Badass moms are everywhere, running countless errands and always making sure they have done all that they can for their children. The celebrity version of a badass mom is similar except for the fact that their lives are put on display for all of the world to see and follow closely. Some are building empires while others fight on as single moms, either way these women of Hollywood are no different than the badass moms of the world, doing the best they can everyday and providing a great example for their children. Some of these celebs have had rocky pasts, struggling with fame and fortune can have its negative effects as we've seen, but today we direct our focus on the celeb moms that even though have the wealth to hire a team, still do all they can for their kids. Below is our list of 10 badass moms of Hollywood.
10 Britney Spears
When Britney Spears came into the music world at just 16 years old, she took the pop world by storm. Her singing ability, dancing skills, looks and kind hearted nature won over fans across the world. With then husband Kevin Federline, Britney gave birth to two boys, Sean Preston who was born in 2006 and Jaden James who was born in 2007. While Britney’s relationship with Kevin didn’t last, she’s always been close with her sons.
What makes Britney Spears a badass celebrity mom?
It’s no secret that Britney went through a bit of a rough patch shortly after her children were born. Coping with the constant pressure of fame, family health issues and relationship problems with Kevin, Britney needed to take care of herself. While it isn’t the most typical way to be a badass, Britney has pleasantly surprised the world with her comeback. She looks and sounds fantastic, and clearly has overcome her demons. Now that Britney has learned how to effectively cope with her problems and has focused on bettering herself, she is more involved with her children than ever. Through her transformation from a deeply troubled young mom to a successful, stable and funky mom, Britney has shown that success isn’t always tied to the spotlight.
9 Ashlee Simpson
As the younger sister of pop star Jessica Simpson, it was uncertain how much of a career Ashlee would have. However, Ashlee came onto the music scene with a badass sense of self and a take-names attitude. Ashlee wrote most of the music on her breakout hit album Autobiography, which was released in 2004. In addition to her music career, Ashlee has been acting for years, with roles on the television show Seventh Heaven and a well received role in the hit film Chicago. While married to now ex-husband Pete Wentz, Ashlee gave birth to son Bronx in 2008.
What makes Ashlee Simpson a badass celebrity mom?
Ashlee is one of the child stars of Hollywood who has proven she has what it takes to stand on her own. She is true to her own sense of style and proved she doesn’t need her sister’s fame to be successful. While her career has been more quiet in the past few years, Simpson makes the role of a stylish, successful young mom look easy.
8 Courtney Cox
Courtney Cox has been a staple in the acting world since the 1990s thanks to her role as Monica on the hit show Friends. Courtney Cox has continually evolved as an actress and business woman, taking on new roles and always maintaining a firm grasp on reality despite her fame. With then husband David Arquette, Courtney had a daughter Coco who was born in 2004.
What makes Courtney Cox a badass celebrity mom?
Despite their romantic relationship ending, Courtney has maintained a friendly and professional relationship with her now ex husband David Arquette, showing daughter Coco that it is possible to remain close friends and be respectful toward others despite a change in relationship dynamics. Courtney often takes on roles as fierce, independent and strong women. Courtney shows her daughter Coco that a person should not define themselves by their relationships, but to learn to stand on their own two feet, while still being an involved and compassionate partner.
7 Sophia Vergara
It’s hard to go anywhere today without seeing or hearing something about Sophia Vergara. Witty, gorgeous and successful this Modern Family star seems to have it all. While Vergara has been working in acting, television and modeling for many years, it is now that she truly seems to be on top of the world.
What makes Sofia Vergara a badass celebrity mom?
While some may only know Sofia as a beautiful actress with a great sense of humor, Sofia is so much more than just looks and laughs. Sofia has a son named Manolo who was born in 1992, when Sofia was just 20 years old. Despite her young age, Sofia pushed herself to succeed in following her dreams. Sofia shows her son that being positive and taking care of yourself are paramount to a successful life, as Sofia is a thyroid cancer survivor. While she has been careful to give her son privacy as her fame in the U.S. has grown, Sofia is clearly proud of her family and cherishes her relationship with her son above all else. Grounded, beautiful and charming Sofia is a badass because she doesn't let others define her, she takes the reigns and never gives up.
6 Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba has been in countless hit films over her acting career, including Sin City and the Fantastic Four films. Despite Hollywood’s almost immediate infatuation with her appearance, Jessica stayed grounded and proved that she’s more than just a pretty face. With husband Cash Warren, Jessica has two daughters, Honor and Haven.
What makes Jessica a badass celebrity mom?
