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Celebrity dads

Jude shared a sweet moment with his 16-year-old daughter Iris while watching the New York Rangers VS the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Gardens. And considering Jude Law has five kids (Rafferty, 20, Iris, 16, Rudy, 14, Sophia, 7 and Ada, 18 months), it’s no surprise that he knows a thing or two about fatherhood. He’s been quoted in the past saying: ‘Success, and even life itself, wouldn’t be worth anything if I didn’t have my children by my side. They mean everything to me.’ (Aw!)

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are parents to two daughters: Esmerelda, 2, and Amada, 7 months. Speaking to GQ for their January issue, he said: ‘Eva’s the dream mother, and they’re dream babies, and it’s like a dream that I’m having right now. I’m dreaming it all. So I feel so lucky… When you meet your kids you realise that they deserve great parents. And then you have your marching orders and you have to try and become the person that they deserve… My life [has] changed. And thank God it did.’

 

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Adam Levine recently became a father for the first time to his and Behati Prinsloo’s daughter, Dusty Rose, and it seems that he’s loving every minute of it. ‘I’ve been a parent for three weeks: What do I know? I don’t know anything, but it’s kind of part of the beauty of it, honestly’ he told Ryan Seacrest. ‘There are a lot of instincts, a lot of things that kind of kick in and switch on. It’s a beautiful experience.’

 

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Justin Timberlake

Justin and his wife, Jessica Biel, became parents to their son, Silas, last year. Speaking about fatherhood on Today, he said: ‘It changes everything. You literally just wake up… Look in the mirror and go, “I have no idea what I’m doing.”‘ He also said: ‘All of this imperfection is the best part. That’s going to be the part that you remember the most.’

 

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Adam Brody

Seth Cohen is all grown up and a dad now. Feeling old? Speaking to People, Adam opened up about life with his daughter, Arlo, and how he likes to spend quality time with her. ‘I do a nice morning hike with my daughter, that’s always a treat. It’s something to do in the wee hours of the morning when she’s up. It’s a good activity for both of us. We hike around our house… Watching the sun rise with a kid is pretty fun.’

 

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Ashton Kutcher

Ex Punk’d host Ashton has smartened up his funny-man act since becoming a parent to baby daughter Wyatt in 2015, with his actress-wife, Mila Kunis. Ashton recently revealed that the couple have yet to introduce artificial sugar into their daughter’s diet who’s now 18 months old, but what’s really pulled on our heart-strings is the actor’s comments about being a Daddy. ‘It’s legitimately the greatest thing ever…It just makes me wanna be better’ he revealed.

 

John Legend

We’re certain John’s going to be one of the coolest celebrity dads in Hollywood – not least because he’s passing on the best surname in history – and also ‘cos he’s spoken out how he plans to co-parent the daughter he conceived via IVF with Chrissy Teigen. Speaking to E! this week he revealed that he’s going to ‘slow down’ and take some paternity leave so he’s on hand for Chrissy 24/7: ‘I feel like, my mentality is just to be open and ready to help with whatever I can, and to be as loving to my wife and to our daughter as much as possible.’ he said. ‘I think paternity leave is good. I think it’s good for me to be home with Chrissy and helping her with whatever she needs, and I want to get to know our little baby!’ Too cute for words…

 

Brad Pitt

Brad’s gorgeous, six-strong brood with Angelina Jolie has made him a better person and he’s full of gushing quotes on his parental role. ‘Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did. It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on…[fatherhood] is everything…. the hardest job in the world, the most rewarding job in the world…. We put in long days. And to go home and have dinner with your kids, and have to discipline one of them who’s out of line, and still have the energy for that is…. I can’t explain the fulfillment of that, but it is everything.’

 

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have just welcomed baby number two, as well as being parents to daughter, James, and it’s good to know that fatherhood hasn’t altered his witty sense of humour. Speaking on the David Letterman show he told audiences how his protective instincts had, er, shifted somewhat: ‘I used to say, ‘I would take a bullet for you.’ The second I looked into that baby’s eyes, I knew in that exact moment that if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby.’ We think that means he just really loves them both?For some really soppy Fatherhood quotes from Ryan, see our exclusive interview with the actor.

 

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Channing Tatum

No-one knows the perils of being a father to a little girl better than Channing Tatum. Comparing fatherhood to a film role, when his daughter Everly was born last year he said: ‘I’ve never protected the president [in real life], but I have been a new dad, and I can tell you that being a new dad is pretty terrifying. I’m pretty sure that something about the president makes the stakes a little higher, but to me as a new father, nothing is more important or scary than protecting a daughter.’ We are melting here…

 

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Chris Hemsworth

Chris and wife Elsa Pataky have three beautiful kids together and Chris of course, couldn’t be happier. ‘I just have so much fun doing it [being a Father]’ he said. And the actor also revealed his parental role makes him reconsider work commitments. ‘Now I’m a bit more choosy, I think, with when I work and how I work because it better be worthwhile to take me away from them.’

