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All the celebrities who had babies in 2021: From Katharine McPhee to Mandy Moore

From royal babies to model tots, here are the newest arrivals ...

There are a host of A-list names expecting babies in 2021, from Ellie Goulding to Meghan Markle and Rachel McAdams.

British singer Goulding, 34, announced on Tuesday that she is expecting a baby with her art dealer husband, Caspar Jopling. The Lights singer is 30 weeks pregnant, telling British Vogue they found out they were expecting on their first wedding anniversary in August 2020.

And even though we're only a couple of months into the year, Princess Eugenie, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, and Mandy Moore have already welcomed their little bundles of joy.

Here, we'll keep you up to date with all the new celebrity arrivals ...

Katharine McPhee and David Foster

Singer and actress Katharine McPhee, 36, and music executive David Foster, 71, welcomed their first child together on Wednesday.

"Katharine McPhee and David Foster have welcomed a healthy baby boy," a spokesperson for the couple confirmed to People. "Mom, Dad and son are all doing wonderfully."

They have not yet confirmed the baby name.

The newborn is McPhee's first child and Foster's sixth, but his first son; he has five daughters, the eldest being Allison Jones Foster, 50.

Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith

Mandy Moore and husband Taylor Goldsmith welcomed son August Harrison Goldsmith in February. Instagram 
Mandy Moore and husband Taylor Goldsmith welcomed son August Harrison Goldsmith in February. Instagram

This is Us star Mandy Moore has announced the arrival of her son, August "Gus" Harrison Goldsmith, with singer husband Taylor Goldsmith.

"He was punctual and arrived right on his due date, much to the delight of his parents. We were prepared to fall in love in all sorts of brand new ways, but it goes beyond anything we could have ever imagined," Moore wrote on Instagram.

The couple announced his name a matter of days after Britain's Princess Eugenie revealed her baby boy is also called August. Interestingly, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, another royal couple, have also chosen the middle name Harrison, as their son is famously called Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Paloma Faith and Leyman Lahcine

British singer Paloma Faith and French artist Leyman Lahcine welcomed their second baby girl on Sunday.

Faith has not disclosed the newborn's name, but has shared a very open and honest diary of her pregnancy and postpartum experience on Instagram.

"Well I’m not pregnant anymore! I had a planned C-section yesterday I’m in a lot of pain and didn’t sleep last night but it’s worth it to see and meet the new little cherub I have in front of me," the singer wrote on Monday.

Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews

Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcomed baby girl, Sterling Skye on February 20. Instagram 
Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcomed baby girl Sterling Skye on Saturday. Instagram

NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes welcomed a baby girl with high school sweetheart and fiancee, Brittany Matthews, on Saturday.

Named Sterling Skye Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs star announced her birth on his Instagram, sharing a photo of their baby girl's hand on Matthews's chest, with a glittering 'Sterling' necklace.

Wilmer Valderrama and Amanda Pacheco

Actor Wilmer Valderrama and model Amanda Pacheco welcomed a baby girl on February 15, waiting a week to announce the news on Instagram.

"Life is an ever evolving journey, and for all those times when our path needs a light ... often angels are sent to show us the way and that we can be more ... straight out of heaven we welcome our first daughter," Valderrama wrote on Instagram. They are yet to announce their daughter's name.

Rose Leslie and Kit Harington

FILE - FEBRUARY 16: Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie have welcomed their first child. LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Rose Leslie and Kit Harington attend The Olivier Awards 2017 at Royal Albert Hall on April 9, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
'Game of Thrones' stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington have welcomed a baby boy, their first child together. Getty Images

Game of Thrones stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, both 34, welcomed their first child together, a baby boy.

The couple, who met and fell in love on the set of the hit HBO show, have yet to announce the newborn's name and birth date, but Harington’s publicist Marianna Shafran confirmed the birth on February 16.

Shafran told E! that the couple are “very very happy".

Elsa Hosk and Tom Daly

Swedish model Elsa Hosk welcomed a baby girl with her businessman partner, Tom Daly.

Tuulikki Joan Daly was born on February 11.

"Happiest day of my life meeting you. Proudest moment in my life giving birth to you," Hosk wrote, sharing a photo of the new family of three.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Britain's Princess Eugenie welcomed a baby boy on February 9.

He was born at Portland Hospital in London and was 11th in line to the throne at birth.

On Saturday, the couple shared a photo with their baby boy, announcing his name, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

"Thank you for so many wonderful messages. Our hearts are full of love for this little human, words can't express. We are excited to be able to share these photos with you," Princess Eugenie wrote on Instagram.

She also explained the name choices, saying Philip is for his great-grandfather, Prince Philip. While August is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert, who had Augustus as a middle name; Prince Albert is August's great-great-great-great-great grandfather.

Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara

Singer Meghan Trainor and Spy Kids actor Daryl Sabara welcomed a baby boy on February 8.

The new mum shared an Instagram post announcing the arrival, writing: "This sweet baby boy’s due date was today on Valentine’s Day. We got to meet him Monday, February 8! We are so in love ... Welcome to the world Riley!"


Read more:

Calling the publicity shots: Why Harry and Meghan have every right to stage-manage their PR

What it’s like to give birth at the royal-favourite Portland Hospital

17 celebrities who are expecting babies in 2021: from wildlings to royals


Jenny Slate and Ben Shattuck

Gifted actress Jenny Slate kept her pregnancy news under wraps until December 10, when she announced she was expecting with art curator fiance, Ben Shattuck.

However, on February 3, she announced she had welcomed baby Ida six weeks prior during an interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

"Being a mother is such a joy, it's so cliche, but I love it," she told Entertainment Tonight. "I feel really lucky and happy."

Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech

Canadian Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan and her baseball star husband Michael Kopech welcomed baby River on January 29.

"On January 29, Michael & I welcomed our beautiful baby boy River into the world. Words cannot describe this kind of love," she wrote on Instagram.

"We are enjoying this time home with him, being present and giving him all the loving in the world. Becoming parents is the most rewarding gift in the entire world."

Devon Murray and Shannon McCaffrey Quinn

Harry Potter star Devon Murray, who played Seamus Finnigan in the wizarding franchise, welcomed a baby boy with partner Shannon McCaffrey Quinn in January.

Baby Cooper Michael Murray was born on January 2, and Murray wrote on Instagram: "Yesterday 2/1/21 my life changed forever. Shannon delivered our beautiful little boy Cooper Michael Murray, weighing 6lbs 10oz [3kg]. Both are doing amazing now after a very long labour and a scary few minutes at the end ... I will love you both forever until my last breath."

Updated: February 25, 2021 01:08 PM

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