While some big families, like the Kardashians or Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, get a lot of media attention, some celebrity parents manage to keep their personal lives personal, so finding out just how many they kids they have can come as a shock.
Find out more about the celebrities who have more kids than you think, whether the children are biological, adopted or simply came with their partner.
Heidi Klum – 4 Children
Few models can continue their underwear modelling career after giving birth once or twice, but Heidi Klum managed to stay in shape even after four births. While her first daughter (Leni) was conceived before she started her relationship with Seal, the who had three more children together, two sons (Henry, Johan) and another daughter (Lou).
Seal ended up adopting Heidi’s first born before the two got divorced.
Tori Spelling – 4 Children
Tori and her husband, Dean McDermott, are among the celebrities who have more kids than you think, two sons, Liam and Finn, and two daughters, Stella and Hattie. Tori explained that she loves being pregnant, but she’ll probably stop at four kids. “There was a sense of sadness when I woke up on the morning of Finn’s big arrival, because I knew that this was the last time that I would ever have one of my sweet babes in my belly,” she wrote on her official site.
Jamie Oliver – 4 Children
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and his wife, former model Juliette Norton, have four children together so far and they also came up with some of the weirdest celebrity baby names. Their three daughters and a son are called: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, and Buddy Bear Maurice.
Brooke Burke – 4 Children
The former “Dancing With the Stars” winner and co-host has an amazing body, which is why she deserves a spot among celebrities who have more kids than you think. During her first marriage with plastic surgeon Garth Fisher, she had two daughters, Neriah and Sierra. Before getting married again, to actor and singer David Charvet, she gave birth to one more daughter, Heaven Rain, and a son, Shaya Braven.
Justin Chambers – 5 Children
The former “Grey’s Anatomy” star Justin Chambers has five children with Keisha, his wife of over 20 years. While most celebrities who have more kids than you think don’t have twins, the couple has two twin girls, Maya and Kaila, along with two more daughters, Isabella and Eva, and a son, Jackson.
Chris O’Donnell – 5 Children
Another actor who has five kids, but keeps them all out of the spotlight, Chris O’Donnell and his wife have visited the maternity ward five times, for sons Christopher, Charles and Finley, and for daughters Lily and Maeve.
Sean Combs – 5 Children
While some celebrities who have more kids than you think are happily married, Diddy was never married to his girlfriend Kim Porter. The two have three children together: son Christian, and twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie. Combs also has a son, Justin, from a relationship with his high-school sweetheart, and another daughter with a different woman, Chance. He’s also the informal stepfather to Porter’s son, Quincy.
Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw – 7 Children
Between Spielberg and Capshaw, the two successful directors have seven children, two from previous marriages and two adopted: Jessica Capshaw, Max Samuel, Theo, Sasha Rebecca, Sawyer Avery, Mikaela George and Destry Allyn.
Marie Osmond – 8 Children
Marie Osmond has only three biological children, but with five adoptions, she’s at the top of the list of celebrities who have more kids than you think. Stephen James Craig was born during her first marriage, but during her second she gave birth to Rachael Lauren, Matthew Richard, and adopted Jessica Marie, Brandon Warren, Brianna Patricia, Abigail Olive May, and Michael Bryan (1991-2010), who committed suicide after battling depression.
Eddie Murphy – 8 Children
With five children from his first marriage, Eddie Murphy had three more with three different women, including a daughter with Spice Girl Melanie Brown (Mel B). Like other celebrities who have more kids than you think, Murphy seems to be a fan of unusual names, at least when it comes to his daughters. He has five, Bria L., Shayna Audra, Zola Ivy, Bella Zahra, and Angel Iris, and three sons, Myles Mitchell, Christian and Eric.
See also: Celebrities Who Have Been to Rehab