Get ready for some cuteness overload! Dozens of celebrities expanded their families in 2017, and Wonderwall.com is taking a look at the new moms and dads, starting with… Beyonce and JAY-Z! Mrs. Carter, already mom to daughter Blue Ivy, 5, delivered twins Rumi and Sir in Los Angeles on June 13. A month later, Beyonce publicly confirmed their names with a jaw-dropping Instagram photo of herself holding her daughter and son in front of a floral arch atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Now keep reading for more celebrity babies of 2017…
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Amal Clooney and George Clooney announced their exciting news on June 6: Amal had given birth to twins — son Alexander and daughter Ella — that morning! George's rep told People magazine: "This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine. George is sedated and should recover in a few days."
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Jessica Alba and Cash Warren ended the year in a big way. "Hayes Alba Warren 12/31/17 Best gift to ring in the New Year!! Cash and I feel so blessed. Haven and Honor are already obsessed with their new baby bro. 👶🏽💙 #familyof5," she captioned an Instagram photo of her darling newborn son.
Comedian Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish welcomed their first child together, son Kenzo Kash, on Nov. 21. "God is truly amazing….Kenzo Kash Hart was born at 1:45am," Kevin tweeted. "He is Healthy & already smiling. Thank you all for your prayers!!!! We love & appreciate ya #Harts." Kevin also has two older kids, Heaven and Hendrix, from his first marriage. On Nov. 26, he and Eniko took to Instagram to share the first photos of baby Kenzo.
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley Stommel are parents! Hayley gave birth to their first child — a daughter they named Olivia Rose — in Nashville on Dec. 23. "We're so overwhelmed with joy and already more in love than we could have ever imagined with this little angel that God has given us," Tyler told People magazine. "Olivia is the best Christmas gift we could have ever asked for."
Late-night host James Corden and wife Julia Carey welcomed their third child, a daughter, on Dec. 12. But it took a minute for the couple — who are also parents to son Max, 6, and daughter Carey, 3 — to decide on her name. "After the baby was born, I was crying my eyes out, the wife was crying, the baby was crying, and the doctor asked about a name and I don't know why I said this, but I looked at the doctor and said, 'We're going to call her Beyonce,'" James said while hosting his show a few days later. "My wife did not think that was funny." Stay tuned to find out what they did name her…
Country star Jason Aldean and wife Brittany Kerr, a makeup artist and blogger, welcomed their first child together on Dec. 1. "So blessed today to see my little man come into the world. In a year that has been a rollercoaster ride, this is what it's all about. I can't wait to see what life has in store for this kid. Memphis Aldean… 9lb 5 oz.," Jason captioned an Instagram birth announcement, adding #mamawasarockstar. The next day, he shared a photo of his wife and newborn son with his daughters from his first marriage, Keeley and Kendyl.
Mindy Kaling gave birth to her first child — a daughter she named Katherine Swati Kaling — on Dec. 15. The "The Mindy Project" creator has stayed mum on details, including the identity of her baby's father — whom she did not name on the birth certificate — after confirming her pregnancy news in August.
Talk about a surprise! No one even knew Anna Kournikova was pregnant, let alone with twins! On Dec. 18, TMZ broke the news that singer Enrique Iglesias and Anna, who've been a couple — albeit a super-private one — since 2001, secretly welcomed twins in Miami over the Dec. 16 weekend. They reportedly had a boy and a girl they named Nicholas and Lucy.
On Dec. 23, "Jackass" alum Bam Margera revealed that wife Nicole Boyd had given birth to their first child, son Phoenix Wolf.
MTV's "Fantasy Factory" star Rob Dyrdek and wife Bryiana welcomed their second child — a baby girl who joins big brother Kodah, 15 months — at the end of 2017. "She is an angel from heaven. She is absolute perfection. She is our princess. She is Nala Ryan Dyrdek . So thankful for the strength of my amazing wife and grateful for our growing family," he wrote on Instagram along with a photo of his beautiful family on Dec. 29.
Dave Haywood's wife, Kelli Cashiola, gave birth to their second child on Dec. 22 in Nashville. "We'd like to welcome our beautiful Christmas gift Lillie Renee Haywood. Born today at 11:14am, at 7 lbs 6 oz, 19 in. She is named after both of her grandmothers. Kelli and Lillie are happy and healthy, and Cash is already a great big brother. God is good!" the Lady Antebellum musician wrote on Instagram.
Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder welcomed daughter Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder on July 25. She's the couple's first child. They had a unique plan for how they would approach the early days of parenthood. "We'll take the baby's first month for ourselves," Nikki told Fit Pregnancy. "After the baby arrives, we're doing one month of silence. Just the three of us, no visitors, and we're turning off our phones too, so there's no expectation for us to communicate."
