12 celebrities who became parents through surrogacy
These celebrities were able to fulfill their desires to be parents via surrogacy
When people reach a certain age, it is perfectly normal and natural to want to have a family of your own and settle down. Unfortunately, not all women are lucky enough to be able to get pregnant and some couples are not able to have a kid no matter how hard they try. In these situations where the couple wants to get pregnant and cannot, they tend to resort to other methods to fulfill their desire to have kids. Surrogacy is one such method which a lot of people resort to.
These are 12 celebrities who resorted to surrogacy to expand their families:
#12 Giuliana Rancic
The E! News host Giuliana Rancic discovered that she had the early stages of breast cancer and had to go through a double mastectomy and reconstruction. She was unable to get pregnant after the surgery. Giuliana and her partner Bill were determined to make their family and used a surrogate mother who blessed them with a baby boy whom they named Duke.
#11 Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka decided to use a surrogate to have their twins, Harper and Gideon. Both the partners Neil and David were determined not to know which child was biologically theirs. The pair now has a beautiful family and both the children are about 8-years-old.
#10 Jordana Brewster
The Fast & Furious star, Jordana Brewster had her second child with her husband Andrew Form by using a gestational surrogate, Rowan Brewster-Form. Their first child was also born via surrogacy and Jordana is very grateful and feels blessed for having the chance to love and care for her children.
#9 Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman has two children whom she adopted when she was with her now ex-husband Tom Cruise. She chose to further expand her family with her second husband Keith Urban and the couple gave birth to a baby girl. After about two years, Kidman and Urban announced the birth of their fifth child, a baby girl via surrogacy.
#8 Sarah Jessica Parker
The actress and her husband Matthew Broderick had their first child, James and then struggled to have more children. When James turned six years old, she and her husband confirmed that they were expecting twins via surrogacy. Since Sarah was unable to get pregnant, the pair was delighted at the announcement of the surrogacy.
#7 Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin always wanted to have children but was unable to do so. He had to resort to choosing a surrogate mother whom he saw and decided in one look. When Martin got to take a look at a photograph of the possible surrogate mother, he was so fascinated with her that it did not take him more than a moment to decide.
#6 Elton John and David Furnish
Elton John and his partner David Furnish were blessed to be at the birth of their sons Zachary and Elijah who was born to a surrogate mother. The couple looked after their surrogate mother and tried to create a calm and beautiful atmosphere. The pair was very grateful to the woman who them sons.
#5 Lucy Liu
The actress is usually very quiet and private about her personal life. However, she took to Instagram to reveal that she was going to have a baby via surrogacy. She named her son Rockwell Lloyd Liu and was extremely thrilled at the idea of being a mother. She is single-handedly raising Rockwell.
#4 Dylan Lauren
The candy store entrepreneur and her husband Paul Arrouet used a surrogate to welcome their twins, a son and a daughter. They did not speak about their choice of using a surrogate but the pair was in the delivery room during the birth of their children and could not be happier that they were blessed with a beautiful family.
#3 Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy struggled for many years to have a child and they resorted to many ways to have kids. However, they eventually resorted to getting pregnant via surrogacy to fulfill their desire of having kids. They first had a baby girl and then another baby girl the following year.
#2 Tyra Banks
Supermodel Tyra Banks spoke to PEOPLE about the fact that she had multiple fertility issues and had also undergone IVF treatments in order to attempt to start a family with her boyfriend Erik Asla. The couple was happy to announce the birth of their baby boy York Banka Asla who was born via a surrogate.
#1 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
This has to be the most recent celebrity couple who have resorted to getting pregnant via surrogacy and the power couple had a baby girl. Kim Kardashian has had two children before Chicago West (her newest baby) and the pregnancy was deemed dangerous for Kim's health and life.
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