You don't have to be celeb-obsessed to know Brangelina adopted three of their six children. It's also commonly known that Sandra Bullock adopted her son Louis. (Hello cute People Magazine cover.) When we started to count the number of famous people who have adopted we got to 23 before realizing this was more than a trend.
And it isn't even a new one. Barbara Walters, Ed McMahon, Ronald Reagan and Walt Disney all adopted children in their day.
What's lesser known, though, are which celebrities were adopted themselves. And so, as National Adoption Month ends, we bring you a list of the most notable -- and surprising -- adoptees: