16 celebrities with five or more kids

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Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin and their children: Rafael, Eduardo, Leonardo, Romeo, Lucia, and Carmen in 2021.Jason Mendez/WireImage/Getty Images
  • The average number of children per family has steadily decreased over the years.

  • But not everyone is choosing to have fewer kids, including these celebrities.

  • Alec and Hilaria Baldwin are expecting their seventh child together.

Kris Jenner is the matriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, with six kids and 11 grandchildren.

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From left, Rob, Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie, Kris, and Kendall in 2011.Denise Truscello/WireImage/Getty Images

She has six kids from two marriages — Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Rob from her first marriage to Robert Kardashian, and then two daughters, Kendall and Kylie, from her marriage to Caitlyn Jenner.

"Since I was a little girl, I always wanted to have a big family. I used to sit when I was in high school and think, 'I can't wait to have six kids' — I specifically said the number six. Now, when I see all of us and it's Christmas Eve and we're all cozy sitting around the tree sipping hot chocolate, I get so excited for my big happy family," she told CR Fashion Book in 2019.

Kris' grandkids are Mason, Penelope, and Reign Disick, North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm West, True Thompson, Dream Kardashian, Stormi Webster and her brother formerly known as Wolf.

Nick Cannon is expecting his eighth child in 2022.

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Nick Cannon and two of his kids in 2018.Frazer Harrison/KCA2018/Getty Images for Nickelodeon

Cannon has seven children from four women, with an eighth child with a fifth woman on the way.

His first two kids were twins Moroccan and Monroe with then-wife Mariah Carey in 2011. He then had two children with model Brittany Bell: Golden in February 2017 and Powerful Queen in December 2020.

Cannon welcomed a second of twins, Zion and Zillion Heir, in June 2021 with DJ Abby De La Rosa. That same month, his seventh child, Zen, was born to model Alyssa Scott. Zen tragically died of brain cancer at 5 months old in December 2021.

In January 2022, Cannon announced that he was expecting his eighth child with model Bre Tiesi.

James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, have six kids.

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James and Kimberly Van Der Beek with their children in 2019.Troy Harvey/ABC/Getty Images

The "Dawson's Creek" alum has five kids with his wife, Kimberly: Olivia, Joshua, Annabel, Emilia, Gwendolyn, and Jeremiah, who was born in fall 2021 after a secret pregnancy.

''We just love our time with all our kids. I know the day will come that I will be making pancakes and nobody will be pulling on my pant legs or asking me 20 times when they'll be ready. And honestly, I dread that day," he said in October 2019.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have six children together in their blended family.

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The entire Jolie-Pitt brood in 2011.Jun Sato/WireImage/Getty Images

Their children are a mix of both adopted and biological children. Jolie adopted her first two children, Maddox and Zahara, as a single parent, though they were both later adopted by Pitt. The couple also adopted Pax together, and share three biological children together: Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne.

"When your children are little you feel more 'mommy.' When they are teenagers you start to remember yourself as a teenager. You see them going to punk clubs and you wonder why you can't go. I'm in this fun moment where I'm rediscovering myself," said Jolie on watching her kids grow up.

Madonna also has a blended family of six children.

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Madonna and one of her daughters, Mercy, in 2017.AFP Contributor/Getty Images

Madonna's first child, her daughter Lourdes, was born in 1996 and is now 25. The "Material Girl" singer shares her with her ex, Carlos Leon.

Her next child, son Rocco, was born in 2000, to Madonna and then-husband Guy Ritchie. He will turn 22 this year. While they were married, Ritchie and Madonna also adopted their son David Banda from Malawi.

After their divorce, Madonna adopted her daughter Mercy in 2009, and twins Stella and Estere in 2017.

Eddie Murphy has 10 kids, from ages 3 to 33.

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Eddie Murphy (third from right), his fiancée Paige Butcher (fourth from right) and seven of his children in 2016.David Livingston/Getty Images

The legendary comedian shares his oldest child, Eric, with former girlfriend Paulette McNeely. He was born in 1989. His second son, Christian, was born in 1990 to then-girlfriend Tamara Hood.

Murphy and ex-wife Nicole Mitchell have five children together: 32-year-old Bria, 29-year-old Miles, 28-year-old Shayne, 22-year-old Zola, and 20-year-old Bella.

After Mitchell and Murphy divorced, the "Dolemite Is My Name" star fathered a daughter with former Spice Girl Mel B. Their daughter Angel was born in 2007.

He became a father for the ninth and 10th times with his fiancée Paige Butcher. His daughter Izzy was born in 2016 and son Max was born in 2018.

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have five children together, and McDermott also has a son from a previous marriage.

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Tori Spelling with Dean McDermott and their children in 2018,Michael Tran/FilmMagic

McDermott has a son, Jack, who was born in 1998, and Spelling is his stepmom. The "90210" alum and her husband also have five more kids: Liam, Stella, Hattie, Finn, and Beau.

On Mother's Day in 2018, Spelling gushed about her youngest on Instagram. "Beau, we thought we were done. That our family was complete. But, you surprised us all and came at a time when we all needed a little hope. You were that hope. That sunshine of life that came into our family in a very big and meaningful way," she wrote.

