The whole world is obsessed with Hollywood couples — we soak in any information about them dating, we can't wait to read about their juicy break-ups, and we absolutely love seeing their gorgeous kids grow up rich as can be. There's something about fame that turns us into monsters who want to know way more than the celebs will give us.
Today we thought it would be fun to enlighten some of our readers by letting them know about celebrity kids they probably had no idea existed. Yup, we are focusing on those celebrities most of us had no clue have a child together, from actress Kate Hudson and Muse frontman Matt Bellamy to Spice Girl Mel B and actor Eddie Murphy.
Alright, here they are, 20 celebrity couples we always forget have kids together!
20 Melanie Brown And Eddie Murphy
First on our list are former Spice Girl Mel B and actor Eddie Murphy. The two dated during 2006, but split by the end of the year. In April 2007 Mel gave birth to Angel Iris, and a court-ordered DNA test confirmed that Eddie was the girl's father. The two celebs reached a paternity settlement of $7 million.
19 Nicole Kidman And Tom Cruise
Actors Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise were at one point Hollywood's most beloved couple. The two met in 1989, got married in 1990 and stayed together until 2001 when they finally called it quits. While they were together, they adopted two kids — a daughter, Isabella Jane born in 1992, and a son, Connor Anthony born in 1995.
18 Uma Thurman And Ethan Hawke
Actors Uma Thurman And Ethan Hawke met in 1997 at the set of the film Gattaca. The two clicked instantly and decided to get married in 1998, the same year they had their daughter Maya. In 2002 their family expanded with the birth of their son, Levon, however only a year later the couple decided to get a divorce.
17 Kate Beckinsale And Michael Sheen
Another pair of actors that dated and have a child together is Kate Beckinsale And Michael Sheen. The two met during the production of The Seagull in early 1995 and quickly became very serious. In 1999 their daughter Lily was born, but unfortunately, in 2003 the couple decided to go their separate ways.
16 Kate Hudson And Matt Bellamy
Actress Kate Hudson and Muse frontman Matt Bellamy started dating in early 2010. In 2011 the two got engaged, and in July the same year their son Bingham was born. Again, as with most couples on today's list, they eventually split. In December 2014 the two announced that they had ended their engagement.
15 Vanessa Macil And Brian Austin Green
Before actor Brian Austin Green started a family with his current wife, actress Megan Fox, the star was in a relationship with his former Beverly Hills 90210 co-star Vanessa Marcil. In April 2002 Vanessa gave birth to their son, Kassius. The two are definitely proof that remaining friends while co-parenting is certainly possible.
14 Bridget Moynahan And Tom Brady
Actress Bridget Moynahan and football quarterback Tom Brady dated from 2004 until late 2006. However, around the time they ended their relationship, Bridget got pregnant with Tom's child, and in August 2007, she gave birth to John Edward Thomas Moynahan. Co-parenting clearly worked well for the two, and John seems to be a happy boy!
13 Madonna And Guy Ritchie
Singer Madonna and director Guy Ritchie married in December 2000, when their son Rocco was only 4 months old. In 2006 the two adopted another child, baby boy David from Malawi. While their marriage did seem picture perfect to the public, the two eventually split — getting a divorce in December 2008.
12 Melanie Griffith And Antonio Banderas
It's no secret that actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas dated after they met in 1995 at the set of Two Much — the two were together for 20 years. In 1996 their daughter Stella del Carmen was born, and even though they are still close and friends, the couple decided to file for divorce in 2015.
11 Christie Brinkley And Billy Joel
Singer Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley met in 1983 on the Island of St. Barts, in the Caribbean, after which they quickly fell in love. In 1985 the two got married in a fabulous ceremony on a yacht on the Hudson River, the same year their daughter Alexa Ray was born. In 1994 the two decided to go separate ways, remaining friends.
10 Frances Fisher And Clint Eastwood
Next on our list are actors Frances Fisher and Clint Eastwood who were together for six years. The two got married in 1990, and in 1993 their daughter Francesca Eastwood was born. By the end of 1995, the two decided to get a divorce proving once again that longlasting love seems to be impossible in Hollywood.
9 Linda Evangelista And François-Henri Pinault
Most people know François-Henri Pinault as a very rich businessman from France and Salma Hayek's husband. But before he and Salma were a thing, François-Henri dated supermodel Linda Evangelista. Even though they were only together from 2005 to 2006, they have a son together, a boy named Augustin James born in October 2006.
8 Kimberly Stewart And Benicio Del Toro
Socialite and TV star Kimberly Stewart and actor Benicio Del Toro are next on our list of celebs many people didn't know have a kid together. In 2011 it was announced that Kimberly was pregnant with Benicio's child, even though the two had never dated. The same year, baby Delilah Genoveva Stewart was born.
7 Michelle Williams And Heath Ledger
Actors Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger met in 2004 on the set of Brokeback Mountain. They quickly became serious and in 2005 their daughter Matilda was born. In 2007, Michelle's father confirmed to the media that Heath and Michelle had separated and that Heath had moved out of their Brooklyn apartment.
6 Andie MacDowell And Paul Qualley
Actress and model Andie MacDowell met model Paul Qualley at a photoshoot for Gap, and in 1986, the couple got married. Their son Justin was born in 1986 and daughters Rainey in 1990 and Sarah Margaret in 1994. Even with such a big family, they couldn't last forever, and in 1999, Andie and Paul divorced.
5 Meg Ryan And Dennis Quaid
Let's move on to Hollywood stars Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid. The two actors married in 1991, and in 1992, their son Jack was born. However, once again things didn't seem to work out in Hollywood, and Meg and Dennis separated in 2000. A year later their divorce was finalized.
4 Antonia "Toya" Carter And Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne and reality tv star Antonia "Toya" Carter were high school sweethearts and they ended up having their daughter Reginae 1998 when she was 15 and he was 16. In 2004 Toya and Lil Wayne decided to get married, but unfortunately, their marriage lasted for only two years.
3 Helena Christensen And Norman Reedus
Supermodel Helena Christensen and actor Norman Reedus are the next celebrity couple on our list. The two met in 1998 and were together for a total of five years. In 1999 their son Mingus Lucien was born, however, four years later Helen and Norman decided to go their separate ways.
2 Meg Tilly And Colin Firth
Another actors couple who have a child together are Meg Tilly and Colin Firth. The two started dating in 1989 after meeting on the set of the movie Valmont. The couple moved in together in Los Angeles and in 1990 their son William was born, but only four years later, Meg and Colin called it quits.
1 Linda Hamilton And James Cameron
The last couple on our list is actress Linda Hamilton and film director James Cameron. The couple moved in together very quickly after meeting in 1991, and in 1993 their daughter Josephine was born. The two finally decided to get married in 1997, only to finalize their divorce in 1999.
Sources: biography.com, dailymail.co.uk, people.com.