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9 Famous Gay People Who Had Kids Via Surrogate

Updated June 14, 2019 56.1k views9 items

Many famous gay people decide to use a surrogate mother when they have children. Some famous actors, musicians, and bloggers have all had children via surrogacy. One celebrity and his partner used the same surrogate to have both of their children. This list of famous gay people who had kids via a surrogate has been loosely ranked by fame and popularity. 

Who is the most famous person who had kids via a surrogate? Elton John tops our list. John and his husband David Furnish have two sons via the same surrogate mother: Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John (born December 25, 2010) and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John (born January 11, 2013). John doesn't plan on spoiling his little ones. The “Your Song” singer says, “The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon.”

"How I Met Your Mother" actor Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka have twins, Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, who were born via a surrogate mother in 2010. "White Collaractor Matthew Bomer has three sons with his partner Simon Halls, all of whom were born via a surrogate mother.

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  • Elton John
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    Elton John and his husband David Furnish have two sons via the same surrogate mother: Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John (born December 25, 2010) and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John (born January 11, 2013).
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Pinner, London, United Kingdom

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  • Neil Patrick Harris
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    Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka have twins, Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, who were born via a surrogate mother in 2010.
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Perez Hilton
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    Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has a son Mario Armando Lavandeira III, who was born in 2013 via a donor egg and a surrogate mother.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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  • Matt Bomer
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    "White Collar" actor Matthew Bomer has three sons with his partner Simon Halls, all of whom were born via a surrogate mother.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Spring, Texas, United States of America

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