The Celebrity Pregnancy Announcements That Broke The Internet

As Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock announces her pregnancy with an incredible shoot, we look back on the best - from Beyonce to Nicki Minaj...

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by Anna Dewhurst |

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Little's Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock has announced she's pregnant on Instagram with an incredible photo shoot.

The singer announced her first pregnancy, with footballer fiancé Andre Gray with a beautiful shoot, saying: '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.'

The announcement comes almost a year after footballer Andre proposed to Leigh-Anne in their garden last June.

In the age of Instagram and Facebook, knowing how to announce your pregnancy is yet another thing to have to figure out. Do you casually keep posting but not mention it, growing bigger and bigger like Kylie Jenner? Or break the internet with a full-on photoshoot like Beyonce? Whatever your style, we’ve got the ultimate gallery of pregnancy reveals – whether you are looking for inspiration or just full-on cuteness overload.

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Pregnancy Announcements

Emma Roberts Pregnancy Announcement
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Emma and Garrett looking contented in her insta-post that confirmed both her pregnancy, and the baby's sex. She captioned the image: ''Me...and my two favorite guys'.

Nicki Minaj Pregnancy Announcement
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Nicki looking beyond extra in that bikini, bejewelled with gems, dummies and teats, padlocks and sweets. She captioned the image: 'Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes.'

Nicki Minaj Pregnancy Announcement
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Next, the self-proclaimed Barbie posted her second, heavily tasselled look, with no caption.

Nicki Minaj Pregnancy Announcement
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In the final image by David La Chapelle, Nicki is seen wearing a custom Georges Hobeika veil & Di Petsa dress. She captioned the pic: 'And finally, the Virgin Mary by #DavidLaChapelle' and a praying hands emoji.

Ashley Graham Pregnancy Announcement
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When Lizzo comments on your Insta-post: 'Bitch oh my gosh, that baby gon be so purdy', you know you're onto a good thing. Nine years after their wedding, in 2019, Ashley Graham and husband, Justin Ervin, announced their baby news with a sweet video and the caption: 'Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life. It has been the best journey with my favorite person in the world! Today, we are feeling so blessed, grateful and excited to celebrate with our GROWING FAMILY! Happy anniversary, @mrjustinervin Life is about to get even better.'

Beyoncu00e9 Pregnancy Announcement
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This iconic (and much imitated) image of Beyoncé was posted in 2017 when she was pregnant with twins, Sir and Rumi. She said: 'We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters.'

Kirsten Dunst Pregnancy Announcement
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Kirsten Dunst revealed her growing bump in the chicest way possible in 2018, with this portrait for Rodarte's 'FW portrait series: Women that inspire us'.

Amy Schumer Pregnancy Announcement
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Amy Schumer opted for an image of her and husband, Chris Fischer, Photoshopped onto royals, Meghan and Harry, just a week after the then The Duchess of Sussex announced her own pregnancy in 2018. Her typically offbeat caption endorsed more than 20 Democratic candidates standing for Congress that November.

Katy Perry Pregnancy Announcement
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Singer Katy Perry went one better with a music video posted to Instagram in March 2020, where she cradled a very visible baby bump. Katy, who is expecting with partner, Orlando Bloom, went on to Tweet: 'omg so glad I don't have to suck it in anymore'.

Chloe Sevigny Pregnancy Announcement
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Chloe Sevigny first made reference to her pregnancy with an Instagram post showcasing her baby bump from her holiday in Turks and Caicos. Sporting a Zimmerman bikini she wrote: '#mocktailsandmoonbeams' and credited 'papi', Sinisa Mackovic, for the photo.

Kylie Jenner Pregnancy Announcement
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The usually less than elusive Kylie Jenner surprised us all by opting for privacy over announcing her pregnancy in 2018. That is, until Stormi was born, and she Instagrammed this image with a heart emoji.

Lily Aldridge Pregnancy Announcement
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Supermodel, Lily Aldridge, revealed her baby bump in 2018, with a low-key snap of her in a bikini on the beach. She captioned it simply with: 'SURPRISE'.

