These Celebrities Welcomed A New Bundle Of Joy In 2023

Ciara and Russell Wilson are among the many couples to have a child this year.

This year has had unforgettable moments from all corners of the entertainment industry, including teary splits, relationship make-ups, and birth announcements. Rihanna and A$AP RockySerena Williams and Alexis Ohanian, and John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen all had adorable babies this year. 

While their parents' days may be shorter and their nights longer, these stars all acknowledge that their little ones are the best gift ever.

Here is a rundown of our favorite moms and dads who expanded their families in 2023.

  • Ciara and Russell Wilson

    A day after hitting the red carpet for the premiere of "The Color Purple," in which she stars, Ciara gave birth to a daughter she shares with husband Russell Wilson. This is CiCi's fourth child and her third with the NFL player.

    She revealed the infant's name, height, and weight measurements in a post on Instagram. "Amora Princess Wilson," while adding "9 lbs 1oz. We Love You so much!" read the caption of the post.

  • Rihanna and A$AP Rocky

    Rihanna's umbrella has a new member under it. In August, she welcomed her second baby boy with boyfriend A$AP Rocky. Little Riot Rose Mayers is joined by his big brother, RZA who was born in 2022.

  • John Legend and Chrissy Teigen

    What's better than two little ones? If you ask John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, they will say, 'Four!' This year, their family grew by two new members.

    In January, the parents welcomed a baby girl named Esti, and then five months later, they announced the arrival of their fourth child, a son named Wren Alexander Stephens, who was born via surrogacy.

    The doting parents also share Luna Simone, 7, and son Miles Theodore, 5.

  • Uzo Aduba and Robert Sweeting

    In December, the "Orange Is the New Black" alum revealed to her social media community that she and husband Robert Sweeting welcomed their first child together: a precious baby girl named Adaiba Lee Nonyem.

    "My daughter. I’ve never been in love so quickly, so deeply in my entire life. I really don’t know what to say, guys. My heart is full. Thank you, God. I have joy like a fountain," she wrote in the caption of the post on Instagram.

  • Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

    During the height of the summer, Serena Williams and her doting husband, Alexis Ohanian, welcomed their second baby girlAdira River Ohanian. The proud parents introduced their daughter to the world on TikTok.

  • Naomi Osaka and Cordae

    In July, tennis phenom Naomi Osaka welcomed her first child, a daughter with rapper Cordae. A source told  PEOPLE that mommy and baby were “doing well.” The new mom shared news of her pregnancy in January with a sonogram photo.

  • Chanel Iman and Davon Godchaux

    In September, Chanel Iman and her fiancé Davon Godchaux expanded their family with the arrival of a baby girl. The proud parents shared a joint post on Instagram highlighting their infant's birth.

    "Capri Summer Godchaux 🎀,” read the announcement in the caption of the post, followed by the infant’s date of birth of September 19, 2023.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo and Mariah Riddlesprigger

    In September, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and his fiancé Mariah Riddlesprigger welcomed their third child—a daughter named Eva Brooke. She joins big brothers Liam, 3, and Maverick, 2.

    Antetokounmpo and Riddlesprigger shared the joyous news in an Instagram post, placing a heart emoji over the newborn's face.

  • LaKeith Stanfield and Kasmere Trice

    LaKeith Stanfield delivered a double dose of good news in July. Not only did he marry his girlfriend Kasmere Trice, but they also welcomed their first child together.

  • Da Brat and Jesseca "Judy" Dupart-Harris

    In July, Da Brat became a first-time mom with her wife Jesseca "Judy" Dupart-Harris. Since their son, True Legend's arrival, they have documented his journey on social media and TV.

    In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the "Funkdafied" rapper said, "I just see him and hold him and look at him and I give him the face and try to breathe his air," adding "I can't believe he came out of my body."

  • Naomi Campbell

    This legendary supermodel is not letting age stop her motherhood aspirations. At 53, Naomi Campbell welcomed her second child in June.

    She shared the good news in a since-deleted post on Instagram, saying in part, "My little darling, know that you are cherished beyond measure and surrounded by love from the moment you graced us with your presence."

