25 Hunky Celebs Who Became Dads In 2018 (5 Who Will Be In 2019)

The year 2018 has been one crazy year.

Celebrity news galore, and not all the celebs have been in the news for positive things.  Good note though, there have also been some really good things that have come out of this year.

For example, all the adorable babies that made their grand entrance into the world this year. There have been so many babies born in 2018!!!!

Throughout the year, we have seen a few posts about celebrities expecting either their first child, like The Originals star Claire Holt, or another child like our loveable meatball Snooki. Then there are the celebrities who had babies this year, either their first child like the hunky John Stamos, or another to add to their already growing family, like Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock.

Either way, this year has brought about some super adorable celebrity babies.

Keep scrolling to find out which hunky celebrities got the joy of becoming either first-time dads or just a dad again this year and five who get to experience next year.

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30 John Stamos


Fans around the world were surprised when they learned that John Stamos was finally going to be a dad at the age of 54.

After a year of dating, John and his girlfriend Caitlin McHugh, announced their engagement on October 23, 2017. A few months later, in December 2017, the couple would announce they were expecting their first child together in the spring of next year. The couple then rushed to get married before the birth of their son in February 2018.

Then on April 15, 2018, John Stamos officially became a father.

According to eonline.com, John named his son after his father, Billy Stamos. During an interview with E! News, John opened up a bit about his dad.

"My father was my hero. I hope I live up to what my dad did. He was always bigger than life to me so I'm happy to honor him with our little Billy. I'm starting to cry right now, Ryan! I am so emotional!"

29 Joseph Duggar


Joseph Duggar welcomed his first child with his wife Kendra Duggar on June 8, 2018.

Grandparents Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar were ecstatic and took to their website to announce the birth of their newest grandson, Garrett David Duggar.

According to eonline.com, the grandparents wrote on their site: "We are so thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest grandbaby, Garrett David Duggar. Kendra and the baby are healthy and happy! Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes!"

Kendra delivered the baby without any complications and Garrett made his way into the world at 1:36 pm at a whopping 7 lbs. 8 oz. and was 20 ½ inches tall.

28 Ronnie Ortiz-Magro


It was on December 26, 2017 that Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and his girlfriend Jen Harley announced that they were expecting a little girl.

What an amazing Christmas gift, right?

According to eonline.com, it was on Tuesday, April 2, 2018 that Jen finally went into labor and delivered a healthy baby girl that they named Ariana Sky Magro.

Fans knew though that the time was coming. Shortly before the birth of their daughter, Ronnie wound up skipping the London premier of MTV’s Jersey Shore Family Vacation. This was something fans knew no one would skip unless they absolutely needed to. Jersey Shore Family Vacation is the most anticipate reunion series after all.

On top of Ronnie missing the premier, Jen also posted the night before: “Ron lands at seven so we have five hours. I'm feeling very, very uncomfortable."

27 Ray J


Ray J married his beautiful wife Princess Love, at the Cathedral of Saint Vibiana in Los Angeles, California in August 2016. The two found out they were expecting a year later on September 15, 2017. The two had been trying for a while to get pregnant and were overjoyed with the news.

According to pagesix.com, Ray J announced the birth of their daughter on May 22, 2018 with a music video he stared in and shared on his social media page.

A week before announcing the baby’s arrival, Princess Love wrote: “My prayers were finally answered September 15th, 2017 the day I found out I was pregnant. From that point on I knew this little life depended on me to nurture and protect and I’ve been doing everything in my power to make sure my baby girl is safe and growing healthy.”

26 Jesse Plemons


Jesse Plemons and his fiancé Kirsten Dunst, welcomed their first child together on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

According to people.com, the adorable little boy was born at 8:16 am in Santa Monica, California and they named him Ennis Howard Plemons.

A source close to the couple told People, “Everyone is doing great.”

Fans were surprised when the couple announced their pregnancy to the world just three months earlier in January during the Fall/Winter portrait series for Rodarte.

Jesse and Kirsten met on the set of the television series Fargo, back in 2016 after playing a married couple. It wasn’t long before the two were dating. By early 2017, they were engaged and so far no news on an exact wedding date has been reported.

25 Evan Spiegel


Evan Spiegel started dating retired model Miranda Kerr back in 2015 and the two were engaged on July 20, 2016. Almost a year later, on May 20, 2017, the two married in a private ceremony with just close family and friends in Los Angeles, California.

According to ustoday.com, the pair announced they were expecting their first child together in November 2017, six months after their wedding.

In an exclusive interview with People magazine, the Snapchat CEO announced to the world that Miranda had given birth to their first child together on May 7, 2018. This was Evan’s first child and Miranda's second. She also shares a 7-year-old with Orlando Bloom.

