www.moms.com

Daddy's Home: 23 Male Celebrity Boyfriends Who Parent By Choice

For celebrity women who are out there trying to date while raising their children, it’s always refreshing to see men who are more than willing to step in and play daddy even though they don't have children of their own. There are celebrity men out there that are crushing our hearts with the cuteness going on when we see pictures of them with the kids in their life.

There is so much to love about Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton’s relationship, for instance, but what we love most is the fact that he has taken on the role of dad flawlessly. There are so many cute pictures of him with Gwen’s children that it’s hard not to fall in love with him ourselves. Swoon!

They don’t have any children together, yet, but that doesn’t seem to matter and that’s what we love about these guys. There are plenty of guys in Hollywood that are taking on the role of stepdad that our heartstrings are being pulled on the regular. We have a long list of celebrity men that you are going to want to see because they are just too cute for words. Check out these 23 male celebrity boyfriends who parents by choice.

Continue scrolling to keep reading

Click the button below to start this article in quick view

Start Now

23 Blake Shelton Loves Gwen’s Kids

Via Us Weekly

We absolutely adore the fact that Gwen’s oldest son is dressed just like Blake Shelton in this photo. We have seen her children showering him with love including giving him a ton of Father’s Day gifts. It’s obvious that he has bonded with her children.

"At this point in my life, I kind of had put [having kids] as like, 'Well, that wasn't meant to be,'" he said.

"Then all of a sudden it happens one way or another and it's like, 'Wow, [I] missed out on a lot.' And so having them around...I don't even know how to describe it. It's so much fun."

22 Sandra Bullock’s Boyfriend Took The Graduation Pics

via OK! Magazine

Sandra Bullock met her boyfriend Bryan Randall when he was hired to be the photographer at her son's graduation. He seems to have fit right into her life and even supported her this year after she lost her father.

“He makes her feel safe and completely takes care of her. [He’s her] rock,” an insider told Daily Mail.

The two have been living together now for three years so he’s definitely immersed in her family life. Another source saw them at Disneyland this year and said that they “looked like a good happy family,” noting that Randall “was carrying one of the children on his shoulders” and doing all “the regular dad stuff at Disneyland.”

21 Danny Fujikawa Fits In Just Fine

Via: Daily Mail

Kate Hudson just had her second child this year with boyfriend Danny Fujikawa and this time it was a little girl. Her son Ryder, whom she had with ex-husband Chris Robinson started bonding with his new sister immediately. He posted photos to his own social media account of him holding his new sister.

"We have decided to name our daughter Rani (pronounced Ronnie) after her grandfather, Ron Fujikawa. Ron was the most special man who we all miss dearly. To name her after him is an honor," the couple shared.

They are such a cute little family.

20 Britney Spears' Hunky Boyfriend Is A Team Player

Via: Popsugar

Britney Spears has been dating her hunky boyfriend Sam Asghari for almost two years but he seems like he’s already part of the family. We’ve seen them all on vacation together including her two boys. A source told Daily Mail that Spears would even like to have a baby one day with her personal trainer beau. “Britney has talked with Sam about having babies together,” the source said.

“She was young when she had Sean and Jayden, and she feels much more mature now.”

She certainly does deserve to have a second chance at doing motherhood with someone she loves.

19 Ashton Kutcher Still Stays In Touch

Via: Star Magazine

Ashton Kutcher really stepped up when he married Demi Moore and became a pretty cool stepdad to her children. He was particularly close to Rumer Willis who he still keeps in contact with to this day. Rumer has mentioned Ashton in interviews especially remarking on how cute his children are. “I reached out to him when he had a baby the other day,” Willis told co-hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. “I saw photos of her, she’s very cute!”

She even implied she was going to babysit for Ashton, “I mean, I have so many babies to babysit, I don’t know if I have time,” she said laughing.

18 Brad Pitt Was Willing To Do Anything

via People

Brad Pitt took on quite a lot when he started a relationship with Angelina Jolie. Not only did he adopt her son Maddox at the time but he proceeded to create a giant family with the actress because she wanted tons of children. Not too many men would be willing to take on such a huge family.

But despite their breakup, Pitt has done everything in his power to stay in his children’s lives. “He is a great dad and always loved being with his kids,” a Pitt source says. “He doesn’t talk badly about Angie, but he feels it’s her fault that the kids don’t want to spend more time with him.”

17 Diana Ross’ Son Became A Stepdad For Ashlee

via Popsugar

Diana Ross’ son Evan is Ashlee Simpson's husband and he took on being a stepdad when the two got together. We are going to be seeing a lot more of the family together bonding now that they have agreed to do a reality show.

