Celebrities Who Have Adopted Children

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Which celebrities have adopted children from around the world?

Find out now and send them your best wishes!

1. Madonna

Madonna adopted David Banda from Malawi in 2008 and then Mercy from the same country a year later. In 2017, she added twin girls from the same country to the mix.

2. Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett and her husband adopted a baby girl in March of 2015. No further details were provided at that time. The baby joins a family that includes Dashiell, 13, Roman, 10, and Ignatius, 6.

3. Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker
Three years after giving birth to her son, Will, the Weeds star adopted Caroline "Ash" Aberash from Africa.

4. Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness have adopted kids named Oscar and Ava. They specifically asked for mixed-race babies.

5. Calista Flockhart

Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart was 36 and single when she adopted baby Liam. She was also in the room when the tyke was born, later saying: "It's the best thing that I have done in my life and it really changes who you are."

6. Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan
"I just saw that face and I knew we were just related. It taught me a lot about any expectations you have in life. Just toss them away. Throw them out," she says of her experience adopting a child from China.

7. Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has adopted three boys, Roan, Laird, and Quinn, over the years.

8. Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow adopted her oldest son, Wyatt. Three years later, she added another son to her family with the adoption of Levi.

9. Denise Richards

Denise Richards
Denise Richards is a mother of two natural children and added a third daughter to her home with the adoption of Eloise Joni.

10. Edie Falco

Edie Falco
Why did Edie Falco adopt? "I have this dog named Marley, and it is a kind of love I had never known. I have a hard time believing Marley did not come from my body. I know that sounds insane, but I feel that connected to her. She made me realize I wanted to adopt children."

11. Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay
Already mom to four-year-old August, Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann adopted a girl named Amaya in 2011.

12. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock
It took four years of paperwork, home visits, and more before Sandra Bullock finalized her March 2010 adoption of an African boy named Louis.

13. Brangelina

Angelina Jolie first adopted 7-month-old Maddox from Cambodia in 2002. Three years later, she adopted 6-month-old Zahara from Ethiopia, and in 2007, the star and Brad Pitt adopted 3-year-old Pax Thien from Vietnam.

14. Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley traveled to South Korea to adopt baby Naleigh in 2009. A couple years later, they adopted another little girl.

15. Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is the proud mother of boy named Jackson.

16. Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman adopted Isabella in 1993 and two years later added a son, Connor, to their family.

17. Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis
In October 2011, Kristin Davis announced that she had adopted baby Gemma Rose, saying at the time: "This is something I have wanted for a very long time. Having this wish come true is even more gratifying than I ever had imagined. I feel so blessed."

18. Connie Britton

Connie Britton
In November 2011, Connie Britton announced that she had adopted son Yoby from Ethiopia.

19. Korie Robertson and Willie Robertson

Korie Robertson and Willie Robertson
They announced in early 2016 that they were adding a son to their large family. Congrats!

20. Jep Robertson

Jep Robertson
Jep Robertson has adopted another child. We applaud the Duck Dynasty star for making this move.

21. Hoda Kotb

Hoda Kotb
Look at this! Hoda Kotb has adopted a baby girl and debuted her on Instagram. SO CUTE

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