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

(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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Elizabeth Banks arrives to the March of Dimes Celebration of Babies on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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)
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