10+ Celebrity Stepparents Who Deserve Awards

Being a stepparent isn't easy — just watch Stepmom, starring Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon.

Yet, with lots of love and hard work, millions of families around the world manage to make it work. This includes the celebs.

Whether their stepchildren are their only kids or they created a blended family, here are 10+ celebrity stepparents who deserve awards!

1. Jada Pinkett Smith

Before the actress met Will, he had been married to Sheree Fletcher, with whom he had a son.

While it took some time for the two women to have a good relationship, Jade made sure to always have a solid one with Will's son, Trey.

She has shared several pictures of their blended family over the years.

"You are not only my bonus son, but my friend. Thank you for the many ways you have held my hand through the years," she captioned one sweet photo of her and Trey.

2. Kurt Russell

She may be all grown up now, but Kate still has nothing but love for her "Pa."

After Kurt got together with Kate's mother, Goldie Hawn, he became a father figure to Kate and her brother.

For his 70th birthday, Kate gushed about all the ways he's been there for their family over the decades.

"He gave me the gift of confidence instilling a knowingness in me that I deserved everything I worked for and I knew that he’d always have my back in whatever challenges may lay ahead," she wrote.

3. Gabrielle Union

The Bring It On actress told Ocean Drive that her stepchildren were the “driving force” behind her 2014 wedding to Dwyane Wade.

She said that they inspired them to "be a legitimate, like, real – and I’m using my finger quotes – family in their eyes."

4. Matt Damon

While The Bourne Identity actor is normally private about his family life, you can't stop him from gushing about his stepdaughter, Alexia.

He compared his love for her to the Grinch's heart growing five times its size. "Everything is full; it’s just full all the time," he told Parade.

5. Gisele

The supermodel was thrown into a less-than-pleasant situation when she first got together with Tom Brady. She discovered that his ex-girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan, was pregnant.

Instead of running, Gisele handled the situation with grace, allowing them all to be a family.

6. Caitlyn Jenner

For decades, she was the stepparent to the Kardashian children: Kim, Khloé, Kourtney, and Rob.

As such, she played a pivotal role in their upbringing after their father passed. She and her ex-wife, Kris Jenner, even created a blended family when they had Kendall and Kylie.

7. Barbara Streisand

Barbara became a stepmom to Josh Brolin when she married his famous father, James Brolin in 1988.

These two have always had a super close relationship. It's grown even stronger now that Josh has welcomed two children with his wife, Kathryn.

James told *People* about how she simply adores being a grandma.

"The minute the kid comes into the room, she just changes into another person. She falls apart," he said.

"And she's persnickety ... the minute the kid comes in, all that just goes out the window. It's really fabulous to see."

8. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

They may not be married yet (or ever...), but that hasn't stopped this couple from being the best stepparents to each other's children.

You'll often see them posting adorable photos of their blended family.

9. Ashton Kutcher

Before his infamous split with Demi Moore, Ashton had always been close to her daughters: Rumer, Scout LaRue, and Tallulah.

Even after Demi penned some serious allegations in her memoir, Open Book, Ashton has said that he is "never going to stop loving" her daughters.

He made this comment on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast.

"I was helping raise teenage girls through their adolescence," Kutcher he continued.

"I love them. I’m never going to stop loving them and respecting them and honoring them and rooting for them to be successful in whatever they are pursuing."

10. Catherine Zeta Jones

The Zorro actress has been married to Douglas for 21 years. This means that she's been a stepmom to his first son, Cameron, for that long.

Despite not being blood, she has loved and supported him dearly.

This includes being there for him during rough times.

For example, when Cameron was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine in 2009.

Douglas took this hard, as he revealed in an interview with Today that he had been “a bad father.”

11. Salma Hayek

By the time Salma met her billionaire husband, François-Henri Pinault, he already had three children from previous relationships.

Even after having one child of their own together, the actress treats her stepchildren like her own.

12. Anna Paquin

The Oscar-winning actress is a stepmom to her husband, Stephen Moyer’s kids: Lilac and Billy.

She is very protective of them, telling, Red magazine, “Their privacy is sacred to us. They also love to get out and get active together. It’s an outdoorsy life."

13. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

When the couple wed in 2011, they had both of their children from previous relationships present. For Rachel, this was her son, Henry, and for Daniel, his daughter, Ella.

This means that Henry can even say his stepdad is James Bond!

14. Jason Momoa

Don't let those big muscles fool you! The Aquaman has such a soft spot for his kids, including his stepdaughter, Zoë Kravitz.

These two have such a special relationship, despite being close in age. When Zoë graced the cover of Elle, he beamed like a proud dad on Instagram.