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Celebrities Who Never Had Kids

Updated December 6, 2019 1.1m views46 items

List RulesFamous people over 40 who don't have kids (and probably never will).

List of Childless Celebrities ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous and successful people and couples have not had children. Some have deliberately decided against procreation, some cannot have kids due to medical reasons while others just haven't gotten around to it yet. Through the years there have been tons of childless celebrities.Who is the most famous person without children? 

Never married, The Office co-creator Ricky Gervais has been with his long-time love for over 30 years. Ricky Gervais has stated that he never wanted to have kids: “We never wanted to be parents, with all that entails: the loss of freedom, total dependency.” Maternal famous women Betty White, Oprah Winfrey, and Dolly Parton are also childless celebrities. Other childfree celebrity stars include Renee Zellweger, Katharine Hepburn, Helen Mirren, and Queen Latifah. 

Do you think that not having kids allowed these celebrities to reach a higher level of success in their careers? While some of these celebrities who never had kids opted out of parenting, others lost children early in their lives and never had more. Share your thoughts in the comments section.

  • Oprah Winfrey was sexually abused as a child and became pregnant at the age of 14. She hid the pregnancy from her father, who said he would rather see her dead than shame the family with an illegitimate child, and she drank bleach in attempt to abort the baby. She ultimately gave birth to a premature son who died shortly after his birth, and Winfrey has not had any children since. A family member leaked information about this event in 1990.

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    • Talk show host Jay Leno has been married to his wife Mavis since 1980. The couple have no children.

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      • Actress Lily Tomlin married her longtime partner, Jane Wagner, in 2013. The couple have no children.

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        • Chicago star Renee Zellweger is divorced and has dated Jack White, Jim Carrey, and Bradley Cooper, but she does not have any children.

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