Archives: Adoptions

Hoda Kotb Adopts First Child: Haley Joy

Congratulations are in order for Hoda Kotb. The Today anchor, 52, revealed on Tuesday that she adopted daughter Haley Joy — born on Feb. 14.

Thomas Rhett & Wife Expecting & Adopting

Double to congratulations are in order for Thomas Rhett and Lauren Gregory Akins. The country crooner, 26, and his wife are expecting a baby, as well as adopting a baby from Africa, they announced via Instagram Wednesday.

“Overjoyed” Madonna Confirms Adoption

Pop superstar Madonna confirms that she has adopted orphaned twin sisters – reportedly 4-year-olds named Stella and Esther – from Malawi. “I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from Malawi and am overjoyed that they … »» Read the article

Madonna Adopts Twin Girls: Stella & Esther

Double the congratulations are in order for Madonna. The pop superstar, 58, adopted 4-year-old twin girls – named Stella and Esther – on Tuesday. According to E! News, the High Court from Malawi granted the Holiday hitmaker the ability to adopt the sisters … »» Read the article

Kimberly Schlapman Welcomes Baby No. 2: Dolly Grace

Congratulations are in order for Kimberly Schlapman and Stephen Schlapman. The Little Big Town star, 47, and her husband have adopted their second child – daughter Dolly Grace Schlapman – she announced via Instagram Thursday.

Rosemarie DeWitt & Ron Livingston Welcome Baby No. 2: Esperanza Mae

During a Thursday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, La La Land star Rosemarie DeWitt announced that she and husband, Sex and the City star Ron Livingston, 49, have adopted for the second time. “She just turned 1,” the Rachel Getting … »» Read the article

Sara Rue Adopts Daughter Adelaide

Congratulations are in order for Sara Rue and Kevin Price. The Impastor star, 37, and her husband, 41, recently adopted a baby girl named Adelaide Rue Price, PEOPLE reports.

Jep Robertson & Jessica Robertson Adopt Son

Congratulations to Jep Robertson and Jessica Robertson. The Duck Dynasty stars adopted a new son named Jules Augustus, they announced on the Wednesday premiere of their spinoff show, Jep and Jessica: Growing the Dynasty.

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton Adopt Son: Crow

Congratulations are in order for Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton. The Kyle XY alum, 33, and his musician husband, 36, adopted a 2-year-old boy named Crow, they announced on a YouTube video titled, Welcome to Our Pride.

Sandra Bullock Adopts Daughter Laila

Congratulations to Sandra Bullock. The Academy Award-winning actress, 51, has adopted her second child – a 3½-year-old girl named Laila (pronounced Lila) from Louisiana who had been in foster care –  PEOPLE reports.

Cate Blanchett Welcomes Baby No. 4: Edith Vivian Patricia

Congratulations are in order for Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton. The Cinderella actress, 45, and her screenwriter husband, 49, recently welcomed their fourth child,  daughter Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, through adoption, PEOPLE reports.

Rosario Dawson Adopts 12-Year-Old Girl

Congratulations are in order for Rosario Dawson. The Top Five actress, 35, has welcomed a 12-year-old daughter through adoption, E! News reports.

Ron Livingston & Rosemarie DeWitt Welcome First Child: Gracie

Congratulations are in order for Ron Livingston and Rosemarie DeWitt. The Sex and the City actor, 45, and the Rachel Getting Married actress, 38, welcomed their first child – a daughter named Gracie James – through adoption, PEOPLE reports.

The Little Couple Adopt Baby No. 2: Zoey

Wonderful – and surprising! – news to report. The Little Couple’s Dr. Jen Arnold, 39, and Bill Klein, 38, introduced their 3-year-old son William on the Katie Couric show recently. And now they have more exciting news to report. After years of hoping to become … »» Read the article

The Little Couple Welcome Baby No. 1: William

Congratulations to The Little Couple! Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein, also known as TLC’s The Little Couple, have adopted a 3-year-old boy named William who also has a form of dwarfism, PEOPLE reports.

Holly Madison: I’m Planning To Adopt

Playboy model Holly Madison, former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner, has some exciting news! “I’ve started the adoption process … I really want to be a mommy,” Holly, 33, tells In Touch. Holly, who admits she’s already planning nursery themes, says adoption mentoring service Hold … »» Read the article

A Look At 10 Adoptions In Hollywood

Thanks to A-list couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood has put adoption in the spotlight. From Malawi, to Korea, to the United States, let’s look at some international and domestic adoptions from our favorite celebrity families.  And hear … »» Read the article

Jennifer Aspen Welcomes First Child: Charlotte Sofia

Congratulations are in order for Jennifer Aspen and David O’Donnell! The GCB star, 38, and her husband have welcomed their first child, the actress’ rep confirms with Celebrity Baby Scoop. Born on June 10, the pair finalized the adoption of daughter Charlotte Sofia O’Donnell on June 13.

Katherine Heigl: Having Two Kids Is “More Chaotic Than I Anticipated”

Katherine Heigl was prepared for things to change when she and her husband Josh Kelley adopted their second daughter Adalaide earlier this year, but the One for the Money star admits that life with two kids can be a bit … »» Read the article

Jillian Michaels Welcomes Two Children: Lukensia & Phoenix!

Congrats are in order for fitness trainer Jillian Michaels and her partner Heidi Rhoades! Jillian was recently blessed with 2-year-old daughter Lukensia – who she brought home from Haiti after a painfully long adoption process – and newborn son Phoenix … »» Read the article

Elton John: We’d Love To Adopt Again

Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley Adopt Second Child

Congratulations to Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley! The Grey Anatomy alum and her musician husband have adopted a daughter, a rep for the 33-year-old actress tells Us Weekly. No further details were available.

Mariska Hargitay Tears Up Talking About Her Babies

With their family-of-three growing to five, it’s been an unforgettable year for Mariska Hargitay and her husband Peter Hermann. Though the long road to their bigger brood has included some heartache, the Law & Order actress teared up this week … »» Read the article

Bubba Watson & Wife Adopt A Son: Caleb

It seems the past couple months were pretty amazing for professional golfer Bubba Watson. Not only did the 33-year-old newly crowned champion recently win the prestigious Masters title but he and his wife Angie, 34, became first time parents after … »» Read the article

Grey’s Anatomy’s Shonda Rhimes Welcomes Baby No. 2

Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes adopted a daughter named Emerson Pearl through a domestic adoption in February, Us Weekly reports. Bringing Emerson home to join big sister Harper was a plan long in the works for Shonda, who says her … »» Read the article