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15 Celebrities Who Had Children Later In Life

There's never been a perfect age to become a parent, and like us, celebrities aren't going to let the ticking of their biological clock dictate when they'll expand their family.

With the recent birth of Billy Joel's third daughter, here are some of the other oldest new parents in Hollywood.

1. Robert De Niro

A proud father of six, Robert De Niro's children are between the ages of six and 46. In 2011, De Niro was 68-years-old when a surrogate gave birth to his daughter, Helen Grace he shares with wife Grace Hightower.

2. Halle Berry

Halle Berry was 47-years-old when she gave birth to son, Maceo, with then-husband, Oliver Martinez in 2013.

The Academy Award winner also has a 9-year-old daughter, Nahla, with ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubrey.

3. Steve Martin

Despite playing a father in many of his hit movies, Steve Martin finally became a father at 67-years-old when his wife, Anne Stringfield, gave birth to their daughter in 2012. While Martin has not revealed her name, he jokingly dubbed her "Conquistador," during a 2013 interview on The Late Show With David Letterman.

4. Kelly Preston

Following the death of her oldest child, Jett, Kelly Preston gave birth to son, Benjamin at the age of 48 with husband John Travolta in 2010. They also share daughter, Ella, who was born in 2000.

5. George Lucas

George Lucas became a father for the fourth time at the age of 69 when he and his wife, Mellody Hobson, welcomed daughter, Everest, into the world via surrogate.

The Star Wars creator is also the father of three other children, with the most notable being Amanda Lucas, a professional mixed martial artist.

6. Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson gave birth to her first and only child at the age of 50 with estranged husband, billionaire Wissam Al Mana. Their son, Eissa, was born in 2016.

7. Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time at the age of 73 when his son, Deveraux, was born in 2016 to ballerina Melanie Hamrick.

The Rolling Stones singer is also the grandfather to five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Some of Jagger's famous brood include his daughters Elizabeth, Jade, and Georgia May, all of whom are models.

8. Nicole Kidman

At the age of 40, Nicole Kidman gave birth to her daughter, Sunday Rose, with husband, Keith Urban in 2008. Two years later the couple would welcome a second daughter, Faith Margaret, via surrogacy. Kidman is also the adoptive mother of two children with ex-husband, Tom Cruise.

9. Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin had 12 children before he passed away at the age of 88. His youngest son, Christopher, was born  to his wife Oona in 1962 when Chaplin was 73-years-old.

His first son, Norman Spencer, was nicked named "The Little Mouse" and lived only three days. He was born in 1919 with severe disabilities to his first wife, Mildred Harris.

10. Gwen Stefani

In 2014, Gwen Stefani gave birth to her son, Apollo, at the age of 44. The Grammy award-winning singer is also the mother of two other sons, Kingston and Zuma with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale, who born in 2006 and 2008 respectively.  

11. Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart is the father to eight children, ranging from the ages of six to 55. He was 66-years-old when his youngest child, Aidan, was born in 2011 to wife Penny Lancaster.

His first daughter, Sarah, was born when the singer was 17-years-old and put up for adoption.

12. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey was 41-years-old in 2011 when she gave birth to her twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott with ex-husband, Nick Cannon. The former spouses are dedicated to co-parenting their children together and are frequently seen out in public together.

13. Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood was 66-years-old when his daughter, Morgan, was born in 1996 to his ex-wife Dina. Eastwood has six other children with five different women: Kimber, Kyle, Alison, Scott, Kathryn and Francesca.

14. Iman

Iman was 45-years-old when she gave birth to daughter Alexandria in 2000, with husband, David Bowie. The supermodel is also the mother to Zulekha, who was born in 1978 with then-husband, Spencer Haywood.

15. Elton John

Elton John became a first-time father at the age of 63, when he and his husband, David Furnish, welcomed their son Zachary into the world in 2010. His second son, Elijah was born in 2013. Both of his children were born to the same surrogate mother.

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