With the busy schedules celebrities have, it’s amazing that they still find time to make babies and lots of it. You know, celebrities with tons of kids? When it comes to family life, some stars like to have bigger. Their families are like the real-life Brady Bunch.
Although not all the children of these celebrities are their biological children, they still treat them like their own. After all, child support is not a problem since they are worth a million dollars. Not only do these kids live a privileged life but they also inherit some of the mess their celebrity parents are in. Poor kids. Curious yet? Here are the 12 Celebrities With Lots Of Kids.
12. Eddie Murphy: 9 Children
Women have a soft spot for funny men. Just ask, actor-comedian Eddie Murphy. He has nine kids with four different women, which might not have been so bad if he hadn’t had half of those kids while he was still married to Nicole Mitchell Murphy. He denied his youngest child, Angel Iris, who he conceived with former Spice Girl Melanie
He even denied his youngest child, Angel Iris, with former Spice Girl Melanie Brown, until a paternity test confirmed he was indeed the father. But after an ugly battle and a paternity test, it was proven that Eddie was indeed the father.
Nicole Mitchell Murphy has had enough of Eddie’s playing around so she filed for a divorce and she received a settlement of $15 million. Unfortunately, she lost more than $7 million of that money in a scam. The scammer now faces tons of criminal charges and is linked to multiple scams. Nicole is said to be close to bankruptcy.
11. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar: 19 Children
They may not be celebrities but who doesn’t know them, right? The Duggar family rose to fame because of their unusually large family. It’s pretty rare to see a family this large nowadays that’s why they became an instant celebrity. Currently, the couple has 19 children, and Michelle says she isn’t done yet. Pretty insane, right? But the once-beloved family has laid low since the popular series was canceled, but we might see more from them eventually. America loves a good comeback.
The show was canceled after Michelle and Jim Bob’s son, Josh Duggar, acknowledged the media’s accusations of infidelity and molestation were true. Josh cheated on his wife using sites such as Ashley Madison to engage in you know what with other women, and he also molested several of his sisters when he was a teen. Josh is undergoing intensive therapy from a Christian counseling program, and reports say Anna, his devoted wife, has no plans to leave him.
10. Octomom: 14 Children
Who could forget about Nadya Suleman or popularly called as Octomom? She brought attention and criticism from people around the world when she gave birth to octuplets as a single mom. How could a single mom support eight mouths to feed when she already has six other children? She confessed to using IVF to become pregnant with her octuplets.
Octomom was eventually charged with welfare fraud for receiving public assistance while being paid for magazine interviews and TV appearances. She was also treated for “stress” at a local rehab facility for 25 days. And we all know she earned some cash from starring in adult films like “Octomom Home Alone.” We aren’t sure if she currently works, although she has publicly said she wants to go to college and get a job to support her 14 children. Good for her. That’s 14 mouths to feed and send to college.
9. Jon and Kate Gosselin: 8 Children
Jon and Kate Gosselin have eight kids together; a set of sextuplets and a set of twins. The former couple had a reality show entitled, Jon & Kate Plus 8. But now since they are divorced, their heated legal battles often made headlines, and their show is now just Kate Plus 8.
The story behind their divorce? Kate has been called a control freak diva who only takes care of the kids when cameras are around, and Jon has been called a deadbeat father multiple times by Kate and her crew. Let’s ask the children to know the real story.
8. Steve Harvey: 7 Children
Steve Harvey, a comedian, television host, producer, radio personality, actor, and an author is not only popular for announcing the wrong Miss Universe but also for having a large brood. He has a total of 7 children with three different women.
He has four biological children from 2 previous marriages, plus three stepchildren. He does not have any biological children with his third and current wife, Marjorie, but he helps her raise her children. Harvey also has three grandchildren. He is a Christian with a net worth of more than $100 million and has an active presence in the lives of his children, stepchildren, and grandchildren.
7. DMX: 12 Children
DMX born Earl Simmons is a rapper, record producer, and actor. Aside from being popular for his rapping skills, he is also popular with the ladies. DMX has 12 children with multiple women, making him a celeb with a massive family. We not sure though if he’s active in all of his kids’ lives as he is typically photographed with just one or two of his children at a time. Just imagine how difficult bringing 12 children together from different women.
We’re also thinking he could be a deadbeat dad because he was sentenced to 6 months in jail for falling behind on child support yet again. Guess he’s too broke to afford a child support lawyer to help him undertake his $400,000 and counting in liability.
