A star is born … and another star celebrates! Over the years, many celebrities have named their famous friends as godparents for their children – and those lucky enough to grow up with an iconic godfather know the bond is hard to break.
Jennifer Aniston became godmother of. called Courteney Cox‘s daughter Coco in 2004. The famous child Cox shares with her ex-husband, David ArquetteHe was born a month after the Friends season 10 finale.
“Happy birthday, my sweet Cocolicious!” Aniston subtitled an Instagram story to celebrate Coco’s 17th birthday in June 2021 – and shows that the long-term bond is stronger than ever.
Garrett Hedlund also chose a former co-star to be the godfather of his first child, Rhodes, with whom he shares Emma Roberts. In making his choice, the Minnesota native chose someone he himself considered a father figure: Tim McGrawwho played his father in the 2004 film Friday night lights.
âHe’s someone I admire and respect, not just as a great father and great husband [but as an] great musician and great actor, âHedlund, who in 2011 also worked with McGraw Country strongsaid during a February 2021 episode of the Kelly Clarkson Show. “I had to experience him first as a father – a little more than an abusive one in this film – but then we did it” Country strong together, and we have remained such close friends. “
There are also many adult stars who have long had famous people in their lives. Iconic filmmaker Steven Spielberg both counts Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow as his godmothers.
âYour life is crazy. Has he documented moments in your life and do they look epic? ” Kelly Clarkson asked the owner of Goop during an interview in March when she was talking about her famous godfather.
After this Everything is good Author revealed the jaw The director was the only one who recorded videos at their wedding in September 2018 Brad Falchuk, the singer had a follow-up question.
âYou had a great wedding videographer. She asked Paltrow, who giggled in response.
Barrymore also has a close bond with Spielberg, having found that the producer’s advice has carried her through her career. The couple met when the talk show host starred in his film ET aged 6.
âSteven told me, ‘Don’t play your characters. Be your characters, âsaid Barrymoremore The New York Times in 2014. âAs I got older and kept acting, I don’t know if I would have been successful without this advice because that saved me. I’m not an actor, I’m a show-off. “
Scroll to see which stars have famous godparents (or who gave their kids famous godparents themselves):