24 Dwayne Johnson


Dwayne Johnson and his girlfriend Lauren Hashian welcomed their second child together on April 23, 2018.

According to latimes.com, Dwayne took to social media to announce the wondrous occasion with a picture of himself holding his sweet daughter and captioned it: “Skin to skin. Our mana. Blessed and proud to bring another strong girl into this world.”

They named their newest princess Tiana Gia Johnson, and this is the actor's third child as of now. He shares his daughter Jasmine, who is two, with girlfriend Lauren and then has another daughter Simone, who is 16, whom he shared with his ex-wife Dany Garcia.

Dwayne continued his post on his social media by writing: “I was raised and surrounded by strong, loving women all my life, but after participating in baby Tia’s delivery, it’s hard to express the new level of love, respect and admiration I have for @laurenhashianofficial and all mamas and women out there.”

23 Nicholas Hoult


Nicholas Hoult wasn’t very open when it came to news of his child with girlfriend Bryanna Holly.

According to hellomagazine.com, multiple sources confirmed that the couple welcomed their son in April 2018, a year after the couple first started dating.

A source close to the couple told People magazine that: “They have kept the news under wraps but are so happy and excited." For weeks, there was speculation that the couple was expecting their first child together, but no confirmed reports. It all started in March 2018 when Bryanna was out and about in LA and was seen with a prominent baby bump.

The X Men star is super private though and did not comment on the event.

22 Aaron Paul


Aaron Paul welcomed his baby girl on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 6:41 pm in Los Angeles, California.

Aaron and his wife Lauren first announced they were expecting back in September 2017. Aaron posted a photo of his wife cradling her growing belly and captioned it: “Hey everyone. Look what I did.”

According to people.com, Lauren took to her social media account with photos of her new baby girl to announce the event.

Aaron on the other hand, posted a black and white portrait of his baby girl's foot and captioned it, “My heart.”

21 Travis Scott


Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner welcomed their baby girl Stormi on February 1, 2018 at 4:43 pm. Their bundle of joy was born at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, California and made her way into the world weighing in at a whopping 8 lbs. 9 ounces.

According to tmz.com, her sisters Kim and Kourtney, and her brother Rob’s daughter Dream, have all delivered their children at the same hospital.

Travis and Kylie kept the whole pregnancy on lockdown. Not sharing any details, or even confirming it. Kylie even went underground to avoid any media attention or pictures. Once the baby was born though, Kylie and Travis released a touching video of her whole experience.

20 Danny Jones


Danny Jones and his wife Georgia welcomed their little boy, Cooper Alf Jones, at around 1:36 am on January 27, 2018.

According to femalefirst.co.uk, Danny took to social media hours after the birth of his son to announce the glorious occasion. 

The happy couple then did an interview with Hello! Magazine where they shared even more details about how their little boy made his way into the world weighing 7 lbs. 15 ounces and is beyond adorable.

Danny told Hello! Magazine: “He’s ace, so adorable and we can’t stop staring at him.”

19 Ryan Piers Williams


Ryan Piers Williams and his wife America Ferrera announced on May 29, 2018 that their son Sebastian Piers Williams, nicknamed Baz, had finally made his way into the world.

America took to social media to post to let the world know that he was here, and he was healthy. “When 2 become 3... Welcome Sebastian Piers Williams - aka Baz! Mom, Dad, and Baby are happy, healthy and totally in love! 😍😍😍,"

According to msn.com, both mom and dad got lots of love from all their Hollywood friends, family and fans about their newest additions.

Even Reese Witherspoon was seen leaving a comment of congratulations, along with Jennifer Garner and Brie Larson, who wrote: “Couldn’t love this family more!!!”

18 Alec Baldwin


Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria announced the birth of their fourth child in five years on May 17, 2018.

Hilaria took to social media to announce the glorious event with a picture of their new addition and captioned it: “He’s here! He’s perfect! 8lbs 2oz 💛 #wegotthis2018.”

According to hollywoodlife.com, it was in November 2017 that Alec and Hilaria first announced that they would be adding another addition to their family. “Our Baldwinitos are getting a new teammate this spring ❤️,” she wrote. .

It was later learned that this wasn’t an accidental pregnancy but was in fact planned.

This new addition joins big sister Camren, who is four, big brother Rafael, who is two, and Leonardo, who is one.

17 Norman Reedus


Norman Reedus and his girlfriend Diane Kruger welcomed a baby girl in November 2018.

According to pagesix.com, this is the couple's first child together, and Norman's second, who has a 19-year-old son with ex-girlfriend Helena Christensen.

The pair first met while filming the movie Sky in 2015. It was in July 2016 that they were first seen out and about as a couple.

