Pregnancy announcements are always times of great joy and excitement, and when the time comes to share their baby news, the world's A-listers love to hype up the official reveal.
And we don't just mean a baby scan photo posted to Instagram… everyone from Hollywood's elite to the royals have been known to organise full-on photoshoots, Internet-breaking bump reveals and star-studded events to debut their new arrival. From beautiful pregnancy photos to daring fashion choices, Beyoncé's *iconic* mid-performance bump reveal and Kylie Jenner's unforgettable secret pregnancy, there's nothing more exciting than a celebrity pregnancy reveal.
In light of Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's second baby debut, we take a look back at the most iconic celebrity pregnancy reveals of all time.
Rihanna & A$AP Rocky
As if Rihanna's highly-anticipated return to the stage wasn't enough, the songstress also debuted her second pregnancy while performing at the Super Bowl in 2023. The Barbados-born baby mama rocked an all-red jumpsuit that highlighted her growing bump - and A$AP Rocky's reaction to her public pregnancy reveal was the cutest. Watch it below...
WATCH: A$AP Rocky's reaction to Rihanna's pregnancy reveal goes viral
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are easily one of the world's best-dressed couples, and they stopped at nothing to ensure their first pregnancy reveal was the height of statement fashion.
Rewind to Rihanna proudly debuting her blooming baby bump in New York City, which she bared beneath an electric pink Chanel puffer jacket and a Christian Lacroix necklace draped over her bare stomach, in what can only be described as the most Rihanna way to let the world know she is expecting a baby.
Cristiano Ronaldo & Georgina Rodriguez
The Portuguese football star shared a heartwarming photo of him and Georgina holding their twins' scans back in 2021. "Delighted to announce we are expecting twins. Our hearts are full of love - we can’t wait to meet you #blessed," penned the star. The news was first confirmed by HELLO!'s sister publication HOLA!, who revealed at the time that Georgina had passed her 12-week scan.
Sadly, the couple went on to lose one of the twins during childbirth. "We are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time. Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you," Cristiano shared in a statement.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley & Jason Statham
Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitely kept things casual when it came to announcing her second pregnancy. The blonde beauty took to Instagram to share a series of relaxed outfits, unveiling her blossoming baby bump in a luxe white co-ord on the final slide.
"Taaa daahhh !! #round2," she wrote. Simple, but effective.
Beyonce & Jay Z
Everyone remember's Beyonce's jaw-dropping pregnancy reveal back in 2011 during her performance of "Love On Top" at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The 28-time Grammy Award-winner unbuttoned her glittering purple blazer to reveal her growing baby bump at the end of the performance - and wasn't she glowing!
Princess Eugenie & Jack Brooksbank
It's custom for royals to announce their pregnancy via an official announcement released by the Palace - but Princess Eugenie took things into her own hands when it came to revealing her exciting news.
On her own Instagram page, Eugenie shared two photos and added: "Jack and I are so excited for early 2021..." And now the royal is expecting her second child!
Leigh-Anne Pinnock & Andre Grey
Taking to Instagram to post a stunning photo of herself wearing nothing but a silky emerald green sheet, she wrote: "We've dreamed about this moment for so long and we can't believe the dream is finally coming true... we can't wait to meet you."
Perrie Edwards & Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Just days after her Little Mix bandmate Leigh-Anne announced her pregnancy, Perrie took to Instagram to reveal her baby bump. "So happy to be on this wild journey with my soulmate," she wrote on Instagram. "Me + Him = You. We can't wait to meet you baby Ox!"
Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott
The world was stunned when Kylie Jenner finally revealed she had given birth to a baby girl, Stormi, after concealing her pregnancy for an entire nine months. Kim Kardashian's sister kept her special news a complete secret from fans and the media by dressing in oversized clothes, recycling old photos on Instagram, and keeping entirely out of the public eye.
Kylie and Travis released a video on YouTube documenting their entire pregnancy in April of 2018, and clips showed the entire progression of the pregnancy, doctor's visits, and special ultrasound moments with family. Adorable!
Tan France & Rob France
Queer Eye star Tan France revealed he and husband Rob were expecting their first child via surrogate with a heartwarming photo of himself with an ultrasound image over his stomach.
"So happy to finally share that WE'RE HAVING A BABY!!" he penned. "No, I'm not pregnant, despite this VERY realistic pic. With the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate, Rob and I are lucky enough to be on our way to being parents, this Summer. Something we've wanted for SOooo many years."
Nicki Minaj & Kenneth Petty
American rapper Nicki Minaj shared three photographs on Instagram revealing her news, simply captioning the first picture: "Preggers." Need we say more?
Gigi Hadid & Zayn Malik
The star said: "Obviously, we wished we could have announced it on our own terms but we're very excited and happy and grateful for everyone's well wishes and support."
Cardi B & Offset
We can't forget Cardi B's badass second pregnancy reveal during the 2021 BET Awards. Rap trio Migos took to the stage to perform two songs, bringing out surprise guest Cardi B, who dropped jaws as she took to the stage in a diamond-encrusted jumpsuit with sheer material accentuating her baby bump.
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