7 Hollywood Celebs you Did Not Know Were Raised by LGBTQ Parents

Celebs come from all types of families and this list proves it. Here we bring you some famous stars who were raised by LGBTQ parents

By Ingrid Mateos

- March 30 , 2021 - 17:42 hs
Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner (Instagram)

Paul Bettany


The 'Wandavision' star revealed that Thane, his father came out as gay at 63, later had a relationship with the love of his life Andy, Bettany recalls this as a joyous time. But then in 2015 Andy's death happened and his father died months after. Paul Bettany said that once his partner died, his dad forced himself “back into the closet” Thane said that “it had all been a big misunderstanding because he was a Catholic and concerned about getting past Peter through the pearly gates,” Bettany continued. “The shame he felt for his sexual identity was devastating, he was unable to mourn the person who I think was the love of his life.”

Mandy Moore


After 30 years of marriage, Mandy Moore's parents divorced and her mom started a new relationship with tennis player Claudette Laliberte. Mandy declared back in the day for the first time she “never really talked about this, but my parents are divorced. My mother left my father for a woman. And both of my two brothers are gay.”


Amy Adams


Amy was raised as a Mormon but her parents who had seven kids decided to left church. The same year this happened they divorced and his mother decided to move in with a woman. With a broken family, Amy went to live with some friends because his dad remarried again and his mother did not win the custody battle. Years have mended Amy's relationship with his mother and even invited her to the 2014 Oscars. The actress declared that at the time her mom was working in a Starbuck and would proudly tell every customer who her daughter was. ''Mom, you cannot tell everybody who comes in to get a latte that your daughter is an Oscar nominee!'''



Gloria Carter is the proud mom of Jay-Z. She raised his son as a single mother and years later he helped her to come out as a lesbian in one of his lyrics"Mama had four kids, but she's a lesbian/Had to pretend so long that she's a thespian.” The rapper said he always knew his mom was gay and cried when she finally came out “Imagine having to live your life as someone else and you think you're protecting your kids [she] didn't want to embarrass her kids for all this time."

Kylie Jenner


Are you living under a rock or what? Kylie and Kendall Jenner's parent came out as transgender in 2015. Bruce is no more, now her name is Caitlyn Jenner. Although all the Kardashians support Caitlyn, it is rumored that his daughter, Kendall feel like she has let her down with the things she "has said and with her actions,”

Robert De Niro


In 1944 Robert De Niro's parents divorced when he was only eight years old. In 2014, De Niro revealed in an HBO Documentary that his father was gay. "I wish we had spoken about it much more, we were not the type of father and son who played baseball together, as you can surmise. But we had a connection.”

50 Cent


The rapper was raised by his mom, Sabrina, and according to the singer, she was a lesbian and drug dealer. She died when he was 8 years old in odd circumstances and subsequently moved in with his grandparents.

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