I Bet You Didn’t Know That These Celebrities Are Adopted

There are so many ways to create a family— especially with all of the new reproductive technology we have access to nowadays. Whether you build a family the old fashioned way, you adopt, or you use IVF or surrogacy, family is family. All of these celebrities were raised by people other than their biological parents.

Keep reading to find out which celebrities found out that water can sometimes be thicker than blood. Also, find out which adopted celebs decided to adopt children of their own.

Steve Jobs

Photo by Kimberly White/Corbis via Getty Images
Photo by Kimberly White/Corbis via Getty Images

Steve Jobs’ biological parents were Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble. His biological father, Abdulfattah, grew up in Syria. He was the son of a self-made millionaire. Steve’s mother, Joanne, was a Catholic woman from Wisconsin. Joanne’s parents didn’t approve of her relationship with a Muslim man, and after Joanne got pregnant, she decided to give her child up for adoption.

Steve Jobs was adopted by Paul Jobs and Clara Hagopian. They were Calvinists, and Paul Jobs was an alcoholic who could sometimes be abusive.