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60+ Adopted Celebrities

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. Given up and adopted at birth

    Age: Died at 56 (1955-2011)
    Birthplace: California, United States of America
    Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Designer
    Institution: Monta Loma Elementary School, Reed College, Cupertino Junior High School, Homestead High School
    Height: 6'2"
    Died: 2011
    Cause Of Death: Respiratory arrest, Pancreatic cancer
    Place Of Death: Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    Born: 1955
    Medical Conditions: Pancreatic cancer
    Steve Jobs : see more

  2. Raised by his maternal aunt and uncle from age 5 after his father's military desertion

    Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)
    Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer + 9 more
    Institution: Liverpool College of Art, Dovedale Infant School, Dovedale Junior School, Calderstones School
    Height: 5'10"
    Died: 1980
    Cause Of Death: Ballistic trauma, Hypovolemia, Assassination
    Place Of Death: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Born: 1940
    Medical Conditions: Bulimia nervosa
    John Lennon : see more

  3. Grew up with foster parents, family friends, and various aunt and uncles as a ward of the state

    Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)
    Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl
    Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Actors Studio, Van Nuys High School
    Major/Field Of Study: Literature, Art
    Height: 5'5"
    Died: 1962
    Cause Of Death: Barbiturate overdose
    Place Of Death: Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    Born: 1926
    Medical Conditions: Endometriosis
    Marilyn Monroe : see more

  4. Adopted at 7 months by his maternal grandmother after his young parents split up

    Age: age 47
    Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States of America
    Profession: Television director, Pianist, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter + 5 more
    Institution: Alliant International University, Terrell High School
    Height: 5'8"
    Born: 1967
    Jamie Foxx : see more

  5. Raised by family friend Lionel Richie from age 3; legally adopted at age 9

    Age: age 33
    Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
    Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Author, Actor, Singer + 1 more
    Institution: Montclair College Preparatory School, University of Arizona
    Height: 4'11"
    Born: 1981
    Nicole Richie : see more

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