Tinsel town is abuzz with the latest news about Karan Johar’s twins via surrogacy. What is surprising is the fact that like Hollywood, Bollywood is also going strong with the surrogate way. Well, it’s good. Bollywood is considered to be the ‘first’s of many things. If these stars are applying surrogacy to have parental bliss, then ordinary people will also not hesitate to imitate their ways. We congratulate Karan Johar once again. And let’s have a look at the other celebrity couples who chose surrogate mothers to have a child.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan welcomed this cute little munchkin, AbRam through surrogacy. And Abram definitely keeps his parents on their toes the whole time. Not just that, Abram is quite close to Aryan and Suhana, too.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao also opted for surrogacy after her miscarriage shattered their hopes of having a child together. But thanks to surrogacy, they are proud parents to baby boy, Azad.
Sohail Khan and Seema Khan
Sohail Khan and Seema Khan had their second child, Yohan, ten years after they had their first child, Nirvaan. Seema decided to go the surrogacy way and Yohan was born in 2011.
Tusshar Kapoor broke the internet and myriad stereotypes after he became a single parent to Laksshya through surrogacy. In fact, his family has also been incredibly supportive of his decision.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
The stunning Australian actress opted for a surrogate mother along with husband Keith Urban in 2011. Nicole is a happy mother of a beautiful baby girl named Faith Margaret.
Sarah Jessica Parker
The Sex and the City starlet SJP and husband Matthew Broderick opted for surrogacy in 2009. They have two beautiful twin girls named Marion and Tabitha.
In September 2015, entrepreneur and supermodel Tyra Banks revealed to People she had fertility issues and had undergone IVF treatments to start a family with her boyfriend of two years, Erik Asla, whom she met on the Norway version of the Top Model franchise. Just a few months later, in January 2016, the couple announced their “miracle little boy,”York Banks Asla, was born via surrogate.
Though the Charlie’s Angels actress is typically private about her personal life, Lucy Liu revealed via Instagram in August 2015 that there was a new man in her life: a son she named Rockwell Lloyd Liu. The single mom’s rep confirmed to US Weekly that the child was carried via a gestational surrogate. While on the Today show, Liu beamed about being a new mom: “Every day is just a miracle and a dream because everything is so different every day. You’re not even thinking about ‘Is it Monday or Tuesday’ or ‘What time is it?’ anymore, you’re just thinking about how he’s changed from minute to minute and his reactions—also, how you are and how you grow as a human being, being around another human being like that,” she said.
Latin singer Ricky Martin always knew he wanted to be a father, so he decided to become a single dad via a surrogate. His twins Matteo and Valentino were born in August 2008. In Vanity Fair‘s Spanish edition, Martin gushed about the surrogate he used, saying, “I saw the picture and I said: Who is this woman so angelic, so transparent. I would give my life for the woman who helped me bring my sons into this world.”
Elton John and David Furnish
Sir Elton John and his husband, David Furnish. used a surrogate to give birth to their son, Zachary, in December 2010. The couple used the same surrogate mother for their second child, Elijah, who was born in January 2013.