When it comes to selecting godparents, moms and dads usually turn to close friends and family members. It follows, then, that celebri-parents often end up looking to their equally A-list buddies and loved ones. For example, when it came time for Mindy Kaling to pick a godfather for daughter Katherine Kaling, she tapped longtime bestie BJ Novak. In honor of godpop BJ's birthday on July 31, Wonderwall.com is rounding up more famous godparents. Keep reading to see them all…
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When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had their twins, Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Leon, they had plenty of famous friends they could have asked to serve as godfather. But it was no surprise when they chose a rocker with a major soft spot for philanthropy, just like themselves.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie named U2's Bono as Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt's godfather.
Victoria Beckham chose one of her besties to serve as her first and only daughter Harper Beckham's godmother. Do you know which former "Desperate Housewives" star it is?
Eva Longoria is Harper Beckham's godmomma!
Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet's daughter, Zoe Kravitz, has an Oscar-winning actress as a godmother.
It's Marisa Tomei! Zoe Kravitz's mom, Lisa Bonet, met Marisa on the set of "A Different World," and the two were so close that she asked her to be Zoe's godmom.
Just how close are these "Friends" actresses? Close enough that Courteney Cox asked one of her former co-stars to serve as godmother to her daughter, Coco Arquette.
Before he was known for his headline-grabbing offspring, Billy Ray Cyrus was a big name in country music. It's no surprise he asked the queen of country music to serve as his daughter Miley Cyrus's godmother.
Yup, Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus's godmother.
Bryce Dallas Howard's dad, director Ron Howard, turned to one of his "Happy Days" co-stars when it came time to appointing her godfather.
Bryce Dallas Howard's godfather is the Fonz! Yep, Ron Howard asked Henry Winkler to be his daughter's godfather.
After Michelle Williams gave birth to daughter Matilda Ledger, she turned to a former "Dawson's Creek" castmate to perform godmotherly duties. Can you guess which one?
Busy Philipps is Matilda Ledger's godmother.
Drew Barrymore has a superstar director as a godfather. Who is it?
Steven Spielberg is Drew Barrymore's godfather.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal isn't the only famous person in Jake Gyllenhaal's family: His godmother is also a household name.
Jamie Lee Curtis is Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother.
Model Cara Delevingne counts this famous British actress and author as a fabulous godparent.
Yup, Joan Collins is Cara Delevingne's godmother.
Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, has a godmother who also knows what it's like to grow up in the spotlight.
Former child star Drew Barrymore is Frances Bean Cobain's godmother.
It's no secret that Jennifer Garner made some close connections on the set of "Alias," but one was sweeter than others: Jen asked her on-screen dad to serve as daughter Violet Affleck's godfather.
"Alias" star Victor Garber is Violet Affleck's godfather.
Elton John and David Furnish are so close with one particular pop star that they named her as godmother to both of their sons. Who is it, Little Monsters?
Both of former "Scrubs" star Donald Faison and wife CaCee Cobb's kiddos have famous godparents. One is an old co-star and the other is CaCee's pop star BFF…
Zach Braff is Donald Faison and CaCee Cobb's son Rocco's godfather, and Jessica Simpson is their daughter Wilder's godmother. Jess also chose CaCee to be her daughter Maxwell Johnson's godmother!
Elton John is clearly very well-connected! Lady Gaga is his son's godmother, and he's the godfather of Victoria Beckham and David Beckham's son Brooklyn Beckham — thus ensuring the love stays in the circle of British megastars!
Late Kardashian family patriarch Robert Kardashian was one of the most well-connected lawyers in Hollywood during his heyday. We all know he represented good friend O.J. Simpson during the former football star's murder trial, but Robert asked another famous athlete to serve as daughter Khloe Kardashian's godfather.
Sugar Ray Leonard was asked to be Khloe Kardashian's godfather.
Michael Jackson picked an actor he wouldn't be afraid to leave his kids "Home Alone" with to serve as godfather to children Prince Jackson and Paris Jackson. Can you guess who it is?
Macaulay Culkin is Prince Jackson and Paris Jackson's godfather.