Famous Single Moms Who Give Us Major Life Goals

Farzana Patowari

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Being a single mother can be challenging, but these badass celebrity moms are proof that nothing's impossible. From shattering stereotypes and embracing motherhood in all its glory, here are 5 celebrity single moms who've clearly set the bar high, and serve as an inspiration to women the world over. 

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Ileana D’CruzBollywood actress Ileana D’Cruz took to Instagram to announce the news of her pregnancy. Although grapevine has it that she might be seeing Katrina Kaif’s brother, Sebastian Laurent Michel, nothing is official as yet. Either way, the pretty actress is clearing ushering in this new phase in her life—single-handedly. 

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Neena GuptaVeteran actress Neena Gupta raised her daughter, Masaba on her own. Masaba Gupta's show, Masaba Masaba, even highlighted her mama's journey as a single mother. Although the designer's father is West Indies cricketer Vivian Richards, Neena chose to raise her daughter alone.

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Ekta KapoorEkta Kapoor, the queen of Indian television, chose to embrace motherhood through surrogacy in 2019. She is now a proud mother to a little boy named Ravie Kapoor. Her Instagram feed is peppered with adorable photos of the two.

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Sakshi TanwarSakshi Tanwar chose to become a single mother in 2018 by adopting a nine-month-old baby girl named Ditya Tanwar. In an interview, she said that being a single mother is no different from being a parent with a partner, and added that all parents go through the same set of challenges.

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Sushmita SenFormer Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen made headlines when she first adopted her older daughter, (named Renee), at the age of 25. A decade later, Sen adopted another girl named Alisah. Despite a flurry of  naysayers, Sen chose to follow her heart and is a shining example of a cool mom.