Speculation first began in May 2017 that the couple were expecting due to the way Diane was acting during the Cannes Film Festival.

16 Justin Verlander

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On November 7, 2018, news that Justin Verlander and wife Kate Upton’s baby girl had finally arrived broke the internet.

According to conoe.com, Kate took to social media to announce the news to her fans with a photo of their daughter with the caption: “Genevieve Upton Verlander.”

Justin and Kate first started dating in early 2014, two years later they were engaged. Their wedding took place on November 4, 2017, two days after Justin won the World Series with the Astros. They announced they were expecting their first child together on July 14, 2018.

The birth of their daughter allows them a double celebration with her being born three days after their wedding anniversary.

15 Dwyane Wade


Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union welcomed their miracle baby on November 7, 2018 thanks to a surrogate.

According to tmz.com, Dwyane announced the glorious occasion via social media with this message: “We are sleepless and delirious, but so excited to share that, our miracle baby, arrived last night (11/7) via surrogate. Welcome to the party sweet girl!”

The couple were married back in 2014 and have been trying for years to have kids. Unfortunately, Gabrielle has suffered with infertility, something that she has been open with.

This is the couple’s first child together, but Dwyane’s fourth, he has three kids from previous relationships.

14 Matthew Koma


Matthew Koma and girlfriend Hillary Duff welcomed their beautiful little girl Banks Violet Bair, on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at their home in Los Angeles, California.

According to justjared.com, the happy couple took to social media to announce to their fans that she was finally here.

Hillary wrote on her account: ““Banks Violet Bair❤️ this little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined our world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic.✨”

Matthew added, “We welcome a beautiful daughter, little sister, and best friend for life. Could not possibly be more grateful for our growing family and for the 🍊 who makes it all possible. Cloud ten.”

13 Kanye West


According to usatoday.com, Kayne West and Kim Kardashian welcomed their third child together on January 16, 2018 thanks to a surrogate.

Kim took to the family’s website to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl to their fans: “Kayne and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl.”

Their bouncing bundle of joy made her way into the world around 12:47 am on a Monday and weight 7 lbs. 6 ounces.

Kayne and Kim chose to use a surrogate this time around due to Kim’s medical condition. The years previously, Kim opened up about her undiagnosed preeclampsia she suffered with through her first pregnancy with her daughter North West, in addition to placenta accrete. She developed the condition again when she became pregnant with her second child, Saint West.

Multiple doctors advised her that the risk was too high for her to become pregnant again.

12 Clay Cook


Clay Cook and his wife welcomed their new baby boy on August 22, 2018.

According to soundslikenashville.com, the proud new papa took to social media to announce the joyous occasion with this message: “@thebrookecook & I am thrilled to announce the arrival of Theron Maine Cook. Mama & baby are safe & happy. I’m so lucky in this life.”

The happy couple are already proud parents to their 21-month old son Charlie and were beyond thrilled watching their oldest interact with their newest edition to the family.

The family first announced they were expecting in January 2018 with a picture of the whole family reading The Berenstain Bears’ book New Baby.

11 Lane Garrison


Lane Garrison and his fiancé Mary Kaitlin welcomed their first child together on July 28, 2018 at 12:46 pm at the St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas.

According to people.com, Mary took to social media to let the world know that Linden Rose Garrison was finally here and entered the world weighing in at 5 lbs. 4 ounces.

“Linden Rose decided to come 4 weeks early and is here! I have never felt so much love in my life and @marykaitlin0614 was a warrior. Both momma and baby are doing great. #blessed #fatherhood.“

10 Josh Charles


Josh Charles and his wife Sophie Flack welcomed an adorable baby girl on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

According to justjared.com, the couple, who is already parents to 3-year-old son Rocco, first announced the wondrous news back in February 2018 with a video of Josh in his dressing room at a Broadway show that he was doing called Straight White Men. They captioned the video: “Our daughter timed her birth, so I could make yesterday’s doubleheader. It was a day I’ll never forget!”

The pair got married back in September 2013 and welcomed their first child together on December 9, 2014.

9 Preston Brust


Preston Brust almost missed the birth of his son, Legend Wile Brust.

According to people.com, Legend made his grand entrance a bit earlier than expected and decided to come on the same night that Preston and his band were scheduled to perform in Ohio.

After canceling the show and taking multiple different flights, Preston made it just in time to see his wife give birth at 6:39 pm on Friday, August 10, 2018 to their son Legend, who weighed a whopping 8 lbs. 1 ounce and measured 19 inches long.

Legend is the second child to Preston and his wife Kristen, who also have an almost three-year-old daughter named Lily.

