10 Celebrities Whose Dad Abandoned Them Before They Became Famous

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Some celebrities have parents who got divorced after they became famous. Other stars are currently estranged from their ‘rents due to issues in the past. Basically, many celebs’ relationships with their moms and dads are just as tumultuous as those of normal people’s. But there’s a smaller group of Hollywood’s finest who have dealt with one of the hardest things a child could possibly deal with — a parent abandoning them.

5 Seconds of Summer’s Ashton Irwin, Tyga and Ellie Goulding are just a handful of stars who dealt with the pain and suffering that came as a result their father walking out on their family before they became famous. In some cases, these stars’ dads have tried to reach out in the years following, but in others, they left and haven’t been heard from since.