10 Celebs You Probably Didn't Know Were Teen Parents

Long before Teen Mom made being a teenage mother cool, there were famous (or soon to be famous) men and women having children at young ages. Some of the people listed below married at a young age and consequently had their children at a young age as well. Others, were surprised by their unexpected pregnancies but managed to care for their children in the best way they could, none-the-less. Most importantly, the stars listed below are living proof that just because you become a teen mother or father, doesn’t mean you can’t find success. In fact, all of the people listed below found fame and fortune, while having to care for their little bundles of joy at such a young age. Below is a list of ten of the most famous celebrities to have been teen mothers or fathers. Each and every one of them is proof that even if it seems unlikely, you can always persevere and find success.

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10 Jaime Lynn Spears

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9 Solange Knowles

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8 Keisha Castle-Hughes

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Keisha Castle-Hughes is an Australian actress who is best known for playing Paikea “Pai” Apirana in the movie Whale Rider, for which she became the youngest person at the time to be nominated for an academy award. In October 2007, when Castle-Hughes was just sixteen, she announced that she and her boyfriend, Bradley Hull were expecting a child together. Their daughter, Felicity-Amore Hull was born just a month before Castle-Hughes’ seventeenth birthday. The couple stayed together for seven years before calling it quits. In 2012, Castle-Hughes married DJ Jonathan Morrison, just six weeks after they met. Since then, she has appeared in Rewind, The Stolen and she will be appearing in Game of Thrones.

7 Niki Taylor


6 Lil Wayne


5 Aretha Franklin 

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4 Naomi Judd


3 Anna Nicole Smith


2 Shirley Temple


1 Sofia Vergara


Sofia Vergara is an actress, comedian and model. She is best known for playing Gloria on the Emmy award winning show, Modern Family. At the age of 18, Vergara married her childhood sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. She gave birth to her son Manolo, just one year later. The next year the couple decided to call it quits. In July 2012, it was reported that Vergara was engaged to boyfriend Nick Loeb. However, two years later, Vergara announced that the engagement had been broken off. Today, Vergara is reportedly dating True Blood star Joe Manganiello. Her professional life is seemingly going great as well, as she has been the highest paid television actress for three years running.

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