Celebrity baby boom: We recap the cute celeb babies born in 2017

Celebrity babies of 2017

This year was an epic one for high-profile babies, with scores of celebrity births and pregnancy announcements. Here are some of our favourite tiny entries for 2017.


Molly Sims and son Grey

Molly Sims and Scott Stuber

Actor Molly Sims and husband, film producer Scott Stuber welcomed baby number three, a gorgeous little boy called Grey Douglas. – Image by Molly Sims/Instagram

Gerri Halliwell's baby Montague

Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner

Geri Horner – better known as Ginger Spice – and husband Christian Horner welcomed a baby boy, the first child for Christian and number two for Geri. They named him Montague George Hector. Geri also piped up, postpartum, challenging the pressure women face to “bounce back” post-bub. – Image by Geri Horner/Instagram.


Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh

Happy singer Pharrell Williams and wife, designer Helen Lasichanh announced their triplets had arrived, in February. Pharrell later revealed he left the nappy changes to Helen because she was better at it.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

Actor Natalie Portman and husband Benjamin Millepied welcomed a baby girl Amalia, in February. A sister for their son Aleph.


Benedict Cumberbatch

Sophie Hunter and Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict and Sophie welcomed baby number two, a little boy Hal Auden, a brother for the pair’s son Kit. The pair have remained private about their kids.

Rachael Finch's baby Dominic

Rachael Finch and Michael Miziner

Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch and dancer Michael Miziner welcomed a baby boy named Dominic in March. – Image by Rachael Finch/Instagram

Tori Spelling baby Beau

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott welcomed a little boy in March. They called him Beau and he is kiddo number FIVE for Tori (and SIX for Dean!) – Image by Tori Spelling/Instagram

Liam Payne and baby Bear

Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole

One Direction’s Liam and singer Cheryl welcomed their first child, a baby boy called Bear, in March.

“I’m completely in awe of his incredible mother,” Liam gushed “and how she has been the whole way through this, she’s really made my dreams come true.” – Image Liam Payne/Instagram

Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski

Amanda and husband Thomas got married AND had a baby – a little girl – in March of this year. Not much more is known, but we’re excited for them, regardless! – Image Amanda Seyfried/Instagram

Genevieve Padalecki and baby Odette

Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese

Supernatural star, Jared Padalecki, and wife Genevieve Cortese welcomed a baby girl, Odette, to their growing gang. – Image by Genevieve Cortese/Instagram


Ronan Keating and baby Cooper

Ronan and Storm Keating

Singer Ronan Keating and wife Storm welcomed baby Cooper to the family. “Incredibly excited to announce the arrival. We’re all bursting with love for the newest little member of our family!” Ronan said. Image by Storm Keating/Instagram.


Beyonce, Rumi and Sir

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Mid-June saw the arrival of Sir and Rumi, a brother and sister for Beyonce and Jay-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy.

George and Amal Clooney

George and Amal Clooney

Teeny twins Ella and Alexander finally showed up, after global anticipation had reached fever pitch, in June. “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,” the offical statement read.

Rosie Huntington-Whitely baby

Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Jason Statham

Model Rosie Huntington-Whitely and fiancé Jason Statham’s first baby, Jack Oscar, was born in late June.  “Our little man arrived! Jack Oscar Statham – 8.8lbs” Rosie posted, in delight. – Image by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley/Instagram


Dawn O Porter and Chris O Dowd's baby

Chris O’Dowd and Dawn O’Porter

The IT Crowd’s Chris and author Dawn welcomed baby number two to their brood in July. “Happy to announce I am the proud owner of this chirpy little chap. Born July 1st, his name is Valentine O’Porter, and he is so delicious. Two sons, my goodness #soinlove,” Dawn posted. – Image by Dawn O’Porter/Instagram

Zoe and Hamish Blake's daughter Rudy

Zoe Foster Blake and Hamish Blake

Zoe and Hamish welcomed baby Rudy in July, a little sister for the pair’s three-year-old son, Sonny. “Admitting another patron into the nightclub my wife and I run (I’m security, she’s the DJ). We have a fairly strict door policy as you have to be a child of the DJ and/or bouncer, so it’s always great to get someone new through the door. The photo copy I took of her license says her name is Rudy Hazel Blake and I’m just about to tell her it’s a $12 cover charge. Nah, just messing with you Rudy, babies drink for free and you’re cute as hell,” Hamish posted, announcing her birth. – Image by Zoe Foster Blake/Instagram

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder

Actors Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder welcomed a little girl at the end of July marking the start of a self-imposed “month of silence”. They named their daughter Bodhi Soleil. Image by Ian Somerhalder/Instagram.


