Celebs Who Have Adopted

Opening their hearts and home.

Madonna, "My Little Star" - "God gave a present to me, made of flesh and bones, my life, my soul, you make my spirit whole," Madonna sings on this heart-warming 1998 song.   (Photo: Doug Meszler / WENN.com)

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Madonna   - The pop music icon adopted son David (left) from Malawi in 2006 and Mercy (also from Malawi) in 2009.(Photo: Doug Meszler / WENN.com)


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Sandra Bullock  - Shortly after the very public implosion of her marriage to ex-husband Jesse James, the Oscar-winning actress finalized the adoption of her son, Louis Bardo Bullock, last year. She and James originally filed for adoption as a couple, but after the break-up Bullock finalized as a single parent.(Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)


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Tom Cruise  - The War of the Worlds actor adopted his son, Connor (right), in 1995 and daughter Isabella Jane in 1992 with then-wife Nicole Kidman.(Photo: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)


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Chris Rock  - The comedy giant and his wife took temporary custody of a 2-year-old from South Africa. Reportedly, the girl’s grandmother was ill.(Photo: James Devaney/WireImage)


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Alfre Woodard   - The actress and her husband, writer Roderick Spenser, expanded their family by adopting daughter Mavis and son Duncan (left).(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)


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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon  - The Oscar-nominated actress and her husband recently adopted a baby girl named Genesis. This is Davis's first child.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


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Kym Whitley  - The comedic actress became a new mom earlier this year when she adopted her son, Joshua Kaleb.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie  - The actor and his partner, Angelina Jolie, adopted son Maddox from Cambodia in 2002, daughter Zahara (in Pitt’s arms) from Ethiopia in 2006 and son Pax from Vietnam in 2007. (Photo: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)


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Michelle Pfeiffer - The Dangerous Minds actress adopted daughter Claudia Rose in 1993.(Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


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Lionel Richie  - The singer and his ex-wife, Brenda, took in the 2-year-old daughter of a member of Richie’s band. Her name was Nicole Camille Escovedo. But she would become known to the world as Nicole Richie. (Photo: Harrison Funk/MJ Memorial via Getty Images)


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Steven Spielberg - After marrying Kate Capshaw, the Color Purple director adopted her adopted son, Theo (right).(Photo: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)


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Mary Louise Parker - The star of Weeds is also the mother of Caroline Aberash, whom she adopted from Ethiopia in 2007. (Photo: Anthony Dixon \ WENN)


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Wyclef Jean  - The musician and his wife, Marie, adopted their daughter Angelina Claudinelle Jean (right) in 2005.(Photo: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)


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Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons   - Following the death of their newborn daughter, Victoria, in 2006, the couple adopted daughter Miley Justine Simmons (center) in 2007. (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)