10 Famous Celebrities That You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

5. Sarah McLachlan

It was probably the hardest thing she ever had to do. I’m glad she did it. Grammy Winning Canadian Singer Songwriter Sarah McLachlan who was born in 1968 and was immediately placed for adoption. She is one of the three children adopted by Jack and Dorice McLachlan. According to Sarah her biological mother was a struggling year old artist. She thinks that her birth mother wouldn’t have been able to pursue any of her dreams if she had kept her and doesn’t blame her for her decision.

4. Melissa Gilbert

American actress and television director Melissa Gilbert was adopted just one day after her birth in 1964. Her adoptive parents were famous actor comedian Paul Gilbert and Dancer Barbara Crane. It was her adoptive father’s Hollywood connection that got her into acting which started at the early age of 10. Her adoptive parents divorced when she was 8 years old and she remained with her adoptive mother ever since.

3. Snookie

Born in Santiago Chile in 1987 . The Jersey Shore’ Star Snookie was just six months old when she was adopted by an Italian American Couple From New York. Although she was born in Chile and believed she was Spanish DNA tests revealed later that she is actually from Romani people heritage.

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2. Faith Hill

I know she must have had a lot of love for me, but what she felt was a better chance.” These are word of Faith Hill one of the most successful Country Singers of all Time. Faith was adopted by Edna and Ted Perry at birth. When Faith was an adult she started her journey to search for her biological parents and successfully traced her mother. They both remained close until her mother’s death.

1. Steve Jobs

Yes, you heard it correct. An idol to millions of people in our generation Apple CEO Steve jobs was given up at birth by his American mother Joanne Carole Schieble and Syrian Muslim father Abdulfattah Jandali. According to reports Joanne’s ill father was against their marriage and forced her to give up the child all this to avoid cross culture marriage. Later by Paul and Clara Jobs adopted little Steve and the rest is history. Shocked yet? And there you have it our list of Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Adopted.

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