"This Is Us" actress Alexandra Breckenridge and husband Casey Hooper welcomed their second child, daughter Billie Breckenridge Hooper, on Dec. 6, "Entertainment Tonight" reported. Billie joins big brother Jack, who's 16 months old.
Nearly two years after suffering a devastating third trimester miscarriage in 2015, "Kingdom" actress Kiele Sanchez and husband Zach Gilford, a "Friday Night Lights" alum, welcomed a baby girl on Nov. 29 via surrogacy. The couple named their daughter Zeppelin Adele. "It's been a long, painful journey for us. Zeppelin is the light of our lives," they told People magazine. "We have always wanted to be parents, and Zeppelin has made our dreams come true."
Former "The Chew" co-host Daphne Oz gave birth to an 8 pound, 11 ounce daughter, Domenica Celine Jovanovic, on Dec. 4. It's her third child with husband John Jovanovic. Domenica joins brother Jovan, 2, and sister Philomena, 3.
"The Big Bang Theory" star Melissa Rauch announced on Dec. 4 that she and husband Winston had welcomed a baby girl they've named Sadie Rauch. "Our hearts are bursting at the seams with love for her," Melissa wrote on Instagram. "I will never take for granted the difficult road it took to get here. To those on that road: I'm sending you so much love today and always." Melissa has previously spoken out about her fertility issues as well as a heartbreaking miscarriage.
On July 5, Lauren Conrad announced on Instagram that she and husband William Tell had welcomed their first child, son Liam James. The star posted a snapshot of a homemade cross-stitch creation depicting her happy family when she shared her news.
"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon, 17, gave birth to her first child, a daughter, she announced on Dec. 8. Pumpkin and her fiance of two years, Joshua Efird, named their newborn Ella Grace.
"New Girl" star Hannah Simone and husband Jesse Giddings welcomed a baby boy in August, her rep confirmed. Little else is known, which is fitting — the couple was secretly married for a year and a half without the public knowing!
Who saw this one coming? On Aug. 8, it was confirmed that Andy Samberg and his musician wife, Joanna Newsom, had welcomed a baby girl. The couple had not publicly announced that they were expecting, so it came as no surprise that they declined to reveal her name or birth date too.
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model Hannah Davis and baseball legend Derek Jeter welcomed their first child, a daughter, this summer. The Player's Tribune announced the news: "Congratulations Derek and @hannahbjeter on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, Aug. 17."
"Teen Mom 2" star Kailyn Lowry gave birth to her third son back on Aug. 5. But it took her a few months to choose a name. On Oct. 1, Kailyn — who also has two older sons from previous relationships — took to Instagram to announce the moniker she and her newborn's father, ex Chris Lopez, had finally settled on. "Lux Russell, 08/05/17 7 lbs 15 oz, 19 3/4. Born at 3 am on the dot," she wrote alongside a photo of her baby boy, adding, "It only took us 7 weeks to decide a name and 8 weeks to make it official."
On June 24, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and fiance Jason Statham welcomed their first child, a son. "Our little man arrived! Jack Oscar Statham 8.8lbs on Saturday June 24th. 👼🏼❤️," Rosie wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of their little guy grabbing her finger.
Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter, a theater director, welcomed their second son, Hal Auden Cumberbatch, in March. He joined big brother Kit, who arrived in 2015.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his wife, Tasha McCauley, become proud parents once again in June. The couple were already parents to a 2-year-old son. The ultra-private couple managed to keep the birth secret for a month, as the news wasn't released until late July.
Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti welcomed a baby boy on July 1. They named him Beaumont Gino. He's their first child. The duo announced in February that they were expecting. That's going to be one funny kid!
Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney welcomed their second child together, William "Billy" Kimmel, in April. Jimmy revealed on his show that Billy underwent successful open-heart surgery shortly after birth. The couple also share a daughter named Jane, who was born in 2014. Jimmy also has two adult children from his first marriage.
Ciara and Russell Wilson became parents in 2017! The couple welcomed daughter Sienna Princess to the world in April. Ciara announced the birth on Instagram, writing, "No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm. We Love You. Love, Mommy & Daddy. " Ciara is also a mom to son Future with rapper Future.
It's a girl for "Grey's Anatomy" actress Camilla Luddington and her boyfriend, Matthew Alan! The couple welcomed a baby girl named Hayden in April.
"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot and her husband, Yaron Versano, welcomed their second child, a daughter named Maya, in March. Maya joins big sister Alma, who was born in 2011.
Jesse Eisenberg is a dad! The low-key actor and his longtime girlfriend, Anna Strout, welcomed a baby boy early in 2017. The news was made public in April. Jesse's sister, Hallie Eisenberg, shared an Instagram photo of herself cuddling her nephew in May.