 

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Matthew McConaughey

Matthew’s three-strong brood with wife Camilla Alves changed his entire life outlook. Speaking in 2014 he revealed: ‘[Fatherhood] is the one thing I’ve always wanted to be… Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn. You know what’s important. I definitely got more selfish. And at the same time, I think I got more compassionate.’

 

Kanye West

As celebrity Dads go, Kanye’s pretty cool. He’s rapped and sung about son Saint and daughter North, and regularly speaks out about how much he loves his family with Kim Kardashian: ‘When I look in North’s eyes, I’m happy about every mistake I’ve ever made’ he said. Awww, Kanye you’re killing us.

 

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Chris Martin

Hey it looks like Chris Martin is a great father and a staunch feminist (double-win) judging from his quotes on family. ‘Men should always change diapers’ he quipped. ‘It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.’ We love this analogy.

 

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Matt Damon

OK, tissues at the ready for this beautiful quote from Matt Damon, who shares parental responsibility of four kids with wife Luciana Barroso. ‘The only way I can describe [Fatherhood]… it sounds stupid, but at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; It’s just full all the time’ he once told a magazine. (Excuse us whilst our hearts burst).

 

Jay-Z

You’ll never be able to think of Jay as a tough rapper again after stalking Bey’s Insta and checking out all their cute family snaps. Jay said: ‘I thought I would be more inspired to have all these new feelings to talk about, but I really just want to hang out with my daughter.’

 

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Michael Bublé

‘[Fatherhood is] the greatest thing that could ever happen. You can’t explain it until it happens, it’s like telling somebody what water feels like before they’ve ever swam in it.’ Could Michael be any more poetic in his explanation of Dad-joy? We feel like he should make this a song…

 

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Chris Rock

 

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Despite their star status, these actors, comedians, and musicians (and one prince!) think fatherhood is the best job.

 

Jimmy Fallon

“Moms should know that even the manliest guys will become softies when they have daughters,” the dad of daughters Winnie, 1, and Frances, 5 months, told Parents. “Dads immediately fall in love with their little girls, and will let them get away with everything. So moms are going to have to be the disciplinarians when it comes to daughters.”

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Justin Timberlake

“I can’t wait to see our greatest creation yet,” said Timberlake at the iHeartRadio Awards, just weeks before the April birth of son Silas with wife Jessica Biel. “Daddy’s heading home right now to innovate by learning how to change a poopy diaper and get my swaddle on!”

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David Beckham

“He tells me to park around the corner, and then he gets out and he walks around to his school,” the soccer star told Jimmy Kimmel in January about his 16-year-old son, Brooklyn. “So he did it to me the other day, after doing it about five times on the trot. So I’m driving around, and he’s just walking in his school, and I open the window and I said, ‘Brooklyn! I love you!’ And, you know, obviously it didn’t go down very well.”

David Beckham

Ashton Kutcher

“When you first get them … you’re all excited, and you’re ready to do all these things,” the new dad to daughter Wyatt said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2014. “Then you realize it’s like getting a new cell phone where all the features don’t work yet. It’s like a phone [that] won’t take pictures, and you’re like ‘Why won’t my phone take pictures?!’ And it won’t make calls, and it doesn’t do a lot. But it looks really cute!”

Ashton Kutcher

Ricky Martin

“‘Dad, was I in your belly?’ and I told him, ‘You were in my heart and you are still in my heart’,” said Martin in a 2014 radio interview explaining how one of his twin sons questioned his origins. (Sons Matteo and Valentino were born via surrogate in August 2008 to the single dad.) “So I explained further, because I couldn’t just leave it at that: ‘There was a woman that I adore with all my heart that helped me bring you into this world. She lent me her belly so that you could come and when you were born she put you in my arms.’ And he said, ‘ah, ok’ and he kept playing.”

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Taye Diggs

“The most ridiculous thing I have heard myself say is, ‘Do you want your pop-pop, your banky or your baba?'” Diggs said in 2011, about his then two-year-old son Walker with former wife Idina Menzel. “Translation: ‘Do you want your pacifier, your blanket or your bottle?'”

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Dave Grohl

“When you have kids, you see life through different eyes,” the Foo Fighters frontman and dad of three told Time in a 2010. “You feel love more deeply and are maybe a little more compassionate.”

Dave Grohl

Mario Lopez

“No matter what drama I deal with at work, when I get home and hear them scream, ‘Daddy!’ I forget whatever it was I was stressed about,” Lopez told People in 2014 of daughter Gia Francesca, 4, and son Dominic, 1, with wife Courtney. “The hardest part of my new life as a dad is leaving for work in the morning. These kids have totally changed my life. They are simply fantastic!”

Mario Lopez

Prince William

“I did the first nappy, it’s a badge of honor,” the Duke of Cambridge told CNN after wife Catherine gave birth to their first child, George, in 2013. “I had every midwife staring at me, saying: ‘You do it, you do it.'”