Josh Hartnett and Tamsin Egerton

Josh Hartnett and Tamsin Egerton

The couple reportedly welcomed a baby girl in August, a sibling for their first child, who was born in November 2015.

Aluna Bennie Golinski

Matt Golinski and Erin Yarwood

Celebrity chef Matt Golinski and fiancé Erin Yarwood welcomed their first child together in August, a daughter called Aluna Bennie. “Introducing Aluna Bennie Golinski. There’s truly no words to describe how happy I am right now. She is perfect,” her proud dad posted. – Image by Matt Golinski/Instagram



Serena Williams

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

Tennis champion Serena Williams and Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed their first child together in September of this year – a baby girl also called Alexis. Image by Serena Williams/Instagram.

Megan Gale's baby Rosie

Megan Gale and Shaun Hampson

Model Megan Gale and her partner, AFL player Shaun Hampson announced the arrival of their second child in late September. They named her Rosie and she’s a sister for the pair’s son River. – Image by Megan Gale/Instagram


Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen

Jenny Mollen and Jason Biggs

Jason and Jenny announced the birth of their brand new baby boy Lazlo Biggs via Instagram in early October. “Lazlo Biggs coming in hot! #babybiggs,” Jenny posted. – Image by Jenny Mollen/Instagram

Willow Wood

Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski

The Bachelor Australia’s Sam Wood and fiance Snezana Markoski, welcomed a baby girl, Willow, to the family in October. She’s a baby sister for Snez’s daughter, Eve. – Image by Sam Wood/Instagram

Bar Rafaeli

Adi Ezra and Bar Rafaeli

Victoria’s Secret model Bar Rafaeli and husband, businessman Adi Ezra, have welcomed baby number two, a little sister for the couple’s daughter, Liv.

“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.” Bar told US Weekly. – Image by Bar Rafaeli/Instagram

Jaime Pressly twins

Jaime Pressly and partner Hamzi Hijazi

Adorably-named twins arrived in the lives of Jaime Pressly and partner Hamzi Hijazi in mid-October.

“They’re here! Introducing our new additions, Leo and Lenon, born October 16th. #DoubleTrouble,” Jaime posted, in delight. – Image by Jaime Pressly/Instagram


Ronaldo and family

Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez

Soccer champion Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, model Georgina “Geo” Rodriguez welcomed a baby girl named Alana Martina in November, a sibling for seven-year-old Cristiano Junior and four-month-old twins, reportedly named Mateo and Eva. – Image by Cristiano Ronaldo/Instagram.

Julia Stiles baby Strummer

Julia Stiles and Preston J Cook

Actor Julia Stiles and husband Preston J Cook, welcomed their first child together, a little boy called Strummer. 

“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. “Hello, World!”” Julia posed alongside the first snap of her wee son. – Image by Julia Stiles/Instagram


Lindy Klim and Adam Ellis baby Goldie

Lindy Klim and Adam Ellis

Real life Balinese princess and Australian model, Lindy Klim, gave birth to baby girl, Goldie, her first child with fiancé Adam Ellis.

“Welcome to the world little Goldie Ellis , beautiful little sister to Stella, Rocco and Frankie,” Lindy posted in her Instagram birth announcement. – Image by Lindy Klim/Instagram

Turia Pitt's baby

Turia Pitt and Michael Hoskin

Turia Pitt and fiancé Michael Hoskin’s beautiful little baby arrived safe and sound in December. The couple named him Hakavai.

“Michael and I want to introduce you to someone … Meet Hakavai Hoskin,” Turia wrote. – Image by Turia Pitt/Instagram

Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova

News came through in December that singer Enrique and tennis champ Anna have welcomed twins named Nicholas and Lucy. These are the first babies for the pair who have been together for more than 15 years.

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling

The Mindy Project’s Mindy Kaling had her first baby in December, a daughter named Katherine Kaling, E! reports. More details to come.

Phew. It’s a baby bonanza, right? Congratulations to all these parents on their new little people.

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