  • Keke Palmer and Darius Jackson

    Keke Palmer became a first-time "Mutha" in February after giving birth to a son named Leodis Andrellton Jackson, whom she shares with Darius Jackson. She announced baby Leo's birth on Instagram, saying in part, "Born during Black History Month, with a name to match."

  • Francisco Lindor and Katia Reguero Lindor

    A day before Father's Day, MLB player Francisco Lindor welcomed his second daughter with his wife, Katia Reguero Lindor. This girl dad commemorated the newborn's life by getting her name, Amapola Chloe, tattooed on his left arm, as reported by MLB.

  • Keshia Knight Pulliam and Brad James

    In April, Keshia Knight Pulliam and her husband, Brad James, welcomed a baby boy on her Birthday, as reported by Essence. The actress shared the exciting news on Instagram.

    “With this little one we are complete… Happy Birthday to me!!! What an eventful birthday week… 😆," the post read in part.

  • Fedna Jacquet and Wesley Tjosvold

    In April, Broadway star Fedna Jacquet welcomed a daughter with husband Wesley Tjosvold, as cited by PEOPLE. This is the couple's first child together.

  • Romeo Miller and Drew Sangster

    In March, Romeo Miller welcomed his second daughter with his fiancée, Drew Sangster.

    The father of two posted about the latest addition to his family on Instagram, stating, "My tribe is growing. I introduce to you my fearless, intuitive, and ingenious daughter; WINTER SNOH MILLER! My heart is so full knowing that my girls will have each other as they grow. "

  • Alicia Quarles

    "GMA3" host Alicia Quarles had double the smiles this year when she became a mom to a set of fraternal twins. Her son Hudson and daughter Harlow were born via cesarean section, as reported by PEOPLE.

  • Teyonah Parris and James Parris

    In March, Teyonah Parris and her husband, James Parris, announced the arrival of their daughter via an at-home birth in a post on Instagram.

    During the post, she shared details about her pregnancy journey, writing in part, "We started our pregnancy journey intending a hospital birth, but that shifted late in the game for us and I'mm so glad it did! Everything truly happens for a reason and being at home was an incredible experience and opportunity for our whole family."

  • Romeo Santos

    Romeo Santos is a proud boy dad. The singer welcomed his fourth son with his girlfriend in February while announcing his upcoming Summer Stadium tour, as reported by PEOPLE.

    In September, the artist discussed fatherhood during a panel at Billboard's Latin Music Week, saying, "The kids always come first...I'm obsessed with my children."

  • Mecole Hardman Jr. and Chariah Gordon

    Despite Mecole Harding being unable to play in this year's Super Bowl with his winning Kansas City Chiefs, this wide receiver still experienced the play of a lifetime. Before the big game kicked off, his girlfriend, Chariah Gordon's water broke, as reported by Us Weekly, welcoming their first child together.

  • Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'oir

    When this couple had their latest bundle of joy in February, it was real "Gucci!"

    Hitmaker Gucci Mane and his lady Keyshia Ka'oir Davis gave their second child, a precious baby girl, a moniker fit for a royal snow princess by naming her Iceland Ka’oir Davis.

  • Shemar Moore and Jesiree Dizon

    This heartthrob began his year off in a new hood: parenthood! For Shemar Moore, becoming a first-time dad was a "dream come true."

    "Watch out World, here comes ‘Frankie Muthaf*kkin Moore,’” he said in part of a post made in January to announce his baby girl's birth.

  • Micah Parsons

    Days before Micah Parsons and his Dallas Cowboys team made it to the division finals this year, this defensive end welcomed his second child in January, an adorable baby girl, as reported by PEOPLE. During a post-game press conference, he admitted, "She's got me wrapped already," he explained. "I can't wait to get home to her."

  • Pinky Cole and Derrick Hayes

    Pinky Cole and her husband, Derrick Hayes –who tied the knot in June– added a new member to their family on Tuesday (Dec. 12). Their baby boy is the couple's third child.

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