The Sentinel

Celebs Who Welcomed Parenthood Via Surrogacy

Jan 24, 2022
Priyanka Chopra
Global icon Priyanka Chopra surprised her fans when she announced the birth of her first child with singer-husband Nick Jonas on January 21. The couple didn't reveal the gender or name of their baby, and requested for privacy during this 'special time'.
Preity Zinta
2021 ended on a happy note for actress Preity Zinta and her husband Gene Goodenough as the couple welcomed twins - Gia and Jai - via surrogacy on November 18. Since then, the actress has been sharing the joys of motherhood on social media. The couple tied the knot in 2016
Shilpa Shetty
Right before the pandemic struck in 2020,, actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra and her businessman-husband Raj Kundra welcomed their second child, baby girl Samisha, via surrogacy on February 15. The actress had opened up about suffering miscarriage due to her auto-immune condition
Sunny Leone
Sunny Leone won hearts when she adopted Nisha in 2017. Soon after, the actress and her husband Daniel Weber became parents to twin boys - Asher and Noah - via surrogacy in 2018. Leone has been a doting mother to her children and updates her fans about their lives via social media
Aamir Khan
In 2011, one of the first cases of surrogacy was popularized by actor Aamir Khan and his then-wife and film-make Kiran Rao. The couple welcomed their son, Azad, in November 2011 via a surrogate after Rao had a miscarriage and was suffering from uterine complications
Shah Rukh Khan
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his interior designer-wife Gauri Khan announced the birth of their third child, Abram, via surrogacy in 2013. The couple left fans surprised as they already are parents to - son Aryan(24) and Suhana(21). AbRam was born premature by several months, but came home to 'Mannat' soon
Sohail Khan
Months ahead of Aamir Khan's decision, Salman Khan's youngest brother, Sohail Khan, planned for his child with wife Seema via a surrogate. Their son Yohan arrived in June 2011, after 13 years of the couple's marriage. Their first son, Nirvaan, was born in December 2000. Turns out, Khan had recommended surrogacy to SRK, according to reports
Karan Johar
SRK's best friend and director Karan Johar became a single dad in 2017 to twins - Roohi (daughter) and Yash (son) via a surrogate. From matching PJs to adorable replies, the Johar toddlers have become Instagram sensations.
Shreyas Talpade
Actor Shreyas Talpade and his wife Deepti became parents in May 2018, 14 years after their marriage. When the couple was vacationing in Hong Kong, the surrogate gave birth to their daughter, Aadya
Lisa Ray
Lisa Ray, who is a cancer survivor, became a mother to twin daughters in June 2018 via surrogacy. The actress and her husband Jason Dehni adorably call their children Souffle(Sufi & Soleil)
Kim Kardashian
In happier times, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their third (Chicago) in January 2018 and fourth (Psalm) in May 2019 children via two different surrogates. The reality TV star made the decision because she was suffering from placenta accreta following her earlier pregnancies
Cristiano Ronaldo
Famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed twins via a surrogate - Eva and Mateo in June 2017. He already is a father to Alana(4) and Cristiano Ronaldo Jr(11)