2013 will be a year to remember for basketball legend Michael Jordan for completely personal reasons! Earlier this year, Jordan married girlfriend Yvette Prieto. Now, the couple is reportedly expecting their first baby together. Jordan has three adult children (Jeffrey, Marcus and Jasmine) with ex-wife Juanita Vanoy.
No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal has even more to be thankful for this year. Kanal and Erin, his parnter, welcomed their second daughter, Saffron Rose, on November 22nd. Saffron is the second daughter for the couple, who are also parents to 2.5-year-old Coco Reese Lakshmi. Kanal shared some of his thanksgiving via Twitter, “Thank you everyone for all the heartwarming wishes for Saffron’s arrival. Erin, Coco and I are beyond humbled and filled with love.” No doubt, the newly expanded family is enjoying the holidays even more!
Kim Zolciak is running with a much younger crowd these days! The Don’t Be Tardy star and her husband, Atlanta Falcons player Kroy Biermann, have welcomed their third and fourth children together. Zolciak announced the happy news today, sharing that the new twins have been named Kaia Rose (older sister) and Kane Ren (younger brother). With these two newest additions, Zolciak now has four kiddos younger than 3: 2.5-year-old Kroy Jr., 15-month-old Kash Kade, and now Kaia and Kane. Zolciak also has two older children — daughters Brielle, 16, and Ariana, 11 — from a previous relationship.
Once upon a time … no, really! Once Upon a Time actress Ginnifer Goodwin and her real-life fiancé Josh Dallas (who, yes, plays Prince Charming on the ABC show) recently confirmed that they’re expecting their first baby. Goodwin took to Twitter, rather than fairy tales, to share the happy news, saying, “It’s true! There’s a bun n my oven! Thank u all, frm the bottom of my heart&hump, 4 ur loving support. #JoshDallasIsMyBabyDaddy #OverTheMoon.” Looks like this couple is getting their own “happily ever after!”
As Thor, Chris Hemsworth battles evil to protect the universe from annihilation. As himself, Hemsworth is preparing for a slightly messier (but much more fun!) battle: against dirty diapers, spit-ups and all the fun that comes with a new baby! The actor and his wife Elsa Pataky (who starred in this summer’s Fast and Furious 6) recently confirmed that they’re expecting their second baby. The couple are already parents to 18-month-old daughter India Rose.
All My Children star Paula Garces has added another child of her own! The actress and her husband Antonio Hernandez welcomed a son, Antonio Andres Hernandez, on November 20th. Garces’ 21-year-old daughter Skye confirmed the happy news to People, sharing that her baby brother and mom were both doing well after a long labor and emergency c-section.
Whoa, mama! It’s a good thing that Kelly Clarkson has been enjoying being a stepmom, because she’s going to be getting even more practice soon! The pop star recently announced that she and husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting their first baby together. “I’m pregnant!!!” the singer tweeted, “Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever :)” Blackson, who has two children (Savannah, 12, and Seth, 6) from a previous marriage, and Clarkson were married earlier this year.
Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry is treading familiar ground. The reality TV star and her husband Javi Marroquin welcomed their first baby together. Son Lincoln Marshall was born on November 16th, making 3-year-old Isaac a big brother. Lowry took to Twitter to share her happiness, saying, “So in love with this new little boy.”
Majandra Delfino and her husband David Walton got an early surprise. The couple welcomed their second baby — son Louis Augustus Walton — on November 10th, about a month earlier than his expected due date. The family is now at home and doing well; Delfino recently tweeted her pleasure at being able to enjoy a favorite meal while both her babies were napping! The State of Georgia alumna and her husband are also parents to 17-month-old daughter Cecilia Delphine.
Idris Elba may want to borrow some of the powers of one of his latest roles: Heimdall in the Thor: The Dark World movie. That’s because Elba and his girlfriend Naiyana Garth are reported (by Us Weekly) to be expecting their first baby together. Who wouldn’t want the ability to be all-seeing and all-hearing when you’ve got a baby crawling about? Of course, Elba does have experience with the whole parenting bit: he has a daughter Isan with ex-wife Dormowa Sherma. Maybe he won’t need those superhero powers after all!