11 Celebrities you didn't know became moms at a young age

11 Celebrities you didn't know became moms at a young age

Being a mom at any age is tough, but being a young mom is even tougher. While celebrities may appear to have an easy life, with them leading lives of excess and luxury, they are also under an intense amount of pressure. For this reason, being a young, famous mom is no easy task and, for those women who undertake such a responsibility, they deserve a bit of a recognition.

So, in light of this, whether you like them or not, now is time to pay your respect to  these 11 celebrities who became mothers at a young age and have continued to prosper in their careers.

1. Candace Cameron Bure

Candace gave birth to her daughter Natasha back in 1998, when she was 22-years-old. Since then Candace and husband Valeri Bure have gone on to have two more children together, sons Maksim (born in 2000) and Lev Valerievich (born in 2002).

2. Sofia Vergara

Sofia gave birth to her son Manolo back in 1991. At the time, she was just 19-years-old and was married to her high school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez.

3. Brandy 

Brandy gave birth to her daughter, Sy'rai Iman Smith in 2002, when she was 22-years-old. The pregnancy was filmed for her short-lived reality show, Brandy: Special Delivery.

4. Reese Witherspoon

Reese gave birth to daughter Ava back in 2002. She was 23-years-old and married to Ryan Phillipe, who she went on to have another child with, in 2003 (son Deacon). Now married to Jim Toth, Witherspoon had another son in 2012, named Tennesee.

5. Britney Spears

When she was 23, Britney gave birth to her first son, Sean, with her then-husband Kevin Federline. Then, just a year later, she gave birth to their second son Jayden.

6. Victoria Beckham

Posh Spice gave birth to Brooklyn in 1999, when she was 24-years-old. Since then, Victoria and David Beckham have gone on to have two more sons, Romeo and Cruz, and a daughter, Harper.

7. Hilary Duff

Hilary had her son Luca in 2012. At the time of the birth, she was married to her then-husband Mike Comrie and was 24-years-old.

8. Solange Knowles

Solange welcomed her son, Daniel Smith, to the world in 2004. She was 18 and was with her first husband, Daniel Smith.

9. Adele

In 2012, Adele and her partner Simon Konecki welcomed son Angelo when she was 24-years-old. The pair married in 2016 and the singer has gone on hiatus in order to focus on her family.

10. Ashlee Simpson

In 2003, when Ashlee was 23, she and Pete Wentz became parents to their son, Bronx. The pair split and Ashlee married Evan Ross, who she now has a daughter, Jagger, with.

11. Niki Taylor

The supermodel gave birth to twin boys when she was 19 and with former Miami Hooters linebacker Matt Martinez. Now, Niki is married to Nascar driver Burney Lamar and the two have daughter Ciel and son Rex together.

While these women appear to live a life that we can only dream of, they've also had to bring up their children in the spotlight - something which cannot be easy. Even if you don't like all of them, they should have your respect.