22 celebrities who became dads this year
Child stars Macaulay Culkin, Daryl Sabara, and Frankie Muniz now have children of their own.
"Game of Thrones" stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie welcomed a baby boy.
"Harry Potter" actor Devon Murray became a dad to baby Cooper.
"Harry Potter" actor Devon Murray and his partner, Shannon McCaffrey Quinn, welcomed baby Cooper Michael Murray on January 2.
"It still hasn't sunk in just yet that we have our very own little boy," Murray wrote on Instagram. "I can't wait to make the most amazing memories with Shannon and Cooper as we begin our little family."
The couple announced their engagement on Murray's Instagram in May.
"Vanderpump Rules" star Stassi Schroeder and husband Beau Clark welcomed a baby girl on January 7.
The couple married in October 2020 and welcomed Hartford Charlie Rose Clark a few months later. She weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces.
"We truly cannot begin to describe the happiness and joy we are feeling at this moment," the couple said in a statement to People. "It's something that you hear from all new parents right after birth, but something magical happens."
Food Network star Duff Goldman's wife Johnna gave birth to their daughter, Josephine, on January 31.
"I have no words to describe this blessing," Goldman wrote on Instagram. "@johnnapgoldman and I made a baby! Her name is Josephine and she is the most beautiful thing I've ever seen in the whole world."
English actors David Oakes and Natalie Dormer also welcomed their first child in January.
Dormer announced that she and Oakes are now the parents of a baby girl on an April episode of the podcast "That's After Life!"
"It's the perfect thing to do during a pandemic, is get pregnant and have a baby," she said. "I feel like I'm probably being a bit of a cliche. She'll probably be sitting in a bar in 30 years' time … going, 'Yeah, I'm a COVID baby! I think there's going to be lots of COVID babies, because what else could people do?"
"Game of Thrones" power couple Kit Harington and Rose Leslie became parents in February.
According to E! News, Leslie gave birth over Valentine's Day weekend, and the couple was spotted outside with the newborn on Tuesday, February 16.
A representative for Harington confirmed to E! "that the couple welcomed a baby boy" and said they are "very very happy!"
Daryl Sabara became a dad to son Riley with Meghan Trainor on February 8.
The proud dad announced the news on Instagram.
"@meghan_trainor you are my forever Valentine and I'm so beyond grateful for you bringing our son into the world," Sabara wrote.
Wilmer Valderrama and Amanda Pacheco welcomed their first child on February 15.
"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," Pacheco wrote on Instagram. "Straight out of heaven we welcome our first daughter."
They later announced their daughter's name, Nakano Oceana.
On February 20, NFL star Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews became the parents of Sterling Skye.
Sterling Skye Mahomes weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces at birth, according to Matthews' Instagram post.
In June, she shared photos of the baby girl, writing, "just looking back at these and thinking how fast time flies."
Taylor Goldsmith and Mandy Moore welcomed their son Gus on February 20.
Moore wrote on Instagram that August Harrison Goldsmith "was punctual and arrived right on his due date, much to the delight of his parents."
The post continued: "We were prepared to fall in love in all sorts of brand new ways, but it goes beyond anything we could have ever imagined."
Kellan Lutz became a dad on February 22 after his wife, Brittany Gonzales, gave birth to daughter Ashtyn Lilly Lutz.
"She's here!!!!" Gonzales captioned an Instagram post featuring three Polaroid pictures from the hopsital.
Actor and producer Sebastian Bear-McClard and model Emily Ratajkowski became the parents of Sylvester Apollo Bear on March 8.
Ratajkowski announced the birth of their son on Instagram: "Sylvester Apollo Bear has joined us earth side. Sly arrived 3/8/21 on the most surreal, beautiful, and love-filled morning of my life."
On March 11, Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss welcomed their first child, Levi Joseph.
Kloss posted the baby's name to Instagram after an Israeli yeshiva Kushner attended in 2003 inadvertently leaked the news in an alumni newsletter, according to Page Six.
Former "Saturday Night Live" segment director Dave McCary became a dad when Emma Stone gave birth to their daughter, Louise Jean McCary, on March 13.
The couple met when Stone hosted "SNL" in 2016. They named their daughter after Stone's grandmother, Jean Louise.
Frankie Muniz and Paige Price's son, Mauz Mosley Muniz, was born on March 22.
In an Instagram post, Muniz wrote that his son's birth was "the moment that my life changed forever."
"Honestly, I didn't know it was possible to love anything as much as I love him," he wrote. "It took me a long time to post because I've been 1000% obsessed with him, already striving to make every moment he lives on earth the best it can possibly be."
On March 25, Chandler Powell and Bindi Irwin welcomed daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell.
In an Instagram post, Irwin wrote that the name Grace honors her great-grandmother and other relatives in husband Chandler Powell's family dating back to the 1700s.
Irwin continued: "Her middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to my dad and his legacy as the most incredible Wildlife Warrior."
Their daughter was born on the couple's one-year wedding anniversary.
Henry Golding and Liv Lo became parents to a daughter on March 31.
Golding announced the birth on Instagram.
In an interview in May, he told People, "Every morning it's like she comes up with something new, something exciting. She makes this look at you or she smiles. Every day is a joy. It's crazy."
He added: "You do feel the sense of overprotectiveness already. I'm sure it gets worse!"
Macaulay Culkin became a dad when he and Brenda Song welcomed a baby boy on April 5.
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song welcomed their first child together on April 5.
The couple's son, Dakota Song Culkin, was born at 1:10 PM on April 5 in Los Angeles, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, a representative for the "Home Alone" star confirmed to Insider.
The newborn was named after Culkin's late sister, Dakota, who died in 2008 after being hit by a car.
Jason Derulo and girlfriend Jena Frumes became the parents of Jason King on May 18.
"The happiest day of my life bringing our baby boy (Jason King Derulo) home," the proud dad wrote on Instagram. "He's so lucky to have such a strong caring hero of a mother @jenafrumes."
On May 24, producer Sam Esmail and Emmy Rossum announced the birth of their daughter.
Rossum, who kept news of her pregnancy private, announced her daughter's birth on Instagram.
"On a sunny Monday morning, at 8:13AM, we welcomed our daughter into the world," she wrote.
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce welcomed rainbow baby Romeo Reign on May 27.
The couple talked about their struggle to conceive and previous miscarriage on "Good Morning America" in 2019.
"I didn't want to hold this in. I wanted to share it for other people going through it and just be honest so I can kind of heal through the process," Pesce said.
Baby Romero now has an Instagram account of his own, run by his parents.
Former "Survivor" contestants Joe and Sierra Dawn Anglim announced the birth of their daughter, Della Dawn, on May 29.
"Della Dawn Anglim, our world is forever changed. Thanks for choosing us baby girl," Sierra wrote on Instagram.
Country singer Chris Lane and former"Bachelor" star Lauren Lane (née Bushnell) welcomed baby boy Dutton Walker Lane on June 8.
Lane announced his son's birth on Instagram.
"Words can't describe the love i feel inside my heart for this little man!" he captioned a video showing him holding Dutton for the first time. "Thanks for all the prayers I will never understand how @laurenlane birthed a 9 pound baby! DUTTON WALKER LANE welcome to the world."
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