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31 Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Infertility

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Celebrities are people with all the problems, faults, and difficulties that any of us might deal with. Case in point: infertility issues, being sterile, or being barren. The unfortunate truth is, a lot of time people want children but they genetically can't produce them. Be it a low sperm count, low egg count, an injury, or other health issues, all the famous people on this list have dealt with infertility issues.

Infertility is an uphill battle, but technology is progressing quickly, especially with things such as IVF (in vitro fertilization) and surrogacy becoming more common and more accessible. Some of the celebrities below were even eventually lucky enough to HAVE children through artificial means and assistance. Others adopted their children, after years of struggling with infertility issues.

Which celebrities have dealt with infertility? Read through the list below to find out.
  • Hugh Jackman
    Adopted children.
  • Courteney Cox
    Struggled with miscarriages before a successful IVF with then husband David Arquette.
  • David Arquette
    Ex-wife Courtney Cox struggled with miscarriages before a successful IVF.
  • Brooke Shields
    Successfully had a daughter after many IVF attempts.
  • Megan Mullally
    Currently pursuing adoption.
  • Tom Arnold

    Tom Arnold

    Age: 61
    Arnold went through 21 IVF cycles before finally having a child.
  • Angela Bassett
    Had twins via surrogate with her husband, Courtney B. Vance.
  • Joyce Agu
    Agu was going to try a round of IVF before deciding to adopt before she and her husband split in 2011.
  • Jimmy Fallon
    Wife Nancy Juvonen had a child via surrogate.
  • Sharon Stone
    Stone adopted after having several miscarriages. 
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
    Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest adopted a child after years of infertility.
  • Christopher Guest
    Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest adopted a child after years of infertility.
  • Nicole Kidman
    Had children through a gestational carrier.
  • Jane Seymour
    Had twins, after IVF treatment.
  • Celine Dion
    Dion went through numerous fertility treatments before finally being able to conceive.
  • Elizabeth Banks
    Had a child through surrogacy.
  • Kirstie Alley
    Alley had several miscarriages before opting to adopt her two children.
  • Mariah Carey
    Had twins after IVF.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
    Had twins via gestational carrier.
  • Christie Brinkley
    Had a daughter through IVF.
  • Khloé Kardashian
    Kardashian is currently on hormone treatments after being unsuccessful at becoming pregnant. 
  • Peri Gilpin
    Gilpin had a child twins via surrogacy.
  • Marcia Cross
    Was able to have a child via IVF, after many attempts.
  • Guiliana Rancic

    Guiliana Rancic

    Had a baby via gestational carrier after breast cancer treatments.
  • Elisabeth Röhm
    Elisabeth Röhm used IVF to have her child.