Pregnant Jennifer Lawrence steps out with baby bump on show for first time

Jennifer Lawrence has been pictured with her baby bump on display for the first time as news emerged she is expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney.   

The actress, 31, showed off her blossoming belly during a stroll through New York City on Wednesday.

The sighting comes as a representative for the actress confirmed her pregnancy with People.

Lawrence tied the knot with Cooke, an art gallery director, in 2019 after more than a year of dating.

Baby on the way! Jennifer Lawrence has been pictured with her baby bump for the first time as news emerged she is expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney

Baby on the way! Jennifer Lawrence has been pictured with her baby bump for the first time as news emerged she is expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney 

Motherhood: Lawrence was spotted with her bump on display during a stroll through New York City on Wednesday

Motherhood: Lawrence was spotted with her bump on display during a stroll through New York City on Wednesday 

Lawrence was pictured walking through New York wearing a pair of floral overalls and a delicate white T-shirt.

She slung a leather bag over her shoulder and strode through the cobblestone streets in her jelly sandals.

The actress also wore her blonde tresses down in loose waves and propped a pair of sunglasses over her eyes.

Lawrence appeared content as she strolled down the street, before eventually stopping for an al fresco meal with her friend at Fanelli’s Cafe.  

I do! Lawrence tied the knot with Cooke, an art gallery director, in 2019 after more than a year of dating

I do! Lawrence tied the knot with Cooke, an art gallery director, in 2019 after more than a year of dating

Proud parents-to-be: Lawrence pictured with her husband Cooke in May 2021

Proud parents-to-be: Lawrence pictured with her husband Cooke in May 2021 

The duo enjoyed a scrumptious meal outside, where Jennifer feasted on fried chicken, a bowl of tomato soup, and grilled cheese.

A plate of French fries sat in between the women.  

It wasn’t long ago insiders claimed Jennifer and her husband were already talking about starting a family together.

‘They both want children and have been discussing starting a family,’ a source told ET Online back in 2019. 

Flower power! Lawrence strolled through the streets wearing flower print overalls and jelly sandals

Flower power! Lawrence strolled through the streets wearing flower print overalls and jelly sandals

Flower power! Lawrence strolled through the streets wearing flower print overalls and jelly sandals 

Bumping along just nicely! Lawrence put her bump on show as she strolled through the Big Apple

Bumping along just nicely! Lawrence put her bump on show as she strolled through the Big Apple 

‘Their families truly believe they are meant to be; his family loves her family and vice versa, so their parents are excited. Their parents get along so well and are all looking forward to big family get-togethers.’

Lawrence and Cooke tied the knot in 2019 at the Belcourt of Newport in Rhode Island with the likes of Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Emma Stone in attendance. 

Their wedding had 150 guests, including Kris Jenner and her boyfriend Corey Gamble, Amy Schumer, Emma Stone and Ashley Olsen.

For her rehearsal dinner, Jennifer and Cooke hosted a clambake on Rose Island under a white tent, with Cameron Diaz, Sienna Miller, Joel Madden and Nicole Richie seen arriving. 

Best tressed: The actress also wore her blonde hair down in loose waves and propped a pair of sunglasses over her eyes

Best tressed: The actress also wore her blonde hair down in loose waves and propped a pair of sunglasses over her eyes

Best tressed: The actress also wore her blonde hair down in loose waves and propped a pair of sunglasses over her eyes

Love story: She was first linked to Cooke after they were introduced by mutual friends in 2018, and by February 2019, the blonde beauty was spotted wearing an engagement ring

Love story: She was first linked to Cooke after they were introduced by mutual friends in 2018, and by February 2019, the blonde beauty was spotted wearing an engagement ring

Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May, three months after confirming their engagement. 

The star wore a plunging $2,300 L. Wells dress with nude Casadei shoes, adding a Roger Vivier tote and Fred Leighton jewels.

The actress was first linked to Cooke after they were introduced by mutual friends in 2018, and by February 2019, the blonde beauty was spotted wearing an engagement ring.

‘Well, he’s just the best person I’ve ever met in my whole life. It was a very, very easy decision,’ she told Entertainment Tonight after accepting his proposal. 

