Bump watch! Celebrity pregnancy announcements of 2024

News & Views 09 Apr 24 By

Linda Marigliano pregnancy announcement

All the stars expecting a baby.

From our favourite pregnant Australian celebrities and reality television stars to the hottest stars in Hollywood, we’re on bump watch.

Whether it’s their sweet pregnancy announcement on social media, checking out their maternity style or simply watching their burgeoning bump grow, we can’t get enough!

In 2023, these celebrities announced they would be welcoming a baby in 2024.

  • Surfing legend Mick Fanning is expecting his second child with partner Breeana Randall
  • Hilary Duff is expecting her fourth child, her third with husband Matthew Koma
  • Australian influencer Jade Brycki, or Jade Tunchy as she is also known, has announced she is expecting her first child with husband, Lachie Brycki
  • Singer Olly Murs and wife Amelia Tank are set to become first-time parents
  • Ashanti and Nelly are expecting their first child together
  • Matildas star Katrina Gorry and her fiancée Clara Markstedt are having a baby
  • YouTube personality Trisha Paytas is pregnant again – her daughter, Malibu Barbie is going to be a big sister

Check out our gallery of some of the parents-to-be expecting in 2024.

The sweetest pregnancy announcements in 2024

Linda Marigliano pregnancy announcement

Former triple j host, Linda Marigliano has shared a super sweet pregnancy announcement

TV Presenter, radio host, author and podcaster … Linda Marigliano is set to add mum to her list!

Sharing a sweet Instagram post showing her cradling her burgeoning baby bump, the LA based Love Language author announced that she and music producer partner, Magnus are expecting.

The 39yo mum-to-be shared: “🤰🏻mama mia, we’re having a baby🤰🏻!!!!

“magnus and i are very very happy😭💫

“🐣🐣🐣what a dream! xxxx”

Congratulations!


Alisha Aitken-Radburn and Glenn Smith are Expecting their first child

Baby news for Bachelor stars Alisha Aitken-Radburn and Glenn Smith

Alisha Aitken-Radburn and Glenn Smith have announced they are expecting their first child together. 

The pair, who met on the 2020 season of Bachelor in Paradise and tied the knot last year, shared the news to Instagram alongside a photo of themselves holding a sonogram photo:

“Been keeping a lil secret 👶🏼 Baby Smith arriving September 🤍”

The well wishes flooded in from former Bachelor stars.

“Congrats,” wrote Brooke Blurton.

“I’ve been waiting for this!,” added Irena Srbinovska, who welcomed her first child with Locky Gilbert earlier this year. “Congratulations again guys, so incredibly happy for you both. Can’t wait for our Mum’s group sessions.” 

“Wonderful news guys!!” wrote Georgia Love.

Images: Instagram


Sophie Delezio announces she is pregnant with her first child

Sophie Delezio has announced she is expecting her first child with partner Joseph Salerno

Taking to Instagram on Wednesday April 3, Sophie shared a slew of photos featuring a baby bump and scan.

“The greatest gift of all coming in September! 👶🏼🤍,” the mum-to-be wrote.

Sophie and Joseph first met in high school and are planning a wedding for later this year.

In 2003, Sophie was injured after a car crashed into her childcare centre, leaving her with third-degree burns to 85 per cent of her body.

Almost three years later, a separate car accident left Sophie with a broken jaw and shoulder, rib fractures, and more.

Images: Instagram


'Overjoyed': Glee star Lea Michele is expecting her second baby

Glee star Lea Michele is expecting her second baby

Lea Michele announced via Instagram that she is expecting her second baby with husband Zandy Reich.

Alongside images of her burgeoning baby bump, the Glee alum wrote: “Mommy, Daddy and Ever are overjoyed. 💛”

Lea and Zandy welcomed a baby boy named Ever Leo in 2020.

The couple tied the knot in 2019.

Images: Instagram


Ashley Tisdale is expecting her second child

High School Musical alum Ashley Tisdale is expecting her second child!

Ashley Tisdale and her husband Christopher French are expecting their second child.

The 38yo shared the pregnancy news to Instagram.

