Skip To Content

    David Beckham Is Liv Tyler's Daughter's Godfather And 35 Other Celebs You Probably Didn't Know Are Godparents To Other Celebs' Kids

    Godparents but make them famous.

    1. David Beckham is the godfather of Liv Tyler's kids.

    David is good friends with Liv's ex-partner, David Gardner (who is also his sport's agent).

    2. Jamie Lee Curtis is the godmother of Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

    Jamie has been friends with Jake and Maggie's parents since before they were born.

    3. Marisa Tomei is Zoe Kravitz's godmother.

    Marisa and Zoe's mom, Lisa Bonet, have been friends since they starred on A Different World together.

    4. Eva Longoria is Harper Beckham's godmother.

    Eva and Harper's mom, Victoria Beckham, are close friends.

    Eva Longoria and Victoria Beckham

    5. Hugh Grant is Damian Hurley's godfather.

    Hugh and Damian's mom, Elizabeth Hurley, dated for 13 years, from 1987-2000, and obviously remained friends after.

    6. Simon Pegg is Apple Martin's godfather.

    Simon and Apple's dad, Chris Martin, are good friends.

    Chris Martin and Simon Pegg

    7. Lady Gaga is godmother to Elton John and David Furnish's sons, Elijah and Zachary.

    Lady Gaga with Elton John's sons

    She is a very close friend and collaborator with them.

    8. Elton John is godfather to Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham.

    9. And Elizabeth Hurley is their godmother.

    Elizabeth Hurley and Victoria Beckham

    Seems the three of them are all very good friends!!

    Victoria Beckham, Elton John, and Elizabeth Hurley

    10. Jessica Alba is godmother to Jaime King's son, James Knight.

    Topher Grace is his godfather.

    11. And Taylor Swift is the godmother to Jaime's second son, Leo Thames.

    12. Molly Bernard is godmother to Hilary Duff's daughter, Banks.

    Hilary and Molly are close friends and were costars on Younger.

    Hilary Duff and Molly Bernard

    13. Lizzy Caplan is godmother to Busy Philipps' daughter, Birdie.

    Busy and Lizzy have been friends since they were both on Freaks and Geeks.

    The cast of "Freaks and Geeks"

    14. Busy is the godmother to Michelle Williams's daughter, Matilda.

    Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps

    15. And Jake Gyllenhaal is Matilda's godfather.

    Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michelle Williams

    16. Jennifer Aniston is Coco Arquette's godmother.

    Screenshot from Jennifer Aniston's Instagram stories

    As we know, Jennifer is BFFAEAE with Coco's mom, Courteney.

    Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston

    17. Henry Winkler is Bryce Dallas Howard's godfather.

    Henry Winkler and Bryce Dallas Howard

    Henry and Bryce's dad, Ron Howard, have been friends since the Happy Days days.

    18. Meryl Streep is Billie Lourd's godmother.

    Billie Lourd handing Meryl her Oscar

    19. Meryl was very friendly with Billie's mom, Carrie Fisher.

    Carrie Fisher and Meryl Streep

    20. Nicole Kidman is godmother to Simon Baker's son Harry.

    Simon Baker and Nicole Kidman

    21. And Naomi Watts is godmother to Simon's other son, Claude.

    Nicole and Naomi have been friends with Simon and his ex-wife, Rebecca Rigg for a longggg time.

    22. Dakota Johnson is godmother to Jeremy Allen White and Addison Timlin's daughter, Ezer.

    Dakota and Addison are best friends.

    23. Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are godparents to Laura Dern's son, Ellery Harper.

    Makes sense that these icons are longtime friends.

    Ted Danson, Laura Dern, and Mary Steenburgen

    24. Harry Styles is godfather to Ben Winston's daughter, Ruby.

    Harry Styles

    Ben and Ruby:

    Harry and Ben have been friends for a while, and Ben has directed some One Direction videos.

    25. Bryan Cranston is godfather to Aaron Paul's son, Ryden.

    Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston

    Aaron and Bryan are very good friends after starring in Breaking Bad together, and they have their own tequila brand, too.

    26. Tim McGraw is godfather to Garrett Hedlund and Emma Roberts's son, Rhodes.

    Garrett and Tim have been close since doing Friday Night Lights together.

    Garrett Hedlund and Tim McGraw are at Country Strong

    27. Steven Spielberg is Gwyneth Paltrow's godfather.

    Steven Spielberg and Gwyneth Paltrow

    28. And he's also Drew Barrymore's godfather.

    Drew Barrymore and Steven Spielberg

    29. B. J. Novak is godfather to Mindy Kaling's daughter, Katherine.

    Mindy and B. J. have been extremely close for many, many years now, but it's just platonic :).

    30. Sadie Frost is godmother to Lila Moss, Kate Moss's daughter.

    Sadie Frost and Lila Moss

    31. And Kate Moss is godmother to Iris Law, Sadie Frost's daughter with Jude Law.

    Kate Moss and Sadie Frost have been friends since forever, and Kate used to hang out with Sadie and Jude all the time.

    And I think that makes Lila and Iris god-siblings? Not a thing, but you get it.

    Lila Moss and Iris Law

    32. Vin Diesel is godfather to Paul Walker's daughter, Meadow.

    Paul Walker and Vin Diesel

    33. Vin walked Meadow down the aisle at her wedding.

    34. Leah Remini is godmother to Jennifer Lopez's twins, Emme and Max.

    Leah and Jennifer have been friends since they met on the red carpet of Man on Fire in 2004.

    Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini on "Watch What Happens Live"

    35. Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus's godmother.

    Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus onstage

    Dolly has been friends with Miley's dad, Billy Ray, since before Miley existed.

    Billy Ray Cyrus, Dolly Parton, and Miley Cyrus

    36. And finally, Drew Barrymore is godmother to Francis Bean Cobain, daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.

    Courtney and Drew go way back.

    Courtney Love and Drew Barrymore