Such a sensitive topic as the adoption of a child and his adoption by a new, foster family, it seems and should not be raised. However, there are times when it is simply impossible to pass by such a story, because the main characters here are the stars, whose success millions of people around the world strive for. These stars were once abandoned by their parents, but time passed and they found another family and achieved those heights that they might never have dreamed of.
The famous actor and Emmy award winner spent the first 6 months of his life in an orphanage. Then the child was adopted by his married couple Alfred and Mary Liotta. Already in adulthood, Ray learned that he was not being raised by his biological parents. Recovering from this news, Ray decided to find his mother first. This helped him to learn a lot about himself, and first of all to find out that he is not Italian.
Jack Nicholson considered his grandparents to be his parents, who, in fact, took upon themselves the education of the future actor. By the way, Nicholson considered his mother his sister. The actor learned the truth only in 1974, when journalists conducted an investigation. Alas, by this moment neither grandmother nor grandfather was alive.
The parents of the future Beatles lead singer separated when he was only 3 years old. The boy stayed with his mother, but soon she had a new man, and John was given to be raised by his aunt Mimi. The woman did not have children of her own, and she fell in love with the boy as her own son. However, the boy regularly communicated with his blood mother: she came to visit him every day.
The romantic relationship between students Joan Schible and Abdulfattah Jindali was rather difficult. Joan did not terminate the pregnancy, but the young mother did not want to take on the issues of raising the child. So Jan gave birth to a child secretly and immediately gave him up for adoption. Americans Paul and Clara Jobs took the baby into their family and surrounded the long-awaited child with love and care. It was them that Steve Jobs considered his parents and was very angry if someone called them adopted.
The Russian billionaire was orphaned at a very early age: when Abramovich was only a year old, he lost his mother, his father died at 4 years old. The upbringing of a child up to 8 years old was taken over by the family of Leiba Abramovich's uncle, whom he considered his own father for a long time. Then the boy moved to another uncle - Abram Abramovich.
The most desirable woman of the 20th century had a rather difficult childhood. Historians still do not know the exact name of the father, the girl's mother almost never saw her. As a result, the child was passed from one family to another, until the young Norma Jean Baker married Jim Dougherty.
Jame was only 7 months old when his biological mother Louise stopped taking any part in his life. The child was almost immediately transferred to the foster family of Louise herself - Esther Marie and Mark Talley. They raised the child, although he sometimes saw biological matter.
The future canti music star was adopted when she was only 7 days old. In the foster family, Faith was surrounded by love and care, but the singer admitted that she always lacked something in her life. Faith Hill subsequently tracked down her biological mother and kept in touch with her until her death.
The biological mother abandoned Melissa the very next day after birth. Fortunately, the baby was adopted almost immediately by the famous film actor Paul Gilbert and his wife Barbara Crane.
By the time the mother of the future musician was born, she was only 16 years old. Patricia Molly Clapton gave the baby to the upbringing of the mother, all that was known about the child's father was that he was a Canadian soldier, by the way, he never saw his son. Eric's mother, shortly after the birth of her son, married another soldier and went to live in Germany. For a long time, Eric considered his grandmother and her husband to be his parents, and called Patricia his sister.