Now a father of two, including daughter Charlotte, the royal says becoming a dad has made him a lot more emotional. “I never used to get too wound up or worried about things,” he said in an interview for a British TV documentary on his family. “But now, the smallest little things, you well up a little more, you get affected by the sort of things that happen around the world…a lot more, I think, as a father.”  Will also revealed that, as a parent, he has some anxieties about his children growing up without a father. “You realize how precious life is and it puts it all in perspective,” he said.

Prince William

Ben Affleck

“They’re most important in my life,” Affleck said in Us Weekly in 2013 about his kids Violet, 9. Seraphina, 6, and Samuel, 3, with wife Jennifer Garner. “Family is a wonderful thing, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do other stuff in your life. In fact, having a family makes whatever other thing you have that much richer.”

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Hugh Jackman

“The things that I really cherish are the everyday moments, like sitting around cooking pancakes together on Sunday morning, or getting home after a tough day and my kids come up and give me a hug and remind me what’s really important,” Jackman told Parade of being a dad to daughter Ava and son Oscar with wife Deborra-Lee Furness.

Hugh Jackman

Ryan Reynolds

“We could end wars if we just carpet-bombed places with baby-head smell,” Reynolds told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show in March when talking about his daughter, James, with wife Blake Lively. “We’d just be like, ‘What are we doing, guys? Come on. Let’s lay down our arms. Let’s high-five each other to death.'”

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Chris Rock

“When I hear people talk about juggling or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they’re crazy, because ‘sacrifice’ infers that there was something better to do than being with your children,” said Rock in a 2012 interview on NPR’s Fresh Air. “And I’ve never been with my kids and gone, ‘Man, I wish I was on my stage right now.’ I’ve never been with my kids and gone, ‘Man, it’d be so great if I was on a movie set right now.’ But I’ve been doing a movie and wished that I was with my kids, I’ve been on tour and wished that I was with my kids. Being with my kids is the best, most fun thing, it’s a privilege. It’s not something I call a sacrifice.”

Chris Rock

 

Dax Shepard

“When I look at her, it’s like when I was in 7th grade and fell in love for the first time, where it’s debilitating,” said Shepard in 2013 of his then four-month-old daughter, Lincoln, with wife Kristen Bell. “That’s available 24/7 if I want, which is amazing.”

Dax Shepard

 

Chris Pratt

“I’ve done all kinds of cool things as an actor: I’ve jumped out of helicopters and done some daring stunts and played baseball in a professional stadium, but none of it means anything compared to being somebody’s daddy,” said Pratt about his now almost three-year-old son, Jack, with wife Anna Faris, during a 2014 speech at the March of Dimes Celebration of Babies. Born nine weeks early, Jack spent time in the NICU. “I made promises in that moment about what kind of dad I wanted to be and I just prayed that he’d live long enough that I could keep them,” he said.

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Written By: Ellen Sturm Niz

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Celebrity-charity strategic alliances benefit both parties in multiple ways. Very importantly, they provide established as well as fast-tracking entertainers and athletes meaningful opportunities to leverage their current and growing stature to drive support to philanthropic causes they feel deeply about. For non-profits, the benefits of aligning with celebrities can be tremendous. Aside from having the services of people who care about their causes, the charities get spokespeople who can champion their positions and are regularly instrumental in helping to fundraise.

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In a study of 165 talent agents and managers, more than four out of five of them have addressed the matter of charitable giving and personal involvement with their more successful entertainment clients. Many times the agents and managers are involved with helping them identify and work with charities that are synergistic.

 

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According to Rick Flynn, Co-CEO and founding partner of LVW/Flynn and author of The High-Functioning Single-Family Office, “There are basically three levels of strategic alliances between celebrities and charities. The first level is where the celebrities commit some time and money. They will donate to the cause in various ways and attend some events. Their involvement acts as a magnet for other volunteers and contributors. The next level is where something of a joint venture takes place. This is for celebrities who focus on a particular cause and concentrate most of their philanthropic activities around that cause. The third level is where celebrities form their own charities of private foundations.”

 

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According to John Bowen, founder of BSW Inner Circle, “For successful celebrities who are looking to become closely connected with a particular cause or to create their own charities or establish a private foundation, many personal factors habitually that goes into the decision. At the same time, aside from their agents and managers, a growing cohort of specialists can work with them to help them sort through their options and make decisions aligned with their philanthropic agendas and careers.

 

“When celebrities get seriously involved in philanthropic causes, many tax strategies can enable them to make their monies do more — usually, a lot more.” explains Frank Seneco, President of Seneco & Associates, an advanced planning specialist working with entertainers and athletes. “However, in our experience, most importantly, what is driving the trend of more and stronger celebrity-charity strategic alliances is the power and the fame that all kinds of celebrities have, which can be leveraged to benefit causes they care intensely about.”

 

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