8 Sterling Shepard


Sterling Shepard and his wife Chanel Iman welcomed their little girl Cali Clay Shepard on August 10, 2018.

The couple both took to their social media accounts to post pictures at the hospital to let fans know she had finally arrived into the world.

According to sny.tv, Sterling, who is a wide receiver for the NFL team The New York Giants, had this to say about his little girl after team practice a few days after her birth: "She's doing good. We just got to take her home yesterday, she's good, getting used to her room and everything, getting used to the surroundings. Everything has been good so far."

7 Kenan Thompson


The year 2018 has been nothing but good for the actor Kenan Thompson.

According to tmz.com, not only did he turn the big 40 this year, but he also won his first ever acting Emmy nomination and became a father for the second time to an adorable little girl.

Kenan and his wife Christina Evangeline, welcomed their little girl Gianna Michelle, in August 2018, only five days after Christina announced via a video on her social media account that she was expecting child number two.

Christina gave birth to their first child, Georgia Marie back in 2014.

6 Dean Sheremet


Dean Sheremet and his fiancé Vanessa Black, welcomed their first child together on Sunday, August 5, 2018.

According to people.com, the birth of their son Atlas Wilding Sheremet was announced to the world via a statement shared by blog Nat’s Next Adventure: “Vanessa and I are so overcome with joy to welcome our beautiful baby boy ATLAS WILDING SHEREMET-BLACK into this crazy world.”

Dean then added that their son was born at 12:24 am and weighed in at a whopping 8 lbs. 3 ounces.

“Baby boy road a rollercoaster to get here,” he continued, adding that “Vanessa is my hero.”

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5 Chris Fischer


Chris Fischer and his new bride Amy Schumer are expecting their first child together.

According to people.com, Amy had her friend Jessica Yellin of News Not Noise, announce the wondrous news on Monday, October 22, 2018 with this message: “I wanted to share some news from our community, maybe it’s noise but it’s happy noise. So I’m not in the business of making voting recommendations, but these are the recommendations of Amy Schumer, one of the most consistent and earliest supporters of News Not Noise. Now read all the way to the bottom, you’ll see there’s some news down there. Congratulations, Amy.”

The lovely couple is due next year.

4 Mike Fisher


Mike Fisher and his wife Carrie Underwood are expecting their second child together next year.

According to people.com, Carrie Underwood took to social media to post the news on August 8, 2018 with a picture of herself sitting on the couch and balloons spelling the word “BABY” over her head. She captioned the photo: “You might be wondering or asking, ‘Carrie, why is your tour starting in May?’ Well … yay!” Mike and Isaiah and I are absolutely over the moon and excited to be adding another little fish to our pond.”

The happy couple already share one son together, three-year-old Isiah Michael Fisher.

3 Grayston Leonard


Grayston Leonard and his girlfriend Bekah Martinez are expecting their first child together, due in January 2019.

According to usmagazine.com, the couple announced the news during an interview with PureWow, which was published on September 12, 2018.

“I was in disbelief and thought, ’Is this really happening?’” Bekah explained during her interview. “I immediately called Grayston and then went across the street to the Dollar Tree and bought two more pregnancy tests. They, of course, were both positive.”

The couple first started dating back in July. Bekah announced they were together by posting an adorable picture of the two of them on their Instagram with the caption, “My own private paradise.”

2 Eric Johnson


Eric Johnson and his wife Jessica Simpson announced Tuesday, September 18, 2018 that they were expecting baby number three.

According to cbsnews.com, this came as a surprise to fans, seeing as Jessica announced just last year that she was done have kids.

The couple announced their exciting news via social media with a picture of their six-year-old daughter Maxwell and their five-year-old son Ace from a gender reveal they did with the caption: “This little baby girl will make us a family of five. We couldn’t be happier to announce this precious blessing of a life.”

Jessica did hint that she wanted a baby earlier this year, but she made it clear that it would have to be a miracle baby. .

1 Caleb Followill


Caleb Followill and his wife Lily Aldridge are expecting their second child together next year.

According to usmagazine.com, the young Victoria's Secret model announced the news on Sunday, August 19 by sharing a photo of herself in a bikini and her growing belly exposed. She captioned the photo: “Surprise!” Followed by six smiley face emojis.

Caleb and his wife Lily first met back in 2007 at a Bonnaroo Music Festival, by September 20, 2010 they were engaged. Their wedding took place on May 12, 2011 at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California.

The couple already have on child together, a daughter by the name of Dixie Pearl Followill, who was born on June 21, 2012.

Sources: eonline.com, people.com, ustoday.com, hellomagazine.com, tmz.com, msn.com, hollywoodlife.com, latimes.com, justjared.com, cbsnews.com, usmagazine.com

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