20 Celebrity Couples Who Got Pregnant Before Tying the Knot (PHOTOS)

First comes love, then comes ... baby? High-profile celebs are putting carriage before marriage — if they tie the knot at all. These 20 star couples sealed the deal before they walked down the aisle. Some, like Victoria Beckham, were pregnant at the altar. Others, like Kim Kardashian, toted their tiny tots along for the ceremony. 

Here's a look at the big names who helped launch the premarital bliss baby boom. Get ready, because here comes the bride — and her baby. 


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  • David & Victoria Beckham


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    Beckham scored early! The soccer star and Spice Girl had son Brooklyn in March 1999, four months before their July wedding. The tiny tot was their ring bearer (with some help!). The power couple have had two more sons, Romeo and Cruz, and a daughter, Harper, and are still going strong.

  • Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman


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    Barrymore was unlucky in love until she met her prince charming in real life, art consultant Will Kopelman. The lovebirds married in June 2012, and daughter Olive arrived three months later. Barrymore and Kopelman had a second daughter, Frankie, in 2014. Let's hope they last Ever After!

  • Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher


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    Kunis and Ashton's daughter, Wyatt Isabelle, was 9 months old when her parents tied the knot in July 2015. The actor-lovebirds costarred in That '70s Show from 1998 to 2006, but didn't start dating until 2012. 

  • Heidi Klum & Seal


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    Klum was pregnant with an ex-boyfriend's baby when she met and fell in love with Seal. Daughter Leni was born in May 2004. The supermodel and the Grammy-winning singer married in May 2005 and welcomed son Henry four months later. Son Johan arrived in 2006 and daughter Lou followed in 2009. Despite elaborate annual vow renewals, Klum and Seal said "auf wiedersehen" in 2012. 

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  • Kim Kardashian West & Kanye West


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    The paparazzi faves had daughter North West in June 2013. They married almost a year later, in May 2014, in Florence, Italy, where their little princess was conceived. (TMI!) The Wests are expecting child number two, a boy, in December 2015. 

  • Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard


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    Bell and Shepard welcomed daughter Lincoln in March 2013 and married for just $142 in the self-proclaimed "world's worst wedding" at a county clerk's office seventh months later. The Veronica Mars alum and the Parenthood star welcomed daughter Delta in December 2014. 

  • Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe


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    Young love! Witherspoon and Phillippe met at her 21st birthday party and got married two years later in June 1999. The newlyweds weren't alone for long. Daughter Ava arrived three months later. The couple had son Deacon in October 2003. Witherspoon and Phillippe separated in 2006 and later divorced.   

  • Nicole Richie & Joel Madden


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    The fashion designer and the Good Charlotte rocker had two kids, daughter Harlow and son Sparrow, before finally tying the knot in December 2010. Madden says his reluctant bride took some convincing -- he proposed 10 times before she said yes!

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  • Angelina Jolie Pitt & Brad Pitt


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    Pitt dove right into family life in 2006, legally adopting Jolie's kids, Maddox and Zahara. The Hollywood power couple had Shiloh in May 2006, adopted Pax from Vietnam in March 2007, and had twins Knox and Vivienne in July 2008. They finally tied the knot -- with some nudging from their kids -- in August 2014. 

  • Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves


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    McConaughey and Brazilian-American beauty Alves had two kids together, son Levi and daughter Vida, before getting hitched in June 2012. (The model had to do a little convincing to get the laid-back actor to the altar, telling him to "sh*t or get off the pot!") They had son Livingston six months later. 

  • Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes


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    The mega movie star and America's girl next door married in Italy in November 2006. The real celebrity at the wedding, however, was their baby daughter, Suri, born just six months earlier. Cruise and Holmes divorced in 2012. 

  • Jessica Alba & Cash Warren


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    Alba and Cash tied the knot in May 2008, just weeks before daughter Honor's birth. The Honest Company founder and her leading man added daughter Haven in August 2011, but still enjoy solo nights out together.

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  • Madonna & Guy Ritchie


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    Papa, don't preach ... maybe. The Material Girl married director Guy Ritchie in December 2000 and gave birth to son Rocco eight months later. The pair later adopted son David Banda. Their "soap opera" of a marriage, as Ritchie later called it, ended in 2008. 

  • Orlando Bloom & Miranda Kerr


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    The Australian model had a tiny baby bump when she and actor Orlando Bloom said "I do" in July 2010. Son Flynn was born six months later. The couple's fairy-tale romance didn't last, however. They split in 2013. 

  • Scarlett Johansson & Romain Dauriac


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    Johansson secretly wed French journalist Romain Dauriac in October 2014, a month after their daughter Rose Dorothy was born. The Avengers: Age of Ultron actress was married to actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011. 

  • Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler


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    Cavallari and Cutler had some on-again, off-again drama before having son Camden Jack in August 2012 and officially tying the knot in June 2013. The former reality star and the Chicago Bears quarterback added son Jaxon in May 2014 and have a baby girl on the way.

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  • Natalie Portman & Benjamin Millepied


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    The pair met on the set of Black Swan in 2008. Portman won an Oscar for the movie — and the heart of choreographer Millepied. They had son Aleph in June 2011 and wed in August 2012. 

  • Ashlee Simpson & Pete Wentz


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    Simpson and Wentz married in May 2008, when she was about three months pregnant with son Bronx. The pop singer and Fall Out Boy rocker reportedly clashed often during their three-year marriage before filing for divorce in 2011. Both have since moved on to happier times. Wentz had a son in August 2014 with girlfriend Meagan Camper. Simpson married Diana Ross's son, Evan, in August 2015, and they recently welcomed a little girl

  • Ginnifer Goodwin & Josh Dallas


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    The fairy-tale isn't limited to onscreen for the Once Upon a Time costars. Goodwin and Dallas fell in love and married in April 2014. Their baby boy, Oliver, arrived one month later. Hooray for Snow White and Prince Charming!

  • Salma Hayek & Francois-Henri Pinault


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    Hayek and the French billionaire married at a city hall in Paris in February 2009, then threw a lavish wedding two months later in Venice, Italy. Daughter, Valentina Paloma, then 19 months, was a flower girl. 

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