One of the hardest choices about being a celebrity must be that once you’ve put in all the hard work and made it to the Oscars, who do you bring? Do you bring a date? Someone the press knows or someone they don’t know and will write about? Or do you come alone?
These celebrities figured that while it might be easy to thank your parents in your acceptance speech, there’s no “thank you” like inviting your parents to the Oscars.
J-Law brought both her parents to the 2013 Academy Awards, and got to celebrate by winning an award for her work in Silver Linings Playbook.
Bradley doesn’t mind bringing his mom, Gloria Campano, to the Oscars. In fact, he’s done it twice already: in 2013 and in 2019!
The 2014 Academy Awards saw Leo DiCaprio arrive with his most stunning date so far: his mom, Imelin Indenbirken.
Lady GaGa brought her proud father to the 2015 Academy Awards. Joseph Germanotta seems to share his daughter’s sense of style.
Amy didn’t just bring her mom Kathryn to the 2019 Academy Awards, but her sisters Anna and Julie were welcome as well.
The 2018 Academy Awards saw the introduction of Sarie Kessler, also known as Margot Robbie’s mom.
Much like Bradley Cooper, Charlize Theron brought her mom, Gerda Maritz, to the Academy Awards in 2013 and 2019.
In 2014, Jared Leto brought his mother Constance and brother Shannon to the Oscars, and he won an Oscar for best supporting actor that night too!
Is there anything more heart-warming than seeing Chris Evans show up at the Oscars with his mom Lisa?