John Stamos, 50, Wants Kids Someday — 8 Celebrities Who Became Parents Later in Life
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John Stamos, 50, Wants Kids Someday — 8 Celebrities Who Became Parents Later in Life


When will Uncle Jesse become a father? That’s the question, as John Stamos is still looking for the right time to start a family.

The 50-year-old actor plays a dad (of a dad) on the FOX sitcom Grandfathered and is thinking about real-life fatherhood, too.

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“I’ve never had [kids],” he tells People. “When the time is right, it’ll happen. This year has been about clearing my head, being healthy and getting my career on track. I think everything will fall into place as long as I’m good, solid and spiritual.”

John can take inspiration from the eight celebrities below, who became first-time parents in their 40s, 50s, or 60s!

Halle Berry
In March 2008, this X-Men beauty welcomed first child, daughter Nahla. Halle was 41 at the time.

Hugh Grant
This rom-com leading man entered fatherhood at age 51, welcoming daughter Tabitha Grant with girlfriend Tinglan Hong in September 2011.

Geena Davis
This Oscar winner (and recent Grey’s Anatomy guest star) gave birth to her first child, Alizeh Keshvar, in April 2002, when she was 46.

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Steve Martin
This funnyman became a father for the first time at age 67 when he and wife Anne Stringfield welcomed a child around February 2013.

Mariah Carey
The Elusive Chanteuse gave birth to twins Monroe and Moroccan in April 2011, when she was 41.

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Elton John
The first “Tiny Dancer” in this Brit singer’s life, son Zachary, arrived on Christmas 2010, when he was 63.

Laura Linney
The Big C star became a mom at 49, welcoming son Bennett Armistead in January 2014.

George Lucas
The Force was with this Star Wars director when he became a first-time dad at age 69, welcoming daughter Everest with wife Mellody Hobson in August 2013.