Welcome to the Club: Celeb Moms Who Are Celebrating Their First Mother’s Day

Cheers to a special day for these lovely ladies and their babies.


Celebrating your very first Mother’s Day is arguably one of the most cherished moments in a new mom’s life. 

Sure, they may still be adjusting to their roles as parents and if we’re keeping it real, stepping into the wonderful world of motherhood, especially during a global pandemic, is no small feat, but ladies, you got this. And that’s why we’re excited to honor the latest celeb inductees into the coveted mommy club.

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Here are some of our favorite celebs who are about to relish in the day that’s all about motherhood. Happy Mother's Day to you all. 

  1. Malika Haqq

    The Keeping Up With The Kardashians cast member welcomed her son, Ace Flores, with former partner O.T. Genasis, on March 14. Since his birth, the 38-year-old reality TV star has shared several adorable photos of her gushing over her new bundle of joy.

    “Mommy got you Ace,” she recently captioned a cute Instagram photo. From the looks of it, she seems to be acing motherhood!

  2. Jodie Turner-Smith

    When she graced the big screen as “Queen” in the critically acclaimed movie Queen & Slim last fall, we knew she was a force to be reckoned with. Now the 33-year-old British actress is taking on her best role to date and we’re confident that she’s going to nail this job too.

    In a recent Instagram Story post, Jodie jokingly called herself a “milk factory,” proving that she’s taking her newfound responsibilities in stride. The new mom and her husband actor, Joshua Jackson, became the proud parents of a baby girl in April.

  3. Raven Goodwin

    The Being Mary Jane actress is self-isolating and bonding with her baby girl, Riley Rosa. Born on April 15, the sweet newborn may have come into the world during a global pandemic. Taking care of a little one during normal times can be challenging,  but we’re certain this little girl is nothing more than the calming and loving source that her mom needs right now. 

    Recently, Raven asked how her fellow newbie moms were faring. “Quarantined first time mother’s—how y’all doing?! 🥴👀👶🏾,” she captioned an Instagram post.

  4. Cassie

    The “Me & U” singer has a lot to celebrate. Not only did the 33-year-old performer tie the knot with celebrity fitness Alex Fine in September 2019, she also gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Frankie on December 6. Cassie may want to record another hit single and call it, “Me, U & Baby!” It has a nice ring to it, right?

  5. Danielle Brooks

    Known for her breakout performance as “Taystee” on the popular Netflix series, Orange Is the New Black, Danielle Brooks is embracing motherhood beautifully. While some celeb moms don’t share photos of their children on social media, the 30-year-old actress does it freely and frequently. She proudly shows off her gorgeous baby girl, Freeya Carel, all over her Instagram account so her fans can follow along as she grows and develops. 

    In a recent post, Danielle shared an endearing video of her daughter with a caption that read: “Mom: What’s your favorite snack Freeya? Freeya: free-toes (Corny Joke Credit- Grandma) lol Can’t stop laughing at this one.” We’re laughing and loving it too!


  6. Ammika Harris

    Chris Brown’s on-and-off-again girlfriend, Ammika Harris gave birth to her first child, Aeko, on November 20. The model and social media influencer happily shares photos of their son on her Instagram. We can’t help but notice that the bright-eyed baby boy looks a lot like his famous dad. Whether or not he’ll follow in his father’s footsteps is yet to be seen. However, one thing’s for sure and that is this little heartbreaker brings so much joy into his mom’s life. 

    “Can’t help it. he is too freaking cute! LOVE OF MY LIFE ❤️,” the 26-year-old mom captioned a recent post. He is super adorable!

  7. Jamie Grace

    The two-time Grammy nominee has a new source of inspiration for her music: her 11-month-old daughter, Isabella Brave-Harper Collins. The Christian singer-songwriter and her husband, Aaron Collins, welcomed their baby girl on June 7. The soon-to-be toddler is well on her way to social media stardom with her own robust Instagram accont that boasts more than 20K followers and counting. 

    “STAY HOME GUYZ,” the burgeoning baby blogger recently told her fans. We can’t wait to see what she posts on her platform in celebration of her mother’s big day! 


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