2016 is the year of babies. Celebrities were visited with divine bundles of joy this year and most of them were really ecstatic about it.
This led to a flow of lovely pictures of the very beautiful additions on Instagram and Snap-chat were we did get an eye full and rejoiced with them.
As the year comes to an end we bring you a list of the many celebrities who welcomed a baby this year.
1. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto’s delivery came as a huge surprise to many because despite the fact that her traditional marriage was common knowledge, many did not expect Poko Lee to settle into married life so fast and without any scandal.
But since after welcoming her King Andre on February 18, Tonto seems to have become a changed woman and her love for publicity and controversies has ended especially since she is so determined to keep her baby’s face hidden from the cameras
2. Jodie and David Nnaji
The popular singer and her hubby welcomed their son on April 11 2016. After the birth, Nnaji took to Instagram to share the good news with friends and well-wishers by posting a picture of Jodie and writing…
“My baby, my baby, thank you! #totustuus #wifey #happyfamily #homesweethome.“
3. Kenneth Okonkwo
The arrival of Kenneth Okonkwo’s miracle baby as he is fondly called is nothing short of a miracle. Kenneth and his wife Iheoma have been married for over 9 years. They welcome Kenchukwu on the 7th of May 2016.
Other than knowing her as being the singer of the very famous song Aww, Di’ja became a darling for many after she signed with the Mavin crew. Being quite the private person, many of her fans did not even know when her marriage happened.
She got married to her Yoruba husband Rotimi and welcomed a baby boy in June 2016. Confirming the news which sounded like mere speculations, Di’ja posted a cute video in July acknowledging both hubby and baby.
5. Osas Ighodaro and Gbenro Ajibade
Beautiful Osas and her cute hubby tied the knot in 2015 and welcome their bundle of joy in 2016. Osas admitted in an interview that the pregnancy was not planned but that they were ecstatic to have their little princess who came on June 21 2016.
6. Ivie Okujaye
So the beautiful Ivie had her wedding in 2015 to her best friend of over 10 years. Their wedding was particularly unique because they created their own style especially with the boots she wore for both the traditional and church wedding.
To make their joy complete, on the 1st of June, just the day before Ezie Egbo’s birthday, Ivie had their little princess. She shared the good news on Instagram with these hashtags.
“Our Baby Girl decided to enter the world The Day Before Her Daddy’s Birthday !!!! Thank You, Jesus!!!! The feeling is even more amazing than I would have ever guessed!!! #July1stBaby #July2ndDaddy!!! #Miracles #Gratitude #Family #Love.. God’s plans are always the best!!!! Thank you, Lord!!!!!!”
7. Lilian Esoro and Ubi Franklin
Celebrity couple Ubi and Lillian welcomed their baby boy sometime in July. We cannot say if the birth of little Jason bound them like it does other families, but since the birth which happened in America, rumour of the couple’s separation is stronger than ever.
After two years of marriage, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and composer Bez and his wife Bolatito, were finally blessed with a baby boy on July 17. This is how he shared the news on Instagram…
“God blessed @titoidakulaand I with a King! #grateful #greatness#blessed“.
9. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Controversial feminist and our very own award-winning literary icon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie did a very good job at keeping the news of her pregnancy away from the media but she finally debuted it at a writing event in Lagos.
In July, she announced that she is now a proud new mom. She stressed that she did not let the media get a hold of the news because she wanted it to be a private experience.
Comedian Akpororo and his wife Josephine Ijeoma Onuabughuchi welcomed a little princes in August this year. The two tied the knot in 2015.
11. Amanda Ebeye
On the 21st of November 2016, a close friend Temilola Sobola shared the good news that Nollywood actress Amanda delivered a baby boy in Canada.
12. Eku Edewor
Beautiful OAP Eku Edewor and boyfriend Chini Odogwu welcomed a baby girl in November.
Comedian Bovi and wife Kristal announced the birth of their baby boy on October 21. Being the couple’s third child, Bovi said both mother and son were doing great after the announcement.
14. Seyi Law
The birth of Seyi law’s baby made quite the headlines on October 1 when his wife Stacey Aletile put to bed in Maryland USA after 5 years of marriage. The very happy couple have not spared any thought in sharing photos of their bundle of joy.
15. Bimbo Thomas
Actress Bimbo put to bed around 2 PM on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Texas.
16. Sugar Chika
Nollywood actress Sugar Chika Asoegwu and her husband Ejay welcomed a baby girl in UK on October 9. The baby has since been named Princess Adaeze.