They are your favorite celebrities but they are so much more than that, they are mothers, good working moms.
Though they may have fame, riches, and stylish wardrobes, celebrity moms are just like any other mother when it comes to doting on their kids. Beyond the cute photos we love poring over from these mother-child duos, we can’t help but be inspired by how they balance it all.
Mother’s Day is finally here and these are 11 notable celebrity moms who we can’t get enough of.
When you think of working celebrity mothers, singer Esther Akoth aka Akothee is definitely someone who comes to mind. Not only is she an award wing singer and dancer, she is also a businesswoman who has five beautiful children. If that is not enough, she is outspoken and while her antics on social media maybe considered controversial or funny, the president of single mothers always has some good takeaways on motherhood.
Not only did the former US First Lady Michelle Obama help her husband Barack Obama run a country, she boasts two Ivy-League degrees from Princeton University and Harvard Law School and also launched many organizations devoted to health and education In 2018, as reported by The Sauce, Mrs. Obama recounted her childhood in her successful memoir, ‘Becoming’, and how she instilled those values in her own two daughters, Malia aged 20 and Sasha aged 17.
Beyonce Carter Knowles is a global superstar who has stunned the world with her talents. From singing at a tender age and being part of the group Destiny’s Child, dancing, acting and touring the world, Queen Bey has done it all. She has three children with her rapper husband Jay Z, Blue Ivy Carter who is 7 years old and twins Sir and Rumi Carter who are only one. As reported by The Sauce, just after she gave birth to the twins, Beyonce set out to prepare for her most memorable performance yet at the 2018 Coachella festival popularly referred to as BeyChella, talk about the strength of a woman.
Caroline Mutoko is one of Kenya’s revered media personalities, from her long-running stint on radio, her transition to the online platform, YouTube and even emceeing at top-notch events, Caroline is always ahead of the pack. She is no-nonsense, well spoken and looks like she is hard to please but it is clear she has a weak spot for her only daughter Nduku whom she dots on every chance she gets.
Capital FM’s radio presenter Amina Abdi is one of a kind, a multi-talented media personality who is on every platform from hosting two TV shows including the Friday entertainment show, The Trend, being a social media influencer, events emcee and voice-over artist, Amina balances it all to work almost a full day and raise her 4-year-old son Tumi with her disc jockey husband John Rabar.
Janet Mbugua is a former TV personality but she has not shied away from the limelight especially through her constantly growing YouTube channel and lending her voice to various causes such as the ‘Help a child reach 5′ campaign with LifeBouy. As reported by The Sauce recently, Janet came out to reveal her struggles with Endometriosis a cancer-causing disease that is tormenting many women across the globe, silently. Janet seems like she does it all effortlessly plus being a mother to her two boys Huru and Mali with the help of her hubby Eddie Ndichu.
The newly-engaged actress and World of Dance host Jennifer Lopez gave birth to her adorable “coconut” twins Max and Emme in 2008 by her then husband and singer Marc Anthony. J-Lo is not only a fashion icon and singer but also an actress and dancer who made it to be one of the biggest stars in Hollywood despite her humble background. This Latina singer is another phenomenal woman who can juggle it all and still make it look so easy.
Chrissy Teigen is more than her hilarious clapbacks on Twitter, she is a model, TV host and an author of best-selling cookbooks. She and her EGOT winning hubby John Legend have the most adorable children, Luna who is 2 years old and Miles who is only 18 months. From the way Chrissy flaunts her children and family on Instagram, they are definitely family goals because they are always winning and look cute together.
Now, this right here is a superwoman, Serena Williams is a globally renowned Tennis Champ who holds 23 Grand Slam titles. Serena Williams has become the epitome of #momgoals. We love how honest she’s been about her postpartum struggles and the fact that she closed out a historic victory at the 7th Australian Open while pregnant with her now one-year-old daughter Olympia, dedicating her comeback win to other moms. She is married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian Sr.
Gabrielle Union’s road to motherhood has been a long-fought one. After suffering from miscarriages and failed IVF treatments, the actress and her baller husband Dwayne Wade finally welcomed her first child via surrogacy in November 2018. Her willingness to keep trying for a child and the way she’s handled mommy-shamers online is admirable. Now the proud mother of one can’t help but flaunt her baby girl Kaavia alias ‘The shady baby’ on Instagram.
Singer Ciara is body goals, always, she has the moves too and brought the house down at the 2019 Met Gala with her humongous hair but she is also mummy goals with her two babies Future Zahir with rapper Future and Sienna with her loving husband Russell Wilson. We don’t know what’s sweeter about the R&B singer’s Instagram feed: the candid shots of her hanging out with her two kids or the major wanderlust she gives us from her vacation snaps with husband and NFL quarterback.
Other working celebrity mothers we admire are, Former media personality Julie Gichuru, Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage, Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan, Kenyan actress Brenda Wairimu, KICC CEO Nana Gecaga, Fashionista Lucia Musau, Ugandan politician’s wife Barbie Kyagulani among many others.