The year was jam-packed with endless incredible celebrity moments, but none sweeter than the newest additions to Hollywood’s favorite families. Stars had plenty to celebrate in 2018 as they welcomed their new bundles of joy. From three new Kardashian-Jenner family members, a few secret pregnancies, and the cutest famous tots becoming older siblings, we saw it all this year. Click through for a look back at the celebrity babies that were born in 2018.
Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrated the arrival of their third bundle of joy on April 23rd.
“The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz,” Kensington Palace announced on Instagram. “The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.” The youngest prince is fifth in the line of succession to the British throne.
After months of pregnancy speculation, Kylie Jenner finally announced the arrival of her first daughter with Travis Scott on Instagram just days after giving birth.
“I’m sorry for keeping you in the dark through all the assumptions. I understand you’re used to me bringing you along on all my journeys. my pregnancy was one I chose to do in front of the world,” Kylie wrote in a lengthy Instagram post on February 4th. “I knew for myself i needed to prepare for this role of a lifetime in the most positive, stress free, and healthy way i knew how.”
Kylie and Travis then released a mini documentary on YouTube titled “To Our Daughter,” which highlighted her pregnancy journey and finally giving birth to Stormi on February 1st.
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo gave birth to daughter Gio Grace Levine on Febrary 15th. Prinsloo announced the arrivial of their second daughter with an adorable photo of her feet on Instagram. “Gio Grace Levine 2/15/18. She’s got her dads toes
Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel and her fiancé Hermann Nicoli gave their son, Anacan, a little brother in June. Ariel was born June 19th at home. “Thank you so much for all the well wishes…” Swanepoel wrote on Instagram with a sweet shot of her and her son. “Our little man was born this morning at home and he couldn’t be more perfect. 💕”
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend added another adorable member to their family this year. Miles Theodore Stephens made 2-year-old Luna a big sister in on May 16th, which Teigen announced on Instagram.
“Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens. We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles,” she wrote. “Our household feels overwhelmed with love. Thank you for all your well wishes!”
Kate Hudson and her boyfriend Danny Fujikawa welcomed their first child together, Rani Rose, on October 2nd. Hudson announced her daughter’s arrival with a simple Instagram post with the birth date, but later added the sweet meaning behind her daughter’s name.
“We have decided to name our daughter Rani (pronounced Ronnie) after her grandfather, Ron Fujikawa,” she explained. “Ron was the most special man who we all miss dearly. To name her after him is an honor. Everyone is doing well and happy as can be. Our family thanks you for all the love and blessings that have been sent our way and we send ours right back.”
The actress is also mom to sons Hudson, 10, and Bingham, 7.
Eva Longoria and husband José Bastón welcomed their first child, a son named Santiago, in June.
“Hello world! I introduce to you Santiago Enrique Bastón. Thank you everyone for showering my baby boy with all your warm wishes!” Longoria shared on Instagram.
Miranda Kerr gave birth to her second son and first with husband Evan Spiegel on May 7th. Kerr is already mom to 7-year-old Flynn Bloom, whom she shares with ex-husband Orlando Bloom.
“Words cannot explain how happy we are to welcome our beautiful son into our family,” the new parents told People. “Miranda is doing well and Flynn is excited to be a big brother. Thank you for the kind words and wishes during this very special time.”
Hilary Duff gave birth to her daughter, Banks, with boyfriend Matthew Koma in October. “Banks Violet Bair❤️ this little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined our world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic ✨” Duff wrote on a photo showing the new parents holding Banks.
Banks is the second child for Duff, who’s also mom to 7-year-old son Luca from her first marriage with Mike Comrie.
Pippa Middleton, sister of Duchess Kate Middleton, and her husband James Matthews, welcomed their first child on October 15th. Pippa gave birth in the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital just like her sister.
“Everyone is delighted and Mother and baby are doing well,” Royal Correspondent Rebecca English said on the day of his birth. “Pippa’s newborn son also marks the first nephew for older sister Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.”
Chicago Noel West, the third child for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, arrived on January 15th via surrogate. Chicago aka “Chi” was named after Kanye’s hometown, and shares the same middle name as her reality star mother.
On November 7th, model Kate Upton gave birth to her first child with husband Justin Verlander. “Welcome to the world Genevieve Upton Verlander,” Verlander wrote in an adorable Instagram post. “You stole my ❤️ the first second I met you!!! 11.7.2018”
Khloé Kardashian and her NBA beau welcomed their adorable daughter, True, in April of this year. True is the first child for Kardashian, and the second for Thompson, who has 2-year-old son Prince.
“Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE,” Khloe wrote on Instagram, showing off her house filled with pink balloons. “Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True!”
From Harper’s Bazaar US