Hollywood's Newest Dads
SEAL & HENRY
When it comes to diaper duty for Henry (born Sept. 12), Seal is a pro: "Sometimes he's better at that than I am," says wife Heidi Klum. And the doting dad (who's also stepfather to 2-year-old Leni) is hoping to expand his brood one day: "If we're lucky enough, we'll have more," says the British singer.
BEN & VIOLET
He's a blockbuster star, but perhaps the role Affleck most relishes is his real-life one: "Ben enjoys playing daddy," says a pal. "He's in love with his little girl." Settled in Cambridge, Mass., with Violet (born Dec. 1) and wife Jennifer Garner while directing the movie Gone, Baby, Gone, the actor is happily "living a domestic life," says producer Alan Ladd Jr.
KEVIN & SEAN P
Federline is loving his time with 9-month-old son Sean Preston. "I get up in the morning with him and he's, like, all ready to play and stuff," Federline told Access Hollywood. And the aspiring rapper (who's also dad to Kori, 3, and Kaleb, 1, with ex Shar Jackson) is about to become Daddy again: He and wife Britney Spears have Baby No. 2 on the way.
CHRIS & MOSES
Little Moses Martin (born April 8) is one lucky guy: He gets a front-row seat for solo lullaby performances by his dad, singer Chris Martin. In fact, both the Coldplay frontman (who's one of five kids) and wife Gwyneth Paltrow are "both very, very hands-on parents," says Rachel Waddilove, their 2-year-old daughter Apple's former nanny.
DREW & ISABELLA
"It's like you went on a job interview for the best job in the world and you got that job," says Dancing with the Stars champ Lachey of becoming a father on March 23. And wife Lea says her husband has absolutely fallen under his daughter's spell. "He's amazing and gentle and soft. That's my favorite thing, to watch him with her."
HUGH & AVA
Jackman is the kind of dad who'll do whatever it takes to amuse his kids: In 2004, the X-Men star won the celebrity burping title at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. "My son is finally really thrilled about what I do," he bragged about Oscar, who's now 6. And now that he and wife Deborra-lee Furness have Ava (born July 10), the actor will undoubtedly share more of his talents with her.
DONALD & BARRON
"I love to feed the baby," says Trump of son Barron William (born March 20), his first with wife Melania. "Not because I have to, but just because I love it." And the real-estate mogul (who has four other kids) doesn't even mind losing a little shut-eye. "I don't sleep much anyway, so if he cries, that's fine."
GAVIN & KINGSTON
One thing's for sure: With two musicians for parents, Gwen Stefani and Rossdale's Kingston James McGregor (born May 26) is bound to have some kind of rhythm. And already he has a fan in Dad. "It's great! I love it!" the rocker (who also has a 16-year-old daughter from a previous relationship) says of fatherhood.
ROD & ALASTAIR
They're never too young: Last month, Stewart brought his son Alastair (born Nov. 27 to fiancée Penny Lancaster) to meet the American Idol contestants when the singer appeared on the show. "I recently said to someone, 'You're looking at a contestant in 2026,' " says Stewart (who has six kids from previous relationships).
HEATH & MATILDA
Oscar nominee Ledger is already intent on giving his daughter Matilda Rose (born Oct. 28 to girlfriend Michelle Williams) a regular life: The family lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., where the actor is in a state of new-dad bliss. "I just fall deeper and deeper in love with both my girls," he told Oprah Winfrey.
BO & AIDAN
"Bo's the best dad," says wife Caroline of the American Idol star. "He'll just sit and stare at Aidan. He loves him with all his heart." And the singer loves letting his son (born Sept. 24) take center stage. Says Bice, "Hopefully we'll get a guitar in his hands in a year or so."