11 Celebrities Who Babysat Other Famous People When They Were Young (PHOTOS)

11 Celebrities Who Babysat Other Famous People When They Were Young (PHOTOS)

There's an exclusive Babysitter's Club in Tinseltown. These babysitters not only grew up to be famous stars, but the kids they watched also became celebrities, too. Talk about stars leading stars!

Click through for 11 celebs who babysat fellow A-listers when they were young.


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  • William H. Macy & Jeremy Piven


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    When the Shameless star was a struggling young actor in Chicago, William H. Macy made some extra cash babysitting Jeremy Piven, the son of a fellow Chicago actor he met while working on a play, because "I needed the work." Jeremy would grow up to become a cast member on Entourage.

  • Alice Cooper & Keanu Reeves


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    Not many people can boast that they were babysat by a rockstar! When Keanu Reeves was child, his costume designer mother worked with Alice Cooper, who reportedly watched the future Matrix star when his mom was busy.

  • Bethenny Frankel & Paris Hilton


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    She's now a successful businesswoman and reality TV star, but many years ago Bethenny Frankel worked as an assistant to Kathy Hilton, Paris Hilton's mother, and her duties included taking Paris and sister Nicky to school, as well as babysitting.

  • Kiefer Sutherland & Gwyneth Paltrow


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    Who would have guessed Kiefer Sutherland babysat Gwyneth Paltrow? Before she took her place as a member of Hollywood royalty, Gwyneth Paltrow was just a young lass who needed someone to take care of her while her actress mom worked on a play at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The babysitter? Future 24 star Kiefer Sutherland, whose father, Donald Sutherland, was friendly with Gwyn's mom, Blythe Danner. 

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  • Tia and Tamera Mowry & Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen


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    Famous child star twins babysitting another set of famous child star twins? Yes, it really happened, according to Tia Mowry, who, along with her sister Tamera Mowry, starred on the sitcom Sister, Sister in the '90s. Reportedly, their younger brother, Tahj, had a small role on Full House, so the sisters spent a lot of time on the set. Tia and Tamera were recruited to babysit Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who famously split the role of Full House's Michelle Tanner.

  • Laura Dern & Angelina Jolie


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    Awkward! When 8-year-old Laura Dern babysat Angelina Jolie, she probably never imagined that one day her future long-term boyfriend, Billy Bob Thornton, would dump her for the same 2-year-old she was caring for.

  • Zac Posen & Lena Dunham


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    Back when he was a 16-year-old babysitter in NYC, fashion designer Zac Posen took care of a young Lena Dunham. Little did he know that someday they would both grow up to be famous, and he would even design her gowns to wear on the red carpet.

  • Cher & Anthony Kiedis


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    In his memoir Scar Tissue, the Red Hot Chili Peppers front man recounted a night he spent when he was 13 with future pop icon Cher, his babysitter at the time. Cher babysitting Anthony Keidis? Talk about an odd pairing. 

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  • Michael Bolton & Paula Abdul


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    Can you imagine having Michael Bolton singing you a bedtime lullaby? Paula Abdul can. The former American Idol judge revealed that Michael, who was friends with Paula's older sister, used to babysit her as a child.

  • Chloe Sevigny & Topher Grace


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    "She was a cool babysitter," the That '70s Show star has said of actress Chloe Sevigny, who used to babysit Topher Grace as a kid in Connecticut. "I had such a crush on her."

  • Wayne Gretzky & Robin Thicke


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    The night the hockey legend found out that he was being traded to the Los Angeles Kings, Wayne Gretzky was babysitting a future pop star, "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke. Gretzky and his wife were house-sitting for the Thickes, who were out of town, at the time.

  • William H. Macy & Joan Cusack


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    Although they might have acted together in some racy scenes on ShamelessWilliam H. Macy and Joan Cusack first met under much more innocent circumstances. Friendly with her father, who was a regular on the Chicago theater scene, William Macy babysat Joan Cusack when she was a kid for extra money while trying to establish himself as an actor.

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