GossipCenter Celebrates the Top 13 Celebrity Babies of 2013
Hollywood caught a bout of baby fever in 2013, bringing joy to many celebrity families and fans as their little bundles of joy arrived into the world.
Everyone from the royal family ( Kate Middleton and Prince William) to the Queen and King of pop culture ( Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) welcomed tiny tikes into their homes, making for a very exciting year full of positive headlines.
Their fairy tale wedding was viewed across the globes and it was only a matter of time before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge caught baby fever. Fans gathered for days around St. Mary's hospital in London to await the coming of the newest heir to the throne of England.
For years her life has been an open book thanks to reality TV cameras, but there was a cloud of mystery around the birth of Kim Kardashian's baby with Kanye West. Surprising even her proud parents, baby North West arrived five weeks early on June 15th and stayed out of the public eye for awhile after.
Refusing offers to sell photos of their little girl, it was Kim who finally released the first snapshot of their adorable daughter via social media.
Since his arrival, the pair continue to share photos of their little rocker and his adventures on Twitter. His childhood is bound to be anything but ordinary, but his superstar parents have been keeping traditions alive, including getting him baptized on December 12th.
Having found happiness on the set of "Step Up," Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum were thrilled to bring a product of their love into the world on May 30th. Born in London while the proud papa was filming his latest flick, daughter Everly emerged as the hot couple's first child.
Unconcerned with getting pregnant before they tied the knot, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard announced the birth of their baby girl on March 28th. Maintaining a sense of humor through the event, the couple tweeted, "Lincoln Bell Shepard is here. She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts. Hooray!"
Starting off the year with the birth of her first child, Shakira and boyfriend Gerard Piqué welcomed their baby boy on January 22nd. Sharing the happy news with her fans, the Colombian singer explained that Milan means dear, loving, and gracious in Slavic; eager and laborious in Ancient Roman; and unification in Sanskrit. Following in the footsteps of his athletic father, Shakira also noted that Milan already became a member of FC Barcelona.
It was quite a surprise when Jessica Simpson became pregnant just months after giving birth to her daughter Maxwell, but that didn't mean she and fiancée Eric Johnson were any less thrilled for their second child. On June 30th, Ace Knute was born via c-section to join his big sister and proud parents who ended the year with long-awaited wedding bells on their minds.
Excited to share children with her new husband, Kate Winslet gave birth to Ned Rocknroll's baby on December 9th. Declining to release the little boy's name, the "Reader" star did disclose that he came in at a whopping nine pounds. The bouncing baby boy joined her older children Mia and Joe from previous relationships.
Adding another member to their gorgeous family, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem brought home a baby girl on July 22nd. Perhaps a bit overshadowed by the birth of Prince George on the same day, little Luna Encinas Cruz quietly joined older brother Leo at home in Spain.
Surprising fans, friends, and family alike, Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen announced the birth of their daughter on July 23rd. Born via surrogate, the adorable Winnie Rose later made her appearance in several photos that her proud papa shared on social media.
Her pregnancy at age 46 was quite a surprise, but Halle Berry was overjoyed to introduce Maceo Robert Martinez to husband Olivier Martinez on October 5th. Meaning, "Gift of God," Maceo joined his big sister, 5-year-old Nahla from the "Cloud Atlas" star's previous relationship with Gabriel Aubry.
Speaking about the delightful discovery, Halle gushed, "This has been the biggest surprise of my life, to tell you the truth. Thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me. So it's been a big surprise and the most wonderful."
Getting a fresh start with a new baby girl, Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria brought home little Carmen Gabriela on August 23rd. The "30 Rock" star's bundle of joy is little sister to his 18-year-old daughter with Kim Basinger, Ireland.
Speaking about round 2, Alec explained to People, "It’s a second chance for me, in a way. Everybody knows I had a pretty unpleasant custody battle for Ireland. We just want things to be easy, to be nice.”
Taking great care in naming her first son, Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner welcomed Joseph Frederick Kushner into the family on October 14th. The daughter of the Don explained on Tumblr, "Please join in our joy as we welcome Joseph Frederick Kushner, named after each of our paternal grandfathers, both master builders of their generation and inspiring patriarchs of their families."
Making the perfect foursome, Freddie became little brother to their two-year-old daughter, Arabella Rose.