Chad Michael Murray and wife Sarah Roemer announced the birth of their second child on Instagram in March. The couple welcomed a baby girl whose name has not yet been released. She joins her big brother, born in 2015, whose name also remains private.
"Star Wars" actor Oscar Isaac and longtime girlfriend Elvira Lind, a documentary filmmaker, are first-time parents. Elvira confirmed the birth in a video posted on Twitter in late April. They named their son Eugene after Oscar's mom Eugenia, who died in February, Oscar told The New York Times.
Congratulations are in order for Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean and his wife, Rochelle Karidos. In March, the couple welcomed their second child together, a baby girl named Lyric Dean. They also share daughter Ava Jaymes, who was born in 2012.
It's a boy for Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher! Their son, Ronan, was born in March and joins big sister Viola. "[He's] really relaxed. He's a go-with-the-flow kind of guy," Megan told People of Ronan.
It's baby No. 5 for Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott! The couple, who've been married for 11 years, welcomed son Beau Dean McDermott in March. Beau joined siblings Finn, Hattie, Stella and Liam as well as Dean's son Jack from his first marriage. Tori told People, "We are over the moon in love with baby Beau. He is a true blessing and his brothers and sisters were overjoyed to meet him! We are all truly grateful for our big beautiful and healthy family."
Madonna's brood is getting bigger and bigger. The iconic artist adopted twin girls from an orphanage in Malawi in early February. "I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from Malawi and am overjoyed that they are now part of our family," Madge posted on Instagram. Estere and Stelle are the third and fourth children Madonna's adopted from the African nation. Son David Banda joined the pop star's family in 2006 and daughter Mercy James arrived in 2009. Madonna is also a mother to biological children Lourdes Leon and Rocco Ritchie.
Armie Hammer and wife Elizabeth Chambers Hammer welcomed their second child, son Ford Douglas Armand Hammer, in January. He joins big sister Harper.
In February, "Today" anchor Hoda Kotb revealed on the morning show that she'd adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy, who was born on Valentine's Day. Hoda said that her daughter's name was inspired by Halley's Comet. "It was one of those things. I just picture her sailing through the sky," she told E! News.
It was perhaps the craziest week of "Moonlight" star Mahershala Ali's life. He and wife Amatus Sami-Karim welcomed their first child together in February. "Bari (Bar-ee) Najma Ali 2/22/17 #pisces," he captioned an image of his wife holding and kissing their newborn in the hospital. On the Oscars red carpet a few days later on Feb. 26, he revealed that his daughter was late — she was supposed to be born around Feb. 13 — and that though he was thrilled to be at the Academy Awards, he was also "a special kind of tired." An hour later, he won the Oscar for best supporting actor — and used his speech to praise his wife.
Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego added another little guy to their family this year. Zoe announced on Instagram in February: "Marco and I are elated to share the news of the birth of our son Zen. We couldn't feel more blessed with the new addition to our family. #threeboys…; oh boy!" Zen joins twin brothers Cy and Bowie. Zoe and her husband have yet to reveal if they welcomed Zen via adoption or surrogacy.
Amber Tamblyn and husband David Cross welcomed their first child in February. Amber announced the birth of their daughter on Instagram along with an extravagant phony name: "David and I are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Dauphinoise Petunia Brittany Scheherazade Von Funkinstein Mustard Witch RBG Cross Tamblyn-Bey Jr. #TheFutureisFemale." She later revealed their little girl's name is actually Marlow Alice Cross.
Nick Cannon welcomed his third child to the world in February. The baby's mom is his ex-girlfriend, Brittany Bell, a former Miss Arizona USA. Nick shared an intimate black-and-white photo of himself cradling his son, Golden "Sagon" Cannon, on Instagram with the caption: "Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy cometh in the morning! No matter how hard the world may hit you, God always reminds us of our purpose #TrueHappiness Welcome to Earth Son! Golden 'Sagon' Cannon 2/21/17 #Awakened." Nick also has twins Monroe and Moroccan with ex-wife Mariah Carey.
A little Spice spawn was born in January to mama Geri Halliwell and husband Christian Horner. On Jan. 21, Geri took to Instagram to share a photo of her newborn, announcing: "Montague George Hector Horner arrived this morning, a beautiful little brother for Bluebell and Olivia #amazing-day #grateful #monty."
Congratulations to "The Voice" coach Pharrell Williams and his wife, Helen Lasichanh! On Jan. 31, Vanity Fair announced that the couple had welcomed triplets earlier in the month. The tots' names and genders are still unknown, but his rep confirmed "the family is happy and healthy." They're also parents to son Rocket, who was born in 2008. In June, Pharrell told "Today" that Helen has been an amazing mom. "My wife is SEAL Team Six," he said. "There's nothing she can't do. I mean, she carried those three bodies, and she's just on it all the time. And we do have some amazing people to help us."
