11 Local celebrity babies born in 2020 - so far!

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  • We made a list of 11 local celebrity babies born in 2020.
  • This list includes actors, musicians and famous sport stars who have welcomed a new addition to their family this year.
  • While some celebrities shared their pregnancy milestones with followers, others surprised fans with an unexpected announcement. 


Meet the celebrity babies of 2020!

Some celebrities took us along on their pregnancy journeys (thank you Instagram!), while others did a Kylie Jenner - with a surprise baby announcement! 

1. Simphiwe Ngema and Tino Chinyani

Remember when we said "did a Kylie Jenner?" The couple first shared the surprise pregnancy news with the public in August, with beautiful photos from a maternity photoshoot posted on their social media. 

One month after the announcement, the couple revealed that they had welcomed their first child together in June

"On 23 June 2020 we gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani," Simphiwe captioned a video, in which Tiyani made his social media debut.

2. Brian Chaplin and Simone De Kock 

Brian Chaplin, half of internationally-acclaimed duo Locnville, and his partner, model Simone De Kock, welcomed their son, Rome on 26 May.

"It was absolutely incredible seeing Rome for the first time and to share that moment with Brian," Simone told Channel24.

"We decided to call our son Rome because we're positive that's where he was conceived!" said Brian.

Rome already has his own Instagram account and you can give him a follow here

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My 2 favorite people

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3. Jacques and Charlene Kallis 

Jacques broke the news of their newborn's arrival on Instagram in March, writing: "Welcome to the world Joshua Henry Kallis. Most incredible day of both our lives. Hearts exploding with love. Truly blessed." 

Charlene first revealed the news of her pregnancy to her Instagram followers on 16 October, on Jacques forty-fourth birthday, which was also the couple's fifth year as a couple. 

4. Rolene and D'Niel Strauss

Rolene and D'Neil welcomed their second child together in February. 

She announced the arrival of the newest addition to their family on Instagram, writing in a post: "We are so grateful to welcome you to our little family of officially four. Your big brother is ready to hold your hand on this journey called life."

From her pregnancy announcement to the gender reveal, Rolene kept her followers updated on her pregnancy milestones. 

Like many families around the world Rolene and her husband have been spending more time at home, due to the coronavrius and restrictions placed on movement. 

"So grateful for the memories we get to create as a little family of four," Rolene captioned a recent photo of her family on a walk outside.

5. Itumleng Khune and Sphelele Mak 

The couple welcomed their first child, a girl, together in February and shortly after that revealed the name their daughter - Amogelang Zenande Khune.

Although the Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper and his partner Sphelele Mak have kept certain aspects of their relationship under wraps, they often share glimpses of their life behind doors on Instagram.

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6. Slikour and Melissa Wilkinson 

Slikour and Melissa shared the news of their baby's arrival on Instagram, along with the name, Shaka Khensani Anathi Metane, in March. 

Taking to her Instagram Stories, Melissa revealed that baby Shaka shares her birthday with her late father, who would have turned 60 this year.

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Lala nana

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7. "Takkies" and Chris Dinwiddy

Choreographer Nkateko Dinwiddy, known as Takkies, and husband Chris welcomed their second child together in June.

The South African fit-fluencer and her husband recently relocated to London, and speaking to DRUM ahead of the arrival of her newborn, Takkies said that moving had taught her that there is no place like home.

Both parents, who previously have only shared glimpses of Suri, have now proudly introduced her to the world, sharing photos from a professional photoshoot on Instagram. 

8. Donnalee Roberts and Ivan Botha 

Local TV personalities Donnalee Roberts and Ivan Botha welcomed their first child together in June, and have been blessing our timeline with precious photos of their blue-eyed boy.

"May our GREATEST contribution not be what we did ... but WHO we raised," captioned a recent family portait.

9. Karlien van Jaarsveld and Joe Breytenbach 

Singer Karlien van Jaarveld and her husband Joe Breytenbach welcomed their son Johannes Samuel into the world earlier this year.

"He is perfect and healthy," Karlien wrote on Instagram, sharing photos from the hospital shortly after his birth.

Karlien announced the pregnancy in October and told Huisgenoot that although the pregnancy was unplanned, she couldn't be happier about the news and that Elah (2), Daniel and Eliah (5) are looking forward to welcoming another sibling. 

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10. Heinz and Aletté Winckler 

South African singer Heinz Winckler and his wife Aletté welcomed their first daughter on 24 January.

Their daughter, Alannah Eliza, was born at 05:20 at the Mediclinic Vergelegen in Somerset West. Following the birth Aletté shared the exciting news on her Instagram, writing: "It was quick! It was painful! It was supernatural! We have a daughter."

She added: "She is perfect, and we are incredibly thankful towards God and everyone who prayed for us, supported us, and just loved us during this time."

Alette, who has three boys, previously told Huisgenoot that she couldn't wait to play dress-up with her daughter, as she has always been jealous of the cute girl clothes in the store. 

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Probably my favourite moment from today...

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11. Cameron van der Burgh and Nefeli Valakelis 

The former Olympic gold medalist made the news of the couple's pregnancy public on Instagram in May, sharing a photo of his wife, cradling her growing baby bump.

"Harry David van der Burgh you were only waiting for this moment to arrive. 04/09/2020, 15:42 We love you more than words can describe," he wrote on Instagram following the birth of his son.