Table of content    
  1. Carlos Ponce
  2. Orlando Bloom
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo
  4. Michael Jackson
  5. Antonio Banderas
  6. Liam Neeson
  7. Louis Tomlinson
  8. Brad Pitt
  9. Ricky Martin

9 Celebrities Who Have Excelled At Being A Single Father

Male celebrities are seen as attractive on-screen, or generally brilliant in their field. In real life, they probably have a strong will and take care of all the family finance and household trouble. It sounds normally perfect but it's not enough for the single father.

When it comes to single fathers who are also celebrities, they have to not only take the role of the mother but also maintain their status and reputation in their world. Not everyone can confidently claim that they can get through that hardship in life. So, we appreciate them and compile a list of 9 celebrities who have excelled as single fathers. Keep scrolling down and don't forget to celebrate them for being evidence to prove superheroes don't need a special power but a simple love.


#1. Carlos Ponce

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Carlos Pone is a single dad after separating from his first wife, Veronica Rubio in 2012. They shared 4 children and he was always involved in his children's activities.

When the kids were young, he even went to their school meetings. “I don’t take it as something that depends on their mother, although sometimes I am the only dad at school activities,” he shared in an interview.


#2. Orlando Bloom

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Orlando Bloom often walks with his little son Flynn as a proud single father on the street.

After playing the elf Legolas in the Lord of the Rings saga in 2013, he filed for divorce from his wife, Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, and has taken his role as a single dad, dedicating a lot of time to his son.


#3. Cristiano Ronaldo

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Although Cristiano Ronaldo has a partner now, he still used to be a "single father," as he had his first-born son, Cristiano Jr., using a surrogate and raising him alone. “I don’t take it as something that depends on their mother, although sometimes I am the only dad at school activities,” he said in an interview.

#4. Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson is known for being a single dad of Prince and Paris Jackson exclusively. In 1999, after splitting from long-time friend and wife, Deborah Jeanne Rowe, the King of Pop received permanent custody of their kids.

During Jackson’s massive funeral in 2009, his daughter Paris (who was 11 years old at the time) moved everyone with her heartfelt words, stating, “Daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine.”


#5. Antonio Banderas

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Antonio Banderas, a Spanish actor, stood out as Stella del Carmen's sole parent after divorcing actress Melanie Griffith in 2014. Despite not being his biological children, Alexander and Dakota, Griffith's other two children, get along very well with Banderas.

He acknowledged in an interview that being a father is very difficult for those in his line of work because they spend so much time away from their families and, regrettably, may miss crucial events in their children's lives.


#6. Liam Neeson

When it comes to the Schindler List star, Neeson became a single dad after a tragedy. In 2009, his wife, actress Natasha Richardson, had a fatal accident that left him in charge of his 2 kids, Micheál and Daniel.

Afterward, he tried to rebuild his life with another woman but the relationship didn’t go well. Recently, the prestigious actor confessed that he still hasn’t managed to get over his wife’s death.


#7. Louis Tomlinson

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The British singer and One Direction band member split from the stylist Briana Jungwirth after a brief relationship, and he became a single father a few months after the birth of his son Freddie in 2016.

The singer and his ex-partner had arguments over who should have joint custody of their son, and he doesn't like it when she shares too many pictures of Freddie online because he prefers to keep Freddie's image safe.


#8. Brad Pitt

After divorcing actress Angelina Jolie in 2016, American actor Brad Pitt raised his six children alone: Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne, the first three of whom he adopted, and the other three of whom he had with Jolie.

The youngest, twins Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Léon, were born on July 12, 2008. According to reports, Pitt assisted with the cesarean section. Michael Sussman, the physician who worked with the actress, said of Pitt, "He was...perfectly calm, totally determined, very pleased to be at the birth of his children, very moved, and very emotional."


#9. Ricky Martin

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Without a partner's support, Ricky Martin of Puerto Rico achieved his dream of fatherhood in 2008 with the birth of Matteo and Valentino, who were both conceived through surrogacy. They hold a significant place in the singer's life, and the artist's wish to have a daughter was realized when little Lucia was born in December 2018 and conceived in the same way as her brothers.

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