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14+ Celebrities Who Grew Their Families By Using A Surrogate

Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen

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"It wasn’t really a secret, but my wife and I had been trying for awhile to have a baby.

We’ve tried a bunch of different things, anyone who’s tried, knows — it’s awful. So we had a surrogate," Jimmy revealed.

Together, they have two daughters.

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent

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Nate and Jeremiah welcomed Poppy in 2015 and Oskar in 2018!

He said, "Surrogacy can be about science, it can be about money, or it can be about intention."

Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery

Ellen Pompeo kept the birth of her second daughter via surrogate to herself for a while.

"This baby was born via surrogate, so I felt an obligation to keep the surrogate's privacy. That was of utmost importance to me," she said.

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

The couple chose to grow their family via surrogate due to infertility issues.

They have three children now, and got the surprise of their lives when they found out they would be having twins in 2009!

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

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The two found themselves in a very cool and unique situation:

"And then we inserted two eggs, one with my sperm, one with David’s sperm and they both took," David said.

The result? Fraternal twins!

Tyra Banks and Erik Asla

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York was born via surrogate in 2016. Tyra made a touching statement after his birth:

"As I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day."

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

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When it comes to her children, Nicole isn't pick about how they come into her life.

"I've experienced adoption, birthing a child and I've experienced surrogacy. I'm like, when it comes to it, I just wanna be a mama," she said.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

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Kim and Kanye famously used surrogates for two of their children.

Their second daughter, Chicago, was born in January 2018. Shortly after, the couple returned to surrogacy and welcomed Psalm West in May 2019.

Chris and Deanna Daughtry

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After Deanna underwent a partial hysterectomy, Chris explained that their twins were conceived via in vitro fertilization and then transferred to a gestational surrogate who carried the babies.

They welcomed Adalynn Rose and Noah James in 2010.

Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance

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The struggle to get pregnant led to their decision to use a surrogate.

"The more we learned about [surrogacy], the more we began to think that perhaps this was an answer for us," she said.

They welcomed their children, Slater Josiah and Bronwyn Golden, in 2006.

Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

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Trouble with embryo implantation led to their choice to turn to surrogacy.

After welcoming their son, Felix, Elizabeth shared that the surrogacy decision was a "big leap," and the couple welcomed their second son, Magnus, shortly after.

Jordana Brewster and Andrew Form

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Jordana was unable to carry her children, which led to some mixed emotions.

"Sometimes I feel a little left out when other moms talk about what their birth experience was like, and I feel the loss of not having carried or having been able to carry," she explained.

Lucy Liu

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The single mom revealed that gestational surrogacy was the best option for her because of her job.

"I was working and I didn’t know when I was going to be able to stop, I decided that was probably the best solution for me, and it turned out to be great," she explained.

Katey Sagal and Kurt Sutter

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Katey Segal already had two children with her ex-husband, Jack White (no, not the lead singer of The White Stripes), when she married Kurt Sutter.

The two decided to try for a child via surrogate since Katey was 52 at the time. Enter Esme!

Ricky Martin

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"Surrogacy was an intriguing and faster option. I thought, ‘I’m going to jump into this with no fear,'" he said.

He and husband Jwan Yosef have three children together: Matteo and Valentino, born in 2008, and now Lucia, born in 2019.