Celebrities expecting this year
Some of the most popular celebrities are expecting their babies this year. We know that a lot of things have slowed down and changed due to COVID-19, but we hope they all have a sweet and healthy birth.
Here’s our top list of celebrities expecting this year
Allen Leech & Jessica Blair Herman
Allen Leech, the star from The Downton Abbey is expecting his first child with his wife, actress Jessica Blair Herman.
They first revealed the pregnancy at the Downton Abbey‘s London premiere. The Irish star praised his actress wife as “absolutely blooming” in a red-carpet conversation with U.K. outlet The Sun, sharing that she is five months along and he is “nervous” about becoming a first-time father.
Grimes & Elon Musk
Our sweet “Oblivion” singer announced her pregnancy on Instagram with a topless photo of herself that revealed a baby bump on Jan. 8.
She wrote that being “knocked up” is “a very feral & war-like state of being.”
While Grimes kept the father’s identity private for a while, she eventually confirmed it’s SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The couple made their debut as a couple at the 2018 Met Gala.
Michelle Williams & Thomas Kail
Surprise! The Fosse/Verdon star revealed to PEOPLE on Dec. 30 that she and director Thomas Kail are engaged and they are expecting.
The pair worked together on Fosse/Verdon, where Williams recently gave Kail a sweet shoutout in her Golden Globes acceptance speech for best actress in a limited series.
Williams is already mom to 14-year-old daughter Matilda, who she shared with the late actor Heath Ledger.
Richard Gere & Alejandra Silva
This great couple is adding a new bundle of joy to their family! The 70-year-old actor and his 36-year-old wife are expecting their second child together, a source close to the couple told PEOPLE.
The happy news, which was first reported by HOLA!, comes nine months after Silva gave birth to their first child, a son named Alexander, in February.
Gere also has a 19-year-old son, Homer James Jigme, that he shares with his ex-wife Carey Lowell, while Silva also has a son from a previous marriage.
Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom
Katy Perry revealed her pregnancy on March 4 at the very end of the video for her new single, “Never Worn White.”
This will be the first baby for Perry. Orlando Bloom already has a 9-year-old son, Flynn, from his ex-wife Miranda Kerr.
Perry talks about her fear of commitment to the new song, while also showing how ready she is for a new life.
“Cause I’ve never worn white/But I wanna get it right/Yeah, I really wanna try with you,” she sings in the chorus. “No, I’ve never worn white/But I’m standin’ here tonight/Cause I really wanna say ‘I do.’”
Ciara & Russell Wilson
Ciara and Russell Wilson expecting again! Yooha!
These very proud parents announced the news on Instagram with Ciara in a bikini, showing off her baby bump. Ciara wrote alongside the picture, “Number 3,” giving credit to her husband for the picture.
Wilson also shared a selfie version of the photo, taken instead with Ciara in the background.
“They’re so excited to expand their family,” a source close to the couple told PEOPLE. /mommytobe