See Here: 22 Celebrities You Did Not Know Were Teen Parents

#1 Keisha Castle-Hughes
Keisha starred in various legendary movies like Whale Rider, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Game of Thrones. When she was 16 years old, she announced that she was pregnant from her boyfriend, Bradley Hull and she gave birth to her daughter, Felicity-Amore Hull.

#2 Roseanne Barr
From open mic nights to small clubs, many comedians get their start small and Roseanne Barr is no exception. Barr finally got her break in 1985 at the age of 33 years old when she appeared on “The Tonight Show” and again on “Late Night with David Letterman” the following year. With a talent for making audiences laugh, it wasn’t long until Barr was given her own standup special on HBO, paving the way for her hit sitcom “Roseanne”.

With a long list of awards praising her talent as a comedian, actress, writer, producer and director, Barr’s early life actually took an unexpected turn. At only 17 years old, Barr had already left her hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah for the mountains of Colorado where she gave birth to a daughter. Knowing she wasn’t ready to be a parent, Barr gave her daughter up for adoption, only to be reunited with Brandi 17 years later. With a public life filled with controversy and comedy, we hope Brandi is a little tamer than her outspoken and outlandish mom.

#3 Naomi Judd
When she was 18 years old, Naomi gave birth to her daughter Christina Ciminella (Wynonna). Judd also gave birth to another child, who is Ashley, as her marriage to Michael Ciminella came to an end.

#4 Evelyn Lozada
Had her daughter Shaniece when she was 17!

#5 Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne grew up fast. He dropped out of school at the age of 14 to focus on his musical career, had his first child Reginae when he was 15-years-old and achieved and launched his rap career around this same time period. It looks like Reginae wants to follow in her father’s footsteps – she was part of the all-girls group OMG Girlz, but left to go solo and she has since been signed to her father’s label, Young Money.

#6 Taylor Hanson
Taylor Hanson was married when he was nineteen and he also welcomed his first child, a son named Jordan Ezra, that same year. His wife, Natalie Bryant, was actually five months pregnant with their first child when they got married. The couple has since had four more children – Penelope Anne, River Samuel, Viggo Moriah and Wilhelmina Jane – all before the age of 30.

#7 Natalia Vodianova
The supermodel had her first of three kids at only 18.

#8 Jamie Lynn-Spears
Spears got her first child when she was 16 years old and that is when her singing career was forced to stop because of exposing young pregnancy to kids on TV. Nowadays, when Jamie isn’t with Maddie, her daughter, she is found in the music studio relaunching her music career.

#9 Niki Taylor
Niki launched her modeling career and fame at the age of 13; and also became filthy rich at the age of 14 when she won a modeling contest that gave her a $500,000 contract. At just 20 years old, Taylor gave birth to twin boys, Jake and Hunter from Matt Martinez, a linebacker for the Miami Hooters.

#10 Anna Nicole Smith
By the age of 18 years old, Smith was married to Billy Wayne Smith and welcomed their first child, Daniel Wayne, after a year. While Anna was giving birth to her daughter Dannielynn Birkhead, Smith learned that her son, Daniel, was pronounced dead after overdosing on three different drugs. The tragedy did not stop there, since after a year Anna also died on overdose!

#11 Emily Maynard
At only 19 years old, the young widow gave birth to a daughter, Josephine Hendrick. Even though she had two tragic relationships, Emily found love with Tyler Johnson whom she also got a child from and the four of them lived happily ever after!

#12 Solange Knowles
In 2003, Knowles married Daniel Smith and welcomed their first child, Daniel Julez J., which was said to be the “greatest unplanned blessing”. American singer, songwriter, model and actress Solange Knowles started off sharing the spotlight with her sister as a member of Destiny’s Child.

#13 T.I.
T.I. is another celebrity who started having children when he was still a teenager. He had first son, Messiah Ya’ Majesty Harris, when he was 19, with his girlfriend-at-the-time, Lashon Dixon. They had another son together, Domani Uriah Harris. The rapper also has three more children, two sons with Tameka “Tiny” Cottle and a daughter with Ms. Niko.

#14 Aretha Franklin
When she was 14 years old, the singer gave birth to her first child after losing her mother. She also gave birth to three more sons at the age of 15, 22 and 28.

