5 Celebrities Who Have Adopted Children

Adopting a child is probably one of the most rewarding experiences for a couple and  a lot of popular celebrities have caught the ‘adoption fever’.

Here is a list of 5 super famous celebrities who have adopted kids:

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

After meeting on the set of Days of Thunder, and marrying in 1990, Cruise and Kidman decided to adopt two children together. They adopted Isabella Jane (born in December 1992) and Connor Anthony (born in January 1995). The couple also has a biological daughter oh their own named Suri.


Madonna’s 2008 adoption of David Banda from Malawi led her to return to the country a year later and adopt Mercy. The second adoption played out in front of the small nation’s courts, as a lower court there ruled that the singer hadn’t spent enough time in the country.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

One of the most celebrated adoptive mothers, 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, Angelina and Brad Pitt adopted 3-year-old Pax Thien from Vietnam. Shiloh is Angelina and Brad’s first biological child followed by Knox and Vivienne.

Susmita Sen

The Ex Miss Universe adopted Renee her first daughter after fighting a long legal battle. When it comes to Bollywood celebrities the first name that comes to mind is non other than Susmita Sen. She adopted her second child and named her Alisah. She is now a proud mother of two very gorgeous daughters.

Raveena Tandon

Raveena is another Bollywood actress well known for  adopting two girls at the young age of 21. She named her two daughters Pooja and Chhaya. While Pooja is married, Chhaya works as an event manager. Ravina is also a full time mother of her biological children Ranbir and Rasha.