The celebrity baby boom in Hollywood seems to be going in two directions: many moms are giving birth in their early twenties AND their forties, while there’s also the middle group that chose to give birth to their successful careers first before starting a family. Yep, there’s still a good group of Hollywood moms that are nesting their homes with Oscar statuettes before becoming part of the popular baby boom.
Stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Julia Roberts found their success in tinsel town before becoming mothers to their sets of twins at home while yummy mummies such as Tori Spelling, Christina Applegate, and Melissa Joan Hart all built careers in television before claiming their mommyhood membership.
Check out our gallery of some of our favorite Hollywood moms who chose to work on their careers first before adding “juggling act” to their resumes with raising a family.
Tell us, did you choose career before motherhood? How old were you when you gave birth to your first child?
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