17 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Were Parents

When a celebrity child is born, the red carpet seems to roll out for them. From which magazine will get the first exclusive to when the parents will post the first picture on Instagram, the public loves hearing about a new celebrity baby. But there are some celebrity parents out there who seem to diligently keep their children out of the limelight, and impressively so. Those are the celebrities you didn't even realize were parents.

In a world where baby pictures seem to inundate your every social media feed, it's crazy to think that there are people whose lives are seemingly on display who manage to keep their kids out of the public eye. The urge to share your baby's every move these days is strong, but these celebrity moms and dads have managed to step back from the spotlight and keep their world of parenthood fairly private.

In a society where digital media reigns king, it's almost nice to think that there are celebrity kids out there who live pretty normal lives, out of the spotlight. From kids who are all grown up to kids who were born just last year, the following celebrities are parents — and you probably didn't even realize it!



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According to E!, Chris Bridges a.k.k Ludacris is the father to two daughters — Karma, who was born in 2001, and Cadence , who was born in December 2013.


Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

If there's any man in Hollywood I would not want to pick a fight with, it'sJohnson. His daughter Simone, born in 2001 is in good, protective hands — and so is his newborn daughter, Jasmine.


Colin Hanks

According to People, Colin Hanks has two daughters — Olivia and Chralotte — with his wife Samantha. Meaning National Treasure Tom Hanks is a grandpa!


Lil Wayne

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Lil Wayne is a father four times over, to his daughter Reginae, and sons Cameron, Neal, and Dwayne III, according to MTV.


Hugh Grant


In 2011, Hugh Grant's first child Tabitha was born. She was the first of four children to be born to Grant, including sons John, Felix, and most recently, a daughter in December 2015, according to People.


Lamar Odom

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Before Odom became a household name thanks to the Kardashian empire, Us Weekly reported that Lamar had three children with his ex-girlfriend Liza Morales — Destiny, Lamar Jr., and Jayden, who sadly passed away from SIDS at six months old.


Solange Knowles

Shortly after she put out her first solo album, Solange gave birth to her son Julez in 2004. The two performed an epic dance together at Solange's wedding in 2014.


Matt LeBlanc

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According to The Mirror, Matt LeBlanc has one daughter, Marina, who was born in 2004, the product of the Friends star’s marriage to former model Melissa McKnight.


Emile Hirsch

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In October 2013, Us Weekly reported that Emile Hirsch became a father to a baby boy named Valor.


Sofia Vergara

It's almost impossible to believe that Sofia Vergara could have a son who's basically a grown man, isn't it? According to Yahoo, Vergara's son Manolo is in his 20s, and if she weren't married to Joe Manganiello, could probably be mistaken for her boyfriend.


Colin Farrell


In 2003, Colin Farrell welcomed son James into the world. In 2009, he was joined by another son, Henry.


Vin Diesel

According to Us Weekly, Vin Diesel has three children with his partner Paloma Jimenez. Hania, Vincent and Pauline, who was named for his friend and Fast & Furious co-star, the late Paul Walker.


Tom Hardy


Tom Hardy’s son, Louis, arrived in 2008. In 2015, Hardy welcomed another child with wife Charlotte Riley, according to Daily Mail.


Evan Rachel Wood

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Evan Rachel Wood gave birth in 2013. Both Wood and her husband fiercely guard their son's privacy — so much so that the babe's name isn't public knowledge.


Keira Knightley

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Keira Knightley gave birth to daughter Edie in May 2015. “You go through pregnancy and labor and then feeding the kid and you go, ‘Wow, my body is totally amazing,'" she told Elle of being a mom.


Jemima Kirke

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According to The Telegraph, Girls' Jemima Kirke has two children — a son, Memphis, and a daugher, Rafella.


Max Greenfield

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Greenfield and his wife Tess Sanchez have two children — daughter Lilly, and son Ozzie, who was just born in August of 2015., according to Us Weekly.