"Quantico" star Jake McLaughlin and wife Stephanie welcomed their fourth child, a baby girl named Freya, in February. Jake's co-star, Priyanka Chopra, broke the news on her Twitter page alongside a photo of Stephanie and the little one. Freya joins siblings Rowen, Reagan and Logan.
Mel Gibson officially has nine kids. The 61-year-old actor and girlfriend Rosalind Ross, 26, confirmed the birth of their son, Lars Gerard Gibson, to Us Weekly on Jan. 23.
"Mozart in the Jungle" star Saffron Burrows welcomed daughter Daisy Alice Winnie Balian-Burrows with wife Alison Balian in January. It's the couple's second child together.
"Shahs of Sunset" star Asa Soltan Rahmati welcomed a son with boyfriend Jermaine Jackson II, nephew of Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson, this year. A rep for the couple told Us Weekly, "Asa has delivered her beautiful boy, born on January 20, 2017. Both he and mom are healthy. His name is Soltan Jackson."
Actress Amy Smart and her husband, carpenter and winemaker Carter Oosterhouse, rang in the New Year by announcing the birth of their first child to the world. Amy revealed that she and her husband had experienced years of fertility issues and had welcomed baby Flora, who actually arrived on Dec. 26, via surrogate. Amy shared on Instagram: "It is with great gratitude and pleasure to welcome our little girl Flora🌸 to the world. What a blessed way to bring in 2017. Amen and Thank You God for this special new life!! 💕🙌🏼😇."
And then there were five! Model and actress Molly Sims welcomed her third child with husband Scott Stuber in January. She told the world on Instagram: "Welcome to the world Grey Douglas Stuber 1.10.17 Words do not express how grateful and happy we are to have another piece of magic added to our little tribe!" Grey joins siblings Scarlett and Brooks.
"Dancing With the Stars" pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd welcomed son Shai Aleksander in January. In a statement, the couple shared, "This is, without a doubt, the best thing that has ever happened to us!"
What could be cuter than a Valentine's Day baby? "Supergirl" and Broadway actress Laura Benanti and husband Patrick Brown welcomed daughter Ella Rose in February. A rep told "Entertainment Tonight" that "the baby is beautiful and most importantly, healthy."
"Cosby Show" alum Keshia Knight Pulliam welcomed a daughter in January. She shared on Instagram, "Ella Grace has arrived!!!!" The newborn's father is her ex-husband, former NFL player Ed Hartwell.
"Supernatural" star Felicia Day, who's also the founder of Geek & Sundry, became a mom this year. On Jan. 31, she announced on Twitter that she'd given birth to her first child, daughter Calliope Maeve.
Country music singer-songwriter Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay and former Miss Arkansas Hannah Billingsley welcomed their first child, son Asher James, in January. Shay announced on Instagram: "It's hard to describe the love you feel for the first time when you hold your child. I will never be the same."
Actor Adam Rodriguez revealed in January that he and his model wife, Grace Gail, had welcomed a second baby girl, though they did not share her birthdate. They're also parents to a toddler daughter named Frankie Elle.
Little Big Town singer Kimberly Schlapman and husband Stephen Schlapman announced in January that they'd adopted a little girl. Dolly Grace joined big sister Daisy Pearl, 9.
David Arquette and wife Christina McLarty welcomed son Augustus Alexis Arquette, whom they'll call Gus, in March. He joined big brother Charlie, who arrived in 2014. David is also dad to daughter Coco with ex-wife Courteney Cox.
Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds and his musician wife, Aja Volkman, welcomed fraternal twin girls in March. Gia James Reynolds arrived first, followed 12 minutes later by Coco Rae Reynolds. They joined big sister Arrow.
"Supernatural" star Jared Padalecki and wife Genevieve Cortese Padalecki welcomed their third child, a daughter, on St. Patrick's Day. "Please welcome the newest Padalecki, Odette Elliott!!" Genevieve captioned an Instagram photo of herself snuggling the newborn. Odette joined big brothers Shepherd, 3, and Thomas, 5.
Tony Award winner and "Younger" star Sutton Foster is a mom! The Broadway actress and husband Ted Griffin, a screenwriter, welcomed their first child via adoption in March. "They are delighted to announce the healthy arrival of their daughter Emily Dale Griffin," her rep told People. Added Sutton: "Our lives are forever changed, and our hearts are exploding." Sutton and Ted have been married since October 2014.
"Extra" host AJ Calloway and wife Dionne welcomed their third child, son Albert L. Calloway III, in March. He joined big sisters Amy and Ava.
