We’re only two days into 2019, and already have a number of famous baby announcements to celebrate. 

Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are expecting their fourth child. The retired Lakers star and his wife of 17 years are welcoming a fourth daughter, who will join 15-year-old Nia, 12-year-old Gianna, and two-year-old Bianka.

“Vanessa and I are beyond excited to announce that we are expecting another #mambacita to go along with Natalia, Gianna, and Bianca,” he posted on Instagram under a sparkly gold graphic that reads, “New Year, New Baby! Baby Mamba on the Way 2019.”

Vanessa and Kobe have been married since 2001. "Kobe and I are so happy to add another baby blessing to our family! Bianka will have a new baby sibling with and Natalia and Gianna are super excited to welcome another little baby sister to love,” the former dancer wrote on her Instagram.


Merry Christmas!!!! Love, The Bryant Family ❤️🎄

A post shared by Vanessa Bryant (@vanessabryant) on Dec 25, 2018 at 10:40am PST

Earlier today, news broke that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are also expecting their fourth child, a boy, who will be born in May.