On top of her acting talents, Alba decided to start her own children’s company which was named The Honest Company. The Honest Company is massively popular as a consistent resource for parents of young children who are looking for quality kids gear, diapers, formula, feeding supplies and other items that were created with top of the line products and materials. Jessica is paying it forward by showing her girls that helping others will always enhance your own quality of life.
5 Mayim Bialik
Whether you know her from her days as Blossom on the 90’s kids show of the same name, or you’re a fan of Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik is one smart mama. Mayim has been acting since her childhood and while she was under the radar for quite some time, she came back on the scene in full force thanks to Big Bang Theory. What did Mayim do with herself when she wasn’t in the spotlight? She earned her PhD in neuroscience from UCLA. That’s right, Mayim proved that she not only can act, but that she is a top notch scientist. With husband Michael Stone, Bialik gave birth to two boys, Miles and Fredrick.
What makes Mayim a badass celebrity mom?
She is intelligent, funny and grounded. Mayim is the nerdiest badass you'll ever find. Despite leaving her neuroscience days behind her, Mayim is showing her sons that you can have a well rounded life and pursue your dreams. There has been a lot of chatter about Mayim’s parenting choices as she’s advocated for breastfeeding rights and has been open about her practice of Attachment Parenting. Despite criticism, Mayim sticks to her guns and parents as she sees fit, and doesn’t worry about what the tabloids might have to say about it.
4 Tiny Fey
Funny, intelligent and talented, Tina Fey is a comedic legend. As her career as a comedian and actress has grown from her early days on Saturday Night Live to 30 Rock into an acting giant. Tina also has worked as a producer and writer on several movies and television shows.
What makes Tina Fey a badass celebrity mom?
As the mom of girls Alice and Penelope, Tina somehow makes time for her family despite her dominance in the acting world. Tina isn't afraid to speak her mind or voice her opinion, yet she is always classy and thinks before she speaks. Tina shows her daughters that it’s completely possible to be an educated, thoughtful and funny person all at the same time.
Perhaps the most badass woman to hit the pop music scene, Pink (stage name of Alecia Moore) has been in our faces since she came onto the music scene in the late 90s. Pink has always been a woman who is true to herself, both in her musical style, clothing and attitude. When Pink became a mom in 2011 to a little girl she and husband Carey Hart named Willow, she quickly found a balance between her music career and being an active part of her daughter’s life.
What makes Pink a badass celebrity mom?
She’s fearless. Pink is never afraid to be herself, and she doesn’t let society tell her who she is or how she should be. As an advocate for breastfeeding and in general having a close knit relationship with her chid while still maintaining her badass persona, Pink makes it look easy to be a kick ass mama.
2 Angelina Jolie
With an acting career spanning over twenty years, work as a U.N. Ambassador and being the mother of six children, it seems as though there is nothing Angelina Jolie can’t do. Jolie has proven that she can rise above any controversy. When Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got together, they couldn’t go anywhere without someone talking about their relationship, though they have stood the test of time. Mother to six children, Jolie and Pitt’s large family seems legendary in their scope.
What makes Angelina Jolie a badass celebrity mom?
Angelina is determined to succeed. She stands by her beliefs and is a peaceful enforcer of human rights and women’s rights. As both a biological and adoptive mother, Jolie is showing her children that families come in all shapes and sizes, and that all people deserve respect and equality. Through her relationship with now husband Brad Pitt, Jolie has shown her family that there is more to a relationship than a marriage license. Plus, who could forget Jolie’s fantastic wedding dress, complete with drawings done by her own children? Way to show the world you can be a mom while looking gorgeous on your wedding day.
1 Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has been on the mom scene for a while, so she’s got things down when it comes to balancing a successful career and parenting her children. In her own career, Jada has worked in acting, has her own metal band called Wicked Wisdom and has established herself as a successful business woman. On top of her career success, Jada and husband Will Smith’s are parents to Jaden and Willow. The teens have followed in their mothers footsteps, with Jaden working in acting and Willow working as a singer. Jada is also the step mother of hubby Will Smith’s first son Willard (Trey) Smith III.
What makes Jada a badass celebrity mom?
She’s strong willed, independent and always encourages her children to be themselves. When Willow decided to go for a drastic haircut, Jada stepped up and defended her daughter against nay sayers who thought the cut wasn’t feminine. A wonderful example for Willow and girls all over the world, Jada is a force to be reckoned with.
Together, these 10 moms show us that being successful and being a fun, talented and badass mom is possible no matter how busy your life is. Who’s your favorite celebrity mom?