Celebrity Moms & Famous Mothers
As children, our moms are the biggest celebrities in our universe. There’s nothing better than being gifted with their love and attention, or getting their extra special autographed hugs and kisses. On a larger scale, there are 2 billion moms on our little planet - and they’re mega stars and celebrities within each of their families.
But some moms are more famous than others, and it’s “mother nature” to be curious about all the celebrity Moms out there. So, in celebration of Mother’s Day, we take a tour of moms that have found Hollywood fame.
*Interested in mommy movies? Take a peak at our film reel starring Mom herself
*Prefer moms in music? Find out who's singing in salute of mom
*Ready for the ultimate TV mom trivia quiz? Tune in...
Children: Maddox (b.2001), Pax (b.2003), Zahara (b.2005), Shiloh (b.2006) & more on the way
Today: We constantly hear about Angelina’s relationship with actor Brad Pitt as well as her many adoptions. She's currently pregnant with biological child no.2. - leaving the media salivating for her stardom and baby gossip.
Children: Apple (b.2004), Moses (b.2006)
Today: Gwyneth is known for being a style icon as well as giving her children unusual names.
Children: Shelby Steven (b.1990)
Today: Reba continues to record music and has recently completed a tour called 2 Worlds; 2 Voices with Kelly Clarkson. She's a fan of momisms too...
Children: Wynter (b. 1993), Raine (b.1996)
Today: She appeared in reality TV show The Surreal Life. She is not often heard about in the news, but made a re-entrance into "stardom" when she charged with spousal abuse against husband Chuck Finlay. Her drug addictions are often heard about as well. Sex, drugs and rock and roll + momhood = pregnancy, children's Tylenol and nursery rhymes!
Children: Max (b.2008)
Today: Media buzz has strenthened her more mature celeb status, with the birth of her newborn son, as well as her marriage to music executive Jordan Bratman. Today she is compared to Madonna because of her constant changing looks and personalities, most recently “Baby Jane”.
Children: Rowan (b.2004), Grier (b.2006)
Today: Brooke is not often heard about in the media but has been seen in skin care commercials as well as making many TV guest appearances. Her adventures in Public Mom Land include speaking about her battles with postpartum depression, which has led to another battle… with actor Tom Cruise, who has publicly criticized her use of anti-depressants. (On that note, see Katie Holmes below for a chuckle) When technology allows for men to give birth, we're certain Tom will be the first in line.
Children: Rumer (b.1988), Scout (b.1991), Tallulah (b.1994)
Today: Demi continues to act in films such as Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. She is also constantly heard about in the media for her controversial marriage to actor Ashton Kutcher, who is fifteen years younger than she.
Children: Eja D’Angelo (b. 2001)
Today: Shania is currently working on a new album, to be released in 2008.
Children: Fraternal twins Max and Emme (b.2008)
Today: She has become less talked about in the media but the newest wave of buzz evolved from her marriage to Marc Anthony and the birth of her twins.
Children: Thomas (b.?), twins Rachel & Kiefer Sutherland (b.1966)
Today: She is not often heard about, but her last film appearance was in 2006 when she played Secretary of State Madeline Albright in The Path to 9/11. She continues to make TV guest appearances, and is politically active.
Children: Sean Preston (b.2005), Jayden James (b.2006)
Today: We hear about her in the news due to her custody battles with ex-husband Kevin Federline and her battles with her mental health. Britney's rockin' body has also been criticized post-pregnancy, despite the battles and pressures faced by all moms to get back into ship-shape.
Children: Gracie (b.1997), Maggie (b.1998), Audrey (b.2001)
Today: Post baby making, Faith continues to write, sing and record. She is releasing a new album in 2008 and has collaborated with other artists.
Children: Not a mom quite yet (she’s currently pregnant).
Today: We hear about her because she’s sixteen and is about to become a teen mom, which has caused controversy in the media. People assume she either wants to be like her sister or in the future will be exactly like her. Time will tell how this teen mommy-to-be fairs with momhood.
Children: Suri (b.2006)
Today: She is constantly talked about in the media because of her marriage to Tom Cruise, the father of Suri. Everyone remembers Tom Cruise jumping on Oprah Winfrey’s couch and declaring his love for Katie to all of North America. She’s also been battling depression due to relationship problems with husband Tom Cruise. (see Brooke Shields above for the magically ironic twist!)
Children: Fraternal twins Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus “Finn” (b. 2004), Henry Daniel (b.2007)
Today: She is now taking her time being a mommy to three. However, she will be seen in a new movie later this year called Fireflies in the Garden.
Children: Nicholas (b.1989), Sophie (b.1992)
Today: You are most likely to spot her on the A&E channel starring in her family based reality TV show, Gene Simmons: Family Jewels. As a "hot mommy", her beautiful children seem to have acquired their mother's looks, rather than daddy's.
Children: Oliver (b.1976), Kate (b.1979), Wyatt (b.1986)
Today: She has not filmed a movie since 2002 but is busy being a grandmother to Kate Hudson’s son and Oliver Hudson’s son. As a hot grandma, Hawn's managed to set the standards high for would-be grammies.
Children: Rene Charles (b.2001)
Today: She’s been headlining in Las Vegas, and just came out with a new album in 2008 that has not yet been met with the same success as her previous efforts.
Goldie Hawn's daughter) she has starred in How to Loose a Guy in 10 Days, The Skeleton Key, You, Me, & Dupree, and Fool’s Gold. Her relationship with rocker Chris Robinson also scored her some celeb cred.
Children: Ryder (b.2004)
Today: She has recently been seen in the blockbuster flick Fool’s Gold but is not talked about in the media currently, leaving her and her babe to stay out of the lime light, for the most part.
Natalie Maines: Jackson (b. 2001), Beckett (b.2004)
Martie Maguire: Twins Eva & Kathleen (b.2004), currently pregnant with no.3
Emily Robison: Charles (b.2002), Twins Julianna & Henry (b.2005)
Today: The Dixie Chicks are not often heard about in the media but continue writing and making music. Today, we associate the Dixie Chicks mainly with anti-Bush comments, and their autobiographical film on the same topic, Shut up and Sing.
Children: Leni (b.2004), Henry (b.2005), Johan (b.2006)
Today: She continues to make guest appearances in movies and TV shows as well as modeling. Today, you are able to see Heidi as a hostess for Project Runway and Germany’s Next Top Model. Next up: Runway Mommies? You never know...
Children: Prince Michael (b.1996), Paris Michael Katherine (b.1998) (Yes, both of these children are named Michael...)
Today: In 2006 Debbie petitioned the court to overturn her earlier decision to ditch the kiddies, and now has visitation rights with her children. She’s not heard about often in the media, except when her children are brought up in terms of Michael Jackson’s scandals.
Children: Brooklyn (b.1999), Romeo (b.2002), Cruz (b.2005)
Today: She has become a style icon helping with design of jeans for Rock & Republic and earlier this year presenting her own creations in the DVB clothing line. She was talked about in the media because her and her hubby (star soccer player David Beckham) have moved to the United States, which propelled a new reality TV show. The super stardom of this couple, combined with tabloid accounts of Posh's "crazy breasts", puts her on this list of mommies in the public eye.
Children: Nahla (b.2008)
Today: She recently gave birth to her daughter and has since put her acting career has been on hold.
*Interested in mommy movies? Take a peak at our film reel starring Mom herself.
*Prefer moms in music? Find out who's singing in salute of mom.
*Ready for the ultimate TV mom quiz? Tune in...
* Known a celeb moms worthy of a starring role on this page? Send them to heidi (at) happyworker (dot) com