Low-key: Lawrence accessorized her look with an array of silver necklaces

Low-key: Lawrence accessorized her look with an array of silver necklaces

Loved-up: 'Well, he's just the best person I've ever met in my whole life. It was a very, very easy decision,' she told Entertainment Tonight after accepting his proposal

Loved-up: 'Well, he's just the best person I've ever met in my whole life. It was a very, very easy decision,' she told Entertainment Tonight after accepting his proposal

Loved-up: ‘Well, he’s just the best person I’ve ever met in my whole life. It was a very, very easy decision,’ she told Entertainment Tonight after accepting his proposal 

‘He really is, and he gets better,’ the actress went on. 

Cooke works at New York’s Gladstone Gallery, which represents artists including Lena Dunham’s dad, Carroll Dunham, as well as Richard Prince, Anish Kapoor, and Bjork’s ex, Matthew Barney. 

He is known on the art party scene and previously worked at the prestigious Gagosian gallery.

While he is now very much part of the New York social scene, Cooke, like his new fianceé grew up in the countryside, spending his childhood on his parent’s farm in Vermont. 

On the go: The actress enjoyed a brisk walk through the city

On the go: The actress enjoyed a brisk walk through the city

Yum! She stopped for a bite to eat at Fanelli's Cafe with a friend

Yum! She stopped for a bite to eat at Fanelli’s Cafe with a friend 

Maroney’s father was an art dealer in Manhattan and previously served as the Head of American Paintings at Christie’s before the family decided to move to the country. 

While neither Jennifer or Cooke have spoken publicly about their relationship, insiders have gushed about their chemistry, with a source telling People in 2018: ‘She is smiling like I have never seen her do with any of her previous boyfriends’.

For Jennifer, the romance begun just months after she split from Mother! director Darren Aronofsky, 49, in November 2017 after dating for about a year.

It has been claimed that their age gap caused a problem in their romance, as well as Jennifer admitting they were never able to switch off from talking about work. 

Outdoor accommodations: The women enjoyed their meal al fresco

Outdoor accommodations: The women enjoyed their meal al fresco 

XOXO: Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May, three months after confirming their engagement

XOXO: Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May, three months after confirming their engagement

Before the director, Jennifer enjoyed a romance with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, beginning in August 2014, just five months after his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow filed for divorce.

The A-list couple dated for four months before they broke up the first time in October of that year before reuniting in December and breaking up again in August 2015.

Jennifer’s longest relationship was with her co-star Nicholas Hoult, enjoying a on/off five year relationship after they met on the set of X-Men First Class in 2010. 

Catching up: The A-list actress enjoyed a scrumptious meal beside the sidewalk

Catching up: The A-list actress enjoyed a scrumptious meal beside the sidewalk 

Digging in! Lawrence enjoyed a plate of fries, grilled cheese, tomato soup, and fried chicken

Digging in! Lawrence enjoyed a plate of fries, grilled cheese, tomato soup, and fried chicken 

Last sighting: The actress was last pictured at the Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show during Paris Fashion Week on July 5

Last sighting: The actress was last pictured at the Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show during Paris Fashion Week on July 5

The Kentucky-born actress and British star were together for three years before a brief split in 2013, only to reunite both off and onscreen in X-Men: Days of Future Past ahead of their final August 2014 split.

In November 2015, the actress candidly reflected on the relationship, which ended around the same time she wrapped her hit Hunger Games film franchise.

‘I was also in a relationship with somebody for five years and we broke up around the same time I wrapped the movies. Being 24 was this whole year of, “Who am I without these movies? Who am I without this man?”‘ she told ABC News’ Diane Sawyer.

Nicholas welcomed a child with his lingerie model girlfriend Bryana Holly in 2018.

While many of her past romances have been conducted under the gaze of the world, Jennifer and Cooke have enjoyed their romance away from the public eye, taking low-key trips to Europe and being spotted on dinner dates in Cooke’s home city of New York. 

Just the two of us: The actress was also seen with her husband in New Orleans back on June 5

Just the two of us: The actress was also seen with her husband in New Orleans back on June 5

Kiss me! The couple locked lips while attending the New York Rangers v Buffalo Sabres game back in 2018

Kiss me! The couple locked lips while attending the New York Rangers v Buffalo Sabres game back in 2018

Hitting their stride: Back in May 2021, the couple were pictured going on a power walk at Hudson River Park

Hitting their stride: Back in May 2021, the couple were pictured going on a power walk at Hudson River Park 

A timeline of Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney’s relationship: From their star-studded Rhode Island nuptials to her pregnancy

Jennifer Lawrence is currently expecting her very first child with her husband Cooke Maroney.

