These are the top celebrity babies of 2015
There are many things that celebrities did this year, but perhaps the most significant achievement for the ones we’ve profiled today is the addition of new members to their families.
Though some sought to keep their family lives under wraps, many have taken to social media to announce the news to their fans.
With increase in technology, some couples opened Instagram accounts for the infants who steadily rose to fame on social media with some even getting endorsed.
Congratulations once again to the couples for their gift of beautiful babies.
Here are the top celebrity babies of 2015:
Diamond Paltnumz and Zari Hassan
Diamond Platnumz became Baba Tiffah after his wife Zari delivered a bouncing baby girl following a much-publicized pregnancy.
They named her Latiffah Abdul, better known as Princess Tiffah.
Numerous fans congratulated the celebrity couple for the addition to the family.
They slated the official unveiling of their daughter at a later date and sponsors came out to support it including NMB Bank.
She is also Msasani City Mall Baby Shop ambassador.
The duo opened an Instagram account for the infant and it has garnered 273 k followers.
Lawrence, who is a cousin of Zari’s ex-husband Ivan Ssemwanga, claimed Diamond is not Princess Tiffah’s biological father.
He further asserted that the information making rounds online is completely false.
“It is not a bad thing (to seek publicity), but you know it should be done in such a truthful manner; not like the one we are seeing and reading – about a guy being so creative that he convinces people to believe his false claims,” vented Diamond.
Crème De la Crème and wife
In April, DJ Crème De La Crème and his lovely wife Denise Njuguna had the best day of their lives as they welcomed the second member of their family, a baby girl whom they named Zawadi.
As Crème took to his social media to celebrate the birth of his baby girl, apparently Jamari his son was also celebrating his birthday the very same day turning 2-years-old.
Size 8 and DJ Mo
On November, celebrated gospel singer, Linet Munyali, better known Size 8, welcomed a bouncing baby girl, Ladasha Belle this year.
Size 8’s younger sister, Mary Munyali, shared the good news on her official Instagram page Thursday afternoon.
She wrote: “Welcome to the world baby Belle. Congratulations to Size 8 and DJ Mo.”
Speaking to Citizen Digital in September, the Mateke hit-maker said the challenges she faced in her third trimester gave her respect for motherhood.
“The pregnancy has rendered me literally immobile; my legs are swollen; nakaa tu kama elephant (I looked like an elephant)! They (legs) frequently hurt,” she disclosed.
The singer who usually delivers energetic performances intimated that her back hurt big time, adding that she was uncomfortable due to the movement of the baby in the womb.
Ladasha Belle Wambo, who is the couple’s first born, has her own Instagram account, which has already garnered over 9,000 followers.
On Tuesday, the singer revealed that she almost lost her new born.
She posted a picture holding her daughter and said: “My baby @ladashabelle is a miracle from God a sign of his power in my life. My pregnancy was full of problems I almost lost her several times the enemy the devil fought her so much. But God fought back for her.”
Fashion Blogger, Anita Gaitho
In November 2015, Anita welcomed her baby boy and took to social media to share the news with this post: “Thank you so so SO much for the well wishes on the arrival of our little Prince! Loving being a mum and it feels so good to have my own little family. Couldn’t have imagined a better or more blessed end of the year. God is so good!”
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
“Kanye and I welcome our baby boy,” said the announcement on Kardashian’s official website, posted over a picture of two clasped hands. (https://www.kimkardashianwest.com/)
Kim went further to mention that the baby weighed 3.7kg.
Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West did not name the baby immediately he was born.
Controversy over the name brewed as they let days go by, fans were skeptical because of the name they chose for their first born, North West.
Finally they chose the name, Saint West after hours after speculation.
According to E!, the celebrity couple settled on the name Saint West because they felt: “the child is truly such a blessing in their lives because she had a difficult pregnancy.”
“We just started talking about it and that was the last thing for us last time. So I feel confident obviously that we’ll figure it out.” Kim had told E! News.
Janet Mbugua and Eddie Ndichu
In October Citizen TV’s Janet Mbugua delivered a bouncing baby boy named Ethan Huru Ndichu.
Her bundle of joy came just hours after her friends threw her an elegant baby shower where they showered her with gifts.
Shortly after the delivery, Janet took to her official Instagram page to share a photo of her young family, evidently happy and smiling at the camera.
The father also broke the good news on his Instagram page saying: “The heir is born! We thank God for the safe arrival of our son.”
P- Unit’s Bon-eye and wife
Top P-Unit rapper, Bon’eye, and wife also welcomed a bouncing baby boy in October.
The talented artiste took to his official Instagram page to share the good news with his fans and followers.
Bon’eye’s blessing came just days after Citizen TV anchor Janet Mbugua and husband, Eddie Ndichu, welcomed their bundle of joy.
Ben and Gathoni Kiruthi
Like the celebrated photographers they are, the duo shared their baby bump in a creative shoot that left people in awe.
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, welcomed his first child with wife Priscilla Chan, 30.
The excited pair announced the big news on Dec. 1, and even decided to reveal her precious name!
In an open letter to his newborn daughter Max, Zuckerberg announced that the addition to his family has heralded a paradigm shift for him and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan.
Zuckerberg announced that he would make his “small” contribution, summing up to Ksh4. 6 trillion, to advance the mission of equality.
“We will give 99% of our Facebook shares — currently about $45 billion — during our lives to advance this mission. We know this is a small contribution compared to all the resources and talents of those already working on these issues. But we want to do what we can, working alongside many others,” said Zuckerberg
“Our initial areas of focus will be personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people and building strong communities,” said the Harvard University dropout.
In an intimate Facebook post that rocketed across global headlines earlier this year, Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife had tried for years to have a child. His wife had suffered three miscarriages in their attempt to start a family.
Rufftone and wife Krystal
Veteran gospel artiste Roysmith Mwatia, better known as Rufftone, and wife Krystal were also blessed with a baby girl in July as they marked their first wedding anniversary.
Karen happened to be the best gift for the celebrity couple as they marked one year since tying the knot.
Speaking to Citizen Digital via phone after their baby was born, the excited Rufftone said he and Krystal were very happy to welcome the new-born, and that God has been faithful to them.
“The baby has come and we are so happy. We are blessing God for that. Her name is Karen,” said Rufftone.
Brenda Wairimu and Juliani
In February Musician Juliani and actress Brenda Wairimu became parents of their first-born daughter Amor.
Bebe Cool and wife Zuena
Artiste Bebe Cool and wife Zuena Kimera welcomed a bouncing baby boy this year. It was the couple’s second son and third child.
The excited Love You Everday singer was quick to post a picture of his wife in hospital and thanked everyone for their prayers.
Bebe has a teenage son he got from a past relationship before meeting Zuena.
Barbara koech, (Waridi)
Actress Barbara Chepkoech, who rose to fame by her acting name, Waridi on Citizen TV’s series Tahidi High gave birth to twins.
The actress, who was already a mother of one, could not hide her joy and she took to Facebook to share images of her now three beautiful children.
Mark Kaigwa and wife
The founder of Nendo, a Nairobi based consultancy firm, focused on strategy and digital storytelling in Africa and co-founder of Afrinnovator, Mark Kaigwa and wife became parents to their first born.
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