Yikes! Maybe Ashlee didn’t learn anything from her sister Jessica’s experience with putting her marriage on TV.

The show is called Ashlee & Evan and we can expect this from the family: “My biggest thing on the show, and in general, is finding my balance of how [I’m a mom] and do all of the work in the studios and my hours, and also make sure I’m there for school,” Simpson says. “For me, it’s so important that I find that balance, and you see me really trying to discover it.”

16 Jason Mamoa Made Himself Right At Home

Via: Heightline

When Jason Mamoa met his wife Lisa Bonet, it was a match made in heaven. “I can’t say it was full-on from the moment we saw each other, but we have been together from the day that we met,” she admitted.

“In that moment, love came and it came big, and he did not run as I think a lot of men do. He basically picked me up and threw me over his shoulder, caveman style!”

At the time she had a daughter Zoe from her marriage to Lenny Kravitz. Mamoa and Zoe are so close, they even have matching tattoos.

15 Actor Jack Donnelly Stole Malin’s Heart

Via: NEWSiNi

Jack Donnelly and Malin Akerman have quite the romantic story, especially since they were friends for two years before they started dating. He seems to have a cute relationship with her son as well. “[A year after that,] Jack came to the door with a beautiful bouquet of flowers and proceeded to take me out for dinner at my favorite spot in Brooklyn,” Malin remembers.

“We sat in the garden and closed the place down. When we got home, he called me to our room, where he got down on one knee and asked the big question with a beautifully designed ring.”

14 Will Jamie Foxx Stick Around?

via Paris Match

We don’t know much about Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes’ relationship because they are super private. They have been dating for five years now even though we rarely see them photographed together.

It’s safe to assume that they have met each other’s kids by now and Katie is clearly comfortable with having him in Suri’s life.

"They still have their own separate lives and they aren’t trying to join them together," a source told People. "They aren’t focused on what’s next or what the future holds. They are content simply knowing that they enjoy each other’s company and have a good time together. It isn’t about anything more than that."

13 Brad Falchuk and Chris Martin Are Co-Parenting With Gwyneth

via People

When Gwyneth Paltrow married Brad Falchuk, not only did she find a great partner but he’s also more than happy to allow Chris Martin to be part of the family as well. Everyone just gets along as if they are best friends, which is great for the children. “It’s fantastic,” she told Glamour UK. “I feel so lucky and I am so grateful. It’s different to be in your mid-forties; do it again and bring all your experience, your pain, your happiness, [...] – everything. It’s actually very heartening, I feel very optimistic!”

12 Matt Damon Stepped Right In

via Popsugar

Matt Damon has been married to Luciana Bozán Barroso for 14 years now and when they got together, she came with a child of her own from a previous marriage.

That didn’t seem to bother Damon at all and he built a family with her that included three more children.

He’s in a houseful of women and he’s determined to protect them. “We’re just trying to raise good kids. We’re not having specific conversations about [big topics]. It’s about trying to raise kids who are respectful of themselves and others,” he says of his daughters.

11 Daniel Craig Completed Rachel’s Family

Via: Pinterest

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz came together after being friends for years. They had both been previously married before so they came into the relationship with other children. They welcomed their first child together this past October even though Craig is 50. Weisz announced her pregnancy in April and stated, “Daniel and I are so happy. We’re going to have a little human. We can’t wait to meet him or her. It’s all such a mystery.”

The two make a really happy couple and it’s obvious that they are very much in love and that’s why they are one of our favorite #relationshipgoals couples.

10 Paul Bethany Was A Paranoid Stepdad

via:Pinterest

When Paul got together with Jennifer Connelly, she already had a child from a previous marriage. He started off as a paranoid stepfather. “Jennifer is an amazing mum and she was always brilliant about cutting me slack."

He admitted that once he "saw these black spots on Stellan's gums when he was a little baby," his mind went into overdrive. However, Jennifer calmly said, ‘I think that's what happens just before teeth come through sometimes,’ and I said, ‘No, call the [...] ambulance!’ and I called the doctor, who, of course, said it was just teeth.”

9 Russell Wilson Stepped Up For Ciara

via BellaNaija

When Russell Wilson became a father, he said that it was the greatest experience of his life.

"More than anything, when you have your own family and it continues to grow, it's a special thing," Wilson told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

"I don't just play for my family that I've had before, but also my new family. Just playing for the little ones, playing for Ciara too and playing for my teammates and trying to do everything that I can to be the best that I possibly can be. I'm truly grateful every day to get to come home and it puts a smile on my face every time."

8 Kurt Russell Took In The Whole Family

via E! News

It can be easy to assume that Kurt Russell is the biological father to Kate and Oliver Hudson because he’s been there since almost the beginning.

However, he’s not actually their father but Kate considers him to be so and will lovingly refer to him as “Pa,” in social media posts.

Their father is estranged from them and Russell stepped in and took the place of a father for them. Their biological father named Bill Hudson has literally disowned Oliver and Kate. "The trust I got from [Russell] in terms of his dependability was priceless for me,” Kate says.

7 Harrison Ford Adopted Calista’s Son

via Zimbio

Harrison Ford made a point of adopting Calista’s son as his own when they got together, which says a lot about him. “Harrison and Calista are all about family life,” an insider told PEOPLE. “Their life [before I got married and after] is focused on Liam.” The two are clearly in love and Ford admitted that shortly after dating Calista. “I’m in love,” he told Hello! Magazine.

“Romantic love is one of the most exciting and fulfilling kinds of love and I think there is a potential for it at any stage of your life. I was not surprised that I was able to fall in love, and I wasn’t surprised that I did.”

6 Rapper T.I Has A Huge Family

via grip magazine

For anyone who has watched the reality show, T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle, you get to see the inside life of Rapper T.I., his wife and six children. That’s a lot of children, so you know that he’s a devoted dad. He has stated that it hasn’t always been easy raising teenage daughters. But he said there’s a balance he takes and that’s in “Knowing when to allow a little room for maturing and when to step in and put your foot down and discipline.” He sounds like he’s doing a great job.

5 Kelvin Hayden Loves Taraji P. Henson’s Son

via Popsugar

Taraji P. Henson got engaged this summer to her handsome boyfriend Kelvin Hayden and although her son, Marcel is off to college, they all still live a family life together. Henson is excited about the future with Hayden now that they are engaged.

"I think he was trying to wait, and he couldn't wait, 'cause he had the ring, and I guess it was burning a hole in his pocket," Henson recalled.

"I'm in Atlanta right now, filming 'What Men Want,' and I told him, I said, 'I'm gonna come home for Mother's Day,' and he said, 'Come home!' And I noticed the look in his eyes, but I didn't put it together."

4 John Mellencamp Is A Stepdad

via Page Six

Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp got engaged recently so wedding bells will be in their future. That makes him a stepfather to her son Jack, who she had with ex-husband Dennis Quaid. She also adopted a little girl named Daisy. The two have been dating on and off since 2011 and now they have made things official. “Daisy would love it if her mother married John — and she’s asked about a wedding,” a friend of Meg’s reveals to Closer. “Meg’s promised Daisy she’ll be involved every step of the way when the time comes, which is just music to the ears of a 13-year-old girl!”

3 Guitarist Tom Kaulitz Is Embracing It

via Radar Online

Heidi Klum is a goddess in the supermodel world, which is probably why she doesn’t blink an eye about snapping up a boyfriend that is 17 years younger than her.

He seems to have fit right in with her children and the two have been vacationing a lot together. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks about it because they are happy. “I don't really think about it that much otherwise. You have to just live a happy life without worrying too much about what people think because worrying is only going to give you more wrinkles."

2 Alan Ferguson Is A Great Stepdad To Solange’s Son

via JetMag.com

Solange married Alan Ferguson in 2014 and that made him a stepfather to her son. He’s clearly been more than happy to make a family with Solange and works hard to make her happy. She picked a great partner not only for her but as an example to her son as well.

"Luckily, I dated all of the losers ages ago," she explained. "My love life has been stable for a while."

Surprisingly enough, Alan is 23 years older than Solange but she doesn’t seem to mind one bit. He could have been a grandfather to her son.

1 Joe Manganiello Makes A Handsome Stepdad

via Today Show

Joe Manganiello cannot say enough good things about his wife Sofia Vergara. She has a son from a previous marriage and he has accepted him as his own. How could he not give how over the moon he is with Sofia?

“The biggest adjustment in marriage? Coming to grips with the idea that someone who is not related to you could possibly love you that much. She was it for me,” Manganiello revealed.

“People say things like, ‘Marriage and relationships are work.’ But it’s not. Life is hard. Having somebody to help you deal with it is the greatest thing that ever happened,” he also added.

Sources: Daily Mail, The Guardian, Today's Parent, US Magazine, Refinery29

More in Parenting