Alongside photos which showed off her bump, the High School Musical alum wrote: “We can’t wait to meet you 💫”

Ashley and Christopher welcomed their 3yo daughter, Jupiter in 2021.

Christopher also shared the news on social media, writing, “Beyond grateful. Thank you my beautiful love @ashleytisdale for another baby French 💘”

In the comments section, Ashley replied: “I love you!!! Juju is just too cute we had to have another!!”

Images: Instagram


Model and ‘Survivor’ Shannon Lawson is expecting her second child!

Model and Brains vs Brawn Survivor AU contestant, Shannon Lawson has shared a series of joyful photos to announce her second pregnancy. Shannon (32) and husband Thomas Burke played on the beach with their daughter Leona, who was born in June 2022.

“We are so delighted we are expanding our Burkey Bunch and so in love with our little family,” the expectant mum wrote. “Even though we don’t know the sex of the baby just yet, Leona is already asking if it’s a baby brother … we know she will make the best big sister ever.”

The beautiful photos followed on from a sweet video clip (watch below) that Shannon shared to Instagram with the simple caption: Baby Burke Coming September 24 🤍

Congratulations!

Images: Instagram/@nicolereinephotography


Surf Legend Kelly Slater, Girlfriend Kalani Miller Expecting First Baby Together

Surf legend Kelly Slater and his partner Kalani Miller are expecting their first baby

Kelly Slater, 52, and his partner of 16 years, Kalani Miller, 36 are having a baby.

The couple shared the news to Instagram with a black-and-white video of the pair at the beach where Kalani wore a bikini that showed off her bump.

The post was accompanied Ben Harper’s The Three Of Us and it was captioned, “🤍.”

The new arrival will be Kelly Slater’s second child. In 1996, he welcomed Taylor Slater-Kelleher with his ex Tamara Mitchell.

Whether fatherhood this time around will mean Kelly will retire from his 31-year surfing career is a “maybe” according to Kalani.

In 2019, she spoke about their plans to have a child one day and how Kelly would juggle surfing competitively and raising a child, “I don’t know because it would be interesting to see him try to balance both of those things and whatever, having to put his competitive nature aside for a second and put a baby first.”

Images: Instagram

Watch Kelly Slater and Kalani Miller’s pregnancy announcement below.


Vanessa Hudgens pregnant

Vanessa Hudgens showed off her baby bump on the Oscars red carpet

Vanessa Hudgens, 35, and her husband, Cole Tucker, 27, are expecting their first child.

The former High School Musical star showed off her baby bump in a sleek black gown while co-hosting the Academy Awards red carpet pre-show alongside actress Julianne Hough.

Vanessa and baseball player Cole Tucker tied the knot in December, 2023 in Mexico.

Vanessa and Cole began dating in 2020, following her split from Elvis actor Austin Butler. They had dated for more than eight years.

In 2021 in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Vanessa spoke of her relationship with Cole Tucker.

“He’s just kind of perfect for me,” she said.

“I am [happy]. I really am. I think that it’s also so important to stay grateful for everything that you have in life. I’ve been making that a priority, and I feel like it’s just been making magic happen all the more.”


Masterchef star Laura sharrad pregnant holding belly

Masterchef fan favourite, Laura Sharrad gets ready to welcome her rainbow baby after devastating miscarriage

She won the hearts of Australia when she placed runner-up in Masterchef in 2014, and showed her grit by coming back to the kitchen in the 2020 ‘Back to Win’ series.

Now Laura Sharrad is getting ready for another exciting challenge … motherhood!

She and husband Max Sharrad are expecting their little “miracle” in April and celebrated over the weekend with a low-key baby shower with friends and family.

The news is bittersweet as her baby’s arrival follows a devastating miscarriage a year ago. At the time, Laura shared with her 141k followers: “I share every part of my life with you all, so this feels right to share our heartache… I wanted nothing more to share with you that our little family was growing.

“I don’t think anything can ever prepare you for losing a little one, and although our baby was still so tiny, it doesn’t make it any less hard”.

She continued: “Not a lot of people talk about miscarriage, and I now truly understand how hard it can be, but for me, it’s helped me heal physically and mentally. We are feeling very positive about the future and I’m so grateful to have Max by my side”.


