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25 Celebrity Dads With 5 or More Kids

Jude Law joined a very special and exclusive club this month: He is now the proud father of five kids. His ex, Catherine Harding, gave birth to a baby girl, the newest addition to the 42-year-old actor's crew. Law already has kids with Sadie Frost (sons Rafferty, 18; Rudy, 12; and daughter Iris, 14) and a daughter, Sophia, 5, with model Samantha Burke.

These 25 famous dudes prove that their "boys can swim" each one has 5, 6 and up to 11 kids. Check out the (re-) productive dads here:

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Chris O'Donnell
# of Kids: 5
Names and ages: Lily (b. 1999), Christopher (b. 2000), Charles (b. 2003), Finley (b. 2006) and Maeve (b. 2007) with Caroline Fentress.

You've seen him as Robin in "Batman Forever;" you've seen him on "Grey's Anatomy" and "NCIS: Los Angeles." But what really keeps him busy are his five kids—a couple whom are now teenagers. "When you're just starting out, you've got a couple of little babies and you're changing diapers—it's chaos," O'Donnell recalled. "And then you start getting into these teenage problems, it's 'Oh my god, let's go back to diapers.'"

Taylor Hanson
# of Kids: 5
Names and ages: Jordan Ezra (b. 2002), Penelope Anne (b. 2005), River Samuel (b. 2006), Viggo Moriah (b. 2008) and Wilhemina 'Willa' Jane (b. 2012) with wife Natalie Bryant.

He was one of seven kids, so he's no stranger to big families. He has five kids with his wife, whom he met via one of his roadies after a gig in Atlanta. Their first child was born when Taylor was just 19.

Bruce Willis
# of Kids: 5
Names and ages: Rumer Glenn (b. 1988), Scout LaRue (b. 1991) and Tallulah Belle (b. 1994) with ex-Demi Moore; Mabel Ray (b. 2012) and Evelyn Penn (b. 2014) with wife Emma Heming.

He has kids between the ages of 1 and 26! "Having a brand new baby daughter is an extraordinary thing," he said of his second family. "It feels like it's the first time, and it's just as fun and exciting. You feel nothing but love for your child. It's really remarkable."

Justin Chambers
# of Kids: 5
Names and ages: Isabella (b. 1994), twins Maya and Kaila (b. 1997), Eva (b. 1999) and Jackson (b. 2002) with wife Keisha.

Justin, whom you may remember from "Grey's Anatomy," and his wife Keisha are busy with five kids—so busy in fact that Justin can't sleep. He was admitted to UCLA's Medical Center to treat exhaustion from a severe sleep disorder.

Jim Gaffigan
# of Kids: 5
Names and ages: Marre (b. 2005), Jack (b. 2006), Katie Louise (b. 2009), Michael (b. 2011) and Patrick (b. 2012) with wife Jeannie Noth.

Comedian and author Jim Gaffigan once quipped, "You know what it's like having five kids? Imagine you're drowning. And someone hands you a baby." He even wrote a book about fatherhood—his memoir, "Dad Is Fat."

Brad Pitt
# of Kids: 6
Names and ages: Maddox (b. 2001, adopted from Cambodia), Pax Thien (b. 2004, adopted in Vietnam 2007), Zahara Marley (b. 2005, adopted in Ethiopia in 2007), Shiloh Nouvel (b. 2006 in Namibia), and twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline (b. 2008, in France) with wife Angelina Jolie.

When Brad and Angelina met up, Angelina already had one child—her adopted son Maddox. They then went on to adopt and make five more kids.

Bruce Jenner
# of Kids: 6
Names: Burt and Casey with his first wife Chrystie Crownover; Brandon and Sam Brody with his second wife Linda Thompson; Kendall and Kylie with Kris Kardashian (née Houghton).

Bruce was married three times and had two kids with each wife, spreading the love.

Robert De Niro
# of Kids: 6
Names and ages: Drena Abbot (b. 1971; adopted his then-wife's daughter), they later had Raphael (b. 1976); he welcomed twin boys Julian Henry and Aaron Kendrik (b. 1995) with model Toukie Smith; had two children with his second wife, Grace Hightower, Elliot (b. 1998) and Helen Grace (b. 2011).

Forget retiring, De Niro was 68 when his youngest, Helen Grace, was born.

Bob Dylan
# of Kids: 6
Names and ages: Jesse Byron (b. 1966), Anna Lea (b. 1967), Samuel Isaac Abraham (b. 1968), and Jakob Luke (b. 1969) with ex-wife Sara Lownds; and Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan (b. 1986) with ex-wife Carolyn Dennis. He also adopted Lownds' child, Maria (b. 1961).

Man, Bob Dylan was BUSY from 1966 to 1969. He and his ex-wife Sara Lownds were having a kid a year for four years.

