In honor of Father’s Day, it’s only appropriate to compile a list of Hollywood’s hottest dads. Some of these Dad’s have been voted People’s Sexiest Man Alive, and some have bared their fit physiques and devilishly handsome smiles on the big-screen making women of all ages want more, more, more. And what better way to make a woman melt, than a picture of her favorite celebrity carrying their daughter to dance class in the morning.
1. Matt Damon
Matt Damon is an Oscar-winning screenwriter and actor, People magazine’s Sexiest Man alive in 2007, and Dad to four daughters. Damon married bartender Luciana Barroso in 2005 after they met two years earlier in Miami while he was filming a movie. Once the two were married, Damon became stepfather to Luciana’s daughter from a previous marriage, Alexia. The couple had their first daughter together, Isabella in 2006, then Gia in 2008, and baby Stella in 2010.
Hugh Jackman may be known as the mutated X-Men, Wolverine, but to his two kids, Ava and Oscar, he’s just Dad. Jackman and his wife of fifteen years, Debora-Lee Furness, adopted Oscar, 11, and Ava, 5, after Furness suffered two miscarriages. The former Oscar host and Emmy winner has been snapped in photos walking around Manhattan with his daughter on his shoulders and getting ice cream with the family.
Seal met his wife, Heidi Klum, when she was pregnant with her first daughter by an ex-boyfriend. After a year of dating, and the birth of her daughter, Leni, Seal proposed in an igloo in Canada and five months later the couple got married in Mexico. Since they married, Seal has officially adopted Leni, and Klum has given birth to their three children, Henry, 5, Johan, 4, and Lou, 1.
4. Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon met at her 21st birthday party, before they filmed “Cruel Intentions,” igniting a romance that would soon turn into a marriage with kids. Witherspoon and Phillippe married when she was six months pregnant with the couple’s daughter, Ava Elizabeth, now 11. The couple’s son, Deacon, 7, came four years later in 2003. Witherspoon and Phillippe divorced in 2006, but the pair has proven to have a mature relationship when it comes to their children, they’ve been seen together at Ava and Deacon’s sporting events and school functions.
5. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt started his family after he began seeing his “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” co-star, Angelina Jolie. The couple got together soon after his divorce from Jennifer Aniston, sparking huge media attention when Jolie announced she was pregnant in January 2006 with Pitt’s baby. It was also the first time the pair admitted to being a couple.
In December 2005, news surfaced that Pitt planned to adopt Jolie’s children, Maddox and Zahara, whose last names would officially be changed to Jolie-Pitt shortly before the birth of their daughter, Shiloh in May 2006. In 2007, the couple adopted another child, three-year-old Pax from Vietnam. Just a little more than a year after they adopted Pax, Jolie gave birth to twins, Vivienne and Knox, who’s baby pictures were sold for an astounding $14 million.
6. Lenny Kravitz
The singer, songwriter met ex-wife Lisa Bonet when she was working on “The Cosby Show.” The couple fell in love quickly and eloped two years after they met on Bonet’s 20th birthday in Las Vegas. The pair had a daughter, Zoe Isabella Kravitz, on December 1, 1988. Zoe, 22, is now an actress and recently starred in the X-Men reboot, “X-Men: First Class.”
7. Gavin Rossdale
Former Bush front man and husband to Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale has three children. His oldest is daughter, Daisy Lowe, a result of a short-lived romance with singer, Pearl Lowe. Rossdale didn’t know Lowe was his daughter until a paternity test confirmed it in 2004, leading Rossdale and Lowe to have a strained relationship. Rossdale and Stefani have two children together, Kingston, 5, and Zuma, 2.
8. Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck has two daughters with his wife, fellow actress Jennifer Garner. Their first daughter, Violet Anne, was born in December 2005, followed by Seraphina Rose, in January 2009. Affleck and Garner married in a private ceremony in June 2005, while she was pregnant with Violet. The couple prefer to keep their private life private, instead of being spotted at clubs and Hollywood events, they’re usually spotted picking up their kids at school or at the park.
In August 2007, Usher married his stylist girlfriend, Tameka Foster in a private ceremony when she was six months pregnant. Just three months after their wedding, their son Usher Raymond V was born. The next December, Foster gave birth to their second son, Naviyd Ely Raymond. Foster and Usher ended their marriage only six months after their second son was born, citing the fact that they hadn’t lived together for over a year.
10. Johnny Depp
Extremely private and protective of his personal life, Johnny Depp moved to France with his long-time girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and their two children, Lily, 12, and Jack, 9, to escape the pressures and lack of privacy in the states.When his daughter Lily became sick with an E.coli infection, Depp donated $1 million to the hospital where she stayed and visited the children there for hours.
While Depp and Paradis are not married, his family life is more intact than ever, on fatherhood he said, “You can’t plan the kind of deep love that results in children. Fatherhood was not a conscious decision. It was part of the wonderful ride I was on. It was destiny, kismet. All the math finally worked.”