing her fuller shape. "I'm about to get back into the gym and stuff, and I hope I don't lose my butt or my hips or all of my thighs. I'll lose some, but not all," she told the magazine. "But, you know, it comes with a price. You want to have a butt, then you have a gut."
Baby bump! Lily Aldridge proudly showed off her burgeoning baby bump in a bikini on Instagram in August. The Victoria's Secret model already has one child, daughter Dixie, with rocker husband Caleb Followill. Now the happy family are adding one more to their brood!
Just four months after welcoming daughter True Thompson, Khloe Kardashian was back in tip-top shape as seen here as she left a Los Angeles gym in August. The reality star has been documenting her workouts on Instagram while getting back in shape post-baby and revealed in July that she had already lost 33 pounds.
Another new mama from the Kardashian-Jenner clan? Kylie Jenner! A few months before her 21st birthday, the beauty mogul stepped out in Los Angeles in June in this body-hugging getup — just four months after welcoming daughter Stormi! A month later, she made headlines for revealing she was taking out her famous lip fillers in favor of a more natural look.
In July, Lena Dunham opened up about feeling "happy, joyous & free" after gaining 24 pounds. The star took to Instagram to share this paparazzi shot alongside a photo of herself at a lower weight. In her post, the "Girls" creator and star explained how much happier she feels being true to herself and not existing on "small amounts of sugar, tons of caffeine and a purse pharmacy," proving that it's not all about the number on the scale.
Newly single Jenna Dewan showed off her impressive abs this summer! In July, the actress was spotted spending time on the beach in Los Angeles while rocking a bikini and a hat.
It wasn't only the ladies who were looking lovely this summer! Music star Ricky Martin showed off his impressive 46-year-old body while yachting in Italy in August.
Eva Longoria welcomed her first child, son Santiago, in June and was ready to get back to work less than two months later. Eva showed off her incredible post-baby body on the red carpet at the premiere of her film "Dog Days" in August, rocking this white suit-jacket dress for the occasion.
Nope, Justin Bieber wasn't headed to the beach in this snap! He chose to bless us all with a good look at his abs while he walked around shirtless in New York City in August.
This summer, Chrissy Teigen gave us yet another reason to love her! She took in a Dodgers game in Los Angeles with hubby John Legend in June just a month after giving birth to their son, Miles. The mom of two has been super-candid on social media about her postpartum journey, even putting her stretch marks on display this summer and tweeting "mom bod alert!" in July. She later tweeted, "I don't really call this 'body confidence' because I'm not quite there yet. I'm still super insecure. I'm just happy that I can make anyone else out there feel better about themselves!"
While many of her sisters bared their post-baby bodies this summer, Kendall Jenner showed off her model-long legs in June. The star kept covered up on top but showed off her stems in bike shorts while out in New York City.
Cardi B's first red carpet appearance since welcoming baby Kulture in July came just over a month later at the MTV Video Music Awards! The rapper sported this gorgeous pink gown by Nicolas Jebran for the big event during which all eyes were on her incredible postpartum figure.
Oh hey, Hugh! Hugh Jackman showed off his amazing beach bod while working with his trainer on Bondi Beach, Australia, in July. It's hard to believe he'll turn 50 this October!
Angela Bassett is sizzling at 60! Not only did the star rock a mean body-hugging jumpsuit at a FOX event in August, but she also posted an unbelievable bikini selfie in honor of her 60th birthday a few weeks later!
Hilary Duff showed off her baby bump in August! The "Younger" star was spotted rocking a bikini and baring her belly while lounging on the beach in Malibu. This will be Hilary's second child and and first with boyfriend Matthew Koma. She's already a mom to son Luca with ex-husband Mike Comrie.
Alessandra Ambrosio was often spotted hitting her local yoga studio this summer, which paid off! The model hit the beach in Los Angeles in August and showed off her bikini bod in this tiny black swimsuit.
Taylor Swift has been on a grueling world tour in 2018, but she took a little break in New York City this summer. The superstar was spotted out in July rocking this denim crop top and short shorts combination, which showed off her long legs and midriff, which she's toned to perfection by singing and dancing on stage for hours almost every night.
Check out those abs! When dancer-singer Teyana Taylor arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards in August, it was hard not to stare at her insane body. The star — who has a 2-year-old with her NBA player husband, Iman Shumpert — sported a tiny tank top that put her toned tummy on display at the award show, making us wonder how many crunches it would take to get that six pack!
Ashley Graham spent some time in Greece this summer! The model was spotted on a beach there in July showing off her curves in this little white bikini.
Matthew McConaughey represented for the men in June! The movie star showed off his buff bod while spending a day on a boat in Capri, Italy, with his adorable family.
Model mama! Four months after welcoming daughter Geo Grace with husband Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo was back at work strutting her stuff on the catwalk at the Alexander Wang show in June! Daughter Geo joined big sister Dusty Rose, who was born in September 2016.
Another model who bounced back quickly? Coco Rocha! The Canadian beauty welcomed her second child, son Iver, in April but was posing again by June! The star attended the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in June in this Fendi dress, showing off her amazing post-baby bod less that two months postpartum.
"Vanderpump Rules" star Brittany Cartwright documented her slimdown this summer on social media, sharing this bikini selfie in July. The reality TV personality, who's engaged to co-star Jax Taylor, has already lost 25 pounds ahead of her wedding.
Midriff moment! Gigi Hadid stepped out in New York City in July showing off her stomach in a ruffly golden crop top. She added some light denim to the mix for her night on the town.
In July, Ali Fedotowsky appeared on her first red carpet since giving birth to son Riley in May. The new mom (who also shares daughter Molly with husband Kevin Manno) got candid that month about her postpartum body in a lengthy post on her blog. The former "The Bachelorette" star shared photos of her post-baby body and noted that "the skin around my stomach is extremely loose. I can grab a fistful of it with my hand and stretch it out." She added that she's 15 pounds heavier than she used to be but said she's in no rush to change that. "I bounced back pretty quickly after I gave birth to Molly. But things are different this time and I'm OK with that. I'm learning to love my body and embrace how it's changed," the reality star wrote.
We know he's an athlete who needs to be in top physical shape, but did you know Blake Griffin had these abs? The NBA player showed off his muscles in Miami in July.
Tia Mowry-Hardrict is a superhero! The star looked stupendous in this striped blazer and black ensemble in June — just four weeks after welcoming a baby girl in May! Daughter Cairo joined Tia's son Cree, who was born in 2011.
Fresh from a workout, Victoria's Secret catwalker Jourdan Dunn showed off her model figure while out in London in July.