18 Stars Who've Conceived Via Surrogate
Elizabeth Banks says the relationship 'will last a lifetime'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2013 12:35 PM CST
Elizabeth Banks arrives to the March of Dimes Celebration of Babies on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Not every celebrity has a baby bump before having a baby. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 stars who became parents via surrogate mothers:

  • Elizabeth Banks: The Hunger Games actress has had two sons via a gestational surrogate. She said the experience "taught us a great deal about generosity and gratitude, and established a relationship that will last a lifetime."
  • Chris Daughtry: The American Idol star and his wife had twins via surrogate in 2010.
  • Kelsey and Camille Grammer: Before they split, they used a surrogate mom to have two kids.

  • Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower: They had a daughter via surrogate in 2011.
  • Ricky Martin: He became a dad to twin boys in 2008, delivered via a surrogate mom.
  • Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance: They also had twins, a girl and a boy, via surrogate in 2006.
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