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Engaged And Pregnant: Which Stars Were Expecting When They Got Engaged?

Posted: Updated: 05/19/2012 1:07 pm

"First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage," goes the popular playground song.

But sometimes, the baby comes before marriage -- not after. And in Hollywood, it's not uncommon to see stars get engaged after they've already started their families.

Click through the slideshow below to challenge your knowledge of celebrity engagements and find out which stars were pregnant when they got engaged.

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  • QUESTION: Which actress announced her engagement and pregnancy at the same time?

    A) Natalie Portman B) Jessica Simpson C) Jennifer Garner

  • Natalie Portman

    In December 2010, actress Natalie Portman <a href=",,20453228,00.html" target="_hplink">confirmed to <em>People</em></a> that she and "Black Swan" choreographer Benjamin Millepied were engaged and expecting their first child. Portman <a href="" target="_hplink">gave birth to Aleph</a> in June 2011, and the couple <a href="" target="_hplink">debuted their wedding rings </a>in February 2012. No details have yet been released on when the pair married.

  • QUESTION: Which celebrity was proposed to on her 33rd birthday, when she was already a few months along in her pregnancy?

    A) Cameron Diaz B) Jennifer Garner C) Bethenny Frankel

  • Jennifer Garner

    Ben Affleck <a href=",,1051815,00.html" target="_hplink">popped the question</a> to actress Jennifer Garner in April 2005, on her 33rd birthday. In late May, sources revealed that Garner was <a href=",26334,1078501,00.html" target="_hplink">three months pregnant</a>, and in June the Hollywood couple <a href="" target="_hplink">tied the knot</a> in a private ceremony on the Turks and Caicos islands. Just six months later, Garner and Affleck's first child, Violet, <a href=",26334,1113332,00.html " target="_hplink">was born</a>.

  • QUESTION: Which model was expecting when she got engaged in June 2010?

    A) Gisele Bundchen B) Miranda Kerr C) Alessandra Ambrosio

  • Miranda Kerr

    Miranda Kerr may not have revealed it to the press immediately, but she and Orlando Bloom were expecting their first child when the couple <a href=",,20395858,00.html" target="_hplink">announced their engagement in June</a>. Just two months later, Kerr confirmed to the <a href=",,20414325,00.html" target="_hplink">Spanish edition of <em>Vogue</a> </em> that she was indeed pregnant and four months along. The couple quietly tied the knot in July, and their son, Flynn, <a href="" target="_hplink">was born in January</a>.

  • QUESTION: Which reality star was already pregnant when her boyfriend popped the question in October 2009?

    A) Bethenny Frankel B) Kourtney Kardashian C) Nicole Richie

  • Bethenny Frankel

    When former "Real Housewives of New York City" cast member (and current star of "Bethenny Ever After") Bethenny Frankel got <a href=",,20313552,00.html" target="_hplink">engaged to boyfriend Jason Hoppy</a> in October 2009, she was already roughly two months pregnant. Although Frankel hoped to break the news later, <a href="" target="_hplink">rumors on</a> forced the reality TV star to reveal her pregnancy earlier. Frankel later <a href=",,20367836,00.html" target="_hplink">gave birth</a> to a baby girl, Bryn, in May 2010.

  • QUESTION: Which actress was spotted wearing a sparkling rock from her boyfriend just a few weeks after announcing that she was pregnant?

    A) Jessica Alba B) Ashlee Simpson C) Katie Holmes

  • Jessica Alba

    Just a few weeks after Jessica Alba's rep confirmed to <em>People</em> that she and her boyfriend, Cash Warren, <a href=",,20165722,00.html" target="_hplink">were expecting</a> a baby, the former "Dark Angel" star <a href=",,20168345,00.html" target="_hplink">was spotted</a> with a sparkly rock while leaving the gym in December 2007. The couple got engaged over the holidays and <a href=",,20201377,00.html" target="_hplink">tied the knot</a> in May 2008. Their daughter, Honor, <a href=",,20204184,00.html" target="_hplink">was born</a> in June 2008.


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