60+ Adopted Celebrities People
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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

List of adopted celebrities, famous adoption people, celebrity adoptions, celebrity adoptees, famous adoptees, and famous people who were adopted.
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  1. 1955 Given up and adopted at birth

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  2. 1926 Grew up with foster parents, family friends, and various aunt and uncles as a ward of the state

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  3. 1967 Adopted at 7 months by his maternal grandmother after his young parents split up

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  4. 1967 Given up and adopted at birth

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  5. 1895 Raised in an orphanage, St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys, from age 7

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  6. 1945 Given up at 3 months and adopted shortly thereafter

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  7. 1925 Grew up in an orphanage and foster care following his father's suspicious death and mother's mental breakdown

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  8. 1981 Raised by family friend Lionel Richie from age 3; legally adopted at age 9

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  9. 1954 Adopted at 6 months old

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  10. 1940 Raised by his maternal aunt and uncle from age 5 after his father's military desertion

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  11. 1964 Given up and adopted at birth

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  12. 1932 Given up at birth and adopted at 6 weeks old; later founded the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption to reduce adoption costs ...

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  13. 1968 Given up and adopted at a young age

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  14. 1987 Adopted at 6 months old

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  15. 1965 Given up and adopted at a young age

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  16. 1945 Grew up believing his grandparents were his parents and that his mother - 16 at his birth - was his sister

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  17. 1967 Raised by his mother and stepfather, who he believed was his father

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  18. 1946 Raised by his grandparents after the death of his father; adopted the name of his stepfather at age 15

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  19. 1941 Born to a 16 year-old and a married man, he was adopted by his mother's new husband at 1 year old

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  20. 1957 Adopted along with her siblings by a minister and his wife

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  21. 1918 Raised by a tribe chief after his father's death when he was 9 years old

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  22. 1928 Grew up in an orphanage from age 10 (1938) after being sent away from Germany to avoid the Nazis

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  23. 1901 Raised by his grandmother, and uncle, and a foster family following his parents abandonment at a young age

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  24. 1921 Raised by an aunt and uncle for several years, and later adopted by her stepfather at age 8

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  25. 1943 Adopted by his stepfather at age 3 after the divorce of his young parents

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