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Celebrity babies born via surrogate (30 images)

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. TV actor Neil Patrick Harris says he is on track to becoming a parent of twins in the fall.

The star of "How I Met Your Mother" announced on his Twitter feed this weekend that he and partner, David Burtka, were "expecting" and that they were both thrilled about it, People said Saturday.

E! Online confirmed the babies were being carried by a surrogate mother.

The following photo sideshow features celebrities who have ever paid a surrogate mother to become parents.



Pop singer openly gay Ricky Martin is the father of boy twins, born in 2008 via surrogate. Above: (L) Ricky Martin arrives for the Bulgari 125th Anniversary Auction Benefiting Save the Children at Christie's in Rockefeller Center in New York on December 8, 2009. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh. (R) Ricky Martin performs in concert on the opening night of the new Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach on October 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Pop singer openly gay Ricky Martin is the father of boy twins, born in 2008 via surrogate. Above: (L) Ricky Martin arrives for the Bulgari 125th Anniversary Auction Benefiting Save the Children at Christie's in Rockefeller Center in New York on December 8, 2009. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh. (R) Ricky Martin performs in concert on the opening night of the new Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach on October 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Pop singer openly gay Ricky Martin is the father of boy twins, born in 2008 via surrogate. Above: (L) Ricky Martin arrives for the Bulgari 125th Anniversary Auction Benefiting Save the Children at Christie's in Rockefeller Center in New York on December 8, 2009. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh. (R) Ricky Martin performs in concert on the opening night of the new Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach on October 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Robert De Niro and his former companion model-turned-restaurateur Toukie Smith gave birth to boy twins via surrogate in 1995. Above: Robert De Niro, a cast member in the motion picture dramatic comedy "Everybody's Fine', attends the premiere of the film at AFI Fest 2009 in Los Angeles on November 3, 2009. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Katey Sagal had a daughter in 2007 born via surrogate. Above: NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) - Katey Sagal of "8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter" poses for pictures at the ABC Network Up-Fronts for Fall 2003 at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 13, 2003. lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
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Chris Meloni's children came into life through assistance of surrogacy. Above: (L) NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for pictures at the Time Magazine launch of "Time Style & Design" with Heidi Klum on the cover at Gotham Hall in New York on Feburary 10, 2003. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh (R) NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for photographers at GQ's 45th Anniversary Extravaganza at the GQ Lounge at Pressure in New York on Sept. 4, 2002. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
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Chris Meloni's children came into life through assistance of surrogacy. Above: (L) NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for pictures at the Time Magazine launch of "Time Style & Design" with Heidi Klum on the cover at Gotham Hall in New York on Feburary 10, 2003. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh (R) NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for photographers at GQ's 45th Anniversary Extravaganza at the GQ Lounge at Pressure in New York on Sept. 4, 2002. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
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Chris Meloni's children came into life through assistance of surrogacy. Above: (L) NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for pictures at the Time Magazine launch of "Time Style & Design" with Heidi Klum on the cover at Gotham Hall in New York on Feburary 10, 2003. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh (R) NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Chris Meloni poses for photographers at GQ's 45th Anniversary Extravaganza at the GQ Lounge at Pressure in New York on Sept. 4, 2002. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
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