But it doesn’t seem all that long ago that the couple first got together.

Here, DailyMail.com takes a look back at Jennifer’s relationship with her husband, from their early beginnings to their lavish 2019 wedding to her pregnancy. 

Baby on the way! Jennifer Lawrence is currently expecting her very first child with her husband Cooke Maroney

Baby on the way! Jennifer Lawrence is currently expecting her very first child with her husband Cooke Maroney

Lawrence was first linked to Cooke, an art gallery director, after they were introduced by mutual friends in 2018, and by February 2019, the blonde beauty was spotted wearing an engagement ring.

‘Well, he’s just the best person I’ve ever met in my whole life. It was a very, very easy decision,’ she told Entertainment Tonight after accepting his proposal.

‘He really is, and he gets better,’ the actress went on.

Lawrence and Cooke tied the knot in 2019 at the Belcourt of Newport in Rhode Island with the likes of Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Emma Stone in attendance.

I do! Lawrence and Cooke tied the knot in 2019 at the Belcourt of Newport in Rhode Island with the likes of Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Emma Stone in attendance

I do! Lawrence and Cooke tied the knot in 2019 at the Belcourt of Newport in Rhode Island with the likes of Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Emma Stone in attendance

Their wedding had 150 guests, including Kris Jenner and her boyfriend Corey Gamble, Amy Schumer, Emma Stone and Ashley Olsen.

For her rehearsal dinner, Jennifer and Cooke hosted a clambake on Rose Island under a white tent, with Cameron Diaz, Sienna Miller, Joel Madden and Nicole Richie seen arriving.

Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May, three months after confirming their engagement.

The star wore a plunging $2,300 L. Wells dress with nude Casadei shoes, adding a Roger Vivier tote and Fred Leighton jewels.

On the go: Lawrence was spotted with her husband going for a power walk in New York in May 2021

On the go: Lawrence was spotted with her husband going for a power walk in New York in May 2021 

While neither Jennifer or Cooke have spoken publicly about their relationship, insiders have gushed about their chemistry, with a source telling People in 2018: ‘She is smiling like I have never seen her do with any of her previous boyfriends’.

By 2019, insiders claimed the couple were talking about starting a family.

‘They both want children and have been discussing starting a family,’ a source told ET Online back in 2019.

‘Their families truly believe they are meant to be; his family loves her family and vice versa, so their parents are excited. Their parents get along so well and are all looking forward to big family get-togethers.’

While many of Jennifer’s past romances have been conducted under the gaze of the world, the actress and her husband have enjoyed their romance away from the public eye, taking low-key trips to Europe and being spotted on dinner dates in Cooke’s home city of New York.

On September 8 2021, the star’s representative confirmed her pregnancy with People.  

Jennifer was spotted for the first time with her baby bump on display on September 8 in photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com.

Kisses: The couple locked lips at a hockey game in New York in 2018

Kisses: The couple locked lips at a hockey game in New York in 2018

 

Jennifer Lawrence’s famous exes:

Darren  Aronofsky, 49 

  • The actress began dating the acclaimed director while working together on their film Mother! 
  • The couple split in November 2017 after around a year of dating
  •  It has been claimed that their age gap caused a problem in their romance, as well as Jennifer admitting they were never able to switch off from talking about work  

Chris Martin, 41 

  •  Jennifer enjoyed a romance with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, beginning in August 2014
  • The relationship began just  five months after Chris’ ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow filed for divorce
  • The couple dated for four months before they broke up the first time in October of that year, reuniting in December and breaking up again in August 2015  

 Nicholas Hoult, 29

  • Jennifer’s longest relationship was with her co-star Nicholas Hoult
  •  The couple had an on/off five year relationship after they met on the set of X-Men First Class in 2010  
  • They were together for three years before a brief split in 2013, only to reunite both off and onscreen in X-Men: Days of Future Past ahead of their final August 2014 split
  •  Nicholas welcomed a child with his lingerie model girlfriend Bryana Holly last year

source: dailymail.co.uk