As a parent, choosing godparents for your children are a big decision and huge honor for the person you choose.
Check out some of these surprising celebrity godparents. Who knew?
Former “Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is the godmother to David Beckham and Victoria Beckham’s adorable daughter Harper. Longoria said she is “”absolutely thrilled. Harper is simply adorable.”
Elton John asked singer Lady Gaga to be godmother of his son, Zachary, last year. People were shocked by his choice, but the singer explained, “”When you get to the real person under there, there’s a real simple person under there who loves her parents”.
Johnny Depp has had a close relationship with director Tim Burton and his longtime partner Helena Bonham Carter for many years. Burton was too shy to ask his movie buddy to be his son Billy’s godfather so Helena did it. Depp said, “”It doesn’t get heavier than saying I’d like you to be the godfather of my son.”
Miley Cyrus’s godmother is country legend Dolly Parton! The country legend calls herself Miley Cyrus’s “fairy godmother”. Dolly said, “I’m just real proud of her.”
Michelle Williams chose two celebrities to be godparents for her daughter with the late Heath Ledger, Matilda. Michelle chose close pal and actress Busy Phillips to be godmother. She chose actor Jake Gyllenhaal to be Matilda’s godfather.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie chose two famous people to be godparents to their twins, Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Leon. They chose singer Bono as the godfather and former “Facts of Life” star Mindy Cohn (Natalie) as the godmother.
Actress Drew Barrymore’s godfather is the famous director Steven Spielberg. He became Drew’s godfather after casting her in the movie “E.T.” Drew said of Spielberg, he “was, and always will be, the dad I never had.”
Former “Friends” co-stars and real-life friends, Courtney Cox asked Jennifer Aniston to be godmother to her daughter Coco with ex-husband David Arquette.