Did You Know These Celebrities Are Grandparents?


Close your eyes for a minute and think about your grandparents. They’re probably 70+, graying and ripe with good ’ol days wisdom. Now picture NeNe Leakes–totally not a grandmother, right? Except she is. She’s grandmother AF.

Yes, the “very rich” Bravo titan is a grandmother at 48 years old. And she is not the only celebrity whose children have children. These 10 celebrities have the bake-cookies-and-read-stories schtick down pat.

  • 1 Snoop Dogg
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    The hip-hop legend became a grandfather at 43 years old when his son Corde Broadus welcomed his first baby, a son named Zion. You can catch Snoop proudly showing off the “grandbaby” on Instagram.

  • 2 Ice-T
    Ice-T went from teen dad to controversial rap star to actor. In the midst of that he became a granddad after his first daughter, LeTesha Marrow, had a son named Elyjah in 1995.

  • 3 Nicolas Cage
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    The National Treasure king became a grandparent at 50 years old in July 2014 when his son Wes welcomed a boy, Lucian Augustus Coppola Cage.

  • 4 Brett Favre
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    The quarterback became a grandfather six years ago–at age 40–after his 21-year-old daughter Brittany gave birth to her son Parker. Athletic prodigy in the making.

  • 5 Jim Carrey
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    Can you imagine having Bruce Almighty as your grandpops? In 2010, Carrey’s daughter Jane gave birth to her son Jackson Riley Santana. Carrey was 47 at the time. Here’s hoping Carrey takes little Jackson’s prom photos!

  • 6 Cee Lo Green
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    Green’s stepdaughter Sierra had a baby back in 2010, which means The Voice host became a grandfather…at 35 years old.

  • 7 NeNe Leakes
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    Leakes’ son said hello to a baby daughter in 2012, making the 48-year-old Real Housewives of Atlanta vet a grandma–scratch that, glam-ma.

  • 8 Vicki Gunvalson
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    The 53-year-old Real Housewives of Orange County queen has two grandsons thanks to her daughter Briana. And the best part? Gunvalson doesn’t look a day over 40.

  • 9 Whoopi Goldberg
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    You may not be surprised Goldberg is a grandmother, but get this: She is also a great-grandmother. In March 2014, The View co-host’s 25-year-old granddaughter Amarah Dean gave birth to a girl. And Goldberg is only 60 years old.

  • 10 Kiefer Sutherland
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    This 24 star was not yet 40 when his stepdaughter gave birth to a boy in 2005. Hit show. Hit grandpa. He’s doing life right.

  • 11 Charlie Sheen
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    Sheen tweeted in 2013 his daughter Cassandra Estevez gave birth to a little girl. He wasn’t even 50 at the time.

  • 12 Pierce Brosnan
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    Yup. At 62, James Bond has a few grandchildren to his name.

  • 13 Lauryn Hill
    That’s right. At 41, L Boogie recently became the coolest grandmother ever when her eldest son Zion had a bundle of joy named Zepheniah Nesta’.

  • 14 Kalenna Harper and Tony Vick
    Even though Love & Hip Hop’s own Kalenna and Tony are proud new parents themselves, they’re also grandparents to the adorable Tony Vick, III. That’s three generations of fly!

  • 15 Rasheeda and Kirk Frost
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    Did you know Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s Rasheeda and Kirk have four grandchildren, including one that’s almost the same age as their youngest son Karter? Mind blown.

  • 16 Stevie J
    On top of his clan of seven children, Stevie J also has a grandson by way of his son Angel.

  • 17 Peter Gunz
    This creep squad member is also a grandpa (or should we say grandcreep?). Added to the roster of his adorable children is his super cute granddaughter via his 24-year-old daughter Whitney.