As 2020 didn’t work out to be quite as much fun as everyone expected, many of us are already looking forward to the New Year, and many celebrities will be welcoming new babies in 2021.
From Game of Thrones' Rose Leslie to High School Musical's Ashley Tisdale, here are 18 stars being kept busy decorating the nursery, ready to welcome new bundles of joy in 2021.
1. Princess Eugenie
Just short of two years after her Windsor castle wedding in October 2018, Princess Eugenie announced that she is expecting her first child with husband, Jack Brooksbank. The 30-year-old took to Instagram to share a photo of a cute pair of booties. The baby girl or boy will be the 11th in line to the throne.
2. Mandy Moore
This is Us actress Mandy Moore will become a first-time mum when she and husband Taylor Goldsmith welcome their first child together next year. Sharing a sweet black and white photo, 36-year-old Moore wrote, "Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021."
3. Ashley Tisdale
A super excited Ashley Tisdale took to Instagram to announce “IM PREGNANT!!!!” before writing on her blog to share details of her first few months.
"It hasn't been an easy first trimester, but everyone is different and I know there are people who've had it way worse," wrote the 35-year-old High School Musical star. "I definitely fall somewhere in the middle where I didn't just have nausea, but threw up a couple of times and felt like I've had stomach flu for three months (Lol!)." Tisdale married musician Christopher French in September 2014.
4. Paloma Faith
Following six rounds of IVF, the British Cry Baby singer announced she was expecting her second child with Leyman Lahcine, with whom she has a three-year-old daughter.
5. Bindi Irwin
The 22-year-old conservationist took to Instagram to reveal she’s expecting a girl in 2021, writing: “Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be. We can’t wait for her arrival next year.” While her husband, Chandler Powell, 23, added, “Our little girl and my beautiful wife are my entire world.”
6. Rose Leslie
The Game of Thrones star is expecting her first child with her former co-star and husband, Kit Harrington. And the 33-year-old celebrated by taking part in a special photoshoot for UK magazine Make, to debut her bump.
7. Jessica Szohr
Gossip Girl actress Jessica Szohr is looking forward to becoming a first-time mum next year as she gets set to welcome a baby with her professional hockey player man, Brad Richardson. And the 35-year-old captioned her smiling baby bump pic: "Full of joy!"
8. Lesley Anne Murphy
The Bachelor star, 33, shared she's expecting her first child with her fiance, Alex Kavanagh, announcing her news by dancing in the kitchen to the classic song, Be My Baby.
9. Anushka Sharma
The 32-year-old Jab Tak Hai Jaan star is expecting her first child next year with her cricketer husband, Virat Kohli. Taking to Instagram to share a sweet bump snap, the actress wrote: "Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance' - Eckhart Tolle."
10. Rachel McAdams
The Hollywood actress is getting set to welcome baby number two next year with her partner of four years, Jamie Linden. But the 41-year-old Canadian is staying tight-lipped about all things baby related, having said about her son back in 2018: “I want to keep his life private, even if mine isn't.”
11. Frankie Muniz
Just a few months after getting married in February, the Malcolm in the Middle actor has revealed he's expecting his first child with wife, Paige Price. "Nothing quite compares to the first time hearing your little one's heartbeat," said the 34-year-old in a video on their YouTube channel. "We felt like we were living and experiencing a real-life miracle for the first time."
12. Kellan Lutz
Twilight star Kellan Lutz and his wife Brittany revealed they're set to become first-time parents in 2021, with the 35-year-old actor saying: "We're so excited."
13. Jessica Hart
Fashion-meets-the race track as Victoria’s Secret model, Jessica Hart gets ready… steady… to welcome her first child with her Nascar racer boyfriend, James Kirkham. “We’re so super duper excited about this awesome news, especially at this time and amongst the mainly bleak news out there,” said the 34-year-old Australian.
14. Robin Thicke
The Blurred Lines singer, 43, and his 26-year-old fiancee April Love Geary are expecting their third child together, the singer's fourth, next year. The new addition will be a sibling to the couple's two daughters Mia and Lola, and step-sibling to Julian, Thicke's son with ex-wife, actress Paula Patton.
15. Usher Raymond
The 41-year-old Yeah! singer will be welcoming his third child in the New Year, his first with record executive Jenn Goicoechea.
16. Khadijah Haqq
Her twin sister, Khloe Kardashian’s best friend Malika, recently gave birth to her first child, but she’s got some catching up to do as Khadijah is getting set to have her third child with her former NFL player husband, Bobby McCray.
17. Devon Murray
The Irish actor best known for playing Seamus Finnigan in the Harry Potter film series is set to become a first-time dad when his girlfriend Shannon McCaffrey Quinn welcomes a baby in January 2021.