60+ Adopted Celebrities

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List Criteria: These famous people who were brought up by parents other than their own biological parents are listed in no particular order

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  1. Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Given up and adopted at birth
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    • Age: Died at 56 (1955-2011)
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Designer
    • Children: Eve Jobs, Erin Siena Jobs, Reed Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs
  2. John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Raised by his maternal aunt and uncle from age 5 after his father's military desertion
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    • Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more
    • Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Children: Sean Lennon, Julian Lennon
  3. Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Grew up with foster parents, family friends, and various aunt and uncles as a ward of the state
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    • Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl
  4. Jamie Foxx

    Jamie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Adopted at 7 months by his maternal grandmother after his young parents split up
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    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Pianist, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
    • Children: Corinne Bishop, Annalise Bishop
  5. Nicole Richie

    Nicole Richie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Raised by family friend Lionel Richie from age 3; legally adopted at age 9
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Author, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Children: Sparrow Madden, Harlow Madden
  6. Faith Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Given up and adopted at birth
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    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Artist
    • Children: Gracie Katherine McGraw, Audrey Caroline McGraw, Maggie Elizabeth McGraw
  7. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

    Nicole "Snooki" Polizz... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Adopted at 6 months old
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, TV Personality
    • Children: Lorenzo Dominic Lavalle, Giovanna Marie LaValle
  8. Ray Liotta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 60+ Adopted Celebrities
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    Adopted at 6 months old
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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Children: Karsen Liotta
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