Vanderpump Rules’ Lala Kent is pregnant with Baby No. 2: ‘Expanding my pod’

Vanderpump Rules’ Lala Kent is pregnant: ‘Expanding my pod’

Congratulations to Vanderpump Rules fan favourite, Lala Kent, who has confirmed she is expecting her second child.

“I’m expanding my pod,” wrote the 33yo in an Instagram post which showed a black-and-white image of her daughter Ocean Kent Emmett, who turns 3 this month, standing next to her baby bump.

The baby news comes after Lala revealed she was keen to go it alone for her next pregnancy.  

In a January ’24 interview with Cosmopolitan the Vanderpump Rules star explained how she is planning to take her family’s future into her own hands with intrauterine insemination, saying: “Why does my wanting more children need to involve another person?”

Lala and her former fiancé Randall Emmett split in October 2021, seven months after Ocean’s birth.

The pair split amid infidelity claims that Randall was unfaithful to Lala throughout their union.


Brandon and Cayley Jenner playing with children outside

Baby #4 for Brandon Jenner as he and wife Cayley announce they are expecting their third child together

The Hills star and musician, Brandon Jenner, son of Caitlin Jenner, will become a dad of four this year!

The 42yo is already a dad to 8yo daughter Eva, who he shares with his ex Leah James as well as 4yo twin sons, Bo and Sam with his wife Cayley.

Brandon and 38yo Cayley are expecting to welcome their third child together this August, and the clever dad guessed the new baby was on the way before Cayley could tell him!

Speaking to People, Cayley said: “When I went to tell Brandon that night as we were getting ready for bed he totally beat me to the punch. I had the tests in my pocket and I was going to just lay them down as he was brushing his teeth, but before I could do it, he looked at me and said, ‘So how pregnant do you think you are?’ I was floored.

“Then, we laid in bed and laughed hysterically thinking about how wild it would be if we had twins again!”

“We are just over the moon to be adding another baby to the family, and we can’t wait to meet him/her.”


Red Wiggle Caterina Mete twins announcement image

Double trouble: Red Wiggle Caterina Mete has announced a pregnancy with a twinny twist!

The Wiggles family have shared the exciting news that Caterina Mete, who became a Red Wiggle in 2021, is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in July!
 
Caterina’s journey to motherhood has been filled with hope, resilience, and the marvels of modern science. After a challenging journey through IVF, with the support of an anonymous donor provided by her fertility clinic, Caterina is now celebrating the impending arrival of her “beautiful little miracles.”
 
Reflecting on this personal milestone, Caterina Mete said, “Becoming a mother has always been a dream of mine. I feel overwhelmingly blessed to share that I am expecting two beautiful little miracles. This journey has been challenging but filled with so much love and support. I am immensely grateful for the incredible team at my fertility clinic and the technology that has made this possible. I can’t wait to meet my twin girls and embark on this exciting new chapter of my life. I’d also like to thank everyone at The Wiggles for their unwavering support.”


MAFS Jules and Cam are pregnant with their second child

MAFS baby news! Jules Robinson and Cam Merchant are expecting their second child

Jules Robinson and Cam Merchant are set to welcome their second child. Jules shared the news on Instagram, expressing their happiness after a long journey to give their 3yo son, Oliver a sibling.

Sharing the news to Instagram, Jules wrote: “We are having a baby!!! we are beyond so happy to share our wonderful news! It’s Been a long time in the making 😉 but we finally did it! #neverstopbelieving I love you @cammerchant 

Cam also shared the news to his Instagram: “When 3 becomes 4 🥰
We both can only imagine our hearts capacity to love will just keep on expanding… So excited to Announce we have a new addition to the family joining us in July!”

The couple and tied the knot in 2019 during season 6 of Married at First Sight and welcomed son, Oliver in 2020.

The couple were open about their desire to have another child, in a December 2022 interview with Woman’s Day, Jules said:

“We would love to have had an announcement, but it hasn’t happened. But if there’s a will, there’s a way! We’ll do everything in our power to have another baby. So, fingers crossed, we’ll have an announcement next year.”

Congratulations to the happy couple!


