Let’s be real, whenever a celebrity announces their pregnancy, you know it’s going to be a big deal. You know it’s going to be everywhere. I mean, just look at Beyonce’s pregnancy, completely destroyed Instagram.
With this in mind, let’s have a look at some of the biggest and best celebrity pregnancy announcements.
1. Beyoncé’s pregnancy photoshoot
As mentioned before, this was the photo that completely blew up around the world. The 35-year-old singer posted this photo on her Instagram on the first day of February, and since then, the post has received just over 11 million likes.
She posted a message on behalf of Jay and herself, saying, “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters”
Source: Instagram | @beyonce
2. Beyonce’s other pregnancy reveal
This one hid in the shadow due to the popularity of the recent one, but this was also a pretty spectacular reveal, just after her performance of “Love on Top” at the MTV Video Music Awards back in 2011.
Source: YouTube | MTV
3. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
She revealed her first pregnancy on her website through a series of photos, where she also wrote a heartfelt message.
She ended her appreciation message with congratulations to all the expecting mothers out there.
4. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
With no less than an Instagram post from Mr. Timberlake himself, Justin writes, “Thank you EVERYONE for the Bday wishes! This year, I’m getting the GREATEST GIFT EVER. CAN’T WAIT. #BoyOrGirl #YouNeverKnow #WeDontEvenKnow #WeAreTakingBets”
Source: Instagram | @justintimberlake
5. Serena Williams
Similarly to the others on this list, she announced that she was expecting through a touching Instagram post. The letter to her unborn baby may make you shed a tear or two…
Source: Instagram | @serenawilliams
6. Jessica Simpson
Taking a different approach to the whole thing, Jessica Simpson posted this picture to her website claiming, “It’s true. I am going to be mummy.”
7. Ryan Lochte
The 32-year-old swimmer’s pregnancy reveal was only fitting as he spent basically all of his life in the swimming pool. His little son Caiden Zane Lochte was recently born, here’s hoping he follows in daddy’s footsteps.
Source: Instagram | @ryanlochte
8. The Rock and Lauren Hashian
Before Baywatch, The Rock announced that he’s having a baby girl in the most The Rock way possible.
“I was raised by and live with amazing and strong women, so the universe felt we needed one more… IT’S A BABY GIRL!!” he wrote in his Instagram post.
Source: Instagram | @therock
9. Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis
Olivia Wilde posted this adorable picture of her and her first child’s “matching baby bumps” to Instagram.
Can it get any cuter than this??
Source: Instagram | @oliviawilde
10. Fergie and Josh Duhamel
This is just a little bit strange, but it’s still really cute.
Source: Twitter | @Fergie
11. Michael Bublé
Our favorite jazzy Canadian, Michael Bublé, enrolled the help of his son Noah to reveal to the world the excitement of having a younger sibling!
Source: Instagram | @michaelbuble
12. Lauren Conrad
A simple ultrasound photo and a Happy New Year message is sometimes all you need.
Source: Instagram | @laurenconrad
13. Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Proof that all bikini models look amazing even with baby bumps.
Source: Instagram | @rosiehw
14. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
Naturally, a perfect couple posts a perfect picture for their pregnancy reveal.
Chrissy wrote, “John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant. As many of you know, we’ve been trying to have a baby for a while now. It hasn’t been easy, but we kept trying because we can’t wait to bring our first child into the world and grow our family. We’re so excited that it’s finally happening. Thank you for all your love and well wishes. I look forward to all the belly touching!”
Source: Instagram | @chrissyteigen
15. Jaime King
This announcement was made to look like a sequel to a big movie.
Source: Instagram | @jaime_king
16. Gwen Stefani
Back in 2014, the 47-year-old announced that she’s having a baby with then-husband Gavin Rossdale that they were expecting their third child with this photo:
She wrote, “I was ready to hand over the crown. But I guess I am still queen of the house. #itsaboy #surroundedbyboys.”
Source: Instagram | @gwenstefani
17. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys posted this perfect pic to Instagram, announcing “another angel on the way!!” Just a family full of angels!
Source: Instagram | @aliciakeys
18. Adam Levine
He posted this picture of his model wife Behati Prinsloo in this bikini, cleverly captioned “My two favorite Laker fans 👶🏼🍼🏀”
Source: Instagram | @adamlevine
19. Anne Hathaway
Looking happy and healthy as ever, Anne Hathaway posted this on Instagram to welcome in the year 2016.
“So, posting a bikini pic is a little out of character for me, but just now while I was at the beach I noticed I was being photographed,” she wrote. “I figure if this kind of photo is going to be out in the world it should at least be an image that makes me happy (and be one that was taken with my consent. And with a filter 🙂 Wishing you love, light and blessings for the year ahead!” she wrote.
Source: Instagram | @annehathaway
20. Nick and Vanessa Lachey
A fantastic play on words.
Source: Instagram | @vanessalachey
21. Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna
Blac Chyna used… an emoji to reveal her pregnancy.
If this doesn’t show that we’re in a new generation…
Source: Instagram | @blacchyna
22. Naya Rivera
This image just speaks for itself…
Source: Instagram | @nayarivera
23. Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen
They brought some humor into the announcement, with the caption. “This is how I told my son babies are made.” But would you really expect anything less from someone who was in American Pie?
Source: Instagram | @jennyandteets2
24. Cheryl Cole
She announced the pregnancy very subtly in this Instagram post after a long time of speculations that she was pregnant.
Source: Instagram | @cherylofficial
25. Gal Gadot
Wonder Woman kept it simple for her second wonder baby with this Instagram pic and the hashtag #mommyforthesecondtime
Source: Instagram | @gal_gadot
Ciara shared the news with her fans in this very sweet post.
Source: Instagram | @ciara
27. Brooklyn Decker
I love her little “#the3ofus” tag. It just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. It also fits in with the picture so well.
Source: Instagram | @brooklyndecker
28. Hilaria Baldwin
The wife of Alec Baldwin posted this picture on her Instagram with the whole family to deliver the news that another baby was expected.
Source: Instagram | @hilariabaldwin
29. Kevin and Danielle Jonas
It’s important to have a great sense of humor, which is why Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, didn’t hold back with the cutest reveal using this picture and the caption, “Prepping for baby number two! #babyjonas2”
Patiently waiting for #babyjonas3.
Source: Instagram | @kevinjonas
30. Busy Philipps
To avoid any confusion, actress Busy Philipps didn’t hold back when giving us exactly what we wanted. It’s an easy but effective technique, and we love it!
Just keeping it simple.