Think two or three kids is a handful? Try having six or more! That's the situation for stars like Mel Gibson, Eddie Murphy and Madonna. Wonderwall.com rounded up a list of some of the celebs who have extra-big broods, starting with the "Braveheart" actor. Mel has nine children with three women, with a 37-year age difference between the oldest, who was born in 1980, and the youngest, who arrived in 2017. The actor-director and first wife Robyn Moore had one daughter, Hannah, and six sons: Edward, Christian, William, Louis, Milo and Thomas. He then had a daughter, Lucia, in 2009 with then-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. He and current girlfriend Rosalind Ross welcomed a son, Lars, in January 2017. Now keep reading to get the scoop on more stars who have a ton of kids…
Late rapper DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) has 15 children. In 1999, he married childhood friend Tashera Simmons, who was his wife for 11 years. Together, they share four children — Sean, Praise Mary Ella, Tacoma and Xavier. While married to Tashera, however, the rapper had several affairs which resulted in more children, including one with Monique Wayne who was born in 2004. His 15th and final child, Exodus — whom he shared with girlfriend Desiree Lindstrom — was born in 2016.
Eddie Murphy has 10 children with five different women, with a 29-year age difference between the oldest and the youngest. He welcomed his oldest child, son Eric, in 1989 with Paulette McNeely. The following year, he had son Christian with then-girlfriend Tamara Hood Johnson. He then welcomed five children with first wife Nicole Murphy: son Miles and daughters Bria, Shayne, Zola and Bella. He then had a daughter, Angel, following a brief romance with Spice Girls singer Mel B, though he initially denied that he was the little girl's father. He and longtime girlfriend Paige Butcher welcomed daughter Izzy in 2016 and son Max Charles in 2018.
Alec Baldwin is a father of seven! And there are 25 years between his eldest and youngest. He and first wife Kim Basinger welcomed daughter Ireland Baldwin in 1995. Alec went on to have six more kids — two girls and four boys — with second wife Hilaria Baldwin: Carmen in 2013; Rafael in 2015; Leonardo in 2016; Romeo in 2018; Eduardo in 2020; and Lucia, who arrived via surrogate, in 2021.
Madonna has six children: two biological kids and four adopted kids. She welcomed daughter Lourdes in 1996 with then-boyfriend Carlos Leon. Two years later, she had son Rocco with her second husband, director Guy Ritchie. She then adopted son David Banda in 2006, daughter Mercy in 2007 and twin daughters Estere and Stelle in 2017.
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Angelina Jolie and ex Brad Pitt have six children. The actress adopted son Maddox from Cambodia in 2002 when he was 7 months old and daughter Zahara from Ethiopia in 2005 when she was 6 months old. Brad then adopted the duo in 2006 — the same year the couple welcomed their first biological child, Shiloh. The following year, Angelina adopted 3-year-old Pax from Vietnam. Brad adopted him separately in 2008, the same year he and the fellow Oscar winner actress welcomed twins Vivienne and Knox.
Mick Jagger has eight children with five women, with a 46-year age difference between the oldest, who was born in 1970, and the youngest, who was born in 2016. The Rolling Stones rocker welcomed daughter Karis with Marsha Hunt in 1970 and daughter Jade with Bianca Jagger in 1971. He then had four children with Jerry Hall: Lizzy in 1984, James in 1985, Georgia in 1992 and Gabriel in 1997. Son Lucas arrived in 1999 following an affair with model Luciana Gimenez Morad. And finally, Mick and ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick welcomed son Deveraux in December 2016.
Robert De Niro has six children from three relationships, with a 40-year age difference between the oldest, who was born in 1971, and the youngest, who arrived in 2011. He adopted first wife Diahnne Abbott's daughter Drena, and together, they welcomed a son, Raphael, in 1976. The actor then welcomed twin sons, Julian and Aaron, via surrogate with longtime girlfriend Toukie Smith in 1995. He and second wife Grace Hightower then had son Elliot in 1998 and a daughter, Helen, via surrogate in 2011.
Clint Eastwood has seven confirmed children with five different women, with a 32-year age difference between the oldest, who was born in 1964, and the youngest, who arrived in 1996. The actor-director and Roxanne Tunis welcomed his oldest child, daughter Kimber, while he was still married to first wife Maggie Johnson, with whom he later had a son, Kyle, and a daughter, Alison. After that, he welcomed a son, actor Scott Eastwood, and a daughter, Kathryn, with Jacelyn Reeves. Clint and Frances Fisher had a daughter, actress Francesca Eastwood, before he welcomed his youngest child, daughter Morgan, with second wife Dina Ruiz. There have also been reports over the years that the Oscar winner fathered children who were put up for adoption.