Sunrise Sam Mac and Rebecca James announce baby news

Baby number two for Sam Mac and Rebecca James

Sunrise weatherman, Sam Mac and his fiancée Rebecca James shared their baby announcement to Instagram over the weekend.

“’Baby Mac’ (the sequel) premiering this August 2024,” he wrote. “Starring Margot as the big sister.”

The caption was posted alongside a photo the family with Margot checking out her her mum’s baby bump while Sam Mac showed off a sonogram image.

In December 2023, Sam proposed to Rebecca and the couple welcomed their daughter, Margot, in September 2022.


Emily VanCamp Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 with Husband Josh Bowman

Revenge stars Emily VanCamp and husband Josh Bowman are expanding their family

Emily VanCamp, 37 and husband Josh Bowman, 35 are expecting their second child, as revealed in a sweet Instagram post.

The couple, who met on the set of the hit show Revenge in 2011 shared their baby news, writing: “Not long now… Ready when you are, little love 🤍🤍🤍.”

The couple secretly welcomed their first child together in August 2021, a daughter named Iris.

“Welcome to the world our sweet little Iris,” Emily posted at the time. “Our hearts are full.”

In December, 2023 the pair celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. “5 years married, 12 together ❤️ What a beautiful ride it’s been. Love the life we’ve built, our wild adventures but mostly the little family we’ve created. Happy Anniversary my love ✨✨✨. Can’t wait for all that is to come!!”


Pregnant Jenna Dewan on the set off The Rookie

The Rookie star Jenna Dewan shows off her baby bump

The actress is currently pregnant with her third baby, her second with fiancé Steve Kazee.

In photos posted to Instagram, Jenna showed off her bump while standing in front of a mirror in her dressing room on the set of The Rookie.

In a recent interview, Jenna admitted being pregnant at 43 is different to when she was expecting her first child at age 32.

“I’m not sure the body necessarily gets right back into action the way it did years ago,” she said. “We’ll see.”

“I’ll report back, but I do think there’s a bit of ignorance, this dancer in me that just says, ‘OK, well, you just get it done.’ I’ve recovered great every time, but I’m open to whatever happens.”

The 43yo shares her first child, 10-year-old daughter Everly, with ex Channing Tatum.

Images: Instagram


Congratulations to Em Davies and Joel Gambin!

Em Davies, the 28yo influencer from Perth, has announced that she is expecting her first child with fiance Joel Gambin!

Taking to Instagram with a super-cute video (watch below) that captures some of the special moments in their relationship so far, the gorgeous couple posted a joint caption:

“The universe said we had a plan. Baby Gambin en route. Happy anniversary to us”

The couple started dating in 2020 and got engaged in March 2023. Twenty-seven-year-old Joel works in real estate.

Images: Instagram

Elisabeth Moss is pregnant with her first child

Elisabeth Moss is pregnant with her first child

Congratulations to The Handmaid’s Tale actress, Elisabeth Moss who announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that she is pregnant.

The 41yo showed off her bump when she walked on stage to join the talk show host.

“Are you pregnant or just an incredibly committed method actor?” Jimmy joked.

“A little bit of both,” Elisabeth laughed.

Speaking of her pregnancy she said it’s “not bad, actually,” adding, “I’ve been really lucky. It’s been going really well.”

Following her divorce from Fred Armisen in 2011, the Mad Men star keeps her personal life out of the spotlight and didn’t reveal who the father of her child is.

In 2018, Elisabeth opened up about wanting to have kids with Marie Claire UK. “I do want to be a mother,” she said. “I like the idea of passing on what my mother passed on to me. It’s not for everybody, and I didn’t know if it was going to be for me, but lately, I think it is. I have no idea how I want to do it though, or what the plan is.”

Images: Instagram


“Baby B incoming! Kerry and Johnny Balbuziente are expecting!

Perfect timing to celebrate the new season of Married at First Sight, Kerry Knight and Johnny Balbuziente – from S8 in 2021 – are having a baby!

The couple revealed their bump news in a shared Instagram post on Jan 25, saying: “Baby B incoming, June 2024 … Thrilled to be adding a much-wanted and already so-much loved member to our family.”

Since the start of MAFS, the Balbuzientes are one of just six couples to have stayed together after the social experiment.

