8 celebrities who embraced parenthood later in life as Cameron Diaz announces birth of son at 51

8 celebrities who embraced parenthood later in life as Cameron Diaz announces birth of son at 51
Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz and Robert De Niro all had children later in their life (Getty Images)

8 celebrities who embraced parenthood later in life including Cameron Diaz

Naomi Campbell, Al Pacino and Cameron Diaz (Getty Images)
Naomi Campbell, Al Pacino and Cameron Diaz all embraced parenthood at an age past their prime (Getty Images)

Cameron Diaz has announced the birth of her second child and first son Cardinal Madden with her guitarist husband Benji Madden, 45. Currently 51 years old, Diaz has thus joined the long list of stars who had children later in their lives. Here are eight such celebrities who welcomed children at an age past their prime.

1. Cameron Diaz, 51

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03:  Cameron Diaz attends a photocall for
Cameron Diaz had her first child at 47 (Getty Images)

Cameron Diaz, 51, welcomed her second child Cardinal recently with her husband Benji Madden. The 'Knight and Day' actress had her first child, a daughter named Raddix, in 2019, when she was 47. 

2. Al Pacino, 83

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 16: Al Pacino speaks onstage at
Al Pacino, in his 80s, recently welcomed a son with his 29-year-old partner (Getty Images)

Al Pacino welcomed his youngest child - a son named Roman - with his Kuwaiti-American partner Noor Alfallah, 29, in June 2023 at the age of 83. 'The Godfather' actor has three other children from his previous relationships -  his eldest daughter Julie Marie with acting coach Jan Tarrant and twins Anton and Olivia with actress Beverly D'Angelo, per The National News.

3. Robert De Niro, 79

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 17: Robert De Niro attends the
Robert De Niro, who has six other children, welcomed his seventh at 79 (Getty Images)

Al Pacino's 'The Godfather II' co-star and friend Robert De Niro too experienced the joys of parenthood at the advanced age of 79. In April 2023, De Niro welcomed his seventh child, a baby girl named Gia Virginia Chen De Niro, with his girlfriend Tiffany Chen. He has six more children from his previous relationships. 

4. Rupert Murdoch, 72

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Rupert Murdoch was 72 when he welcomed a daughter in 2003 (Getty Images)

Rupert Murdoch, now 93, welcomed his youngest child, a daughter named Chloe, in 2003. The media mogul was 72 when he and his former wife Wendy Deng had Chloe. He has five other children with his previous partners.

5. Clint Eastwood, 66

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 03: Director-producer Clint Eastwood attends the 20th Annual AFI A
Clint Eastwood was 66 when he had a girl named Morgan (Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood, 93, had his youngest child when he was 66. The renowned actor-director welcomed a baby girl named Morgan with his second wife Dina Ruiz in 1996. 

6. Sir Paul McCartney, 61

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Paul McCartney was 61 when his daughter Beatrice arrived (Getty Images)

Sir Paul McCartney and his then-wife Heather Mills welcomed their daughter, Beatrice, in 2003. He was 61 at the time. The former Beatle has four other children from previous relationships.

7. Naomi Campbell, 53

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) British model Naomi Campbell walks the runway duri
Naomi Campbell welcomed her second child at 53 (Getty Images)

Naomi Campbell embraced motherhood for the second time when she welcomed a son in 2023 at the age of 53. The British model is also a proud mother to a baby girl.

8. Janet Jackson, 50

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Janet Jackson poses backstage at the Christian Siriano Spring/Sum
Janet Jackson was 50 when she had her only child (Getty Images)

Janet Jackson, now 56, is another celebrity mother who embraced motherhood in her 50s. The songstress welcomed her only child, a son named Moses, in 2017, when she was 50. 

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