# of Kids: 6
Names and ages: Joe (b. 1976) and Fuschia Katherine "Kate" (b. 1982) with first wife Frances Tomelty; Brigitte Michael "Mickey" (b. 1984), Jake (b. 1985), Eliot Pauline "Coco" (b. 1990) and Giacomo Luke (b. 1995) with wife Trudie Styler.

Sting has 6 kids between the ages of 18 to 37, and there ain't no free ride in the Sting household. He reported he doesn't plan to leave them his fortune. "I certainly don't want to leave them trust funds that are albatrosses round their necks," he said. "They have to work. All my kids know that and they rarely ask me for anything, which I really respect and appreciate."

Steven Spielberg
#of Kids: 7
Names and ages: Max (b. 1985 with ex-wife Amy Irving), Theo (b. 1988 adopted with wife Kate Chapshaw), Sasha (b. 1990), Sawyer (b. 1992), Mikaela George (b. 1996 adopted), Destry Allen (b. 1996). He also adopted Kate's daughter Jessica (b. 1976) from her previous marriage.

Parenthood had a huge impact on Spielberg's life. He says that after his son Max was born, his "paradigm changed, and everything from that moment on had to do with my kids' well-being, and my career suddenly became second."

Clint Eastwood
# of Kids: 7
Names and ages: Kimber Tunis (b. 1964 with Roxanne Tunis), Kyle Eastwood (b. 1968) and Alison Eastwood (b. 1972) with ex-wife Maggie Johnson; Scott Reeves (born 1986) and Kathryn Reeves (b. 1988) with Jacelyn Reeves; Francesca Fisher-Eastwood (b. 1993) with ex-partner Frances Fisher; Morgan Eastwood (b. 1996) with ex-wife Dina Ruiz.

Clint hasn't just been busy starring in and directing movies, he's been busy making kids too. He has seven children with four different women over a span of 32 years.

Mick Jagger
# of Kids: 7
Names and ages: Karis (b. 1970) with ex Marsha Hunt; Jade (b. 1971) with ex Bianca Jagger; Elizabeth (b. 1984), James (b. 1985), Georgia (b. 1992) and Gabriel (b. 1997) with ex wife Jerry Hall; Lucas Maurice Morad (b. 1999) with model Luciana Gimenez.

That's 29 years of becoming and being a dad. He's also, get this, a great-grandfather. Last year, his granddaughter Assisi (his daughter Jade's daughter) gave birth to a baby girl.

Kevin Costner
# of Kids: 7

Names and ages: Anne Clayton (b. 1984), Lily McCall (b. 1986) and Joe Tedrick (b. 1988) with ex-wife Cindy; Liam (b. 1996) with ex-girlfriend Bridget Rooney; Cayden Wyatt (b. 2007), Hayes Logan (b. 2009) and Grace Avery (b. 2010) with current wife Christina Baumgartner.

In each of the last three decades, Kevin Costner has welcomed a child. But it looks like the '90s were pretty slow for him, babywise.

Willie Nelson
# of Kids: 7
Names and ages: Lana (b. 1953), Susie (b. 1956) and Billy (b. 1958, died 1991) with first wife Martha Matthews; Paula Carlene Nelson (b. 1959) and Amy Lee (b. 1973) with third wife Connie Koepke; Lucas Autry (b. 1988) and Jacob Micah (b. 1990) with wife Annie D'Angelo.

The red-headed stranger—who is now 81—has kids that range in age from 24 to 61! Yes, 61!

Eddie Murphy
# of Kids: 8
Names and ages: Eric (b. 1989) with Paulette McNeely; Bria L. (b. 1992), Miles Mitchell (b. 1992), twins Shayne Audra and Zola Ivy (b. 1999), and Bella Zahra (b. 2002) with Nicole Mitchell Murphy; Christian (b. 1990) with Tamara Hood; and Angel Iris (b. 2007) with ex-girlfriend Melanie Brown (aka Scary Spice).

Eddie Murphy's fatherhood story is a pretty scandalous one. His first child was born to Paulette McNeely and his second with Tamara Hood—both while he was with in a relationship with Nicole Mitchell Murphy. Nicole and Eddie ended up having five kids together. He also denied he was the father of Mel B.'s daughter Angel, until a DNA test proved that he was.

Mike Tyson
# of Kids: 8
Names and ages: D'Amato Tyson (b. 1990), Mickey Tyson (b. 1990), Rayna (b.1996) and Amir (1997) with second wife Monica Turner; Miguel (b. 2002) and Exodus (b. 2005, died 2009) with ex-partner Sol Xochitl; and Milan (2009) and Morocco (2011) with third wife Lakiha "Kiki" Spicer.

"I'm just so blessed to have my children all in my life," Tyson said of his kids. "I never thought that I would be like this. I'm just so happy that they have the capability to love and to have compassion. They really love each other. I don't have to worry about their relationships. They respect one another. They have such different beliefs than I do. I look at my kids, and they go to such nice, good schools. I never could have imagined going to the schools that my kids go to. I'm just so grateful. And that's what I'm trying to tell you to show you, I'm just grateful."

