2012 has been a memorable year for some of Hollywood’s most famous celebrities. More famous leading ladies than in the past of decided to take a few months off from their illustrious careers to start a family. From R&B Superstar Beyonce to top fashion model Alessandra Ambrosio, we are seeing more and more hot mamas toting around their little bundles of joy all across Tinseltown.
Let’s take a look at the most famous baby bumps of the year:
1. Beyonc Knowles
Highly regarded as two of the biggest names in music over the past few years, R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles and equally talented husband Jay-Z celebrated the birth of their first baby girl, Blue Ivy, early this year.
Beyonce started her career as the lead vocalist for top R&B group Destiny’s Child and later transitioned into becoming one of the most versatile and highest paid singers of all time. With over 16 Grammys to her name and 2 Golden Globe nominations to boot, Beyonce is sitting confidently at the pinnacle of her career.
As one of the most successful female artists in recent history, Beyonce truly proves that motherhood does not have to be a deterrent to a flourishing career. In fact, she credits her newfound fame and determination to her new role as a mother to baby Blue.
2. Jennifer Garner
Third time’s a charm for actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, who recently added a new baby boy to their growing brood. Last February, the power couple welcomed their first son, Samuel, much to the delight of older sisters Seraphina and Violet.
Known for her kick ass roles in Alias and Elektra, Jennifer Garner has traded her old image for that of a devoted and loving mother who is often seen around town with a stroller in tow.
3. Hilary Duff
The former star of Disney’s Lizzie Maguire is no longer a baby; in fact she just had her own baby last March with husband Mike Comrie!
Hillary Duff is best remembered for her teeny-bopper roles in films such as Cheaper by the Dozen and A Cinderella Story. Now that these roles are behind her, she has evolved into a very successful designer and product endorser.
4. Jessica Simpson
Best known for her reality show with ex-husband Nick Lachey and a sexy role in The Dukes of Hazzard, Jessica Simpson recently gave up her boots (but not her stilettos) when she got pregnant with daughter Maxwell Drew late last year. You can check out this reverse pregnancy due date calculator to get a better idea of how quickly she and her new husband decided to have a family.
Although Jessica first entered the Hollywood scene as a teen singer, she soon became one of the richest and most successful designers, whose clothing line is said to be pulling in multi-million dollar profits each year.
5. Kourtney Kardashian
From magazines to television, America cannot seem to get enough of the Kardashian sisters, and with the birth of Kourtney’s 2nd child with Scott Dissick, the Kardashian empire grows ever stronger.
Kourtney is the oldest of the famous Kardashian sisters that also includes Kim and Khloe. From their reality television shows to their mega million dollar endorsements, Kourtney is on the fast track to superstardom.
These are just 5 of the recent “celebrimoms” who are making mommy duty even more glamorous and stylish.
Brenda is a writer for www.duedatecalculater.org, a website that covers everything pregnancy, such as detecting your body’s ovulation signs to ancient methods of predicting your baby’s gender.