Celebrity Fathers Who Raised Their Kids On Their Own

While we might have heard the term ‘single mother’ more than we have heard the term ‘single father’, it doesn’t mean there are no fathers who have taken the full task of raising their children alone.

Bringing a child into the world means truly making sure that they receive the love, care, and affection they need – and when both parents aren’t there to do it together, what matters is that the one who is, commits to the needs of their children without leaving aside their own.

It sure can be difficult raising a child on your own – especially since one has to work for a living and make sure their child is safe and has everything they need. But it doesn’t mean people can’t do it since throughout time we have seen both mothers and fathers who have actually done it and proved to us that human beings are capable of just anything!

Below you’re going to find celebrity fathers who have taken the task of upbringing their children on their own. Scroll to see who’s on the list.

1. George Lucas

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LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10: Producer George Lucas with daughter and son arrive for the Premiere Of Disney Pictures And Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” held on May 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

The creator of Star Wars saga, George Lucas, has been raising 3 adopted children on his own for many years. He adopted Amanda when he was with his spouse, and then she stayed with her father after they got divorced. He then adopted another daughter, Katie, and son, Jett. When he got married again in 2013, with Mellody Hobson, the couple gave birth to a daughter.

2. Norman Reedus

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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 30: Norman Reedus and son Mingus attend the Photography by Norman Reedus exhibit opening at the Wired 2011 Store on November 30, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Omar Tobias Vega/Getty Images)

Norman Reedus has been raising his son, Mingus, alone for many years. Although he and supermodel Helena Christensen share joint custody of their son, he has lived most of his life with his father in Los Angeles.

3. Liam Neeson

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 23: Liam Neeson and his sons Daniel Neeson, and Micheal Neeson attend New York Rangers Vs. Boston Bruins game at Madison Square Garden on March 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by TM/NHL/GC Images)

After Liam Neeson’s wife, Natasha Richardson died, Neeson stayed alone with their 2 sons Daniel and Micheal, aged 12 and 13.

 

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4. Cristiano Ronaldo

His first son was born by a surrogate mother in 2010. In 2017 he became a father to 2 twins also. And recently, he and Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to their daughter Alana Martina.

5. Pierce Brosnan

 

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When Brosnan’s wife, Cassandra Harris died from cancer, the actor raised three children, Charlotte, Chris, and Sean, alone. In 2001, he married Keely Shaye Smith, with whom he shares 2 sons, Dylan and Paris.

 

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6. Lenny Kravitz

 

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Although after the divorce with Lisa Bonet, the couple had equal rights to their daughter Zoë – when she turned 11 she moved to live with her father full time.

 

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7. Nicolas Cage

 

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Cage was required to give his ex-girlfriend a house in Hollywood so he could raise his son, Weston, born in 1990, alone.

 

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