Sexy Star Dads
Father-of-three Tom Cruise took a quiet moment to relax with daughter Suri (mom is Katie Holmes) at a park in Cambridge, Mass. "She's magic," Cruise, who also has two teenage children, Connor and Isabella (not pictured), has said of Suri, who just turned four.
While becoming a father has definitely changed his life, Matthew McConaughey says that his son Levi (with girlfriend Camilla Alves) fits right into their laid-back lifestyle. "We do a lot of the same things, we just take him with us. We're a tribe now," said McConaughey. "Fatherhood is absolutely a hoot! It's fun, hard work."
"Let me be the cliché-it's really rewarding," Brad Pitt has said. The multitasking movie star has six children with partner Angelina Jolie: Maddox, Zahara, Pax, Shiloh (at left), Knox and Vivienne.
Sexy X-Men star Hugh Jackman has two adopted children-10-year-old Oscar and 4-year-old Ava-with wife Deborra-lee Furness. He and Oscar had time to bond while shooting Australia. "We'd sleep out on location, have a campfire," Jackman said on Oprah. "It was basically a boy's own adventure."
"Being a dad is just amazing," Matt Damon has said. "These stages just go by and it's incredibly fast. There are all these little discoveries every single day." The Bourne Supremacy star is a father to three leading ladies: Isabella, 4, Gia, 1, (with wife Luciana) and 10-year-old stepdaughter Alexia (not shown).
Will Smith's youngest son, Jaden, starred with him in The Pursuit of Happyness and recently landed the lead in The Karate Kid. Smith has two other children-son Trey from his first marriage (not shown), and daughter Willow with wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Ben Affleck remains the man of the house with daughters Seraphina, Violet (at left) and wife Jennifer Garner, but he doesn't seem to mind the full house. "I love being a father," the star of State of Play has said. "It's wonderful. It's changed my life. It all sounds like platitudes and clichés, and that's because they're the truth."
Ryan Phillippe has said fatherhood is his "greatest achievement." The star of Franklyn is a hands-on dad to daughter Ava and son Deacon. "He completely potty-trained Ava by himself," said ex-wife Reese Witherspoon. "He knows exactly how to negotiate a tantrum."
Liev Schreiber is the proud father of two sons-Samuel and Alexander-with girlfriend Naomi Watts. "When daddy's in the room, it's like I don't exist." Watts said recently. "Sasha [Alexander] is all about his dad. He just loves playing roughhouse... One of the things I just loved about Liev right away was that he was so good with kids."
Russell Crowe spends most of his time with wife Danielle Spencer and sons Charlie and Tennyson. While he maintains his tough-guy image in Hollywood, his family brings out his softer side. "Between my wife and myself, I'm the pushover as far as the kids are concerned," said Crowe.
Jerry O'Connell couldn't be happier to play father to his twin girls Charlie and Dolly (with wife Rebecca Romijn), but says the experience has been full of surprises. "Nothing prepared me for what it would be like to raise twin girls," he recently said. "I really thought I was going to be a very strict father. But now that they're starting to smile at me, I just know they're going to walk all over me."
Kingston, 4 (at left) already has dad Gavin Rossdale's rockstar style down with cool shades and a graphic tee. It's no surprise that younger brother Zuma, 1, is stylish too, with fashion icon Gwen Stefani for a mom!
Country superstar Keith Urban recently said his daughter Sunday Rose (with wife Nicole Kidman) has no idea her dad is famous, but can still appreciate his talents. "She knows my voice and everything," he said. "I play at home all the time, play the piano in the morning and sing."
Seal is one Hollywood dad who is very hands-on. The British singer has four children-Leni, Henry, Johan and Lou-with wife Heidi Klum. "What I love most about fatherhood is the opportunity to be a part of the development process of a new life," he has said.
Soccer superstar David Beckham's boys are all the spitting image of their dad-mom is Victoria Beckham. Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 7, and Cruz, 5, supported their dad by wearing his team's colors at a soccer match.