"Million Dollar Listing" stars Josh and Heather Bilyeu Altman welcomed their first child, daughter Alexis Kerry Altman, in April. In an emotional Instagram post, he called his daughter's birthday "the greatest day of my life," adding, "I'm so happy and so proud of my wife for handling this like a champ. Life has definitely changed in an instant, and from gazing into my baby girl's eyes, I can tell you it just got much better."
On Nov. 21, Julia Stiles took to Instagram to announce the birth of her first child with new husband Preston J. Cook, a camera assistant. "Strummer Newcomb Cook, born October 20, 2017. Thanks and ever thanks to the extraordinary Doctors, Nurses and staff at Mount Sinai for helping bring this utter joy into our lives," she captioned a photo of Strummer grabbing his dad's thumb. "Hello, World!"
On Nov. 16, People magazine confirmed that Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale had welcomed their second child together. They named the little guy Rafa. The couple are also parents to son Rocco Robin, who arrived in early 2016. Bobby also has an adult son, actor Jake Cannavale, with ex-wife Jenny Lumet, a screenwriter.
On Nov. 16 in Franklin, Tennessee, Creed singer Scott Stapp's wife Jaclyn gave birth to their third child together, son Anthony Issa. He joined the couple's other two kids, Daniel and Milan. Scott is also dad to son Jagger, 19, from his first marriage.
Topher Grace and wife Ashley Hinshaw Grace welcomed their first child, daughter Mabel Jane, on Nov. 1, according to E! News.
"Southern Charm" star Cameran Eubanks gave birth to a daughter, her first child with anesthesiologist husband Jason Wimberly, a week after her due date. "Palmer Corrine Wimberly touched down 11/11/17 at 8:37 am. 7 pounds 3 oz 20 inches long," the Bravo reality star announced on Instagram on Nov. 13. "Wildest experience of my life! Jason is recovering and doing well."
"The Bachelorette" alum Emily Maynard Johnson gave birth to her fourth child (and third with husband Tyler Johnson) on Nov. 12. "We finally came up with a name and were able to leave the hospital! Meet Gatlin Avery Johnson," she captioned an Instagram slideshow featuring photos of her son on Nov. 16. "The sweetest little brother this family ever could've asked for." See photos of the whole family in the hospital here .
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo became a dad three times over in 2017. The Real Madrid player welcomed twins Eva Maria and Mateo via surrogate in June. Then in November, girlfriend Georgina Rodríguez gave birth to their daughter, Alana Martina. (See the family on Instagram here.)The soccer star is also a father to son Cristiano Jr. (pictured), who was born in 2010 to a mother Cristiano has never identified.
Country star Brantley Gilbert's wife Amber Cochran gave birth to their first child, son Barrett Hardy-Clay Gilbert, in Athens, Georgia, on Nov. 11.
Roselyn Sanchez gave birth to her second child with husband Eric Winter on Nov. 3. Dylan Gabriel joins the couple's other child, Sebella, who's 5. Less than two weeks after giving birth, Rosalyn co-hosted the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas!
On Oct. 22, Matthew Morrison announced that wife Renee Puente had given birth to their first child, a boy. "To my Newborn Child, Revel James Makai Morrison: Your Mama and Papa got this!!" the "Glee" alum wrote on Instagram next to a photo of himself fist-bumping his son.
Billy Joel is a father of three girls! On Oct. 22, the music star and wife Alexis Roderick welcomed their second child together, Remy Anne. The couple had Della Rose in August 2015. Billy's oldest, musician Alexa Ray Joel, was born in 1985 when Billy was married to Christie Brinkley.
Jaime Pressly welcomed twin boys with longtime love Hamzi Hijazi in October. "They're here! Introducing our new additions, Leo and Lenon, born October 16th. #DoubleTrouble," she captioned an Instagram photo of the cuties. She's also a mom to son Dezi Calvo, 10, from a previous relationship.
Model Bar Refaeli and husband Adi Ezra welcomed their second child in October. "Our hearts are full of love right now, as I am excited to announce I am a 'mom of two,'" she told Us Weekly. "We welcomed Liv's little sister, Elle, into the world on Friday, October 20th at 20:50 pm, weighing 3 kilos. We are all happy, healthy and eager to start this new chapter in our lives."
"Jane the Virgin" actor Justin Baldoni and wife Emily welcomed their second child, son Maxwell Roland-Samuel, on Oct. 18.
"Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage and wife Erica Schmidt, a theater director, welcomed their second child earlier this year. The fiercely private couple never publicly confirmed Erica's pregnancy (she was seen sporting a baby bump in March), but Us Weekly reported in October that the couple were seen at a concert with their newborn in September. They are also parents to a daughter who was born in 2011.
*NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick and wife Karly welcomed their first child, son Nash Dylan, in Nashville on Oct. 10.
Gossip blogger Perez Hilton (real name: Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr.) became a father for the third time when he welcomed daughter Mayte Amor via surrogate on Oct. 4. He explained the origins of her name in a lengthy Instagram post: "Named after her grandparents — Mario & Teresita — their love will forever flow through her and protect her and all of my kids." Mayte joined brother Mario Armando III and sister Mia Alma (seen here with their dad on Oct. 29, 2017 — their newborn little sister stayed home with their abuela).
"Laguna Beach" alum Talan Torriero and wife Danielle welcomed their first child, son Bronson Leonardo, on Oct. 8.
Ouch! Jonathan Silverman's wife Jennifer Finnigan was in labor for 28 hours before she finally delivered their first child, daughter Ella Jack, on Sept. 29. Jonathan was in awe. "To my gorgeous warrior wife @jennigan1 you are the most courageous, most powerful, most beautiful person I have ever met," he wrote on Instagram. "Our daughter could not have chosen a better mother and role model and best friend. I love you both with everything I got."
Just ahead of her show's final season premiere, "Scandal" actress Katie Lowes took to Instagram on Oct. 5 to announce that she and husband Adam Shapiro had welcomed their first child, son Albee.
Actress-author Jenny Mollen and husband Jason Biggs welcomed baby No. 2, son Lazlo, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City on Oct. 2. He joined big brother Sid, who was born in early 2014.
In January, "Teen Mom 2" star Chelsea Houska DeBoer welcomed her second child, son Watson Cole DeBoer, with new husband Cole DeBoer. She's also mom to daughter Aubrey with ex Adam Lind.
"Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans also had a baby in January: She and boyfriend David Eason (whom she married in September) welcomed their first child together on Jan. 24, daughter Ensley Jolie. Jenelle and David also have two other kids apiece from previous relationships.
"Teen Mom 2" star Briana DeJesus gave birth to a second daughter, Stella Star, on July 2. Stella's father, Luis Hernandez, however, immediately disappeared from their lives despite protesting her initial decision to put the baby up for adoption, Briana told Radar Online in September. "He has not seen Stella, he has not helped with Stella and he hasn't really asked about Stella," she said. "He's pretty much non-existent right now." In October, another "Teen Mom" star, Javi Marroquin (Kailyn Lowry's ex), revealed that he and Briana — who also has a 6-year-old daughter, Nova, from a previous relationship — had started dating.
After almost nine years of marriage and countless reality shows appearances, "The Hills" alums Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt became parents on Oct. 1. Heidi delivered son Gunner Stone following five hours of labor. "It was probably the best possible labor," she told Us Weekly. "I wanted to do it naturally, so I didn't get an epidural. Spencer had Crystalarium bring $27,000 worth of crystals in there. So literally as my contractions are going, he's running in, putting these huge crystals all over. It was mayhem!"
In September, Ben Harper's rep confirmed to Us Weekly that the musician and wife Jaclyn Matfus had welcomed their first child together, son Besso, back on June 17. Ben is also a dad to four older kids: Ellery and Jaya with ex Laura Dern, plus Harris and Charles with ex Joanna Harper.
The first family got bigger this year: Eric Trump's wife, Lara, gave birth to their first child — and President Donald Trump's ninth grandchild — on Sept. 12. Eric Luke (who will go by Luke) arrived with, according to his father, "a full head of blonde hair."
Jessa Duggar Seewald gave birth to her second child (and second son) with husband Ben Seewald on Feb. 6. They named the little guy Henry Wilberforce.
The Duggar family just keeps growing: This summer, "Counting On" star Jill Duggar Dillard gave birth to her second son with husband Derick Dillard. "We are excited to finally announce the arrival of Samuel Scott Dillard! The newest addition to our family arrived on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:02pm. He weighs 9lb 10oz and is 22″ long. After 40 hours of labor, he was delivered via C-section at the hospital. Thank you for your continued prayers and support!" they wrote on their blog.
Two years after he entered a faith-based rehab center after confessing he'd been unfaithful, former "19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar and wife Anna became parents for the fifth time when Anna delivered son Mason Garrett on Sept. 12. "Anna gave birth at her home in Northwest Arkansas with a midwife," a Duggar family rep told Us Weekly.
Carey Mulligan stepped out at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 11 no longer looking pregnant as she had earlier in the year, essentially confirming she and husband Marcus Mumford had welcomed their second child. The fiercely private couple, who never publicly announced her second pregnancy, are also parents to daughter Evelyn Grace, 2.
