We live in a society that promotes parenthood. If you look on social media at anyone who became a parent their posts will be full of baby pictures and inspirational quotes. But the same cannot be said about celebrities. It is understandable that being a celeb is not the same as being a regular person.
Things work differently and there are a few things they would want to keep hidden including children. Here are some celebs who have hide the fact that they had children for years before the media found out.
The Aerosmith frontman has had numerous relationships over the years. But he has one extremely famous daughter. Liv Tyler, the actress is the daughter of Steven. Liv didn’t always know who her father was. But she guessed it wasn’t Todd Rundgren, the boyfriend of her mother Bebe Buell. Steven and Liv met, bonded and 5 years later she changed her last name.
He is one of the most well-known actors in Hollywood. He has also been a Governor. But he lost a lot of respect when his secret love child came out. He had a baby with the family maid Mildred Baena. The son, Joseph came out when he was a teenager. This led to the dissolution of Arnold’s marriage by his wife Maria Schriver.
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In 1999, this famous boxer had a daughter with Playboy model Shanna Moakler. Oscar quickly denied that he was the father. Shanna wasn’t having it and slammed a $62.5 million lawsuit on Oscar! He accepted he was the dad ad they settled out of court. Oscar is often seen with daughter Atiana.
Many people in the music world are known to have secret relationships and children. The Oasis frontman was married to singer Nicole Appleton when he cheated with journalist Liza Ghorbani. The relationship led to the birth of a daughter, Gemma. The estranged father and daughter have ongoing court battles related to money. Liam also has three other kids.
He is one of the most famous Hollywood actors and is known for his charm and womanizing. He first became a father at age 53! He now has 5 children in total. He had an on-off relationship with receptionist Tinglan Hong, which resulted in two children. He also has a child with TV producer Anna Eberstein.
The handsome Jude Law was quite the ladies’ man in the 2000s. He dated numerous women during that decade. He left his wife Sadie Frost, broke up with Sienna Miller, and had two kids. One was with model Samantha Burke in 2008 and the other was with Catherine Harding in 2015. He is a dad of five kids from three different women.
There is never a good time to tell the world that you have a secret child. But Chuck Norris did it after 40 years! In his book, he revealed that he fathered a daughter in 1962. He didn’t know about it himself until his daughter Dina wrote to him in 1991. He met her and they looked so similar he didn’t even bother with a DNA test.
Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has a few secret children. He had two kids with flight attendant Jacelyn Reeves in the 1980s (one of whom is his lookalike son Scott). He didn’t accept he was the father till 2002! He also had another secret child called Kimber in 1964. He didn’t acknowledge he was the father till 1996.
Donald Glover revealed that he had a child after his Golden Globe acceptance speech for his show ‘Atlanta’. He had a son Legend with his girlfriend, Michelle White. The two have a second baby with an unknown name. Was he trying to hide the fact that he is a dad or did he just want o keep his personal life under wraps?
Musician Eric Clapton found out about his daughter Ruth in 1991. She was the result of an affair in 1985 with Yvonne Kelly. The dad and daughter eventually bonded and became close. In 2015, the pair had a falling out which was due to Ruth sharing too much on her social media.
Charlie is a relatively new celebrity. He only rose to fame after the massive success of Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’. Charlie has been dating co-star Natalia Dyer. Soon, one aspect of his past came out and surprised everyone. He has a son with his ex-girlfriend, Akiko Matsuura. Baby Archie was born in 2014 and has stayed out of the limelight.
James Marsden’s perfect life was over when his 11-year long marriage fell apart. He immediately started dating and model Rosa Costa got pregnant with his child. Mardsen tried to deny that he had anything to do with the pregnancy. But after the birth of baby William Luca Costa-Marsden, he accepted the baby was his.
Eddie Murphy has had plenty of drama related to kids and women. He has a total of 10 children with 5 different women. The most high-drama was the one with Melanie Brown. Former Spice Girl Mel B alleged that Eddie was the father of her daughter Angel. Murphy kept denying the claims until a paternity test confirmed that he was indeed the dad.
DNA tests are the best way of ensuring a child’s parenthood. But sometimes, people refuse to believe the results. This was the case with rapper Flo Rida. In December 2015, he hooked up with Alexis Adams. The result was a son, Zohar Paxton. Flo Rida refused to believe the results of the DNA test and has no relationship with his son.
Sometimes, the truth comes out in the weirdest possible ways. Drake was doing his best to hide that he was a dad but rapper Pusha T alluded to Drake having a son he had never seen. This gained attention immediately and people wanted the truth. Drake’s reps denied it but after some time, the rapper revealed the truth. He had a son, Adonis, with adult star Sophie Brussaux. The former couple is on good terms.
He may be the worst person to date but he seems to love his daughter a lot. During his relationship with Karrueche Tran, he cheated on her with model Nia Gonzalez. The result was a daughter, Royalty. Tran learned about the baby when she was 9 months old, which led her to leave Chris.