Giving a child a family and a place to call home is an admirable action – irrespective of the race, culture or status involved

For celebs, the reasons to adopt a child vary – from expanding their broods, to infertility, or even the desire to be a single mom.

Blended family: Take a look at the following celebs who prove that there are all kinds of ways to make a family…

Above: Katherine Heigl with daughters Nancy and Adalaide