Shah Rukh, Gauri to have baby via surrogacy: Celebs who have opted for same
Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan are set to have an addition to their family soon. According to a report published in leading Tabloid - the couple, who have been married for 22 years, are going to have a baby boy in july through surrogacy. What's more it was Gauri's idea to have another baby. SRK and Gauri are not the first Bollywood and Hollywood couple to go for surrogacy. Ahead take a look at other celebs who have jumped on surrogacy bandwagon. (PTI)
In December 2011, Aamir Khan along with wife Kiran Rao welcomed a baby boy Azad Rao Khan through IVF-surrogacy. The couple was extremely open to the media about their decision and procedure. Aamir Khan even made a statement recommending surrogacy to infertile couples. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)
Following the footsteps of Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan, Salman Khan's younger brother Sohail Khan also went the suurogacy way. Ten years after the birth of their first son Nirvaan, Sohail Khan and wife Seema had their second child, Yohan, through surrogacy in 2011.
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish were overjoyed when their son Zachary was born on Christmas Day in 2010. The couple welcomed their second son Elijah, this year by the same surrogate mother. (Reuters)
Actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban surprised the world when they announced the birth of their baby Faith Margaret through a surrogate mother in 2011. Kidman expressed her incredible gratitude to the "gestational carrier". The Oscar winning actress and her husband, country singer Keith Urban, already have a four-year-old daughter called Sunday Rose. (AP)
Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker along with husband Matthew Broderick opted for the 'pregnancy without pain' and had beautiful twin girls Marion and Tabitha in 2009 through surrogacy. (AP)
Latin singer Ricky Martin has five-year-old twins, Matteo and Valentino who were the result of 'gestational surrogacy' in 2008. Ricky Martin is raising his sons with Carlos Gonzalez Abella, his partner of four years.
In October 2010, actors Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka became parents to twins Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, born via a surrogate mother. "These kids come in to our world with nothing but love," said Neil. Neil Patrick Harris, and David Burtka arrive at the 66th Annual Tony Awards in 2012. (AP)
Actress Angela Bassett and husband Courtney B Vance were delighted when twins Slater Vance and daughter Bronwyn Vance were born as the result of surrogate birth in 2006. They revealed after several years of failed fertility attempts, surrogacy was a turning point in their lives. (Reuters)
Michael Jackson's third child Prince Michael II, was born in 2002 to surrogate mother Debbie Rowe. (AP)
Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro became a father once again at 68 when he and wife Grace Hightower De Niro then 56, welcomed baby Helen Grace Hightower in 2011. The actor also has 18-year-old twin sons Julian and Aaron, born via surrogate with ex-girlfriend Toukie Smith in 1995. (Reuters)
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo stunned the world when he announced he had become a father to a son by an unknown woman in July 2010. His son, named Cristiano Jr. was born through a surrogate mother and is know to be a splitting image of his handsome father. (Reuters)