The Cutest Photos of Celebrity Grandparents with Their Grandchildren

Just wait 'til you see their adorable snapshots

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Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford

On June 6, 2022, the TV host posted a heartwarming video on Instagram of her meeting and spending time with her newborn grandson Frank Michael, whom her son Cody and his wife Erika Brown welcomed on May.

In the sweet clip, Kathie Lee cradles baby Frank — named for his late grandfather — and rocks him to sleep while singing "Amazing Grace."

"I finally got to meet sweet little Frankie this weekend and the joy that filled my heart was indescribable!" she captioned her post. "I couldn't help but sing to him, and I think he enjoyed it. Glory be to God! 🤍"

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Christine Brown

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The Sister Wives star is one happy grandmother! "I adore being an Oma," Brown, 49, wrote alongside several photos of herself with granddaughter Avalon Asa on Instagram.

"It's so rewarding watching your children become incredibly amazing parents and then getting this wonderful bundle of love along with it!" she added.

Baby Avalon was born last April, to Brown's daughter Mykelti Brown Padron and her husband, Antonio "Tony" Padron.

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Marie Osmond

The singer and mother of eight is also a grandmother of eight! In May 2021, soon after her youngest grandchild arrived (granddaughter Olive Elise), she shared photos of some of her family spending time together outside.

"This photo was taken at the park and represents the beauty of motherhood and grandmotherhood—green cupcakes and all! 😂" she wrote, going on to reflect on the joys and challenges of parenting.

"I have worked my entire life and I can honestly say, there is NO job more challenging, or fulfilling... than that of being a mom! Well except for maybe being a grandma! 😂♥️."

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Amy Grant

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The singer is officially a grandmother! On Jan. 3, Grant's daughter with ex Gary Chapman, Millie Long, welcomed her first baby, daughter Penelope Willow Long, with her husband Ben. Baby Penelope arrived on Jan. 3 at 10:14 a.m. in Nashville, her rep confirmed to PEOPLE exclusively. She weighed in at 7 lbs., 12 oz., and measured 20 inches at birth.

"What a way to kick off 2022!" Grant, who is called Ama, told PEOPLE. "We are over the moon at her safe delivery. Mom and baby are doing great!"

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Blythe Danner

Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Holiday Photos with Kids, Stepkids
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The I'll See You in My Dreams star, who is mom to Gwyneth Paltrow, cuddled up to her granddaughter Apple in this sweet shot that Gwyneth included in a "best parts of 2021" roundup on Instagram.

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Henry Winkler

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Henry Winkler TikTok

Over the holidays, the French Dispatch actor danced around with three of his grandchildren in a playful TikTok video. The clip sees the 76-year-old breaking it down alongside the little ones to a remix of the Pussycat Dolls' song "When I Grow Up."

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Kris Jenner

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Quite possibly the most glamorous grandmother there is, Jenner has 11 grandkids: Mason, Penelope and Reign Disick; North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm West; Dream Kardashian; Stormi Webster and her newborn baby bro; and True Thompson.

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Nene Leakes

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is proud "glamma" to Bri'asia and Brayden, and says she has no hesitations about spoiling the kids of her son Bryson Bryant.

"You get to eat candy, ice cream, stay up late, run, everything but break something, you can do anything you want to. I love it, by the way," she told the Daily Dish of her grandparenting philosophy. "They send me a list and say, 'Well, she's not supposed to eat this, this, and this,' and I said, 'Honey, please keep your list. 'Cause that's not going to work, child,'"

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Pierce Brosnan

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The former James Bond is a debonair granddad to Isabella and Lucas (via his late daughter Charlotte) and Marley May, pictured, whose dad is son Sean.

"It's such a joy to be a grandparent," he said on Live with Kelly & Ryan. "There's something very special about it."

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson

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The A-list acting couple have taken on another important role: that of grandparents to son Colin's daughters Olivia and Charlotte, and son Chet's daughter Michaiah.

Though Hanks and Wilson joked to ET that they like to think of themselves as the "cool grandparents," son Colin said their grandkids are less than impressed.

"They're aware of what he does for sure," the actor told Us Weekly. "It's just the same way they're aware of what their father does for a living, but they don't have really much interest in it."

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Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne

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Being a grandparent clearly rocks for Sharon and Ozzy, who hold that designation for son Jack's three daughters Andy, Minnie and Pearl.

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Whoopi Goldberg

Already a grandma to three, the View host became a great-grandma in 2014 when granddaughter Amarah Dean welcomed baby Charlie Rose.

You'll have to listen to the star's reaction to becoming a great-grandma at 58 in her own words — we can't do it justice.

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Snoop Dogg

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The rapper revels in his role as grandpa to 6, teaching them important things like the value of Bob Marley's music and coloring togetheer.

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Patti LaBelle

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The legendary singer just welcomed her third grandchild, Zuri, whose big sisters Leyla and Gia are pictured here (with a friend) for the diva's birthday.

