29 Surprising Celebrity Godparents

They even know each other?!

1. Bono is godfather to twins Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt.

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2. Elizabeth Hurley is godmother to both Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham.

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Elton John is also godfather to the two eldest Beckham boys.

3. Hurley is also godmother to Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit’s son Lennon.

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4. While Hurley chose the late Heath Ledger to randomly be her son Damian’s godfather.

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As is her ex boyfriend Hugh Grant, as well as Elton John, David Furnish and Patsy Kensit.

5. Simon Pegg is godfather to Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s daughter Apple.

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And in return Chris is godfather to Pegg’s daughter.

6. While director Steven Spielberg is Gwyneth’s godfather.

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He is also godfather to Drew Barrymore.

7. Michael Jackson was Nicole Ritchie’s godfather.

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She also has another superstar godfather in the form of Quincy Jones.

8. As well as for Bee Gee star Barry Gibbs’ son Michael.

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9. Kate Moss is godmother to Jude Law’s daughter Iris.

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Jude Law was also due to be godfather to Kate’s daughter Lila, but he was dropped when he divorced Kate’s best pal Sadie Frost.

10. While actor Jonny Lee Miller is godfather to Jude’s eldest son, Rafferty.

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11. Sophia Loren is godmother to Drew Barrymore.

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Alongside her godfather Steven Spielberg.

12. While Drew Barrymore is godmother to Frances Bean Cobain.

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13. Lady Gaga is godmother to Elton John and David Furnish’s sons Zachary and Elijah.

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14. While Elton John is Sean Lennon’s godfather.

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Elton is perhaps the most popular celebrity godfather – he’s also godfather to Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham and Damian Hurley.

15. Sting is godfather to Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s son Rocco.

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16. While Rupert Everett is godfather to their other son, David Banda.

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17. Johnny Depp is godfather to Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter’s child, Billy Ray.

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18. Jake Gyllenhaal is godfather to Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams’ daughter Matilda.

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OK, so this one’s not quite as surprising seem as Heath and Jake were best mates before his death. Busy Philipps is also godmother to Matilda.

19. While Jamie Lee Curtis is Jake’s godmother.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid actor Paul Newman is also his godfather.

20. Aretha Franklin was Whitney Houston’s godmother.

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21. Gangster Reggie Kray was Patsy Kensit’s godfather.

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22. Daniel Craig is godfather to Mark Strong’s eldest son.

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They are life long friends, FYI.

23. The late Sonny Bono was godfather to Red Hot Chili Peppers star Anthony Kiedis.

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24. Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman are both godparents to media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s two daughters.

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While former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is also said to be godfather to one of Murdoch’s daughters.

25. Henry Winkler is Twilight star Bryce Dallas Howard’s godfather.

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But that’s perhaps less surprising when you realise her father is Ron Howard – Henry’s former Happy Days co-star.

26. Victor Garber is godfather to Violet Affleck.

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27. Eva Longoria is godmother to Harper Beckham.

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28. Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus’ godmother.

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29. And Joan Collins is godmother to Cara Delevingne.

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