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Stork alert! Babies are Hollywood’s hottest topic. Seriously—is it just us? It seems celebrity birth rates might be rising, even if America’s birth rate has fallen. And we all want to know which celebrity parents are welcoming new members into their family! When Kate Middleton had her three children, time stood still! While we wait for the fourth royal grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II (we can’t wait, Meghan!), we’re following all the other celebrity babies of 2019.
What names will be popular this year? You can check out this page for all the baby name inspiration you could ask for. Gwenyth Paltrow threw the world for a loop when she named her now-14-year-old daughter Apple. But hey—fruit was in that year, apparently. (We mean, if there’s anyone who would know, it would be Paltrow.)
For some parents, it’s their first time with a child. For others, the new babies are joining a clan of brothers and sisters. Here ‘s your complete list of the celebrity couples who have welcomed newborns so far in 2019:
Parents: Hoda Kotb & Joel Schiffman
Announced: Tuesday, April 16
Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb “chose Hope!” She announced the arrival of her new baby, Hope Catherine, on the show’s April 16 episode. “It’s a girl! And her name is Hope!” Kotb said through happy tears as her co-hosts delighted in the news. The mom of two is raising her daughters with her boyfriend, Joel Schiffman.
Parents: Katy Tur & Tony Dokoupil
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Theodore “Teddy” Dokoupil was born early Saturday morning, weighing 6.5 pounds and stretching nearly 20 inches. His first words were “wah wah wah!” Our first words (after one of us screamed “owie, owie, owie” for about 12 hours) were “ooo, eee, awwww.” The whole family is happy as can be.
Theodore ‘Teddy’ Dokoupil
Birthday: Saturday, April 13
MSNBC Live anchor Katy Tur and her husband, author and CBS news correspondent Tony Dokoupil, had their first child on April 13. This is the couple’s first child together, although Tur has two children from her previous marriage. The mom-of-three wrote, “Theodore ‘Teddy’ Dokoupil was born early Saturday morning, weighing 6.5 pounds and stretching nearly 20 inches. His first words were ‘wah wah wah!’ ” she joked, adding, “Our first words (after one of us screamed ‘owie, owie, owie’ for about 12 hours) were ‘ooo, eee, awwww.’ The whole family is happy as can be.”
Parents: Teresa Palmer & Mark Webber
Poet Lake Palmer
Birthday: Friday, April 12
Actress Teresa Palmer and husband Mark Webber had their third child, a little girl, on April 12. “Our beautiful little girl Poet Lake Palmer arrived Friday night on April 12th,” Palmer wrote on Instagram. She is pure magic, we feel like we are in a dream.” “I whispered her a poem as soon as she was. born,” Webber added. This is the fourth child for Webber, who has one son from a previous relationship. Palmer and Webber have two other children— Forest Sage & Bodhi Rain.
Parents: Kehlani Javie Young-White
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this weekend my angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in the bathroom at home. unmedicated homebirth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing i’ve ever done. thankful beyond words. in love beyond comparison. refraining from posting to be family and rest, just wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, love, and support in all forms while waiting & working to bring Adeya earthside. 🧡
Birthday: March 30th weekend, 2019
The 23-year-old “Gangsta” singer and her partner, guitarist Javie Young-White welcomed their daughter Adeya Nomi over the weekend. Kehlani announced in an Instagram post on Monday. “this weekend our angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in our bathroom at home. unmedicated homebirth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing i’ve ever done. thankful beyond words. in love beyond comparison. refraining from posting to be [with] family and rest, we just wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, love, and support in all forms while waiting & working to bring Adeya earthside.”
Parents: Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson
Birdie Mae Johnson
Birthday: March 19, 2019
Jessica Simpson and her hubby Eric Johnson just announced then birth of their new little girl. Simpson took to Instagram to share an adorable photo of her older daughter, Maxwell, holding the new baby’s hand. “We are so happy and proud to announce the birth of our perfect daughter, Birdie Mae Johnson.
10 Pounds 13 Ounces,” Simpson wrote. Her son, Ace, was also at the hospital when the newborn arrived.
Parents: Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
Lady Bird writer and director Greta Gerwig just had her first child with fellow writer and director, Noah Baumbach. The couple has kept the pregnancy and the birth pretty quiet. But Gerwig’s rep confirmed that the pair has indeed had their first child. They were even spotted strolling the streets of New York City with a pram. Congrats to the new parents!
Parents: Janet Montgomery and Joe Fox
Birthday: March 1, 2019
The New Amsterdam actress and her boyfriend Joe Fox had a baby girl on March 1. “And just like that, life was never the same again,” the new mom wrote on her Instagram. This is the first child between the couple.
