8 Celebrity Fathers Who Brought Up Their Children Single-Handedly

Being a single parent is a pretty tough task as a person has to fulfill all the duties and responsibilities of both, father and mother. Mostly, we see women taking care of their kids as a single parent but there are some men also who are bringing up their kids as single parent

Break-ups and divorces are a common thing in Hollywood but sometimes, the kids have to bear the brunt of unfortunate incidents. There are some male celebrities also who are bringing up their kids as single parent and today we will talk about few of them in a little detail.

Al Pacino


The American actor and filmmaker has been entertaining us for almost 50 years and he can be called as one of the most highly decorated actors because of the number of awards and recognitions received by him. In the year 2003, he was voted as the greatest film star of all times by the viewers of the Channel 4
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Cristiano Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most talented football players of all time and his fans also held him as the greatest of all time (GOAT). He is the captain of national team of Portugal and also leads an Italian club team, known as Juventus

His kids


In 2010, he became father to a son by surrogacy; the son was named as Cristiano. In 2017, he again becomes a father by surrogacy and this time to twins – daughter Eva and son Mateo. He is said to be getting married soon to his girlfriend Georgina Rodríguez with whom he already have a daughter who is named as Alana Martina

Liam Neeson


Neeson is from Northern Ireland and he has been a part of many successful movies but the turning point of his career was when he got to play the role of Oskar Schindler in Schindler’s List (1993). A tragic incident took place in his family around 9 years back because of which his wife lost her life.

The tragedy


Neeson and Natasha Richardson got married in 1994 and everything was going fine until 2009 when Natasha met with a skiing accident which left her head severely injured. She wasn’t able to recover and lost her life. The couple had two sons and at the time of incident, Daniel was 12 and Micheal was 13. Neeson took the decision of not getting married again so that he can take good care of his kids

Nicolas Cage


Nicolas Cage is one of the most popular actors of Hollywood and other than acting; he has shown his expertise in direction as well. Nicolas also owns a production company which has been named as Saturn Films and movies like Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Life of David Gale (2003) have been released under it’s banner

His personal life


Nicolas become a father in 1990 when his son Weston was born but the Face/Off actor broke up with the mother of his son pretty soon. But he was asked to give a house in Hollywood to his former girlfriend so that he can raise his son alone. In 2005, he again become father to a son


Pierce Brosnan


The actor is of Irish origin but now he is a naturalized American, he has worked in numerous movies in which his performances have been appreciated but he is best known for his portrayal of secret agent, James Bond. For the past few years, he is also spending his time and energy in the fields of charity and environment activism

 His kids


Al Pacino never got married but he is a father of three kids. In 1989, his eldest daughter was born while in 2001, he became father of twins – Olivia and Anton with actress Beverly D’Angelo. They both got separated after some years but they kept common child custody and Al Pacino has always tried to manage his work in such a manner that he can spend quality time with his kids

The tragedy


Pierce got married to actress Cassandra Harris in 1980, the latter had two sons from her earlier relationship – Charlotte (9) and Chris (8), they both were adopted by Pierce after their father’s death. In 1983, Pierce and Cassandra become parents of a son, Sean but an unfortunate incident took place in their lives in 1991. Cassandra lost the battle of life against the severe disease Cancer and Pierce took care of all the three kids as a single parent. In 2001, the Bond actor married journalist Keely Shaye Smith whom he was dating for almost 7 years, they have two kids – Dylan and Paris

Norman Reedus


The American actor has done many roles in movies and TV series but he is best known for his performances in The Walking Dead and The Boondock Saints series. He is a television host and model as well and he has walked the ramp for various famous fashion designers

His Kids


Norman has a son, Mingus with supermodel Helena Christensen, the couple dated for almost five years before getting separated and now Mingus is 19 yrs old. At present, Norman is in relationship with Diana Kruger and in 2018, the couple becomes proud parents of a young baby daughter


Lenny Kravitz


Leonard Albert Kravitz, who is more popular as Lenny Kravitz among the music lovers and his fans is a Bahamian-American singer, producer, actor and songwriter. He has won many awards and recognitions including the Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance and that too, continuously for four years (1999-2002)

 His daughter


Lenny was married to Lisa Bonet but after 3 yrs of marriage, they got divorced. They both had equal parents right on their daughter, Zoe but she started living with her father after she turned 11. The father-daughter duo can be seen together at many events and now Zoe is also a popular actress-model

Colin Farrell


Colin is one of most talented and popular actors of the Hollywood of present times and he has been praised for most of his performances. Colin has been a part of many controversies as well including his problem of drug addiction for which he was admitted in rehabilitation center

His kids


Colin is taking care of his two sons – James (16) and Henry (10). Colin and Kim Bordenave are the parents of James and Colin has taken the full responsibility of his son after the couple got separated.  Henry’s mother is an actress from Poland who dated Colin for a short period
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