Celebrities often appear on the red carpet with their romantic partners. Some even bring their rumored partners to put an end to the paparazzi’s speculation. But some celebrities choose to go the path of least walking and bringing their families.
In the sweetest of nods, here are 16 celebrities who took their moms as their date on the red carpet.
1. Dev Patel
Back in 2017, Dev Patel took his mom Anita Patel for a date at the Oscars. While the actor hasn’t won any awards, he has definitely won hearts.
2. Keanu Reeves
3. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio often brings his mother, Ermelin Indenbirken, as his date on the red carpet. Whether it was 1994 or 2015.
4. Taylor Swift
Even female celebrities bring their moms as dates on the red carpet. Taylor Swift was seen with her mother, Andrea Swift at the Academy of Country Music Awards in May 2007. This was the year she won Best New Female Vocalist of the Year.
5. Selena Gomez
Like Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez has been spotted many times with her mum Mandy Tiffey on the red carpet. Whether it’s the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscars or 13 Reasons Why Screening.
6. Ranbir Kapoor
In 2016, his parents accompanied the actor at the Sansui Stardust Awards.
Rihanna escorted her mother, Monica Fenty, and her grandfather to the opening dates of the Clara Lionel Foundation Diamond Ball red carpet in 2014.
8. Jared Leto
Jared Leto brought his mother, Constance Leto, as his date night at the 2014 Oscars. He also brought his brother to the red carpet. That year, the actor won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club.
9. Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix took his mother, Arlene Phoenix, to the Oscars 2020. This was also the year he won Best Actor for his performance in joker.
10. Charlize Theron
The actress brought her mother, Gerda Jabuca Aletta Maritz, a date for her at the 2020 Academy Awards.
11. Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie and her mother, Sari Kessler, took a date at the 2018 Academy Awards. She was nominated for Best Actress for her film. I’m Tonya.
12. Timothée Chalamet
Timothee Chalamet brought his mother, Nicole Flender, a date to the 2018 Academy Awards. He was nominated for his role as a teenage boy in Call me by your name.
In 2018, SZA was nominated for a Grammys for the first time and what better way to celebrate than enjoying a special evening with her mom and grandmother.
14. Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor was seen with his mother Neelima Azim at a Reebok event in 2017.
15. Elon Musk
Elon Musk accompanied his mother, May Musk, at the Met Gala 2022.
These photos show us how our favorite celebrities are the apple of their moms’ eyes.