8 Black celebrities who had children while they were teenagers

Farida Dawkins Aug 23, 2018 at 11:00am

August 23, 2018 at 11:00 am | Lifestyle

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

August 23, 2018 at 11:00 am | Lifestyle

Aretha Franklin (left), Maya Angelou (right)...Composite

Being a parent is a tough job.  It requires selflessness, sacrifice and loss of some personal freedoms.

Such a position when coupled with another difficult one – celebrity – can be quite challenging.

Nevertheless, some of our favorite black celebrities have become parents, while in their teens.

Keep reading to learn about eight black celebrities who had children while they were teenagers:

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