On Sept. 2, "Dancing With the Stars" pro Anna Trebunskaya gave birth to her second child, son Kaspyan, with boyfriend Nevin Millan.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams — who won the Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant — gave birth to her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on Sept. 1. Two and a half months later, the adorable infant was the guest of honor at her parents' star-studded Nov. 16 wedding in New Orleans.
A royal baby! On Aug. 31, Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip welcomed their second child, Prince Gabriel Carl Walther, the Duke of Dalarna, who's sixth in line to the Swedish throne.
On Aug. 28, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, announced that they'd welcomed their second daughter, August, earlier in the month. She joined big sister Max, who was born in 2015.
In late August, it was revealed that Casey Wilson had given birth to second son Henry Bear with her TV writer husband, David Caspe, a month early, though thankfully, she and the newborn were in good health. The couple are also parents to toddler son Max.
In August, news broke that "Orange Is the New Black" actress Laura Prepon had recently given birth to her first child, a daughter, with fiance Ben Foster. The couple did not reveal her name or birth date.
"The Hills" alum Jason Wahler and wife Ashley Slack welcomed their first child, daughter Delilah Ray, on Aug. 21.
"Married at First Sight" couple Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner — who met and tied the knot in 2014 — got their happy ending on Aug. 22 when Jamie gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Henley Grace. Henley arrived a year after Jamie miscarried their first child — a son they named Jonathan Edward — in her second trimester.
Bachelor Nation is growing! "Bachelor in Paradise" alums Jade Roper Tolbert and Tanner Tolbert, who married in early 2016, welcomed their first child, daughter Emerson Avery, on Aug. 17.
In August, the world learned that Josh Hartnett and longtime love Tamsin Egerton had welcomed their second child, though the private couple did not reveal the baby's gender, name or birth date. The couple, who revealed Tamsin's pregnancy when they hit Vanity Fair's Oscar party in February, also have a daughter who was born in November 2015.
It was quite a year for country star Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Gregory Akins. In May, the couple brought 18-month-old daughter Willa Gray home to Nashville after adopting her in Uganda. Then on Aug. 12, Lauren gave birth to daughter Ada James. "To have two children under the age of 2 has been pretty challenging for me and Lauren," he told People magazine in September. "But at the same time, I feel like if we can handle this, we can handle pretty much anything."
"Friday Night Lights" alum Scott Porter and his wife, Kelsey, welcomed their second child, daughter Clover Ash, on Aug. 10. She joined big brother McCoy, 2.
"Saturday Night Live" alum Bobby Moynihan and wife Brynn O'Malley welcomed their first child, a daughter, over the summer, it was revealed on Aug. 1.
"Dancing With the Stars" pro Gleb Savchenko and wife Elena Samodanova welcomed their second daughter, Zlata, on Aug. 1.
"Home and Family" host Mark Steines's wife Julie Julie Freyermuth delivered daughter Parker Rose a month early via emergency C-section in July after being diagnosed with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), a condition in which acids from the mother's liver can lead to fetal distress or even death, the couple told People magazine. But after 15 days in the NICU, Parker was able to come home, where she's been "such a joy," Mark told the magazine. Parker is the couple's first child together. The "Entertainment Tonight" alum also has two teenage sons from a previous marriage.
Musician Andy Grammer and wife Aijia, a singer-songwriter, welcomed their first child, daughter Louisiana K Grammer, on July 28. "We're so in love. We can't believe we get to keep her," he told People magazine of his little girl, who goes by her nickname, Louie.
On July 28, country singer Ashley Monroe gave birth to 8-pound son Dalton William, her first child with husband John Danks, a pro baseball player. "Welcome to the world, love of my life. Dalton William Danks," she captioned a Twitter photo collage featuring her husband and newborn a few days later.
"The Hills" and "The City" alum Whitney Port gave birth to her first child, Sonny Sanford Rosenman, on July 27. So where did his name come from? "I have to give all the credit to [my TV producer husband] Timmy. He heard it in a Paul Simon song called 'Obvious Child.' There's a lyric in it about a little boy named Sonny. We just have always loved that song," she told People magazine. "So he was in the car and heard it and came home and told me about it, and I was like, 'Oh my God.' I heard 'Sunny' for a girl, but I don't really know any little boys named 'Sonny' with an 'O,' so it was just the cutest little name, and now he's such a Sonny."
Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell and wife Asia Lee welcomed daughter Wisdom on July 22. "She was 7lbs 11oz with a head full of hair and full of happiness! Im so grateful and happy! My baby girl is here! So much joy in my heart. She is so adorable!" he wrote on Instagram, adding, "My Wife is the most amazing woman she was so strong throughout the birth."
Country singer Holly Williams and her musician husband, Chris Coleman, welcomed their third child (and first son), Arlo Gale Coleman, on May 12.
