Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
Banks welcomed son Felix into the world on her Twitter account (is there any other way?) in March 2011. "I have been very fortunate in life both professionally and personally," she wrote on her Website. "The one true hurdle I've faced is that I have a broken belly. After years of trying to get pregnant, exploring the range of fertility treatments, all unsuccessful, our journey led us to gestational surrogacy."
Angela Basset and Courtney B. Vance
After seven years of failed fertility treatments the couple welcomed fraternal twins Bronwyn Golden and Slater Josiah in January 2006 via surrogate. The turning point for Basset? She saw a friend who said she was five months pregnant with no baby bump. After some research they decided to hop on the surrogate boat with them.
Camille and Kelsey Grammer
Depending on who you ask, there were a few reasons behind Camille Grammer opting for surrogacy. According to co-stars, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star did it so she wouldn't compromise her hot bod. Camille says she was forced to go the surrogate route due to irritable bowel syndrome.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Now parents of two, Kidman and Urban kept their gestational carrier a secret until announcing the birth of Faith Margaret Kidman Urban in December 2010.
Joan Lunden and Jeff Konigsberg
After making the decision to have another child at 54, Lunden and her husband went the route of a surrogate mother to make that dream a reality.
Cindy Margolis and Guy Starkman
The most downloaded woman alive today went with a surrogate mother after a doctor told her it would take years for her to get pregnant naturally. Though she had her first child through IVF in 2002, they welcomed twins girls via surrogate in 2005.
Kimberly and Dennis Quaid
Quaid twins, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, were born to a surrogate mother in November 2007. Due to a hospital error, the twins were accidentally given massive doses of a blood thinner after birth. The Quaid's sued the faulty parties shortly thereafter.
Katey Segal and Kurt Sutter
The Married with Children star had two children from a previous marriage, but decided on a surrogate in 2007 to have a third child at age 49.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Stroll around downtown NYC any given day, and you might spot SJP with her twins Tabitha and Marion, born in June 2009. "It would be odd to have made this choice if I was able to have successful pregnancies since my son's birth," she told MSNBC about the complications surrounding her decision and inability to conceive.
Marissa Jaret Winkour and Judah Miller
Cervical cancer survivor Winkour was not able to have a child due to a hysterectomy. She was so excited about having a child she even named her surrogate mother godmother to son Zev, born in July 2008.