Jamie Lynn Spears, Britney's little sister, attempted to follow in her big sister's footsteps in the entertainment industry. She became a teen mom in the glare of the public …spotlight at the age 17. In 2007, Spears announced that she was expecting a baby, and in December of that year gave birth to little Maddie Briann. The new mom took a few years off from her acting career to raise her daughter.
Since winning season three of "American Idol," Fantasia Barrino has gone on to win a Grammy Award and become a Broadway actress. Before her stint on the reality show, however, she was a teen mom. She was pregnant at 16 and has a daughter, Zion.
Shortly after turning 17, Keisha Castle-Hughgave gave birth to a daughter, Felicity-Amore Hull. Prior to that, at age 13, she earned an Academy Award nomination for her role in the 2002 movie "Whale Rider." At the time, she was the youngest person to be nominated in that category.
When John McCain chose Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008, her pregnant daughter, Bristol, became something of a face for teen pregnancy. The 18-year-old later gave birth to a son, Tripp, and used her unique position to support the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. She also attempted to be a role model for other young girls in her situation.
Niki Taylor was one of the hottest supermodels of the 1990s, but shortly after graduating from high school, she met and married football star Matt Martinez. The next year, at the age of 19, Taylor gave birth to twin sons, Jake and Hunter. She and Martinez divorced two years later.
Basketball star LeBron James has been with his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson, since their days as teenagers. The couple even had a son together, Lebron James Jr., when Brinson was just 17. Since then, the couple has had another son, Bryce Maximus, and are currently engaged to get married.
When it came to singing, Solange Knowles tried to follow in her big sister Beyonce's footsteps, but when it came to marriage and children, she got a head start on the pop star. At the age of 17, Knowles married her high school sweetheart, college football player Daniel Smith. Eight months later, the couple had a son, Daniel Jr.
"The Bachelorette" star Emily Maynard's teen pregnancy story has a bit of heartache behind it. Maynard and professional race car driver Ricky Hendrick were engaged to be married when Hendrick died in a plane crash in 2004. The 18-year-old found out she was pregnant shortly after the crash and gave birth to a daughter, Josephine Riddick "Ricki" Hendrick, in June, 2005.
Model Natalia Vodianova grew up in Russia, but as a teenager, she moved to Paris to follow her dreams of becoming one of the world's top models. She also just happened to meet British real estate heir Justin Portman. The couple married, and at the age of 19, Vodianova gave birth to a son, Lucas.
Before becoming a celebrity, Anna Nicole Smith was just a young mother from Texas. The model and actress married Billy Smith, a local restaurant cook, at the age of 17. The next year, Smith gave birth to her son, Daniel, when she was just 19 years old. Sadly, Daniel died in 2006, just months before his mother passed away.
Before she became a household name, Suzanne Somers was a mom looking for work so she could keep a roof over her son's head. The actress gave birth to Bruce Somers Jr. when she was just 19 years old. She and the boy's father eventually split up when Somers had an affair with one of her college professors.
Bombshell Sofia Vergara may be a huge star now, but at the age of 19, she thought about becoming a dentist. The Colombian actress married her childhood sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez, and the couple had a son, Manolo, in 1992. A year later, they split up, and Sofia moved to the United States with her son and other family members.