Anne Hathaway Pregnancy Announcement
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Back in 2016, Anne Hathaway revealed her pregnancy on a beach over a new year's break with husband, Adam Schulman. She wrote: "So, posting a bikini pic is a little out of character for me, but just now while I was at the beach I noticed I was being photographed. I figure if this kind of photo is going to be out in the world it should at least be an image that makes me happy (and be one that was taken with my consent. And with a filter :)'.

Ciara Pregnancy Announcement
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Ciara announced she was pregnant with baby number three with this striking photo taken in Turks and Caicos, with the simple caption: 'Number 3.'

Jessica Biel Pregnancy Announcement
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Justin Timberlake excitedly celebrated his birthday back in 2015 by posting a picture of him kissing wife, Jessica Biel's, huuuge bump with the caption: 'Thank you EVERYONE for the Bday wishes! This year, I'm getting the GREATEST GIFT EVER. CAN'T WAIT. #BoyOrGirl #YouNeverKnow #WeDontEvenKnow #WeAReTakingBets'.

Pregnancy Announcement
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Supermodel, Kate Upton, announced her pregnancy back in 2018 in a very understated fashion, with a cool picture of herself in Miami, simply captioned: '#PregnantInMiami'.Supermodel, Kate Upton, announced her pregnancy back in 2018 in a very understated fashion, with a cool picture of herself in Miami, simply captioned: '#PregnantInMiami'.

Khlou00e9 Kardashian Pregnancy Announcement
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Khloé Kardashian posted this cute picture of her and Tristan Thompson cradling her bump in 2017 when she was pregnant with True. She said: 'My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient. I still at times can't believe that our love created life!'.

Kelly Rowland Pregnancy Announcement
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Kelly Rowland shared that she and husband, Tim Weatherspoon, were going to be parents, back in 2014, with this super-sweet picture of baby Nike Air Jordans. She captioned it: 'I'll be stuntin like my daddy.....'

Russell Brand Pregnancy Announcement
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Comedian, Russell Brand revealed partner, Laura Gallacher, was pregnant with their first child in 2016 with a selfie and this caption: 'Right then. My mum bought me this. Time to get ready! #trewlit #bookstagram #parenting'.

Olivia Wilde Pregnancy Announcement
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This matchy-matchy shot of Olivia Wilde with son Otis, was posted in 2016. Olivia, who was expecting her second child, Daisy, with fiancé Jason Sudeikis, captioned it: 'Matching baby bumps.'

Alicia Keys Pregnancy Announcement
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Alicia Keys went for a full portrait session in 2014, celebrating her fifth wedding anniversary with her producer husband, Swizz Beatz, and dropping the news in an Instagram post: 'Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here's to many many more years of the best parts of life'.

Romee Strijd Pregnancy Announcement
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Victoria's Secret Angel, Romee Strijd, announced she was pregnant with husband, Laurens van Leeuwen, during lockdown, in May 2020, with a gorgeous pic of the pair and a lengthy caption revealing her struggle with PCOS and her journey to better health. She finished it with a message to women trying to conceive: 'believe in yourself and be nice for yourself and your body and don't let those thoughts get to you too much'.

Pink Pregnancy Announcement
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Quirky singer, pink-haired Pink, announced her second pregnancy with this picture of her cuddling daughter, Willow Sage, in 2016 with the caption: 'Surprise!'.

Shay Mitchell Pregnancy Announcement
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Shay Mitchell posted this flawless portrait of herself heavily pregnant in 2019 with the valid question: 'Does this mean I'm allowed to drive in the car pool lane at all times now?'

Ciara Pregnancy Announcement
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In October 2016, Ciara revealed she and husband, Russell Wilson, were expecting a child together: 'On this special Birthday I received an abundance of love from friends and family.. and I'm excited to Finally share one of the Greatest Gifts of All that God could give...'

America Ferrera Pregnancy Announcement
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America Ferrera revealed her first pregnancy with husband, Ryan Piers Williams, over Instagram on new year's day 2018 with a photo of the pair holding up a tiny babygrow which was captioned: 'We're welcoming one more face to kiss in 2018! Wishing you #MásBesos in the New Year! #babybesos #HappyNewYear'.

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