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15+ Celebrities Who Took Their Kids to Big Events and Showed That Their Most Important Role Is Being a Parent

Growing up with famous parents is certainly not easy —the prying looks, cameras, spotlight, and the occasional hardcore fan. But let’s not forget about the advantages. These children have had the luck of walking down the red carpet and meeting the biggest stars in Hollywood. From actors, producers, and even well-known musicians, many proud parents have taken their children to movie premieres, awards shows, and charity events.

1. Angelina Jolie with her children Maddox and Pax

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In 2017, Angelina Jolie attended the premiere of First They Killed My Father in Toronto, Canada with all of her children. The proud mom smiled from ear to ear while hugging her two young ones, Pax and Maddox, who worked behind the scenes on the film.

2. Tyrese Gibson with his daughter Shayla Somer


The sweetest father-daughter moment occurred at the 2015 American Music Awards. The Fast and Furious star stepped away from his tough guy Hollywood role to become the loving father he is in real life.

3. Drew Barrymore with Frankie

Well-known actress Drew Barrymore was happy to bring her daughter to the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Bunny Hop charity event in New York in 2017. Both looked adorable, posing in front of the cameras.

4. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively with their daughter

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Ryan Reynolds received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016. For this important event, he didn’t forget to bring his family. The famous actor was accompanied by Blake Lively, who was extremely proud of her husband’s achievements.

5. Serena Williams accompanied by her daughter Olympia

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In 2021, Serena Williams attended the premiere of King Richard, a film about her life and the journey she and her sister, Venus, took to become professional tennis players. On the American Film Fest red carpet, she wore a matching look with her adorable daughter, Olympia.

6. Ben Stiller with his daughter Ella Olivia


During the 2019 Golden Globe Awards, Ben Stiller couldn’t have chosen a better partner. His daughter, Ella, accompanied her dad on the big night. She has recently become her father’s favorite date, and the duo has conquered the cameras at several events.

7. Madonna alongside her daughter Lourdes

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Madonna surprised everyone on social media by making an appearance in a black lace dress. But that’s not all, she was accompanied by her daughter Lourdes. Both attended the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2011.

8. Vin Diesel posed with his daughter Hania


Acclaimed actor Vin Diesel showed his softer side as a family man at the 2013 Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was accompanied by his girlfriend, Mexican model Paloma Jiménez, and his children. Hania, his daughter, drew the attention of the media by giving a thumb-up sign of approval.

9. Kylie Jenner carrying Stormi

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In 2019, Kylie Jenner attended the premiere of the documentary Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly with none other than her daughter, Stormi. The happy family posed for the photographers and stole the limelight.

10. Chris Pratt and Anna Faris with their son Jack

The star of Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, was bestowed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was accompanied by his then-wife Anna Faris and their adorable son Jack.

11. Ellen Pompeo with her daughter Stella Ivery

The lead actress of Grey’s Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo, is a full-time mom. When A Wrinkle in Time premiered in Los Angeles, California, she was accompanied by Stella. No matter the heels, cameras, or fans, the actress was attentive to her daughter at all times.

12. Demi Moore was accompanied by her daughter Rumer Willis.


Demi Moore and Rumer Willis turned Oscar night into a special moment to spend as a family. The duo attended the annual post-awards party, wearing beautiful outfits.

13. Idris Elba with his daughter Isan

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Another father-daughter special outing. In 2022, Idris Elba brought his daughter, Isan, and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, to the premiere of his new movie Beast at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. And that wasn’t the only occasion; months earlier, in April, the actor decided to have a family night during the premiere of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

14. Meryl Streep and her daughter Grace


In 2015, acting legend Meryl Streep brought her daughter to the premiere of Suffragette in Los Angeles, California. In this photograph, we can see the surprising similarity between the two and how adorable they look together.

15. Dwayne Johnson takes his daughters to important events.


Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock,” has three daughters — Simone, Jasmine, and Tiana. Simone has accompanied her father to several events, like the premieres of the movies Skyscraper and Baywatch. Meanwhile, his current wife, Lauren Hashian, and little Jasmine were present at the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.

What other famous moms or dads have you seen showing off their children at important events? What do you think it would feel like to attend a red carpet event?

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