Surrogate parenting is an arrangement in which one or more persons contract with a woman to bear a child for them and relinquish it after she gave birth. Here we make a list of celebrities who had surrogate babies.

1. Erin Andrews - Jarret Stoll

Erin Andrews had surrogate baby

Erin Andrews is married to ice hockey player, Jarret Stoll. The sportscaster who beat cervical cancer in 2018 chose a fertility plan of in vitro fertilization to get pregnant. The couple’s son Andrew was born in July 2023 via surrogacy.

2. Elton John - David Furnish

Elton John had surrogate babies

The gay icon and his spouse David Furnish had their first child, a son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, on 25 December 2010 in California via surrogacy. The couple had their second son, Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, on 11 January 2013, through the same surrogate.

3. Jordana Brewster - Andrew Form

Jordana Brewster with her kids

Jordana Brewster had two sons with her first husband, producer Andrew Form, via surrogacy: Julian, born in September 2013 and Rowan, born in June 2016.

4. Elizabeth Banks - Max Handelman

Elizabeth Banks with her husband and sons

Elizabeth Banks had two sons via gestational surrogacy with her husband, Max Handelman: Felix, born in March 2011 and Magnus, born in November 2012.

5. Priyanka Chopra - Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas had surrogate baby

Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas welcomed their first child, a daughter Malti Marie Chopra Jonas, in January 2022, via surrogacy.

6. Khloé Kardashian - Tristan Thompson

Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson

Khloé Kardashian who already had a daughter with her basketballer boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, had a son, Tatum, with him via surrogacy in July 2022.

7. Chrissy Teigen - John Legend

Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend

Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend, who already had three children who were conceived via in vitro fertilization, had their fourth child, a son Wren Alexander Stephens, via surrogacy on June 19, 2023.

8. Matthew Broderick - Sarah Jessica Parker

Matthew Broderick with Sarah Jessica Parker

Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker who were already parents to a son, James, had twin daughters, Marion and Tabitha, who were born on June 22, 2009, via surrogacy.

9. Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd who had previously talked about getting abortions, had her second child with her second husband Lamar Sally, a son Lamar Jr. via surrogacy in August 2014. She challenged her surrogacy contract in the court as the child was conceived using a donor egg, but the court ruled that Shepherd was legally responsible for the child.

10. Kim Kardashian - Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had surrogate babies

The couple are parents to four children. Kim experienced difficulties during her first two pregnancies. She was forced to deliver at 34 weeks, during her first pregnancy, as she experienced pre-eclampsia. After her second delivery, she experienced placenta accreta, because of which she underwent a surgery to remove the placenta and scar tissue. As her doctor had advised her not to become pregnant again, she had her third and fourth child, two sons, Chicago and Psalm, who were born in 2015 and 2019, via surrogacy.

11. Amber Heard

Amber Heard with surrogate daughter

The troubled actress took to Twitter and Instagram to reveal that she welcomed her first child, a baby girl named Oonagh Paige Heard, with the aid of a surrogate on April 8, 2021.

12. Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks and her boyfriend, Norwegian photographer Erik Asla, had a biological son, York Banks Asla, born in January 2016 via gestational surrogacy.

13. Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson had surrogate baby

Rebel Wilson who publicly came out on Instagram in June 2022, revealing her relationship with Ramona Agruma, also announced on Instagram in November 2022, the birth of their first child, a daughter Royce Lillian, via surrogacy.

14. Jimmy Fallon

The talk show host and his wife Nancy Juvonen had two daughters via surrogacy: Winnie Rose, born on July 23, 2013, and Frances Cole, born on December 3, 2014.

15. Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig had surrogate babies

Kristen Wiig and her husband Avi Rothman, became the parents of twins, a boy, Shiloh, and a girl, Luna, via surrogacy in January 2020.

16. Grimes - Elon Musk

Grimes and Elon Musk had surrogate baby

The singer and business magnate are parents to three children with strange names: X Æ A-Xii, Exa Dark Sideræl Musk and Techno Mechanicus. The middle child was born in May 2021 via surrogacy.

17. Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton with her son

Paris Hilton revealed on her Instagram that she had a son, Phoenix Barron Hilton Reum, on January 16, 2023, with her husband Carter Reum, via surrogacy.

18. Nicole Kidman - Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman with Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman and her second husband Keith Urban, had their second daughter, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, on December 28, 2010, through a gestational carrier.

19. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo had surrogate twins

The football legend revealed in a Facebook post that he became a father to twins, Eva Maria and Mateo, who were born on 8 June 2017 in the United States via surrogacy.

20. Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin with twin surrogate boys

The “King of Latin Pop” became a father to twin boys named Matteo and Valentino, in August 2008, born via gestational surrogacy. He explained later that he chose surrogacy over adoption, as it was less complicated.

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