With a 24-hour news cycle it's hard to believe that we can miss any important events in our favorite celebrities' lives. While it can become increasingly difficult for Hollywood stars to separate their professional lives from private lives, they can still catch us by surprise.
It comes as a complete surprise when we see one of the biggest names on the silver screen walking along the Santa Monica pier with a 2-year-old, that you didn't know they had!
Here are 7 of your favorite celebrities that you never knew had kids.
Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley
English actor Tom Hardy has certainly made a name for himself in the US thanks to huge roles in The Dark Knight and Mad Max: Fury Road. It was his role in the 2009 UK TV series Wuthering Heights that really changed his life.
On set Hardy co-starred with English actress Charolette Riley. Their chemistry seemed to have been kept alive off camera as they welcomed their first child in 2015, Louis Thomas Hardy.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tasha Mccauley
Some may recall young Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the 1994 classic, Angels In The Outfield. With films like Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, he has solidified his name in Hollywood. While he may be transparent with his characters on screen, he is very discreet when it comes to his personal life.
According to Gordon-Levitt, his wife Tasha McCauley, doesn't like the spotlight. She reportedly has degrees in robotics and business administration as well as becoming a mom to their now 2 sons.
The eldest boy turns 2 next month, and the couple just welcomed a new baby boy last month.
In a 2015 interview, he explained that his career choice put him in the spotlight and that was a choice he made. He wants to afford his son that same decision.
“So, for now, I’m just a protective dad, and I want to protect his privacy,” he added.
Jeremy Renner and Sonni Pacheco
From starring next to Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible to fighting alongside The Avengers, Jeremy Renner has risen to Hollywood's upper crust. Even with his top notch acting career, Renner has still found time to pursue other areas of his life including, singing, songwriting and becoming a father.
Renner's wife, Canadian actress Sonni Pacheco also has notable roles to her name.
They couple tied the knot in 2014 and Ava Berlin, the couples' only child together came into this world in 2013.
10 months after marrying Sonni filed for divorce in December 2014.
Continue to the next page to see which Transformers star and Walking Dead actor had kids without us realizing.
Hollywood stars lead a busy life on screen, it's hard to imagine them raising children off screen some times. Being a parent is a hard enough task that anyone with a regular 9-5 job struggles to keep up.
We have to commend these parents, because not only can they balance work and life, but they can also manage to keep their families shielded from the public eye, which proves to be no easy task.
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
After bursting onto the Hollywood scene with the blockbuster hit Transformers, Megan Fox became one of the most requested actresses in Hollywood.
Brian Austin Green boasts many films and successful television careers in his time as an actor spanning back to the 1980's.
Now with 3 kids under the age of 4, Megan and Brian have their hands full off screen. The couple has 2 sons together Noah 4 and Bodhi, 2 and just welcomed their first girl, 11 month old Journey.
The couple got engaged in 2006, but called it off in 2009. They then got engaged again in June 2010 and married 24 days later.
In 2015, the TMNT star filed for divorce from her husband, but a few months later reunited when she found out she was expecting their 3rd baby.
Norman Reedus and Helena Christensen
While the The Walking Dead star may have his hands full fighting the dead on screen, he also has his hands full off-screen being a dad.
Many people may not remember that Reedus and Helena Christensen, former Miss Universe Denmark winner, were once together. They produced a son named Mingus Lucien Reedus in 1999 and share joint custody.
Many fans may not realize it but his son is now old enough to be in college!
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
You may recognize him as Borat, Ali G, and Bruno from his comedic films that make your stomach hurt from laughing so hard.
Isla has been praised for her comedic and dramatic roles in Wedding Crashers and The Great Gatsby.
In spite of their busy schedules, the couple was still able to start a family together. They originally met in 2002 and became engaged in 2004. They have 2 daughters, Olive born in 2008 and Elula born in 2011 and a son Montgomery born in 2015.
Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen
As one of Hollywood's premier actresses, Kate has appeared onscreen between Josh Hartnett and Ben Affleck in the blockbuster hit Pearl Harbor.
Michael has been successful in the US with movies such as The Twilight Saga and Nocturnal Animals.
After dating for 8 years, and having their daughter, Lily, in 1999, they split in 2003. The couple is still on friendly terms however.
“It’s so normal for us. We split up ages ago. We have been not together far longer than we were ever together,” says the Love & Friendship star.
“But I really love him and like him and we make each other roar with laughter,” she adds.
Beckinsale just recently split from director Len Wiseman, while Sheen is currently dating comedian and actress Sarah Silverman.
How many of these celebrity families did you already know about?