5 Celebs you didn't realize became dads At YOUNG Ages

Here is a list of male celebs you had no idea were young dads:

5- Louis Tomlinson
Although One Direction star Louis Tomlinson admits he didn't plan on becoming a father at the age of 24, he loves being a father to his son Freddie Reign.
He and stylist Briana Jungwirth welcomed their son to the world on January 21st, 2016, and Louis has called his arrival "a blessing". According to Louis, his mother had him at age 19, and since she worked as a midwife, he has plenty of experience holding babies.
Since Louis loves being a parent, it's not surprising he wants to have more kids at some point. Right now, he's trying to focus on his career and spending time with his son Freddy.

4- Will Smith
we all know Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-smith have two kids Jaden and Willow, but fans sometimes forget that will became a parent at age 24 with his first wife Sharee Santino, their son is Willard Carroll Smith III.
And will admits becoming a father to Trey wasn't easy, he felt betrayed by his parents' divorce and will says there was a struggle on both sides of their relationship. But after putting in the effort, Trey now says his father is also his best friend.

3- Liam Payne
according to one direction member, Liam Payne having a son at the age of 23 wasn't as difficult as having to stay away from him due to social distancing.
He and his now-ex Cheryl Tweedy have an adorable son named bear, but these parents prefer to stay private when it comes to their child. when Cov 19 caused a lockdown, Liam ended up missing Bear's third birthday celebration. Although the father and son are making it work through FaceTime calls, they look forward to being reunited.

2- LeBron James
you probably know LeBron James is an incredible basketball player, but did you know that he was a teenage dad?
He married his high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson, and his first son was born when LeBron was 19. Even though it was over a decade ago, LeBron admits that he wishes he didn't name his eldest son after himself. He claims that since he grew up without a father himself, he wanted to ensure that his son Bronny felt connected to him.
Later after having his other kids Bryce and Zuri, LeBron learned that there's no way to create a blueprint for a perfect childhood no matter how hard you try.
In addition to being a loving father to his own kids, this sports legend has also written books he hopes will inspire other children.

1- Taylor Hansen
Taylor Hanson became famous as one of the three brothers in the group Hanson, but now this singer has six kids of his own. He and his wife Natalie Anne Bryant had their first child Jordan Ezra when Taylor was only 19, and have since welcomed Penelope Anne, River Samuel, Viggo Moriah, Wilhelmina Jane, and Claude Indiana.
Although they obviously weren't all in the band, Taylor is one of seven kids himself. Apparently, the Hanson's are rather tight-knit, and Taylor says his kids love having tons of cousins to play with.

were these celebrities smart to start their families young?