Our favourite celebrity single mums (with quotes)

Celebrity single mums

As the divorce rate rises, the status of ‘single mum’ is becoming very much the norm. The skill set acquired on the journey to becoming a single mum makes these women strong, powerful and determined. Is it any wonder we see more and more of them in the public eye?

Celebrity single mums are dominating the world stage, proving to paparazzi and public alike, what we knew already .. that single mums are superstars.

These fabulously famous women own the spotlight in which they so comfortably saunter. They are capable, beautiful, high-achieving women, who have worked their butts off to get to where they are today. Remind you of anyone?

Hats off to these megastar mummas who are showing the world just what single mothers are capable off.

Of course we are all the star of the show in our children’s eyes. But let’s look at some of these celebrity single mums who mix single motherhood and superstar status so smoothly.

Further reading: Why single mums are really superheroes.


Sandra Bullock

Not only is Sandra a talented actress and producer, but she’s also a single mum to two adorable children. And she’s not afraid to get real about the struggles of parenting. In a recent interview, she joked:

“I’m a great mum. I’m like a teamster mum. I’m like, ‘Where’s my coffee? Where’s my danish?'”

Halle Berry

Halle Berry is a Hollywood icon and a single mum to two children. She’s been candid about the challenges of parenting, but she’s also quick to laugh at herself. In an interview with The Guardian, she said:

“I’m not sure I’m qualified to give parenting advice. I mean, I can tell you what not to do, but that’s about it. Just don’t leave your kids in the car with the windows up. That’s a bad idea.”

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is one of the most famous celebrity mums in the world, and she’s been raising her six children on her own since her split with Brad Pitt. But she’s not one to dwell on the negative. In an interview with Vanity Fair, she said:

“I actually feel more of a woman because I’m being smart about my choices, and I’m putting my family first, and I’m in charge of my life and my health. I think that’s what makes a woman complete.”


Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron is not only a talented actress, but she’s also a proud single mum to two adopted children. And she’s not afraid to poke fun at herself. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, she said:

“I am a single mum. I don’t know if you know this, but I have two kids. They’re both black, which is weird.”

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson is a beloved actress and a single mum to three children. She’s also known for her quick wit and sense of humour. In an interview with The New York Times, she admits:

“I think a good mum is a happy mum. And I think that the happiest mums are the ones who have a glass of wine at night.”


Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez is an actress, singer, and single mum to twins. She’s known for her stunning performances and her ageless beauty. In an interview with Today, she joked:

“Being a single mum is like running a marathon every day. But with more laundry.”


Adele is a Grammy-winning singer and single mum to one son. She’s known for her powerful voice and relatable music. In an interview with Rolling Stone, she bantered:

“I’m just a mum, I don’t want to be anyone’s role model. Except maybe for my kid, but he’s stuck with me.”


January Jones

January Jones is an actress and a single mum to one son. She’s known for her daring fashion choices and her dry sense of humour. In an interview with Red magazine, she said:

“I’m constantly learning and making mistakes, but that’s what being a parent is all about. You have to be willing to get your hands dirty and just go for it.”

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige is a music legend and a single mum to one son. She’s known for her powerful voice and her empowering lyrics. In an interview with Essence, she said:

“Being a single mum is tough, but it’s also the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done. I’m raising a young king, and I take that responsibility very seriously.”

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is a legendary singer and songwriter, and also a proud single mum to twins. She’s known for her iconic voice, diva persona, and her hilarious social media posts. In an interview with People, she said:

“Being a single mum is hard work, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world.”


Final words: Celebrity single mums

In conclusion, being a single mum is not an easy task, but these celebrity single mums have shown that it is possible to balance a successful career and raise their children with grace, humour, and love.

Through their hard work and dedication, these celebrity single mums have proven that nothing is impossible when it comes to motherhood. They have inspired us with their stories, their strength, and their ability to make us laugh.

They are true warriors, and we are grateful for their presence in the world.

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