30 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Had Children With Each Other
Though most celebrity babies are welcomed into this world with a certain level of pomp and circumstance, especially when both parents are celebrities, there are a handful of celebrities who have managed to keep their children low on the radar. That's right, there are celebrities you didn't know had children with each other. Incredibly enough, some celebrities manage to keep their private lives just that, private. And some celebrities, you just forgot ever had children with their former or current flames.
From flings, to affairs, to short-lived marriages, the following celebrities all had eyes for each other at one point in time and wound up with something wonderful to show for it — a child. Though some of their relationships fizzled and some of them are still going strong, all of them were together long enough to have a chidl together (and, in some cases, more than one.) Whether you've forgotten the golden era of the following couples, or never knew they were ever together, the couples below who procreated will come as a total surprise to you. Read on to find out about all of the celebrity children you had no idea existed, and who their impressive parents are.
1. Gina Torres & Laurence Fishburne
Not only do Gina Torres and Laurence Fishburne have a daughter together, but they've been married since 2002. People reported that the pair welcomed their daughter into the world in 2007.
2. Kate Beckinsale & Michael Sheen
People reported that Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen welcomed their daughter Lily into the world in 1999, but the former couple has co-parented their daughter since their split in 2003. People added that the trio still consider each other family, and Beckinsale posted a hilarious throwback photo to prove it.
3. Teri Hatcher & Jon Tenney
Teri Hatcher and Jon Tenney divorced in 2003, but according to Us Weekly, the former couple returned to court in 2010 for a holiday custody battle concerning their daughter Emerson.
4. Carice Van Houten & Guy Pearce
This celebrity baby hasn't even been born yet, but congratulations are in order to Carice van Houten and Guy Pearce. E Online reported in March 2016 that the couple are expecting their first child together.
5. Linda Hamilton & James Cameron
Though Linda Hamilton opened up to The Daily Mail about how awful her marriage to James Cameron was, the pair did get one wonderful thing out of their relationship — their daughter, Josephine.
6. Rosemarie Dewitt & Ron Livingston
Rosemarie DeWitt and Ron Livingston met in 2006 while filming Standoff, and married in 2009. Entertainment Tonight reported that DeWitt and Livingston adopted their daughter, Gracie James, in 2013.
7. Laurie Metcalf & Jeff Perry
Laurie Metcalf and Jeff Perry wed in 1983, and welcomed baby girl Zoe a year later. The Los Angeles Times reported that Zoe was following in her parents footsteps, having made her Broadway debut in 2013, and following up by starring in the play Anna Christie with her father in 2015.
8. Ellen Barkin & Gabriel Byrne
Ellen Barkin and Gabriel Byrne fell in love on the set of Siesta in 1987, and according to the New York Times, the pair married on a whim in Las Vegas. Barkin and Byrne had two children together during their five year relationship.
9. Mireille Enos & Alan Ruck
She's the star of ABC's latest hit, The Catch, and he'll forever be Cameron in my heart. Mireille Enos & Alan Ruck have two children together, and have been married for eight years. Enos opened up to People about how she's had a crush on her husband since his role in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
10. Frances Fisher & Clint Eastwood
Hollywood playboy Clint Eastwood has children from several different women, but only one with actress Frances Fisher. Francesca Eastwood, born in 1993, has since made a name for herself with forays into modeling and acting. The New York Post reported on Francesca's experience in her father's film, Jersey Boys.
11. Kimberly Stewart & Benicio Del Toro
Kimberly Stewart, daughter of Rod Stewart and former member of Paris Hilton's posse, welcomed daughter Delilah with Benicio Del Toro in 2011. Though the pair has since split, Del Toro vowed to be a part of his daughter's life. Us Weekly reported on Stewart and Del Toro co-parenting in 2012.
12. Mary-Louise Parker & Billy Crudup
Though the pair dated for seven years, when Mary-Louise Parker was pregnant with Billy Crudup's child, he left her for Claire Danes. Parker recounts the experience in her memoir Dear Mr. You, which Jezebel shared an excerpt from in 2015. Although the excerpt doesn't mention Crudup by name, it's certainly reminiscent of that period of her life.
13. Bridget Moynahan & Tom Brady
Before Gisele Bündchen, there was Bridget Moynahan. Moynahan found out she was pregnant after she and Brady broke up, and People reported that Bündchen considered leaving Brady when she found out, as it happened just three months into their new relationship. However, Moynahan and Brady have found a way to make co-parenting work. E Online reported on a friendly embrace shared between the two mothers, showing that yes, dysfunctional families can be functional.
14. Helena Christensen & Norman Reedus
Helena Christensen and Norman Reedus had one child together while they dated, a boy named Mingus. Though the pair split in 2003, they've co-parented Mingus ever since. Reedus opened up to Elle about his relationship with his son in 2013.
15. Kelis & Nas
Kelis was seven months pregnant with her son Knight when she requested a divorce from her then husband, Nas. He opened up to Sway on MTV's Rap Fix Live about their highly publicized divorce and child support battle.