Mel Schilling is one of the many well-known followers who commented on their happy post, writing, “Ooohhhh congratulations you two! I’m so delighted for you, you will be fabulous parents xx”.

Images: Instagram


Sofia Richie announces pregnancy

Baby news for Sofia Richie and her husband Elliot Grainge

Sofia Richie (25) is expecting her first child with husband Elliot Grainge (30).

The couple, who tied the knot last April, shared their pregnancy news with Vogue, confirming she’s already six months along.

“I’ve learned more in the past six months than I have in my entire life.”

The daughter of singer Lionel Richie (74) also revealed the gender of her ‘Gemini baby’ saying:

“She’s growing pretty fast, so [the due date] is a bit up in the air.”

Speaking about their gender reveal the model and influencer said: “We had our OB text my assistant Becca [our baby’s gender], and we bought two party poppers: one blue, one pink.”

“She left out the one with the correct color inside, and Elliot and I popped it together. We both really thought it was a boy, so it was a true shock. My dream in life is to have a daughter (though), and Elliot is really excited for a girl too.”

“I think it’s so typical for boys to want boys, but he has a lot of sisters. It was really sweet. He’s very sensitive,” says Sofia adds of her husband.

Sofia previously dated Kourtney Kardashian’s ex Scott Disick for more than three years from 2017-2020. 

(Images: Instagram/ @yuliagorbachenko)


AFL star Nate Myles and Tessa James are expecting their fourth child

AFL star Nate Myles and Tessa James are expecting baby number four

Nate Myles (38) and Tessa James (32) confirmed their baby news with the Sunday Telegraph, revealing their fourth child was due in a matter of weeks.

“I am feeling really good. I have three other busy boys, so I don’t have time to feel anything but good,” James said.

The couple share 6yo Saynt, 3yo Jaguar and London, who will soon turn two.

The former Home and Away actress, who is now an interior designer, married Nate Myles in 2011.

In 2014, at age 23, Tessa was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and is now in remission.

Images: Instagram


The Block's Dylan Adams and Jenny Heath are expecting their first child

Block baby news! “We’ve been keeping a little secret…” 

The Block‘s Dylan Adams and Jenny Heath have taken to Instagram to share their pregnancy news.

The couple who starred on the 2022 reality reno series shared an image of themselves standing on a beach dressed in white and holding an ultasound image.

The post was captioned: “We’ve been keeping a little secret … Baby Adams due July 👶🏼 

The couple tied the knot in March 2023.

Images: Instagram


Pregnant Lauren Brant and Barry Hall with their three sons

Baby number four is on the way for current ‘boy parents’ Lauren Brant and Barry Hall!

Lauren Brant (34) and Barry Hall (46) have shared a series of gorgeous family photos showing her sweet sons – Miller, Houston and Samson – and a growing baby bump!

Fans are trying to read into the caption that Lauren wrote, which says “our year is about to get a whole lot more colourful 💐 BABY HALL #4 arriving July”

Does colourful mean… it’s a girl? One fan asked if she’d “switch it up” or if she was destined to be a boy mama.

The pregnant mum replied: “either way I’m always so grateful to this universe and the beautiful souls it delivers ❤️”

The former Hi-5 performer and the AFL player met on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in 2015 and married in 2021.

Images: @tannierose 


Melissa George pregnant 2024

Australian actress Melissa George is expecting her third child.

In a photo shared to her Instagram story, Melissa can be seen cuddling up with her youngest child. She’s wearing an oversized knit jumper which is covering her pregnant belly.

Another picture shows the actress looking out a window. She’s wearing a sheer white dress that shows off her bump.

Melissa shares two children, 9yo Raphaël and 7yo Solal with her ex-partner Jean-David Blanc.

Melissa’s known for her roles on Home and Away, Heartbeat, In Treatment, and most recently she starred in The Mosquito Coast.


Rose McIver pregnant

Rose McIver shows off her bump at the Golden Globes

The 35yo Ghosts actress, who tied the knot with husband George Byrne last year, revealed she is expecting her first child at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards on January 7. 

Sharing photos from the event to her Instagram, New Zealand-born Rose added the caption: “Mum and dad went out ❤️”


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