Being a celebrity can be a demanding lifestyle. Between work, press, travel, and the constant attention of paparazzi, being a parent on top of it all is no small feat. Most celebrities manage by hiring help. Nannies provide in-home care for the child(ren) so the star parents can rely on a someone to nurture their little ones while they are unable to with their demanding celebrity lifestyle. However, some celeb parents are saying no to nannies. With all the nanny scandals (mainly affairs), perhaps it’s causing some traditionalists to rise out of these Hollywood marital ashes. Whatever the reason may be, it’s definitely possible for celebs to go nanny-free. Here’s some celebrity parents you may not have expected to go the road less traveled.
15. Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton
The Walking Dead and Grey’s Anatomy actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan and One Tree Hill actress Hilarie Burton are one of the most under-the-radar celebrity couples out there, so it shouldn’t be surprising the two have opted not to have nannies for their two children. The pair welcomed their son Augustus “Gus” Morgan in March 2010 and eight years later welcomed their second child, a daughter named George Virginia Morgan in February 2018. Morgan revealed in an interview however that they like to handle things themselves. “It’s hard. Between the two of us, we’ve had our hands full, but we’ve managed to do it without any help. We have babysitters now and again, but we don’t have nannies,” he told PEOPLE.