Childfree Celebs Share Their Reasons for Not Having Kids

A lot of celebrities have made time to have children while still progressing in their careers. In this modern era, it’s possible for women to have a family and a career, especially if they’re celebrities with lots of money to spend on childcare. Some celebrities choose not to have children for a whole bunch of reasons.

Keep reading to find out why some celebs think they’re better off child-free. Let’s take a moment to celebrate everybody making the best decisions for their own lives and circumstances.

Portia de Rossi

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“There comes some pressure in your mid-30s, and you think, ‘Am I going to have kids so I don’t miss out on something that other people really seem to love? Or is it that I really genuinely want to do this with my whole heart?’

I didn’t feel that my response was ‘yes’ to the latter. You have to really want to have kids, and neither of us did. So it’s just going to be me and Ellen and no babies – but we’re the best of friends and married life is blissful, it really is. I’ve never been happier than I am right now.”