U2's Adam Clayton and wife Mariana Teixeira de Carvalho, an art gallery director, became parents in 2017. The couple announced their happy news in the Irish Times in July. "Adam and Mariana Clayton are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl Alba," they wrote, though didn't say when or where she was born. Adam, who has another child from a previous relationship, married Mariana in 2013.
"Power" actress and singer Naturi Naughton and her boyfriend, Ben, welcomed their first child, daughter Zuri, on July 19.
Irish actor Chris O'Dowd and his wife, British writer TV presenter Dawn O'Porter, welcomed their second child, son Valentine, on July 1. He joins big brother Art, who arrived in 2015.
Actor Hill Harper revealed in June that he adopted a son, Pierce — who was born in late 2015 — as a single father. The adoption was finalized this spring. "[Adopting Pierce] was the greatest decision I've ever made and I've never been happier," Hill told People magazine.
"American Housewife" and "Eastbound & Down" star Katy Mixon and her fiance, Olympic javelin thrower Breaux Greer, welcomed their first child together, son Kingston Saint, on May 19.
"Arrow" actor Tyler Ritter — whose father was comedy star John Ritter — and wife Lelia Parma welcomed their first child together, a son. "It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life. He's Benjamin Parma Ritter. And we're feeling good," Tyler wrote on Instagram on June 11 alongside a photo of himself cuddling his baby boy.
Country singer-songwriter Justin Moore and wife Kate welcomed their fourth child — and first son — on June 11. They named the little guy Thomas South Moore.
Love and Theft singer Stephen Barker Liles and his wife, Jenna, welcomed baby No. 2 in Nashville on June 8: Daughter Rayni Bell joined big brother Jett Barker, 3.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and fiancée Kayla Rae Reid became first-time parents on June 8 when she gave birth to son Caiden Zane.
In June, a rep for Lake Bell confirmed the actress and her tattoo artist husband, Scott Campbell, had welcomed baby No. 2. In September, Lake finally revealed the little guy's name: Ozzy. His big sister, Nova, arrived in 2014.
In May, it was revealed that Gabriel Byrne, 67, and his younger wife, Hannah Beth King, had welcomed a daughter. She's the actor's third child. He has two adult children, Jack and Romy, with ex-wife Ellen Barkin.
Model Mia Tyler and boyfriend Dan Halen welcomed their first child together, son Axton, on May 10. Her father, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, was at the hospital for his grandson's arrival. "MOTHERS MAKE THE WORLD GO 'ROUND BUT THIS YEAR THERE'S A NEW MAMA IN TOWN….," Steven wrote on Instagram alongside a photo with Mia and Axton. "CONGRATS… @MIATYLER…MOTHERS DAY 2017 IS ALL FOR YOU…"
"Total Divas" stars Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan became parents on May 9 when the wrestler gave birth to daughter Birdie Joe Danielson. "There is no better feeling in the world than meeting your daughter. I can't even express the overwhelming joy and love that Bryan and I are feeling," Brie told E! in a statement.
On April 7, Jeff Goldblum and wife Emilie Livingston welcomed their second child, son River Joe. He joined big brother Charlie Ocean, who was born in 2015.
Liam Payne of One Direction fame and his girlfriend, British pop star Cheryl Cole, revealed in March that they'd welcomed a baby boy together. "I'm completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this, she's really made my dreams come true," Liam wrote on Instagram. In May, he shed a little light on their son's name: Bear Grey. "[Cheryl] wanted a very interesting name, when he leaves a room people wouldn't forget it," Liam told Britain's Kiss FM radio station. "I actually wanted Arthur. I think you sound like a bit of a tank — Arthur Payne. He's not a guy you'd mess around with. I don't think Bear is either, though," he added.
"The Walking Dead" star Steven Yeun and wife Joana Pak welcomed their first child, son Jude Malcolm, on March 17.
French actress Marion Cotillard gave birth to her second child with partner Guillaume Canet, a daughter reportedly named Louise, in March. The couple welcomed their first child, son Marcel, in 2011.
On Feb. 28, Pierre Casiraghi of Monaco — the younger son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover (and grandson of the late Princess Grace of Monaco) — welcomed his first child with wife Beatrice Borromeo. They named him Stefano Ercole Carlo.
On Nov. 28, "Million Dollar Listing New York" star Fredrik Eklund and husband Derek Kaplan announced that they'd welcomed twins via surrogate — a boy, Fredrik, and a girl, Milla. The reality star shared a photo on Instagram of himself and Derek clad in hospital gowns while holding their children. "Happiest moment of my life," he captioned the pic.
"The View" co-host Sara Haines welcomed her second child with husband Max Shifrin on Dec. 23 in New York City. People magazine reported that the couple named their daughter Sandra Grace in honor of Sarah's mother. She joins big brother Alec, 21 months.