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Gayle King

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During the Sept. 20, 2021, CBS This Morning broadcast, King announced that her daughter Kirby Bumpus welcomed her first baby, son Luca Lynn Miller, with husband Virgil Miller the week prior. She later shared the first photos of her grandson Luca Lynn on Oprah Daily including one of herself snuggling the little guy sweetly.

"I wanted to be a grandmother for a long time, and it's really something when you see your own child become a parent," she said on CBS This Morning. "I am so nuts about him. And then I was holding him, Kirby goes, 'You know, you have to support his neck.' Uh, okay! I actually know how to do this!"

"He's very, very cute, so congratulations to my favorite daughter, my favorite son in law," King added. "Now I have a favorite grandson! I'm over the moon."

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Melissa Gilbert

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Since the birth of her granddaughter Ripley on June 8, 2021, Gilbert has been sharing tons of adorable photos of the newborn.

"My feed is going to get boring if you're not into babies," the Little House on the Prairie star captioned one series of photos about a week after Ripley's birth. "I'm a very proud Nana!! Can't wait to squeeze this little one!"

Gilbert announced that her son Dakota and his wife Marissa had welcomed Ripley into the world on June 9, alongside several photos of the infant swaddled in the hospital.

"Next up," she added alongside one pic, "traveling to Texas to meet our new granddaughter."

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Barbra Streisand

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The powerhouse actress and singer looks positively smitten with her stepson Josh Brolin's little girl in a black-and-white photograph Brolin shared with his Instagram followers.

"Classic beauties. Time stands still.❤️❤️," the Avengers: Infinity War actor captioned the post, tacking on the hashtags "#beanandgranny" and "#family"

Posting a color version of the same image, the Funny Girl star wrote, "We were at a restaurant but the most delicious thing was my granddaughter Westlyn!"

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Rosie O'Donnell O'Donnell/Twitter
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The former talk show host earned the title of "grandma" in December 2018, when her formerly estranged daughter Chelsea welcomed her first child, a girl named Skylar Rose.

One snapshot showed the snoozing newborn, which the proud grandmother simply captioned, "Joy," while a second of O'Donnell holding baby Skylar read, "Nana & skylar #bigLOVE"

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Michael Douglas

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Perfect pouts run in the family! Douglas pulled silly faces with his then-8-month-old granddaughter Lua Izzy in a heartwarming photo shared to Instagram by his son Cameron Douglas.

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Kurt Russell

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Like grandfather, like grandson! Kate Hudson's teen son Ryder joined Russell in a twinning photo opp during a boat ride.

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Diana Ross

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The music legend took to the 2017 American Music Awards to receive her lifetime achievent award, celebrating the honor with a few of her grandkids as they all danced along to her signature song, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." Best Sunday night, ever.

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Lester Holt

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In September 2017, Holt's son, Stefan, welcomed his own son, Henry. "The big story happened just after @NBCNightlyNews last night," the anchor tweeted, announcing the Holt family's newest member. "Meeting our new grandson Henry. Welcome little man!" Sam joined the family two years later, and baby No. 3 is due this fall.

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Steven Tyler

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The musician proved he's a doting grandpa during a bottle-feeding sesh with his then-8-month-old granddaughter Lula Rose, his daughter Liv's baby. Steven is quite the hands-on grandfather: the Aerosmith frontman was actually the one to cut 3-year-old grandson Sailor's umbilical cord in the delivery room. In a 2015 interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Liv said of Steven, "We don't always see him that often, but when we do, it's like this magical wizard comes to the house."

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Susan Sarandon

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Pictured with daughter Eva Amurri Martino and grandkids Marlowe and Major, Sarandon can't help but smile — and who can blame her? But don't call her "grandma" — she opts for a sweeter moniker. "I borrowed this name from a very dear friend of mine who's from the South, and his grandma was 'Honey,' " she said.

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Goldie Hawn

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The actress had a twinning moment with Rio — son Oliver Hudson's daughter — at the then-4-year-old's pre-school graduation in June 2017. Hawn also serves as grandma to her son's two other children and daughter Kate Hudson's sons, Ryder and Bingham, and daughter, Rani.

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Tony Bennett

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The legendary singer welcomed a grandson in September 2017, and shared a cute photo with his fans from the cuddly meeting. "Welcoming my new grandson… born this weekend!" wrote Bennett. The iconic performer has four children: Antonia, Dae, Danny and Joanna.

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Martha Stewart

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It was "bring your grandkids to work day" for the lifestyle guru, who shared her best tips with her two grandchildren, Jude and Truman. "The little girl is a genius speaking Spanish and English [and] she's going into Mandarin now," Stewart proudly told PEOPLE of the precocious kids in 2014. "And the little boy is very good in Spanish — very fluent!"

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Jane Seymour

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The former Bond Girl slipped into a Care Bear-inspired onesie to match with granddaughter Willa.

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