The cast of MTV‘s Teen Mom aren’t the only famous women who became parents as teenagers. There are plenty of proud celebrity mamas who got pregnant while most of us were taking our SAT’s… or in some cases, applying to high school. We couldn’t imagine having to take care of another person at that time–we could barely take care of ourselves! Seriously, hats off to these ladies. It’s not easy raising a child, especially when you might still legally be one. But whether these women got pregnant in the limelight, or worked through single motherhood to make their big break later, each managed to make a success out of what isn’t an ideal situation for a young girl.
Click through for 19 celebrities who were mothers before they were 20–a few might surprise you!