12 Celebrities Who Were Raised by Their Grandparents (PHOTOS)

For many of us, Grandma and Grandpa, or Nonna and Pop, are the sweet senior citizens who occasionally babysit. But for some families, grandparents play a huge role in raising little ones, at times even becoming the primary caregivers. From tragic accidents to trouble with the law, the reasons why moms and dads are unable to raise their own kids runs the gamut.


The following 12 celebrities were raised by their grandparents, and they not only turned out to be successful citizens, they thrived. 

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