Celebrity Facts Celebrities Who Adopted Children from China  

Celebrity Lists
4.8k views 4 items

This list contains information about celebrities who adopted from China, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, actresses, and directors adopted children from China. Some of these celebrities adopted their children with their spouse, while others adopted as a single parent. One famous director has adopted both domestically and from China.

Who is the most famous person who has adopted from China? Meg Ryan tops our list. In 2006, Meg Ryan adopted her daughter, Daisy True, as an infant from China. Ryan also has a biological child, Jack (born 1992), with then-husband, Dennis Quaid. Jim Caviezel and his wife, Kerri Browitt, adopted their three children, Bo (b. 1999), Lynn "LeLe" (2001), and David (2010), all Chinese.

Director Woody Allen adopted two children, Dylan (now Malone Farrow) and Moshe, with his then-partner, Mia Farrow. They also have a biological son together named Satchel (Ronan Farrow). Allen did not adopt any of Farrow's other adopted children, including Soon-Yi, to whom he is now married. Allen and Soon-Yi Previn have two adopted children, Bechet Dumaine (born 1999 in China) and Manzie Tio (born 2000 in Texas).

Do you think that China is the best country for adoption? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Meg Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Adopted Children from China
Photo: via Reddit

In 2006, Meg Ryan adopted her daughter, Daisy True, as an infant from China. Ryan also has a biological child, Jack (born 1992), with then-husband, Dennis Quaid.

Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Fairfield, Connecticut

Also Ranked

#77 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#54 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#55 on The Greatest Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#21 on Actors Who Peaked In The '90s And Deserve To Make Comebacks

see more on Meg Ryan
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Adopted Children from China
Photo: via Wikimedia

Director Woody Allen adopted two children, Dylan (now Malone Farrow) and Moshe, with his then-partner Mia Farrow. They also have a biological son together named Satchel (Ronan Farrow). Allen did not adopt any of Farrow's other adopted children, including Soon-Yi, to whom he is now married. Allen and Soon-Yi Previn have two adopted children together, Bechet Dumaine (born 1999 in China) and Manzie Tio (born 2000 in Texas).

Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Also Ranked

#18 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#99 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#24 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#59 on The Best Short Actors

see more on Woody Allen
Jim Caviezel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Adopted Children from China
Photo: via Twitter

Jim Caviezel and his wife Kerri Browitt adopted their three children, Bo (b. 1999), Lynn "LeLe" (2001), and David (2010) from China.

Age: 49

Birthplace: USA, Mount Vernon, Washington

Also Ranked

#99 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#61 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#83 on The Best Living American Actors

#20 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

see more on Jim Caviezel
Jean Smart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Adopted Children from China
Photo: via Reddit

Jean Smart and her husband, Richard Gilliland, adopted a baby girl named Bonnie Kathleen from China in 2009. The couple also have a biological son, Connor Douglas, who was born in 1989.

Age: 66

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

see more on Jean Smart