Celebrities and Their Moms


  • Goldie Hawn 1 of 10
    Goldie Hawn
    “She’s all energy; she’s fire,” Kate told Rachael Ray when describing her mama’s ageless vigor.
  • Maria Shriver 2 of 10
    Maria Shriver
    “She was indeed a transformative figure, but to her five children — Mark, Bobby, Timmy and Anthony, to all of us — she was simply our hero,” Maria Shriver said in mom, Eunice’s, eulogy.
  • Miley Cyrus 3 of 10
    Miley Cyrus
    “She has nice choices in tattoos,” the teen star told Ryan Seacrest about mom, Tish, who accompanied her on the red carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards.
  • Donda West 4 of 10
    Donda West
    “She [was] my best friend in the whole world…My mother was my everything,” the hip-hop star said about his late mom, Dr. Donda West.
  • Jessica Simpson 5 of 10
    Jessica Simpson
    “There isn’t a better woman in the world. I love you,” the singer and star of reality show, The Price of Beauty, tweeted about her mom, Tina.
  • Justin Timberlake 6 of 10
    Justin Timberlake
    “She’s been my best friend since I figured out who I wanted to be,” the megastar told Rolling Stone about his mom, whose initials he has tattooed on his back.
  • Tom Cruise 7 of 10
    Tom Cruise
    “I saw how my mother created her [own life] and made it possible for us to survive. My mother was the one who rose to the occasion,” the actor told Parade.
  • Diane Von Furstenberg 8 of 10
    Diane Von Furstenberg
    “My mother survived the [concentration] camps. She made me strong, but she wanted me to be strong,” the designer told Harper’s Bazaar.
  • Tina Knowles 9 of 10
    Tina Knowles
    “My mom has always told me that beauty fades, but inner beauty is forever,” the performer told Cosmopolitan about her mom, Tina, who also doubles as her stylist/business partner.
  • Naomi Judd 10 of 10
    Naomi Judd
    “I was always told I was special. And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose,” actress Ashley told InStyle about mom, Naomi.

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