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10 Remarkable Celebrities Who Were Adopted

  • 3:39 pm May 19, 2018
  • Hazel

Sending children up for adoption is never easy but it is a better thing to do because then they have hope for better future. They’ll be nurtured, cared for and get unconditional love. Many celebrities have made headlines after making decisions about adopting children. Many people are unaware of the slew of celebrities who have been other end of the adoption process.

Kristin Davis

American actress, Kristin Landen Davis is known for playing Brooke Armstrong on the soap opera Melrose Place, and Charlotte York Goldenblatt on HBO's Sex and the City.

The star was adopted by her stepfather when she was just three years old.



Jamie Foxx

Known by his stage name Jamie Foxx, Eric Marlon Bishop is an American actor, musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and comedian.

When Jamie's parents split when he was young, Jamie was fortunate enough to be adopted by his Grandmother.

JC Chasez

"JC" Chasez, Joshua Scott is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and occasional actor.

When he was 5 years old he was raised by his foster parents who adopted him



Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs or Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was also the chairman, chief executive officer, and a co-founder of Apple Inc. He was adopted by his parents Paul and Clara Jobs when they were unable to conceive children of their own.

Nicole Elizabeth "Snooki"

Nicole Elizabeth "Snooki" LaValle is an American reality television personality, author, dancer and professional wrestler.

She was six months old when she was adopted by her Italian-American parents.



Tim McGraw

Samuel Timothy McGraw is an American country singer, songwriter, and actor who began singing in a neotraditional country style, but starting with 1997's Everywhere, he developed a crossover-friendly, country pop sound, making him one of the first male Country singers of his generation to crossover to Pop.

He was adopted by his stepfather and always assumed his stepdad to be his real father. He was brought up by his mom and stepdad.

Also read: 10 Remarkable Celebrities Who Were Adopted

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film, and television.

She was adopted when she was only five days old.

Nicole Richie

Nicole Camille Richie-Madden is an American fashion designer, author, actress and television personality.

Nicole was adopted at the age of nine by Lionel Richie.

Micheal Bay

American filmmaker, Michael Benjamin Bay is known for directing and producing big-budget, high-concept action films.

He has spent most of his childhood looking for his biological mother as he was adopted at a very young age.

Faith Hill

Audrey Faith McGraw is an American singer and record producer.

Audrey was adopted when she was just born, but eventually, when she gained fame she decided to search for her biological parents.