#15 Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart was only 18-years-old when he had his first child, Sarah. Unlike many other celebrities on this list, he and his girlfriend-at-the-time decided to give her up for adoption. For the first 18 years of Sarah’s life, she had no idea that the famous singer was her father or that she had seven half-siblings from Stewart’s other relationships. She has since developed a relationship with Stewart and has met all of her siblings.

#16 Shirley Temple
With blonde curls, sass and cuteness to boot, Shirley Temple became the child actor of the 1930s when, at just three years old, she landed her first movie role as the star in Bright Eyes. The sky was the limit for Temple as her films pulled in the most money out of every actor for four consecutive years. By the age of 22 years old, Temple retired from Hollywood and turned her attention to her family.

Married to John Agar in 1945 at just 17 years old, Temple became a teenage mother at 19 when she gave birth to her daughter, Linda Susan. With an entire Hollywood career behind her, the young icon focused on building her family and had two more children over the next six years. More than just a silver screen star, Temple continued to prove her interests were broad as she ventured into politics and even became an ambassador, both of which she pursued well into her adult life until her death in February 2014.

#17 Fantasia Barrino
During the 2004 season, American Idol was a hope for all Americans and fortunately, winner Fantasia Barrino, did not disappoint them. In 2001, at just 16 years old, Fantasia gave birth to her son, Zion Quari. 7 years later, she gave birth to another son and married businessman Kendall Taylor, completing their family of four.

#18 Savannah Brinson
Basketball superstar LeBron James is the biggest name in not only basketball but in the entire world of sports! LeBron was even a big deal in high school. Don’t believe us? Just ask Savannah Brinson, his former girlfriend and current wife from Akron, Ohio. With LeBron selected as the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft straight out of high school, the young couple knew their future was bright.

Shortly after turning pro, LeBron had bigger news than just his skills on the court as Brinson, who was 18 years old at the time, gave birth to their son, LeBron, Jr. Just four years later, the couple welcomed their daughter, Zhuri, to the world. With two kids and the career of a lifetime, the high school sweethearts finally tied the knot on September 14, 2013. Today, the 29 year old Brinson works as an interior designer and enjoys pursuing her passion for philanthropy, having recently launched the I PROMISE Makeover campaign. Talk about a true basketball power couple!

#19 Bristol Palin
Bristol Palin is the daughter of Sarah and Todd Palin and was named after Bristol, Connecticut. Her mother, Sarah, became a Vice Presidential candidate during the 2008 campaign that pitted John McCain and Barack Obama together. At 18 years old, Palin and her boyfriend, Levi Johnston, gave birth to their son, Tripp Easton Mitchell when she announced her pregnancy at the middle of her mom’s campaign!

#20 Loretta Lynn
Often considered the “Queen of Country Music”, it’s no surprise that Loretta Lynn is the most awarded female recording artist in country music. Hailing from Kentucky, the 15 year old Lynn married Oliver “Doolittle” in 1948 and says that life with him inspired much of her music as the couple worked to build a family and future together filled with children and music.

Juggling marriage and a new life, Lynn welcomed her first child, Betty Sue, at just 16 years old. A year later, the couple welcomed their second child, Jack Lynn. By the age of 20, Lynn was already a mother of three and spent her time raising babies and learning guitar. With encouragement from Doolittle and a busy household with a total of six children, Lynn eventually started her own band, launching a music career that would span nearly six decades.

#21 Maya Angelou
From a fry cook and prostitute to a nightclub dancer, journalist and world renowned poet and author, the beloved Maya Angelou led an incredible life filled with joy and hardship. After her parents divorced, Angelou went to live with her mother in St. Louis where, at eight years old, she was sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend. The offender was apprehended, jailed and later released only to be murdered four days afterward, supposedly by Angelou’s uncles.

With such a tragic childhood, Angelou remained silent for five years, which led her to write poetry. Finding her voice through words, Angelou gained confidence and learned to trust again. By the age of 17 in 1945, the young poet gave birth to her only son, Guy Johnson, who forever changed her world. Yet, despite her seven autobiographies including I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Angelou has kept much of her personal life private, leaving this incredible writer’s life a modern mystery.

#22 Sofia Vergara
At just 18 years old, Vergara married Joe Gonzalez and they gave birth to their son, Manolo, after only 2 years, when she was 20 years old.