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10 showbiz celebs who became pregnant before marriage

The entertainment industry is replete with examples of hurried and hush-hush marriages. One of the reasons for the same is that the female in the relationship got pregnant before marriage. We pick 10 such instances

1. Sridevi


She is possibly the only one among Bollywood actresses who has actually acknowledged to getting pregnant before marriage. Sridevi was in an extra-marital relationship with ‘Mr. India’ producer Boney Kapoor. The couple tied the knot in 1996, and just a few months later their daughter Jhanvi was born

2. Sarika


Like many before her, Sarika was also wooed by the charms of Kamal Hassan. The versatile actor entered into a live-in relationship with Sarika after his divorce to Vani Ganapathy. The affair led to the birth of Shruti Hassan. The couple tied the knot later and, post marriage, Sarika gave birth to their second child, Akshara. The actress later filed for divorce from Hassan citing infidelity

3. Konkona Sen Sharma


The acclaimed actress started dating Ranvir Shorey in 2007. The couple had a hush-hush wedding in September 2010 and, six months later, news was out that Konkona had given birth to a baby boy, who was named Haroon

4. Amrita Arora


The announcement of VJ-turned-actress Amrita’s marriage came out of nowhere. Actually, Amrita conceived while she was in a relationship with businessman Shakeel Ladak. The much-in-love couple decided to tie the knot without any further delay

5. Celina Jaitley


She married Aussie bizman Peter Haag in a secret ceremony in Dubai. Although, Jaitley denied all reports of her being pregnant, she delivered twins in March 2012, less than nine months after getting married

6. Anoushka Shankar


The noted sitarist became pregnant even as she was dating British filmmaker Joe Wright. Shankar and Wright tied the knot a month after they learnt of the same. The couple became parents to a baby boy in February 2011

7. Gwyneth Paltrow


The Hollywood actress became pregnant with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin’s first child before marriage. The couple tied the knot in December 2003, and Baby Apple was born just five months later

8. Jennifer Garner


Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s wedding was as hush-hush as it gets. Even their parents were not present for the private ceremony in June 2005. The first child Violet was born six months after the secret wedding

9. Jessica Alba


The gorgeous actress married Hollywood producer Cash Warren in May 2009. Just a month later, Alba gave birth to their first child Honor

10. Nicole Richie


The socialite had no qualms in announcing that she was pregnant before marriage, on a TV show in August 2007. Nicole and boyfriend rocker Joel Madden became parents to Harlow in January 2008. They eventually tied the knot in December 2010