Rod Stewart
# of Kids: 8
Names and ages: Sarah Streeter (b. 1963, given up for adoption) with Susannah Boffey; Kimberley Alana (b. 1979) and Sean Roderick (b. 1980) with first wife Alana Hamilton; Ruby (b. 1987) with ex-girlfriend Kelly Emberg; Renee Cecili (b. 1992) and Liam McAllister (b. 1994) with second wife Rachel Hunter; Alastair Wallace (b. 2005) and Aiden Patrick (b. 2011) with wife Penny Lancaster-Stewart.

Rod Stewart had a history of 48 years—almost half a century—of baby-making. But it should be noted he was just 18 when his first child was born, and subsequently given up for adoption.

Mel Gibson
# of kids: 8

Names and ages: Hannah (b.1980), twin sons Edward and Christian (b. 1982), Willie (b. 1985), Louis (b.1988), Milo (b.1990), and Tommy (b. 1999) with his ex-wife Robyn Moore Gibson; Lucia (b. 2009) from his relationship with Oksana Grigorieva.

Mel Gibson and his wife Robyn had 7 children together over the course of 19 years. But things got pretty crazy when his marriage ended, and he ended up in a very complicated (and tabloid-worthy) relationship with Oksana Grigorieva.

Muhammad Ali

# of kids: 9
Names and ages: Maryum (b. 1968), twins Jamillah and Rasheda (b. 1970), and Muhammad Ali, Jr. (b. 1972) with second wife Belinda Boyd; Miya Ali (b. 1972) with Pat Harvil; Khaliah (b. 1974, now goes by Aaisha Ali) with Wanda Bolton; Hana (b. 1976) and Laila (b. 1977) with third wife Veronica Porsche; Asaad Amin (born 1987, adopted) with wife Yolanda "Lonnie" Williams.

Muhammad Ali may have been a fighter in the ring, but apparently he was quite the lover when not at work. Over the course of ten years, he welcomed eight kids. His ninth was adopted with wife Yolanda "Lonnie" Williams.

Jermaine Jackson
# of Kids: 9
Names and ages: Jermaine La Jaune "Jay" (b. 1977), Autumn Joi (b. 1978), and Jaimy Jermaine (b. 1987) with first-wife Hazel Gordy; Jeremy (b. 1986) and Jourdynn (b.1989) with Margaret Maldonado; Jasmine (b. 1988) with an unidentified woman; and Jaafar Jeremiah (b. 1996) and Jermajesty (b. 2000) with Alejandra Oaziaza.

Jermaine certainly has a way with names, from Jaime to Jourdynn to Jermajesty. And an interesting note about his ex, Alejandra Oaziaza: She has two children with Jermaine's brother Randy, so that means that for Jermajesty and Jaafar two of their cousins are also their half-brother and sister.

Stevie Wonder
# of Kids: 9
Names and ages: Aisha (b. 1975) and Keita with Yolanda Simmons; Kailand and Mandla with ex-wife Kai Millard Morris; Mumtaz Morris with by Melody McCulle; Sophia and Kwame from two other relationships; and two children with Tomeeka Robyn Bracy with his youngest born in December of 2014.

Stevie Wonder first became a father back in 1975 with his daughter Aisha, who inspired the song "Isn't She Lovely."

Bob Marley
# of Kids: 11 children
Sharon (b. 1964 Rita Marley's daughter adopted by Bob Marley), Cedella (b. 1967), Ziggy (b. 1968), Stephen (b. 1972) with wife Rita Marley; Robert (b. 1972) to Pat Williams; Rohan (b. 1972) to Janet Hunt; Karen (b. 1973) to Janet Bowen; Stephanie (b. 1974, although this girl, born to Rita, wasn't actually Bob's daughter); Julian (b. 1975) to Lucy Pounder; Ky-Mani (b. 1976) to Anita Belnavis; and Damian (b. 1978) to Cindy Breakspeare.

It should be noted that in 1972 he welcomed three kids within a one-month period. He was one very busy man. It's also impressive that he fathered all these children during a life cut so short—he died at the age of 36.

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Charlie Chaplin
# of Kids: 11
Names and ages:

Norman Spencer Chaplin (b. 1919, died at 3 days old) with first wife Mildred Harris; Charles Spencer Chaplin, Jr. (b. 1925) and Sydney Earl Chaplin (b. 1926) with second wife Lita Grey; Geraldine Leigh (b.1944), Michael John (b. 1946), Josephine Hannah (b. 1949), Victoria (b.1951), Eugene Anthony (b. 1953), Jane Cecil (b. 1957), Annette Emily (b. 1959), and Christopher James Chaplin (b. 1962) with fourth wife Oona O'Neill.

He welcomed his last child when he was 73, yes 73. He and wife Oona (Chaplin was 36 years older than she was) had eight children over the span of 18 years.

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