Father’s Day is not just a special occasion to celebrate the biological fathers in our lives, but all the father figures that have meant so much to us, too. Step parents of course are no different as they take on the task to love, protect, and care for the children of their significant others so much that in some cases they consider their stepchildren as their own.
Hollywood of course is no different with a string of celebrity stepdads who have gone beyond the call of duty with their fatherhood roles. Check out our photo gallery of some of our favorite stepfathers in the entertainment world and what makes them special. And of course, Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful and amazing stepdads out there, too!
Celebrity Stepdads 1 of 11
Matt Damon 2 of 11
Ah, perhaps my favorite celebrity step parent out of this whole group (I mean, it's Matt Damon. He could adopt me!). When Matt married his wife Luciana, he became a stepdad to her daughter from a previous relationship, Alexis. Matt and Luciana have since expanded their family with three more daughters.
Matt Bellamy 3 of 11
Before having his own child with Kate Hudson (their son Bing), Matt Bellamy played doting stepdad to Kate's first son Ryder.
Brad Pitt 4 of 11
Before he became a daddy-to-six, Brad Pitt was actually a stepdad to Angelina Jolie's first two children, Maddox and Zahara, whom he later adopted.
Olivier Martinez 5 of 11
Olivier Martinez has been getting his daddy practice for some time now, as he is a doting stepdad-to-be to Halle Berry's 5-year-0ld daughter Nahla Aubry. Olivier and Halle are also expecting their first child together, a son, due in the fall.
Ashton Kutcher 6 of 11
Ashton Kutcher was considered one of the coolest stepdads in Hollywood while he was still married to Demi Moore. He also reportedly still keeps in contact with her three daughters, although I'm sure he's taken more of a "big brother" role with them than anything else.
Daniel Craig 7 of 11
When Daniel secretly married fellow British actor Rachel Weisz in June 2011, he became stepdad to her son, Henry, while Rachel became a stepmother to Daniel's daughter, Ella.
Sean Combs 8 of 11
Sure, he might have several children of his own that he loves to spoil, but Sean Combs' first foray into fatherhood was when he because a stepfather to Kim Porter's son Buddy, whom he considers his own son, too.
Seal 9 of 11
Even though he is not the biological father, Seal was there for ex-wife Heidi Klum when she gave birth to her first child, Leni, whose father is actually Formula 1 mogul Flavio Briatore. Seal later adopted Leni as his own child and despite his divorce from Heidi, he is still present in all of the children's lives.
Kurt Russell 10 of 11
Even though they've never married, Kurt Russell is considered more of a father these days to Goldie Hawn's children Kate and Oliver Hudson than their own biological father. Kate has expressed her love and respect for Kurt on several occasions during her interviews, calling him the only real father in her life.
Bruce Jenner 11 of 11
Ah, yes. Bruce Jenner. If you ask me, the man deserves the Stepdad of the Year Award every year for the past twenty years for having the patience and courage (!) to deal with the Kardashian family on a daily basis with all that estrogen in the house! Seriously though, there is no doubt that Bruce is deeply loved by his stepchildren and it shows as he has raised Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Rob Kardashian as his own children for many years.
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