While she was living as Bruce Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner had six children from three marriages: son Burt and daughter Casey with first wife Chrystie Scott, sons Brandon Jenner and Brody Jenner with second wife Linda Thompson, and daughters Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner with third wife Kris Jenner. She also helped raised the reality TV momager's four children from her first marriage to Robert Kardashian: Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian and Rob Kardashian.
In case you weren't keeping count, that means Kris Jenner has six kids too! She welcomed four children — Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian and Rob Kardshian — with first husband Robert Kardashian and two daughters — Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner — with second husband Caitlyn Jenner.
Kevin Costner has seven children from three relationships with a 26-year age difference between the oldest, who was born in 1984, and the youngest, who arrived in 2010. He and first wife Cindy Silva had three children during their time together: daughters Annie and Lily and son Joe. After they split, the actor had a son, Liam, following a fling with Bridget Rooney. He and second wife Christine Baumgartner have since welcomed three children: sons Cayden and Hayes and daughter Grace.
Sting has six kids. He had a son, Joseph, and a daughter, Kate, with his first wife, Frances Tomelty. He and second wife Trudie Styler have four kids: Mickey, Eliot, Jake and Giacomo.
Rod Stewart has eight children from five different relationships, with a 48-year age difference between the oldest and the youngest. In 1963, the singer's childhood sweetheart, Susannah Boffey, gave birth to their daughter, Sarah, whom she put up for adoption. More than a decade later, Rod welcomed daughter Kimberly and son Sean with his first wife, Alana Hamilton. He then had a daughter, Ruby, with model Kelly Emberg. After that, Rod and second wife Rachel Hunter had two kids: daughter Renée and son Liam. And finally, he and third wife Penny Lancaster had two sons, Alastair and Aiden, who arrived in 2011.
Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman has 12 kids. His oldest child, son Christopher, was born from a relationship during the reality TV star's teen years and put up for adoption. He and his first wife then welcomed two sons, Duane Jr. and Leland. Dog and his second wife had three sons: Zebediah, who died shortly after he was born, Wesley and James. He also had three kids with his third wife: daughters Baby Lyssa and B.K., who died in 2006, and son Tucker. Dog and his fifth wife, Beth — who passed away in 2019 — have two children together: daughter Bonnie and son Garry. He also adopted her daughter, Cecily, from a previous relationship.
Marie Osmond has eight children: three biological kids and five adopted kids. She and first husband Stephen Lyle Craig welcomed son Stephen in 1983. She then married Brian Blosil, with whom she had a daughter, Rachael, and a son, Matthew. The duo also adopted daughters Jessica, Brianna and Abigail and sons Brandon and Michael, who died in 2010.
Lauryn Hill has five children — sons Zion, Joshua and John and daughters Selah and Sarah — with reggae legend Bob Marley's son Rohan Marley, her former longtime partner. The super-private singer welcomed a sixth child, son Micah, in 2011, but she's never publicly identified his father.
Stellan Skarsgard and his first wife My, a physician, had six kids together: sons Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Bill and Valter and daughter Eija. Of their five boys, four are actors: Alexander Skarsgard is known for his work on "True Blood" and "Big Little Lies," Bill Skarsgard stars in the "It" franchise, and Gustaf Skarsgard starred on "Vikings" and "Westworld," while Valter has yet to make his major breakthrough in Hollywood. The Swedish actor then welcomed two sons, Ossian and Kolbjörn, with his second wife before getting a vasectomy.
Kirk Cameron and his wife, Chelsea Noble, have six children. They adopted their four oldest kids — Jack, Isabella, Anna and Luke — before adding two biological children, Olivia and James, to their brood.
Fetty Wap is a father of seven. He shares son Aydin with Ariel Reese, daughter Khari with model Masika Kalysha, daughter Amani with a woman named Elaynna and daughter Lauren with a Miami-based dancer named Turquoise. The rapper and off-and-on love Lezhae Zeona have a daughter, Zaviera, and a son, Zy, who was born in 2018 just two months after the music star welcomed a daughter, Alaiya Grace, with another woman — singer and reality TV star Alexis Skyy.
Ginuwine has nine children, though little is known about some members of his brood. His oldest son, Elgin Jr., was reportedly born in 1992. The "Pony" singer then married rapper Solé, with whom he had two daughters, Story and Dream. He also raised her two daughters from a previous relationship, De'Jan and Cypress, as his own. Ginuwine also has another son, Tahjair, and three more daughters: Ginel, Tiffany and Romanda.