It’s raining babies! Here are 11 Celebrities who had babies in 2023
Bundles of joy, tiny toes, and sleepless nights—2023 has been a year of new beginnings for some of our favourite celebrity couples as they welcomed adorable family additions.
Let’s dive into our celebrities who had beautiful arrivals this year.
1. Davido and Chioma
OBO and his wife welcomed the pitter-patter of not one, but two babies into their home this year. The news of the arrival of their twins brought tremendous joy to their fans and supporters.
It all began on October 10, 2023, when the word on the street was that Davido and his wife welcomed a set of twins in the United States, but the reports remained unconfirmed for three days. On Friday, October 13, a video surfaced on the internet showing the happy couple outside a hospital, with Chioma holding two newborn babies in her hands while sitting in a wheelchair. The video was recorded by Davido’s father, who was heard in the background announcing his fresh grandfatherhood, and the internet was filled with happiness.
The news was later confirmed by the singer himself in an interview where he disclosed that he and Chioma were shaking when they found out that they were having twins. The public got another glimpse of their babies in November when the singer posted a picture carrying them in the hospital.
2. Bella Shmurda
Another celebrity who welcomed a baby this year was Bella Shmurda. In July 2023, he let the world know that he had welcomed his rainbow baby- a little boy, after losing a child the year before. His news was welcomed with great joy by fellow celebrities, fans and supporters. The joy then doubled when they finally got a glimpse of the baby boy in November 2023 in pictures the singer posted on Twitter(Now X).
3. Teju Babyface
Eleven years into their marriage, comedian Teju Babyface and his wife, Tobi Banjoko welcomed their third child in October this year, a baby girl. The comedian announced the good news to his fans and followers on his Instagram page on October 9, 2023, noting that the bundle of joy was born a few days before. Babyface and his wife already birthed a set of twins in 2018 and he comically stressed that this would be their last child.
4. Stan Nze and Blessing Nze
On October 20, 2023, Nollywood actor Stan Nze and his wife, Blessing Nze announced the birth of their first child, a baby boy named Jayden. The adorable announcement post contained a carousel of pictures taken at the hospital where the baby was born, showing the happy moments when they took pictures with the medical staff and of them leaving the hospital.
The couple announced that they were expecting on their second wedding anniversary dated September 11, 2023, with their adorable post filmed in a rustic setting where they danced and showed off Blessing’s bump.
5. Tobi Bakre and Anu Bakre
Big Brother Naija alumnus Tobi Bakre and his wife Anu also welcomed a new addition to their family this year. In September 2023, Tobi announced that he became a father once again when their daughter named Kamila A. Bakre was born. Absolutely ecstatic in the video posted to his Instagram, Tobi danced in the hospital room while Anu was being checked out by a nurse. The post also contained a picture of the happy father with their first child Abdulmalik and their baby girl Kamila swaddled in his arms.
Their announcement brought great joy to their fans and loved ones, who wished them well and sent in the congratulatory messages to that effect.
6. Maria Chike Benjamin
Speaking of Big Brother Naija stars, Maria Chike Benjamin became a mother this year! Her and her man Kelvin Anene welcomed their adorable baby boy into the world. Maria announced the birth of her child on October 3, 2023 via her Instagram account, revealing his name Leonardo AmaraNna Anene.
Another pleasant surprise this year was rapper Phyno announcing that he had welcomed a child into the world in August 2023, and boy was the internet shocked! In a good way of course. The rapper posted an adorable picture of himself cradling the newborn baby to his chest, letting everyone know why he’s been away all the while he was gone. His fans and Nigerians at large were overjoyed in the comment section at his great news.
Singer Skales also became a father this year. He let everyone know the great news in March 2023 via an Instagram post. He posted a photo of himself holding the newborn baby with a caption that read, “God gave me an amazing pre-birthday gift! My mother and God both know what they do.” His news was welcomed with great joy by his fans back then and congratulatory messages overflowed.
9. Serena Williams
The Grand Slam queen, Serena Williams and her husband, tech entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian expanded their family this year with the birth of their second child, another daughter named Adira River.
The couple made the announcement of the new arrival in a social media post in August.
10. Tomike Adeoye
Media personality Tomike Adeoye and her husband welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Oluwatofarati, to the world on March 17, 2023. She announced the great news on her Instagram page, expressing her gratitude to God for her safe delivery despite the bumps in the road. In the picture posted the happy mother held her newborn up with the brightest smile on her face, clearly filled with joy.
Her followers, fans and loved ones joined in the joy, congratulating the happy couple and sending in prayers.
11. Mercy Chinwo
Nigerian gospel singer Mercy Chinwo and her husband Blessed Uzochikwa became parents this year after welcoming their first child in October. The singer announced the good news in the most spectacular way; in the music video of her newly released gospel song. This news was welcomed with widespread cheer and happiness among her fans and well wishers.
In December 2023, she gave her followers a glimpse of her baby boy and announced his name; Charis Nduka Blessed.