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Famous Teenage Mothers

List of Famous ranked by fame and popularity. Long before MTV had its hit show ā€œTeen Momā€ famous women were becoming young mothers. Some women got married at a young age, so naturally pregnancies followed, while others were a bit more surprised by their pregnancies. Being a teen mom, doesn’t mean that you can’t have a successful career.

Who is the most famous teenage mother? tops our list. The ā€œModern Familyā€ actress gave birth to her son Manolo when she was only 19. Vergara, now 40, froze her eggs so that she can have a child with her boyfriend Nick Loeb. She will be using a surrogate mother because Vergara underwent radiation treatment for thyroid cancer. Other actresses who were teen moms include , Shirley Temple and .

Many famous musicians were also teen moms. Country singer was married when she was just 15 and she quickly became pregnant. By the time Lynn was 19, she already had three children. Aretha Franklin, Naomi Judd and Fantasia were also teen moms.

SofĆ­a Vergara

Sofia VergaraĀ gave birth to her son, Manolo, in 1992, when she was just 19. She was married at the time, but split with her husband a year later.

Anna Nicole Smith

Anna NicoleĀ married Billy Wayne Smith in 1985, when she was 17. She gave birth to her son Daniel 9 months later, and separated from Billy in 1987. Her daughter, Dannielynn, was born in 2006

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi GoldbergĀ had her daughter, Alex Martin, when she was 18 years old. Since she became a mother at a young age, she hit other milestones earlier, too; Goldberg became a grandmother at 34, and aĀ great-grandmotherĀ at 58.

Roseanne Barr

In 1970, when she was 17 years old, Roseanne Barr gave birth to a baby girl that sheĀ gave up for adoption. They were later reunited. She has three children with ex-husband, Bill Pentland, and another son with later ex- Ben Thomas.

Solange Knowles

SingerĀ SolangeĀ married Daniel Smith in 2004, when she was 17, and gave birth to son, Daniel Jr., later that year. Though the couple divorced in 2007, Knowles calls her son “the greatest unplanned blessing.”

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Niki Taylor

SupermodelĀ Niki TaylorĀ gave birth toĀ twin sons, Jake and Hunter, when she was just 19 after eloping with former Miami Hooter linebacker, Matt Martinez, in 1994. She is also mother to daughter Ciel (b. 2009) and Rex (b. 2011) with her current husband, NASCAR driver Burney Lamar.

Maya Angelou

PoetĀ Maya AngelouĀ gave birth at age 17 to her only child, Clyde, who later changed his named to Guy Johnson.

Jamie Lynn Spears

Teen Nickelodeon starĀ Jamie Lynn SpearsĀ made headlines when she announced her pregnancy in 2007, when she was just 16. Though she became engaged to Casey Aldridge, the father of their daughter Maddie Briann, the couple called it quits in 2010.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin‘s oldest son, Clarence, was born in 1955, when she was just 13, and her second son, Edward, came two years later. Though Franklin never named the father of either son, both are rumored to be the product of rape by her own father, Rev. Clarence LaVaughn Franklin. She later had two other sons, Ted White, Jr. – now known as Teddy Richards – in 1964, and Kecalf Cunningham in 1970.

Loretta Lynn

“Coal miner’s daughter”Ā Loretta LynnĀ andĀ husband, Oliver “Doolittle”Ā Lynn,Ā married in 1948, when they were 15 and 21, respectively. By the time the singer was 19, she had three children – Betty Sue, Jack Benny, and Ernest Ray. A fourth, Clara Marie (“Cissie”), came a week before she turned 20 in 1952. The Lynns became grandparents for the first time in 1966 at age 34. To date, Loretta has 27 grandchildren born between 1961 and 2017.

Suzanne Somers

Suzanne Somers had her son when she was a teenager. She’s beenĀ frankĀ about the struggle of being a young parent:

As a teenage mother with no way to make a real living and no child support from my sonā€™s father, I was always struggling to pay the rent,Ā buy food, buy clothing, just to live a normal life. It was a major struggle but it taught me some great life lessons.”

Fantasia Barrino

American IdolĀ alumĀ FantasiaĀ dropped out of high school after she was raped by a classmate. She gave birth toĀ Zion Quari Barrino,Ā herĀ daughterĀ with an ex-boyfriend, at age 17.

Keisha Castle-Hughes

Whale RiderĀ starĀ Keisha Castle-HughesĀ gave birth to daughter Felicity-Amore in 2007, a month before her 17th birthday. She and the baby’s father split in 2010 after 7 years together.

Bristol Palin

Bristol PalinĀ gave birth to her son, Tripp, in 2008, just after she turned 18. A few months later, she told Fox News that abstinence is “not realistic at all.”

Asia Nitollano

Asia Nitollano, winner of the reality competitionĀ Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll,Ā had a daughter at age 18.