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15 Celebrities Who Were Raised by Single Parents


While the notion of growing up in a happy home with two parents and a loving household is ideal, it’s not a reality for everyone. Even the most famous, most successful celebrities in the world are sometimes the product of a single family home in which one parent was absent either by choice or by death. Many of these celebs turned out just fine, even if they probably wished their mother and father were both present. It’s what most kids want, but it’s something that becomes more understandable as kids grow up. Read on to find out which celebrities were raised by single parents.

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Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl twins...no, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). My kids love to whine, so I love to wine. My loves include nap time, bed time, date night, travel and evenings and weekends when my husband is home because he handles all diaper changes.
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