13 Celebrities Who Chose to Become Moms Later in Life
In the modern world, many women choose to become mothers later in life. And celebrities are no exception here. Some of them decided to become first-time mothers in their forties or later, and they are so happy to welcome their much-anticipated babies.
1. Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is almost 37, and she’s pregnant with her first child. She shared this wonderful news on Instagram by posting a photo of a baby onesie with the words “coming soon...” on it, which she captioned, “We are blessed and excited!” About a year ago, Lindsay married financier Bader Shammas.
2. Kaley Cuoco
Last October, Kaley Cuoco announced that she was expecting her first baby. And in March of this year, she gave birth to a daughter. According to the 37-year-old actress, she doesn’t read any books about parenthood and doesn’t have any specific plans about how to raise her child, but her boyfriend has googled enough for the both of them.
3. Sarah Snook
Sarah Snook, who is best known for her role in the series Succession, and her husband Dave Lawson are having their first child. The 35-year-old actress showed her baby bump at the premiere of the fourth season of the show on March 20.
4. Hilary Swank
Hilary secretly married entrepreneur Philip Schneider in August 2018, and in October 2022, the actress announced that she was pregnant with twins. The 48-year-old revealed that she’s long dreamed of having children. On April 10, 2023, she welcomed a son and a daughter.
5. Grace Gummer
Grace Gummer is Meryl Streep’s daughter and an actress, and she became a first-time mom just recently, in March 2023. She will soon turn 37. Her partner and the child’s father is DJ and record producer Mark Ronson.
6. Caitriona Balfe
The Irish model and the Outlander star, Caitriona Balfe, had her first child when she was 42. The actress announced this touching event on Instagram by posting a black-and-white photo of her baby’s hand.
7. Sharna Burgess
Professional dancer Sharna Burgess gave birth to her son at 37. Together with her partner Brian Austin Green, they share their everyday family moments on Instagram. And even though it is Sharna’s first child, the little one has elder siblings from his father’s former relationship.
8. Freida Pinto
The Slumdog Millionaire star became a first-time mother at 37. During her pregnancy, she supported other new moms and shared her own experience with them. For example, she learned that you can’t control everything even if you think that you’re fully prepared.
9. Leona Lewis
The 37-year-old singer gave birth to her daughter Carmel Allegra in 2022. She posted a cute photo on Instagram and captioned it, “And then there were 3. Our little Carmel Allegra arrived 22.7.22.”
10. Zawe Ashton
British actress and playwright Zawe Ashton, who recently joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will star in the movie The Marvels in 2023, became a mom at 38. Zawe and her fiancé Tom Hiddleston haven’t revealed the baby’s gender yet.
11. Jenna Ushkowitz
The Glee star was 36 years old when she had her daughter Emma. By the way, she wanted to keep the news private, so she didn’t announce her daughter’s name until 5 months after giving birth.
12. Ashley Greene
The 35-year-old actress and her husband Paul Khoury announced the birth of their first baby in the fall of 2022. And a few months later, Ashley posted photos of her working out in the park. According to the actress, even though she understands that her body will never be the same, she’s still very proud of it.
13. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton has also become a mom for the first time. On January 25, 2023, she posted a photo of her baby’s hand holding her finger. The celebrity is 42 now, and she and her husband Carter Reum had a child via surrogate.
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