There is a bit of a stigma when it comes to people who have children when they are still considered children themselves. Most people like to claim that being born to a teen mother is only going to lead to a life of misery and struggle. Despite this well worn narrative, there are people who have managed to live rather happy and productive lives even if their parents weren’t yet adults when they had them.
Some of these people have succeeded beyond the normal range and have actually managed to make a name for themselves as a performers. These people have managed to make more than one fortune’s worth in their lifetime. This list is of 10 celebrities we all know, who you probably didn’t know were born to teen mothers.
Gretchen Wilson is a country singer that has managed to make quite a name for herself over the last few years. Wilson started out from rather humble beginnings, as she was born to a 16-year-old single mother living in a trailer park in Illinois.
Most people know that Dr. Dre came from very humble beginnings but they may not have known just how much the deck was stacked against him. Not only did he come from the high crime area of L.A. known as Compton but his mother, Verna was just 16 when she gave birth to baby Dre.