In today’s world, you might have read about celebrity moms who raised their child all on their own. But it is quite rare for you to see dads doing a similar task. However, these dads decided to take full responsibility based on their different circumstances. Some chose to raise their kids after a divorce with their spouse, and the remaining ones had to live with some tragic events. Let’s find out about all these celebrity dads-
1. Pierce Brosnan
After losing his wife to Ovarian Cancer in 1991, James Bond fame actor, Pierce Brosnan raised his three kids Charlotte (adopted), Chris (adopted) and Sean all on his own for ten straight years. Later, in 2001, he married Keely Shaye Smith in 2001 who gave birth to two other boys.
2. Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage had a son named Weston with his Ex- Girlfriend Christina in 1990. To raise his son alone and get his custody, he had to buy his ex-girlfriend a house in Hollywood. Weston is now 28-years-old and is a musician and actor by profession.
3. Liam Neeson
Tragically, in 2009, Liam Neeson lost his wife Natasha Richardson by accident as she fell and hit her head while skiing. Since then, he decided to take care of both his sons Daniel (12) and Michael (13). Neeson dedicated his life for raising his kids and never remarried since the tragedy.
4. Tom Cruise
After divorcing his third wife, Katie Holmes in 2012, action star Tom Cruise has been the one taking care of his daughter Suri, Isabella and Conner as a single father.
5. Johnny Depp
Despite his brilliant career, Johnny Depp is the one who took responsibility of raising her daughter Lily-Rose and son jack as a single dad since his split with his long-time partner Vanessa Paradis in 2012.
6. Ricky Martin
Rather than forcing any circumstances upon him, Ricky Martin adopted two sons Matteo and Valentino and decided to take care of them as a loving single dad.
7. Idris Elba
Before marrying his girlfriend Naiyana Garth, Idris was a single father to his only daughter Isan for several years. Later, his girlfriend Naiyana gave birth to a son named Winston in 2014. In my opinion, Idris Elba is an awesome dad who was always present whenever his kids needed him.
Usher has been taking care of his two sons- gained custody of his two sons- Usher “Cinco” Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond after getting their custody from his ex-wife Tameka Foster in 2012.
9. Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell has two sons James (16) and Henry (10) from two different women. Since, his break-up with both of them, he took the responsibility of both of them, and he is handling it pretty well.