When people dream of having children, they often imagine a beautiful family with two parents who love them deeply and unconditionally. But for many couples, this is not possible due to medical conditions or age. Surrogates have been used by countless stars in Hollywood for a variety of reasons, many which were never publicly known until now. Here are 10 well-known figures who have children via surrogacy.
10. Anderson Cooper
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has two children via surrogacy named Wyatt Morgan Cooper and Sebastian Luke Maisani-Cooper. His second son, Sebastian Luke Maisani-Cooper was born on February 10, 2022, by a surrogate. Anderson Cooper thanked the doctors and other professionals in the medical field who helped to bring his two sons into this world and he also thanked the surrogate who carried his two sons and gave birth to them.
09. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka have gone viral for dressing their twins in the most adorable Halloween costumes. When Harris and Burtka were ready to have children, they find the right woman who had previously been a surrogate for another gay couple. They both donated sperm resulting in two healthy kids and decided not to know which child is whose.
08. Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade
After all the fertility struggles and miscarriages, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade welcomed their miracle baby via surrogate. The actress, Gabrielle Union had miscarriages through IVF and she even lost track that how many miscarriages she has experienced. After all the struggles, Union and Wade got their first child through Surrogacy. Dwayne Wade has three sons Zaire, Zion, and Xavier from his past relationships.
07. Alec and Hilaria Baldwin
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin welcomed their sixth child, Lucia via surrogate. The couples have 5 children older than Lucia, Carmen, Rafel, Leonardo, Romeo, and Eduardo. Now, Alec and Hilaria have four sons and two daughters.
06. Kristen Wiig and Avi Rothman
The actress Kristen Wiig and her fiance Avi Rothman welcomed their twin via surrogate. The couple has got engaged in 2019 after spotting them on a beach in Hawaii and got married in 2021.
05. Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen
Jimmy Fallon’s and his wife Nancy Juvonen have been open about their fertility problems and miscarriages happened to Nancy Juvonen after attempting to have children. So after years of struggles and miscarriages, the Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon became father to his daughter Winnie Rose through surrogacy in 2013. In 2014, the couple Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen became father and mother to their second son, Francis Cole through surrogacy.
04. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Celebrity couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick welcomed their twin daughters Loretta and Tabitha on 22nd June 2009 through surrogacy. They were already parents to their elder son James, who was born naturally in 2002.
03. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Kanye west and Kim Kardashian was separated an were parents to Saint and North who was born naturally to them. Since, Kim Kardashian suffers from a medical condition that leads to miscarriage after giving birth to their son and daughter, the ex couple has chosen surrogacy to become parents of their two more children Chicago and Psalm.
02. Elton John and David Furnish
The gay couple Elton John who is a musician and his partner David Furnish who is a filmmaker has decided to become parents to their children via surrogacy rather than adopting. On December 25, 2010, they become parents of their first surrogate son Zachary Jackson Levon and on January 11, 2013, they became parents to their second child Elijah Joseph Daniel.
01. George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
The Star Wars filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson welcomed their surrogate baby girl, Everest in August 2013. Originally, the couple adopted three children. Later, they got married in 2013 and chosen surrogacy to welcome their child.