17 Celebrities Who Rock Their Parent Roles

Parenting is just like a circus, where the parent has to play many roles. Be it a clown, a musician, a singer, a dancer, a strict principle, or a magician, a parent aces all of these roles for their children. And celebrity parents are no different.

Bright Side has compiled a list of celebrity parents who have aced their careers as well as their parenting roles.

1. David Beckham

When speaking of some of his favorite times with his children David Beckham said, “Time goes by really fast. One minute you’re holding them in hospital for the first time, and then the next minute, they’re driving their car. But it’s the most special thing, I would never change anything.”

2. Andy Cohen

Single dad, Andy Cohen, welcomed his son, Benjamin, via surrogacy in February 2019. Speaking on his parenting philosophy, he said, “I want to go with the flow and not get stressed out.”

3. LeBron James

The basketball superstar, Le Bron James, considers himself a family man. He has 3 children, and when it comes to parenting, James’ only guide has been his mother, Gloria Marie James. He says, “The truth is that everything I’ve learned about being a parent...I learned from my mother.”

4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne Johnson shares an adorable bond with his kids, which is quite visible on his social media accounts. As he speaks about his daddy-daughter talk in his post, he also advises parents to spend quality time with their kids, despite hectic schedules.

5. Serena Williams

Serena Williams talks about being vulnerable versus being strong in an interview, saying, “As an athlete, you can’t be vulnerable. You have to be strong, as a mom, you’re completely vulnerable to everything. And that’s what makes it scary.” But keeping going and smiling like nothing ever happened inspires her to rock as an athlete and a mother.

6. Chris Hemsworth

When talking about parenting, the Australian actor says, “I think [parenthood] brings out the child in all of us,” he adds. “That’s what’s so beautiful. It reminds you of the fascination you had with things, and how you can spend hours just being with someone. It’s amazing.”

7. Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian has some powerful parenting advice for her young daughter: “I do want her to be exposed to as much inclusion but variety as possible. I don’t want her living in a bubble, because we do have this very privileged life, and I want her to know all types of life and all types of living and be very aware of that.”

8. Christina Aguilera

Christiana Aguilera on being a mother to Max and Summer: “They both are the joy of my life. I swear if I hadn’t called her Summer I would’ve called her Joy because she just lights up a room and she illuminates brightness and happiness.”

9. Emma Roberts

Motherhood isn’t about being perfect all the time. Emma Roberts reiterated this in an interview, when she said, “It’s not something you’ll always feel like you’re getting right, but you will get better every day. When in doubt, just love your child and yourself.”

10. Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias, the famous Spanish singer, is a proud father of 3 children. He looks forward to seeing his children flourish in the future, saying, “I can honestly tell you if I had to pick one, definitely sports,” he remarked. “Yeah, I would say yes, just because I love sports. I love golf, I love tennis, and I would not mind seeing one of my little girls play tennis.”

11. Shakira

The singer, Shakira, revealed how parenting has changed her: “It’s shifted the axis of my universe. Everything is centered around them now. It’s a new dimension of love, at least for me, that’s indescribable. It’s also helped me be more disciplined overall about sticking to a schedule now because you’re forced to prioritize. Before, I was my own boss, but I have 2 tiny bosses to answer to now.”

12. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez shares her good fortune to be a mother and doesn’t take it “for granted.” She cherishes and is grateful for the joy of having children and said, “They just made my life so much better.”

13. Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris expressed that he is the “bad cop” when it comes to disciplining the kids. His parenting style is different from others as he is more of a “camp counselor” than a “maternal nurturer.” He also shared that being a parent has helped him develop as a “better listener.”

14. Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek on being a mother at the age of 41: “I think I’m a better mother because I had her later.”

15. Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff shares her experience being a mother in an interview: “I’ve gotten a lot more confidence as a woman as a whole, not just as a mother. In my work and in my everyday life — I think there’s a confidence that comes with motherhood.”

16. Chance the Rapper

It’s definitely not easy for the rapper to take out time from his busy schedule, but his priorities are well-defined. Chance the Rapper shared a little piece of advice for combing his daughter’s hair on his Twitter account: “Doin yo lil baby’s hair without that comb, hurtin’ her head cheat code:
1. Water
2. Argan oil
3. Shea butter
4. Wide-tooth comb (really wide).”

17. Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner has been a great parent to Stormi and has embraced this change in her life gracefully, saying, “Everyone says you change completely when you become a mom, but I really feel the same, just better.”

As a parent, what is your favorite moment spent with your children? Did you take any parenting advice from your parents?

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