6. Amber and Trent Johnston: 5 Children
The stars of the reality show “7 Little Johnstons,” are nicknamed “the Brad and Angelina of the little people,” a joke that refers to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s large brood. Amber and Trent have five children, 3 of which are adopted. It’s unusual for people with dwarfism to have a large brood because of their defect.
Trent is a grounds supervisor at a college near the family’s home, and Amber is a stay-at-home mom. The tightly-knit family enjoys spending time together, and the children are all involved in different sports and clubs at school.
5. Kevin Costner: 7 Children
Veteran actor Kevin Costner has seven kids with three different women. He has acknowledged that having children with multiple women and having kids in blended households is not always easy, sharing that his kids have asked tough questions like, “Do you care for us now as much as you do them?”
Kevin Costner’s first Divorce, to Cindy Silva, who he met in College in 1978, was considered as one of the most important celebrity divorce cases in the 90’s. Most celebrity divorces don’t change how mainstream divorce cases are handled, but in this case, multiple divorce attorneys have told that this particular case had brought out how heightened emotions can affect how cases are viewed now.
Because Cindy Silva tried to reconcile her marriage, even though Kevin was said to be committing adultery. Kevin Costner settled with Cindy to the tune of $80 million. Making this divorce settlement one of the largest celebrity divorces in U.S. History. Kevin Costner had 3 children with Cindy Silva, 3 with current wife Christine Baumgartner, and one son with girlfriend Bridget Rooney.
4. Mick Jagger: 8 Children
Mick Jagger, the English singer, songwriter, and actor, the lead singer and co-founder of the Rolling Stones is not only known for his solid career but also a father to 7 children. His powerful vocals helped snag gorgeous women. Mick Jagger has seven kids with four different women, and there is a 29-year gap between his youngest and oldest child.
His kids: Karis Hunt Jagger (born 1970) with Marsha Hunt. Jade Sheena Jezebel Jagger (born 1971) with first wife, Bianca De Macias. Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Scarlett Jagger (born 1984), James Leroy Augustin Jagger (born 1985), Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger (born 1992) and Gabriel Luke Beauregard Jagger (born 1997) with ex-wife Jerry Hall. Lucas Maurice Morad Jagger (born 1999) with Luciana Gimenez. And his eighth child, Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger (born December 2016) with girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, a dancer. He was 73, and his girlfriend is 29.
3. Kris Jenner: 6 Children
The Kardashian-Jenner brood is probably one of the most well-known family in Hollywood. Kris Jenner may not have a brood as huge as the Duggars, but every member of their brood is making a name for themselves. Rob is her only son, and she has five daughters: Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie, and Kendall.
Kris Jenner was first married to Robert Kardashian whom she had, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob until he lost his battle to cancer. Her second marriage was to the Olympic athlete, Bruce Jenner now Caitlyn Jenner but ended in divorce. Kris had Kylie and Kendall with her second marriage.
2. Terry Crews: 5 Children
Terry Crews, an actor, and a former NFL player is known for his movie appearances and Old Spice ads. His muscular and bulky body and sometimes weird roles make him memorable. He also has a lot of children with four daughters and one son, as well as 1 step-grandchild. He has four biological children with his current wife, plus one child, Naomi, whom he raised as his own since she was young. He calls her his daughter more than a stepdaughter.
Recently, he made headlines for discussing how he decided to stop love-making with his wife for 90 days. He says his 90-day love making fast strengthened his marriage with his wife of 25 years, Rebecca Crews. Now isn’t that unusual.
1. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – 6 Children
When they were still together, Brad and Angelina’s brood was considered as Hollywood royalty. They have a have a total of 6 children, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne, and Knox.
Maddox was their first adopted child adopted in 2002 from Cambodia. Pax was adopted in Vietnam in 2015. Zahara was adopted from Ethiopia in 2005. Then, Angelina gave birth to Shiloh in 2006 & Knox, and Vivienne is the twin that Angelina gave birth to in the summer of 2008. But the couple has now separated, and Angelina has custody of the kids.
Hollywood is the place to see everything. Who knows of a family with 19 children and still not enough? They’re living the adage the more, the merrier. But of course, nothing is perfect. These families also have their hang ups.
Having two kids can sometimes be a handful, so just imagine how the houses of these large broods is. Yes, it could be fun because there’s never a dull moment, but sometimes it could be difficult too. But family is family.