Celebrity Moms Who Adopted

How many celebrity moms do you know that are moms through adoption? Cate Blanchett is one!

Serial adopter Angelina Jolie may get most of the press, but she’s far from being the only celeb to become a mama through adoption. A slew of stars we love have done the same. Check out our list of fabulous adoptive moms — and meet their lucky kids.

Cate Blanchett

Best known for: Her Oscar-winning Best Actress performance in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. Plus, her roles in Cinderella, The Lord of the Rings series, and two Elizabeth movies.

Adopted Child: Daughter Edith Vivian Patricia

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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