Justin Chambers and his wife, Keisha, have five children together: four daughters and one son.

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Justin and Keisha Chambers with three of their five kids.David Livingston/Getty Images

The "Grey's Anatomy" alum and his wife have been married since 1993. They have five kids together: Isabella, twins Maya and Kaila, Eva, and Jackson.

Kevin Costner became a dad for the seventh time in 2010.

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Kevin Costner, wife Christine Baumgartner, and his three youngest kids in 2015.Gregg DeGuire/WireImage/Getty Images

Costner shares three kids with his first wife, Cindy Silva. They are Joe, Lily, and Annie. After his divorce, he welcomed his fourth child, Liam, in 1996, with then-girlfriend Bridget Rooney.

After Costner got remarried to Christine Baumgartner in 2004, the couple went on to have three more children: Cayden, Hayes, and Grace.

Gordon Ramsay and wife Tana have five kids together. Their youngest was born in April 2019.

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Gordon Ramsay, his four eldest children, and his wife Tana in 2016.Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images

The Ramsay's first four children, Megan, twins Jack and Holly, and Matilda, were 21, 19, and 17, respectively, when their littlest brother, Oscar, was born in 2019.

Alec Baldwin is gearing up to become a dad for the eighth time this year.

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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin with their six kids.Jason Mendez/WireImage/Getty Images

Baldwin's wife, Hilaria, is pregnant with their seventh child together. They also have 8-year-old Carmen, 6-year-old Rafael, 5-year-old Leonardo, 3-year-old Romeo, 1-year-old Eduardo, and 1-year-old Lucia. Baldwin also shares a daughter Ireland, 26, with ex-wife Kim Basinger.

"One of the most beautiful things my children have experienced with a big family is how the heart can grow with every new sibling. Our capacity to love continues to expand and we can't wait to embrace our new little one this fall!" the Baldwins told People in 2022.

Mick Jagger has eight kids, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

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Mick Jagger with two of his daughters in 2017.Kevin Mazur/VF17/WireImage/Getty Images

Jagger's youngest child, Deveraux, is actually two years younger than Jagger's great-granddaughter.

From oldest to youngest, Jagger's children are Karis, whom he shares with Marsha Hunt; Jade, whom he shares with Bianca Jagger; Elizabeth, James, Bianca, and Gabriel with Jerry Hall; Lucas whom he shares with Luciana Gimenez Morad; and last but not least, Devaraux, who was born to Melanie Hamrick.

Elon Musk welcomed baby No. 8 with pop singer Grimes.

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Grimes and Elon Musk in 2018.Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Musk had six children with his first wife, Justine Wilson. Tragically, their first son Nathan died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) when he was just over 2 months old. They went on to have five more sons: twins Griffin and Xavier, and triplets Damian, Saxon, and Kai.

In May 2020, Musk and girlfriend Grimes welcomed their first child together, a son named X Æ A-12 (for now). Their daughter, Exa, was secretly born in December 2022, and was welcomed via surrogate.

Clint Eastwood has welcomed eight kids over 42 years.

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Eastwood with his extended family in 2018.Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The acting legend has eight children: Laurie, Kimber, Kyle, Alison, Scott, Kathryn, Francesca, and Morgan.

In regards to their mothers, Laurie's biological mother is still unknown. She was given up for adoption when she was born, and she didn't find out her father was Eastwood until she was an adult. Kimber is the result of an affair he had with a stuntwoman, Roxanne Tunis. Kyle and Alison are both shared by Eastwood and his ex-wife Maggie Johnson. They divorced in 1984. Scott and Kathryn are both the children of Eastwood and then-girlfriend Jacelyn Reeves.

Eastwood shares his daughter Francesca with actress Frances Fisher. The mother of his youngest daughter, Morgan, is news anchor Dina Ruiz. The two were married from 1996 to 2013.

For his part, Eastwood was "reticent" about the number of children he has in a 1997 interview with Playboy.

Mia Farrow has 14 children, both adopted and biological.

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Mia Farrow and some of her children in 1991.David Mcgough/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Farrow has four biological children: Matthew, Sascha, and Fletcher Previn with ex-husband André Previn, and Ronan Farrow with ex-partner Woody Allen. She's also adopted 10 children over the course of her life.

Farrow adopted Soon-Yi, Lark, and Summer with Previn, as well. She adopted Moses, Tam, Dylan, Frankie-Minh, Thaddeus, Isaiah, and Quincy as a single mother.

Three of Farrow's children have died. Lark died in 2008 at the age of 35, Tam died in 2000 at the age of 19 due to a heart condition, and Thaddeus took his own life in 2016 at 27.

Diddy is the father of six children.

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Diddy and his kids in 2017.Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Diddy's oldest son, Justin, was born in 1993 to Misa Hylton-Brim. Diddy was then in a relationship with Kim Porter for 13 years, during which time he adopted her son Quincy, born in 1991, and had three more children, son Christian and twin daughters D'Lila and Jessie.

He also has a daughter Chance with Sarah Chapman.

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