Meet the Famous Single Moms Who Inspire Us


For many obvious reasons, single moms are real-life superheroes, particularly to their children.  Not only do these strong mommas survive a variety of daily challenges to keep their kids A-okay, they also empower the beauty of every woman in and out.  

Check these single moms who continue to wow us:

J.K. Rowling

The best-selling author of the Harry Potter fantasy series revealed that she is prouder of her years as a single mom than any of her achievements.  Rowling also serves as the president of charity Gingerbread and aims to empower single parents who are suffering stigmatization after being shunned herself as unmarried.


Rachel Sarah

The author of “Single Mom Seeking” is also a celebrated blogger of single motherhood.  For over 10 years, Rachel Sarah has been sharing her wise thoughts on parenting and dating.  Now, she’s happily married and is a doting mom to her children including her step-daughter.

Kimberly Henderson

Getting pregnant on her teenage years, singer Kimberly Henderson married at an early age and found herself as a divorcee and a single mom after 10 years.  Instead of focusing on the devastating fate of her marriage, Henderson pursued her dream of becoming a singer. Her single, “Tiny Hearts,” has been getting a lot of international attention.


Bridget Moynahan

When actress Bridget Moynahan and New England Patriots quarterback separated after three years of dating,  she found herself in a complex situation- she was three months pregnant then. “Going through that traumatic time of being heartbroken and then being pregnant turned my whole life upside down and inside out and just knocked the wind out of me,” she said.  Her candidness serves as an inspiration to single mothers to embrace their pains and finally let go.