John Stamos, Joseph Duggar & More Celeb Guys Who Became Dads This Year

See who signed up for diaper duty in 2018

01 of 09



Although he admitted he never thought he'd become a father, the Full House star did just that, welcoming son Billy with wife Caitlin McHugh in April. "It's been beautiful," he told PEOPLE of his first weeks as a dad. "Every second you pray that you can keep the kid alive. Every day is different, time has become very elusive, stuff just goes by so fast. It's just beautiful. I've cried most days; I just stare at him."

02 of 09



The Duggar family got a little bigger when Duggar and wife Kendra Caldwell welcomed their first son, Garrett, in June. "No matter how many times we've experienced the joy of babies born in our families, there's nothing comparable to the joy in our hearts today! Children truly are a gift from God. We are so thankful for his safe arrival and this new journey as parents," the parents said in a statement.

03 of 09


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She's here! In May, the rapper and wife Princess Love welcomed their first child, daughter Melody Love, together. "ITS TIME!! @rayjnprincess #GODISAMAZING #BABYGIRL #LOVEWINS," Ray J shared on social media.

04 of 09


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The Snapchat CEO became a first-time parent when his and wife Miranda Kerr's son Hart made his world wide debut in May. "Words cannot explain how happy we are to welcome our beautiful son into our family. Miranda is doing well and Flynn is excited to be a big brother. Thank you for the kind words and wishes during this very special time," the new parents told PEOPLE in an exclusive statement.

05 of 09


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This Father's Day will be an extra special one for Plemons, who welcomed son Ennis with fiancée Kirsten Dunst in May. "Everybody is doing great," a source close to the couple told PEOPLE.

06 of 09


NBA London Game 2018
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Surprise! Hoult, who was previously linked to Jennifer Lawrence, became a dad earlier this year when he and girlfriend Bryana Holly welcomed their first child together. "They have kept the news under wraps, but are so happy and excited," an insider told PEOPLE of Hoult and Holly, an American lingerie model.

07 of 09


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We bet gym, tan, laundry ... and diapers has become the Jersey Shore star's newest M.O. since the April birth of his and on-again, off-again girlfriend Jen Harley's daughter, Ariana Sky.

08 of 09


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The Breaking Bad alum and wife Lauren's fairytale, love-at-first-sight romance was made even sweeter with the arrival of their first child, daughter Story, in February — just in time for Valentine's Day.

09 of 09


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After months of keeping fans in the dark, the rapper and girlfriend Kylie Jenner finally confirmed the happy news: they had become parents to daughter Stormi, who made her arrival in February.

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