5 9 of 27
by  349,494 views 64 items tags f p @

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.

60+ Adopted Celebrities People
Z
G Options
B Comments
& Embed
2rerank list
  1. f t p @ X
    z
    Given up and adopted at birth
    more ABOUT
    • 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. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by his maternal aunt and uncle from age 5 after his father's military desertion
    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer + 9 more
    • Children: Sean Lennon, Julian Lennon
  3. f t p @ X
    z
    Grew up with foster parents, family friends, and various aunt and uncles as a ward of the state
    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl
  4. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted at 7 months by his maternal grandmother after his young parents split up
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Pianist, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter + 5 more
    • Children: Corinne Bishop, Annalise Bishop
  5. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by family friend Lionel Richie from age 3; legally adopted at age 9
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Author, Actor, Singer + 1 more
    • Children: Sparrow Madden, Harlow Madden
  6. f t p @ X
    z
    Given up and adopted at birth
    more ABOUT
    • Age: 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. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted at 6 months old
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, TV Personality
    • Children: Lorenzo Dominic Lavalle, Giovanna Marie LaValle
  8. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted at 6 months old
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Children: Karsen Liotta
  9. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised in an orphanage, St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys, from age 7

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 53 (1895-1948)
    • Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Baseball player, Actor
    • Children: Dorothy Ruth, Julia Ruth Stevens
  10. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by foster parents who eventually adopted him at age 5
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Bowie, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Entertainer + 1 more
  11. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted by her stepfather when she was 3 years old
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Children: Gemma Rose Davis
  12. f t p @ X
    z
    Grew up in an orphanage and foster care following his father's suspicious death and mother's mental breakdown
    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 40 (1925-1965)
    • Birthplace: North Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Writer, Human rights activist
    • Children: Ilyasah Shabazz, Qubilah Shabazz, Attallah Shabazz, Malaak Shabazz, Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz + 1 more
  13. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by his grandparents after the death of his father; adopted the name of his stepfather at age 15
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Statesman, Politician, Author, Lawyer, Teacher
    • Children: Chelsea Clinton
  14. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted by his stepfather at age 3
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist
    • Children: Luke Armstrong, Max Armstrong, Olivia Marie Armstrong, Grace Armstrong, Isabelle Armstrong
  15. f t p @ X
    z
    Grew up believing his grandparents were his parents and that his mother - 16 at his birth - was his sister
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Ripley, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Television producer, Musician + 5 more
    • Children: Conor Clapton, Julie Rose Clapton, Ella May Clapton, Ruth Clapton, Sophie Belle Clapton
  16. f t p @ X
    z
    Adopted at birth
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer + 3 more
    • Children: Lucas Dick, Meg Dick, Jacob Dick
  17. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by aunts following the death of his parents when he was 8 and 12 years old
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Musician + 5 more
    • Children: Letesha Marrow, Tracy Marrow Jr
  18. f t p @ X
    z
    Given up at 3 months and adopted shortly thereafter
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
  19. f t p @ X
    z
    Given up and adopted at a young age
    more ABOUT
    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
    • Profession: Painter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Author + 1 more
    • Children: Taja Summer Sood, India Ann Sushil Sood
  20. f t p @ X
    z
    Raised by relatives after the divorce of his young parents
    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 60 (1924-1984)
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Playwright
L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >