For some reason, people are constantly shaming “young moms,” believing that you cannot be successful in your career and raise a kid at the same time. But, there are those beautiful stories and powerhouse women who defy all of the societal narratives.
There are a lot of celebrities who became parents at a very young age, yet still had extremely successful and flourishing careers–and, you probably had no idea they were parents.
15. Ashlee Simpson:
Ashlee Simpson was only 23-year-old when she had her first son, Bronx, with Fall Out Boy guitarist Pete Wentz. Simpson later got married to Evan Ross in 2014 and now has a daughter, Jagger.
Adele may have made her mark singing about heartbreak for years, but, at 24-years-old, the singer and songwriter welcomed her first child, Angelo, into the world with her now-husband, Simon Konecki.
13. Candace Cameron Bure:
The “Full House” star gave birth to her first daughter, Natasha, at the age of 22-years-old. She now is the mother of two other children, Maksim and Lev Valerievich with husband, Valeri Bure.
12. Kylie Jenner:
Kylie Jenner gave birth to her daughter, Stormi Webster, at the age of 20 with boyfriend Travis Scott.
11. Sofia Vergara:
Sofia Vergara gave birth to her son, Manolo Gonzalez Vergara when she was married to her high school sweetheart and only 19-years-old. The couple later got a divorce and she is now married to Joe Manganiello.
10. Reese Witherspoon:
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Reese Witherspoon married “Cruel Intentions” co-star Ryan Phillippe and gave birth to their daughter, Ava, in 1999 when she was 23-years-old. The two have another son together, Deacon. The two divorced and Witherspoon got remarried, having son Tennessee.
9. Victoria Beckham:
Victoria Beckham gave birth to her first son, Brooklyn, when she was 24-years-old. She and husband, David Beckham, have three other children: Romeo, Cruz, and Harper.
8. Kate Hudson:
Kate Hudson gave birth to her son Ryder when she was only 24-years-old. The actress has another son, Bingham, and recently announced her third pregnancy.
7. Hilary Duff:
Hilary Duff gave birth to her son, Luca, when she was only 24-years-old with ex-husband, Mike Comrie.
6. Solange Knowles:
Solange Knowles gave birth to son, Daniel, with her ex-husband Daniel Smith at 18-years-old.
R&B singer Brandy gave birth to her daughter Sy’rai Iman Smith in 2002 when she was 22-years-old and aired her pregnancy on an MTV reality show, “Brandy: Special Delivery.”
4. Jamie Lynn Spears:
Jamie Lynn Spears gave birth to her daughter, Maddie, when she was only 17-years-old. She recently gave birth to her second daughter, Ivey, this month.
3. Britney Spears:
Britney Spears gave birth to her first son, Sean, when she was 23-years-old. She then welcomed her son, Jayden, at 24.
2. Niki Taylor:
Supermodel Niki Taylor gave birth two twin boys, Hunter and Jake, at age 19. She then got remarried and gave birth to her daughter, Ciel, and son, Rex.
1. Rosanne Barr:
Rosanne Barr gave birth to her first Brandi Brown at 18-years-old but gave her up for adoption. Barr also has four other children.