It’s no secret that parenting while in the limelight has it’s advantages and disadvantages. Kudos to the moms who can balance it all. The main thing I hear them saying is having that “village” is so important to the balance, health, and development of their family.
1. Jill Scott
Jill Scott is a mom to a 7-year-old a son. Although her relationship status is single, she’s quick to point out that she’s not raising him alone. She has credited her “village” for being there for her and Jett. Jill is a Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Activist.
Tisha Campbell-Martin is a mom to 2 sons. Her son Xen is Autistic, and she is outspoken about raising awareness of Autism within the African-American and Latino community. Tisha is a Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actress, and Activist. She can also be seen making appearances on the show “Real Husbands of Hollywood”.
3. Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle Beauvais is a mom to 3 sons. Having twin sons who are biracial, it inspired Garcelle to pen the series of children’s book “I am mixed”. She is best known for her role as Fancy on the Jamie Foxx show. Garcelle is not only an Author but also an Actress, Producer and Activist. I must also add, having had the chance to interview her personally, she is very humble and down to earth.
4. Traci Braxton
Traci Braxton is a mom to an only son. She has been an advocate for children with JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis). Coming from a family of singers, she is also a singer and makes guest appearances on various television spotlights. She is also currently on the hit reality show “The Braxton Family”, which is centered on her and the Braxton family.
5. Tamera Mowry-Housley
Tamera Mowry-Housley is a mom of 2 and an Actress, Producer, Talk Show Host, and an Author. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tamera Campbell on the ABC/WB sitcom Sister, Sister. She has also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Twitches and its sequel, Twitches Too. She has played various other roles as well. She is currently one of the hosts for the daytime TV show “The Real”.
6. Holly Robinson-Peete
Holly Robinson-Peete is an Actress, Model, Singer, Author, and Reality TV star. She is the mother to 4 children, and the wife to a former football player. Holly is best known for her role in 21 Jump Street but has also been well known to the Autism community for her book “My Brother Charlie”, which she wrote with her daughter. Holly is currently starring in a reality series called “For Peete’s Sake”.
7. Sofia Vergara
A regular in many of Tyler Perry’s movies, and on the hit show Modern Family, Sofia Vergara is the mother to an only son. She is an actress and model. Born in Columbia, she achieved stardom there and then came to America. She is also a survivor of Thyroid Cancer.
8. Kandi Buruss
A former singer of the 90’s female group X-scape, Kandi has left her mark in the music world. She is a singer, songwriter, producer and actress. She is the mother of 2 and the stepmother to her husband’s daughter. Kandi is also one of the stars of Bravo network’s Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Whether you love her or hate her, she has absolutely become a powerhouse, even crossing over from music to film, and more. She has a swarm of women following her claiming the name “Beyhive”. They’re quick to swarm on anyone who speaks negatively about her too. Bey is the mother to her daughter, Blue Ivy. She is also currently on a worldwide tour.
10. Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba is well-known for her movie and commercial roles as well as being the co-founder of the Honest company. The Honest Company is a company geared towards the needs of baby’s as well as mom personal care. She is the proud mother of 2 girls.
11. Taraji P. Henson
Taraji has had an amazing career in film thus far. She is well known for so many roles, including her latest role as Cookie Lyons in the hit show “Empire”. Being a mother clearly has not slowed her career down, as she is an amazing actress. She was also reported to have stood up for her son and snatched him out of his former college when he was unfairly treated reportedly due to his race, and she then placed him in a college where they felt he would be treated equally. This mama bear looks great to have a son in college!