List of Celebrities Who Adopted Children, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Through the years many famous people have adopted children. Some celebs adopt domestically, while others prefer to adopt overseas. A few famous people have adopted their spouse's children from a previous marriage. Some celebs have even adopted over five children.
Who are the most famous people who have adopted children? Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt top our list. All three children were initially adopted by Jolie and Pitt took the steps to become an adoptive parent after the children were in the United States. Maddox was adopted at seven months old from Cambodia, Zahara Marley was adopted at six months old from Ethiopia and Pax Thien was adopted at 3 years old from Vietnam. Other famous people who have adopted multiple children include Marie Osmond, Mia Farrow, and Dan Marino.
In 2006, Meg Ryan adopted her daughter Daisey True as an infant from China. Ryan also has a biological child, Jack, with her ex-husband Dennis Quaid. Jamie Lee Curtis has two adopted children with her husband "Best in Show" director Christopher Guest. Their daughter Annie was born in 1986 and their son Thomas was born in 1996.
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