Parents: Ryan Serhant & Emilia Bechrakis
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To my daughter, Your momma and I have waited almost 3 years to meet you. We had no idea how difficult getting pregnant with you was going to be. We tried everything. We were so nervous you might never come. When we finally decided to try IVF, we were so scared it wouldn’t work. And then you stuck. And then we heard your little heartbeat for the first time. Your mom and I were so excited every time we would go to the hospital to see you, but even more terrified we would lose you. Because the fact that we were pregnant - as beautiful as it was - was almost too good to be true. And because of that fear, we loved you as hard as we could from the moment we knew you existed. We thought if we put that love for you out there, you would hear it, and you would make it. I watched you grow slowly with your momma every day, waiting for the moment I would finally meet you. I feel like I’ve spent my whole life working towards this moment, when everything would make sense. One day when you read this, I hope you can look back and be proud. And please go and give your Mom a BIG kiss because she’s a true warrior, a fighter with the biggest heart, and the Queen of my world. Seriously - one day we will tell you about all the shots, the pain, the sickness, and what birth was like for your Mom on Tuesday the 26th - it was insane! We love you now and forever, our new, beautiful, little puff. Love, Dad
Birthday: February 26, 2019
The Million Dollar Listing star and his lawyer wife welcomed a baby girl on February 26. The couple had a difficult time getting pregnant. Serhant wrote a heartwarming post to his little girl saying,
“To my daughter, Your momma and I have waited almost 3 years to meet you. We had no idea how difficult getting pregnant with you was going to be. We tried everything. We were so nervous you might never come. When we finally decided to try IVF, we were so scared it wouldn’t work. And then you stuck. And then we heard your little heartbeat for the first time. Your mom and I were so excited every time we would go to the hospital to see you, but even more terrified we would lose you. Because the fact that we were pregnant – as beautiful as it was – was almost too good to be true. And because of that fear, we loved you as hard as we could from the moment we knew you existed. We thought if we put that love for you out there, you would hear it, and you would make it. I watched you grow slowly with your momma every day, waiting for the moment I would finally meet you. I feel like I’ve spent my whole life working towards this moment, when everything would make sense. One day when you read this, I hope you can look back and be proud. And please go and give your Mom a BIG kiss because she’s a true warrior, a fighter with the biggest heart, and the Queen of my world. Seriously – one day we will tell you about all the shots, the pain, the sickness, and what birth was like for your Mom on Tuesday the 26th – it was insane! We love you now and forever, our new, beautiful, little puff.
Parents: Mamie Gummer and Mehar Sethi
Meryl Streep is a grandma! The actresses second child, Mamie Gummer, had her first child with her fiancé Mehar Sethi. The couple got engaged in August 2018. No details are available right now, the family is keeping their affairs private. But here’s a sneak peak at Streep playing a grandmother on season two of Big Little Lies. Do you think she’ll read to her real-life grandson?
Parents: April Love Geary & Robin Thicke
Lola Alain Thicke
Birthday: February 26, 2019
The “Blurred Lines” singer and his model wife had their second daughter on February 26. “Lola Alain Thicke was born this morning 2/26/19 at 8:21 am,” Thicke captioned the photo with his new baby girl. “Thank you God and April Love for this blessing! #fatherofthree.” The couple had their first child together, Mia, back in February 2018. The Grammy winner also has a son with his ex-wife, Paula Patton.
Parents: Kaitlin Doubleday and Devin Lucien
Birthday: February 19, 2019
Empire actress Kaitlin Doubleday just had her first child with husband Devin Lucien, a baby boy named Franklin.Her sister, Portia Doubleday, revealed the news on Instagram on Feb. 19.“BABY FRANKLIN HAS ARRIVED!!! That’s my nephew!” the Mr. Robot actress proudly captioned a sweet image of baby Franklin napping, wearing a small hat with dogs on it. Doubleday posted this Instagram a few days later saying, “Welcome to the world Franklin Day…only 10 hours old and already the center of our universe. We are deeply, madly and crazy in love with you and can’t wait to see the world through your eyes”
Parents: Philip Winchester and Megan Winchester
Birthday: February 15, 2019
The Law & Order: SVU star and wife Megan had their second child on February 15. “Momma bear. Sister bear. And little bear. #thenextadventure,” the actor wrote on Instagram with a shot of his new baby, his wife and his first daughter, Charlie, 4.
Parents: David Giuntoli and Elizabeth Tulloch
Birthday: February 14, 2019
Grimm costars David Giuntoli and Elizabeth Tulloch had quite the Valentine’s Days this year! They celebrated the birth of their first daughter together. The new mom shared the sweet photo of her holding her baby’s hand on Instagram saying simply, “💗 Vivian 💗.”
Parents: Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva
Birthday: Early February (exact date unknown)
The Chicago actor and his wife just had their first child together. The photo above is from Silva’s Instagram on December 5, 2018 where she wrote, “¡Soy muy feliz! ❤️ … I’m so happy! #happygirl.” Gere is a second time dad now! He shares a 19-year-old son, Homer James Jigme, with his ex-wife Carey Lowell. Silva is also a mom to her 6-year-old son, Albert. Silva was previously married. The boys are alright! No girls here.
Parent: Andy Cohen
Benjamin Allen Cohen
Birthday: February 4, 2019
The host of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live posted on Instagram Monday, February 4, that his son, Benjamin Allen Cohen, was born via surrogate earlier in the day. He looks so happy! He shared an adorable photo of him with his newborn son saying, “WOW! This is my son,
Benjamin Allen Cohen. He is
9 lbs 2 ounces !!
20 inches !! Born at 6:35 pm, PT
He is named after my grandfather Ben Allen. I’m in love. And speechless. And eternally grateful to an incredible surrogate. And I’m a dad. Wow. ♥️🌈”. This is Cohen’s first child. We’re pretty sure he’s going to be an incredible dad!
Parents: Bekah Martinez and Grayston Leonard
Birthday: February 2, 2019
Bekah Martinez and her boyfriend Grayston Leonard posted the first photo of their new baby girl who was born on Friday. She weighed seven lbs and eight oz. The 23-year-old reality star had a water birth at the Natural Birth Center in Los Angeles, CA. The couple has not yet decided on a name for their little bundle of joy. Leonard shared this photo of his new little girl on Instagram with the caption, “#nopicturesplease”
Parents: Derek Jeter and Hannah Jeter
Story Grey Jeter
Birthday: January 31, 2019
The Sports Illustrated Model and New York Yankees player welcomed their second daughter into the world on January 31. The ever-private couple didn’t announce the birth themselves. Derek’s website, The Player’s Tribune, tweeted the announcement on January 31, writing, “Congratulations Derek and Hannah on the birth of your second baby girl, Story Grey Jeter. Welcome to the family, #2.” Their newest daughter joins 1-year-old older sister, Bella Raine Jeter.
Parents: Rachel Platten and Kevin Lazan
Violet Skye Lazan
Birthday: January 26, 2019
On Wednesday, January 30, Platten took to social media to announce the birth of her first child. The artist behind the hit “Fight Song” wrote, “Introducing Violet Skye Lazan. Born delicious & cuddly on 1.26, early in the am. There is so much about this massive love that i want to share but don’t yet know how to. I am sure the words will come soon. For now we are busy falling deeeeply in love (and keeping our heads above water). Thank YOU all so much for your kindness and support and curiosity and gentleness as i fumbled my way through this crazy brutal amazing journey to get here to motherhood. Wow. I’m a mom. :))) Xoxo, rach” She and her husband, Kevin Lazan, are first-time parents and couldn’t be cuter!
Parents: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher
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Jacob Bryan Fisher entered the world in the wee hours of the morning on Monday...his mom, dad and big brother couldn’t be happier for God to trust them with taking care of this little miracle! Our hearts are full, our eyes are tired and our lives are forever changed. Life is good...
Jacob Bryan Fisher
Birthday: January 21, 2019
Carrie Underwood and her hockey player husband, Mike Fisher, welcomed their second child on Monday, January 21. Underwood shared a sweet album of photos on Instagram of her newborn boy. On January 23rd, the singer wrote, “Jacob Bryan Fisher entered the world in the wee hours of the morning on Monday…his mom, dad and big brother couldn’t be happier for God to trust them with taking care of this little miracle! Our hearts are full, our eyes are tired and our lives are forever changed. Life is good…” It even shows their oldest son, 3 1/2-year-old Isaiah Michael, holding his new baby brother. So adorable! Underwood announced her pregnancy in August the past year and revealed the sex of the baby in November at the Country Music Awards.
Parents: Tammin Sursok and Sean McEwan
Lennon Bleu Sursok-McEwen
Birthday: January 17, 2019
The Young & The Restless alum—better known by today’s youth as Jenna on Pretty Little Liars—Tammin Sursok welcomed her second child into the world—an adorable little girl! She shared a photo on Instagram of her happy little family of four on January 28. The actress wrote, “Lennon Bleu Sursok- McEwen was born at 7.44am on January the 17th. Weighing 9.5 pounds and 19 inches long. She entered the world via C-Section. We are head over heels in love with her. ❤️” This is her second daughter with her actor/producer/director husband, Sean McEwan. The couple’s first little girl, Phoenix Emmanuel, was born in October 8, 2013, and is now five years old. She must be pretty excited to be a big sister!