While a huge mansion is part of the lifestyle for many A-listers, other celebrities are more excited about living with their parents. Whether they provide emotional support or just keep them grounded, their parents don’t seem to mind it. Even Kate Middleton reportedly wants her parents to move in.
Find out why these celebrities who live with their parents didn’t want to live the next or asked their parents to move in with them. From Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper to Julia Roberts and Dev Patel, here are the stars who like their parents close.
“I’ve always lived in a tiny rat-infested apartment in New York, or a little condo in L.A., or a normal house in Kentucky. I think it would be very bizarre to live in a big mansion by myself,” Jennifer Lawrence told Elle.
While her parents spend a lot of time with her in L.A., their house in Kentucky houses the Best Actress Oscar Jennifer won for “Silver Linings Playbook”.
Even though she moved out more than once, Kim Kardashian keep returning home. She was one of the celebrities who live with their parents for the better part of 2014, when the house she bought with Kanye West was being remodeled. While her sisters Kendall and Kylie already had their own places, Kim preferred to stay in Calabasas with momager Kris.
His family was always close, but the death of Bradley Cooper’s father made the actor want to be closer to his mom. She moved in after becoming a widower in 2011 and her son loves having her around. “It’s not like I live in a compound and she’s in the guesthouse. No. She’s in the next room. But here’s the thing: She’s a cool chick. We can hang, and she can roll with the punches. If that wasn’t the case, there’s no way,” Cooper told Details magazine.
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Like many celebrities who live with their parents, Demi Lovato counts on her mom and stepfather to be her support system. “If I feel like myself slipping back into old patterns, I have to ask others for help, which is hard for me to learn, because I really like doing everything on my own,” she told Cosmopolitan.
The “Twilight” actor doesn’t really seem too smitten with Hollywood. He’d rather live with his parents at their Santa Clarita home, north of Los Angeles. “When I can take a step back and imagine myself without the support system of my family and my parents, the people around me… that’s kind of spooky,” he told Total Film magazine.
One of the most outspoken celebrities who live with their parents, TV host Maria Menounos likes a busy household. She lives with her parents and her boyfriend of 15 years, and decided to show her fans how that works out in her “Chasing Maria Menounos” reality show, which aired for one season in 2014.
The Spanish tennis player ranked world No. 3 has traveled all over the world for tennis tournaments, but his home is with his parents and his younger sister. However, Nadal isn’t confined to a single room, he has a whole wing of the house to himself, but his mother still takes care of him when he’s not on the road.
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While many celebrities who live with their parents stayed at home, Julia Roberts asked her mom to move in with her in her Malibu home. After being diagnosed with lung cancer, Betty Lou Bredemus spent the last year of her life in the home of her A-lister and passed away at the age of 80.
Even after winning a Critics’ Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his work in “Slumdog Millionaire”, Dev Patel continued to live with his parents and his older sister. “My mum is still nagging me to make my bed,” he told the Evening Standard. He also owes his career to his mother, who took him to his first audition at the age of 16.
While it’s either a childhood home or a mansion for most of the celebrities who live with their parents, Michelle Obama brought her mother to the White House. Marian Robinson moved from Chicago to Washington, D.C. in 2009 and wanted to get her own apartment, but ended up living on the third floor of the White House, while the rest of the family is on the second floor.