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Celebrities Who Have Adopted Babies

Friday, Feb 26, 2021, 2:03 pm

1.Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow adopted her son Wyatt in 2007 and three years later adopted another baby boy named Levi. The second time around was harder for Sheryl as she went through ups and downs of the biological mothers changing their minds. Now with Levi, she is quoted as being, "conservatively excited."

2.Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock made news when just three months after she adopted her son Louis, she filed for divorce from her husband Jesse James. The couple began the process together, but four years and tones of paperwork later, Sandra became a single mother to her baby boy, raising him by herself.

3.Katherine Heigl

The Knocked Up star, Katherine Heigl along with her husband Josh Kelley adopted a baby girl named Naleigh from South Korea in 2009. In 2013, they went back and adopted another baby girl, Adalaide. The couple has not ruled out having their own biological children in the future, but adoption is something she always wanted to do.

4.Tom Cruise

In 1993 Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman adopted a baby girl, naming her Isabella and two short years later, adopted their son, naming him, Connor. After divorcing Nicole, Tom went on to marry Katie Holmes and had his first biological child, a baby girl named Suri. The famous actor/father claims he feels no different toward his adopted children than his biological daughter.

5.Kristin Davis

sex and the City star, Kristin Davis adopted a sweet little baby girl in October of 2012. Naming her Gemma Rose, the baby is adopted domestically and in California, where the birth mother is given 48 hours to change her mind. Kristin was on pins and needles, told to act like a baby sitter until it was final, but falling in love with Gemma instantly.

6.Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron adopted a baby boy named Jackson at thirty six years old. It took the single mother two years to finally adopt the baby boy who she claims changed her life. With two rescue dogs at home, these are the baby's brothers and they are quite protective of the new addition to the family.

7.Angelina Jolie

One of the most highly publicized adoptive celebrities mothers, Angelina Jolie has seven children, with only three of them being her biological kids. Before there was Brad Pitt in her life, Angelina had adopted her son Maddox from Cambodia when he was 7 months old and then three years later adopted a 6 month old baby girl from Cambodia, naming her Zahara. A year later, Angelina had her first biological child with Brad Pitt, a baby girl they named Shiloh, but a year after that they both adopted a 3 year old boy from Vietnam naming him Pax. The couple then went on to have a set of biological twins a year later, a boy named Knox and a girl named Vivienne.


8.Mariska Hargitay

Melissa Hargitay already had her own biological son August, who was four years old, and had just adopted a baby girl named Amaya Josephine, six months prior, when her lawyer called and told her about this amazing little boy. It took only two days for her to adopt the baby boy, naming him Andrew.

9.Denise Richards

With two children of her own, Denise Richards adopted another baby. Adding a third daughter to her little brood, Denise named the new baby girl Eloise Joni, and can be seen pushing her new little one in the stroller with Samantha and Lola, her daughters with controversial actor Charlie Sheen.



Before Angelina Jolie there was Madonna, not just in stardom, but in overseas adoption. Making it cool for celebrities to seek out underprivileged babies in third world countries, Madonna adopted David Banda from Malawi in 2008, and went back for a little girl named Mercy in 2009. The court protested the adoption of Mercy, claiming that Madonna had not spent enough time in the baby girl's country.

11.Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan already had her own biological child, a son named Jack. When he was a teenager, she made up her mind to adopt a girl from China. Naming her Daisy, Meg was quoted as saying, "I just saw that face and I knew we were just related." Meg and little Daisy are often photographed by the paparazzi.


12.Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman, along with his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, adopted Oscar and Ava. Their mixed race babies are not babies anymore. Oscar is 13 years old and Ave is 8 years old. The forty five year old actor beams with pride over his newly teenaged son and feisty little girl.


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