Rosie O'Donnell’s Kids
Rosie O'Donnell’s Kids

Roseann O’Donnell has multiple careers which include an American comedian, television producer, actress, author, and television personality. Roseann hosted her own talk show, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, between 1996 and 2002 and the nickname “Queen of Nice”.

Rosie has been a strong advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and Rosie shares four children with Kelli Carpenter who was a former Nickelodeon marketing executive she got married on February 26, 2004, and got divorced in August 2004.

Know everything about Rosie O’Donnell’s Kids (image credit Vulture)

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Roseann is a proud mother of five kidsParker whom she adopted before Carpenter, Chelsea, and Blake who were adopted, Vivienne via artificial insemination, and Dakota again adopted by herself.

When you follow any celebrity you want to about their kids and what are they doing. If you are one of those who love to discover your favorite celebrity kids? This is the right place for you to check out various celebrity kids. In the below article, we will see all the kids of Rosie O’Donnell.

Here is everything to know about Rosie O’Donnell’s five Kids

Rosie O’Donnell’s SpousesRosie O’Donnell’s kids
Kelli Carpenter ​(2004 – 2004)​Parker Jaren O’Donnell
Chelsea Belle O’Donnell
Blake Christopher O’Donnell
Vivienne Rose O’Donnell
Michelle Rounds ​(2012 – 2015)​
Dakota O’Donnell (Adopted)
Rosie O’Donnell’s Kids

Parker Jaren O’Donnell

Parker Jaren O’Donnell is a military man who was born on May 25, 1995. 

Parker Jaren O’Donnell is Rosie adopted her eldest son and she adopted him in 1995 when he was a baby. The comedian was a single mother to Parker, but when Rosie was involved with her former wife Kelli Carpenter then she also later became his legal parent to him. This is Parker’s official Instagram check it out.

Rosie O’Donnell’s Kids

Parker grew up to join the Marines and attended Valley Forge Military Academy and College. Rosie during an appearance on The View talked about how proud she was of her son and said, “How do you annoy your left-wing, liberal, pacifist mother? You become a big military man,”

Rosie once explained to Access Hollywood “He chose on his own. He actually begged to go to a military academy. And I was like two years of ‘No way’. Truth is, since he was a little boy, that’s his area of interest.”

“The same way I love [Barbra] Streisand and Bette Midler, and entertainment, he can tell you any general in any war, what kind of tanks they had, what the battles were like. So I finally gave in and truthfully, he’s excelling and he’s very happy,” she added.

O’Donnell posted a cute video of her son and her partner on the beach and enjoying and captioned the post by writing, “pj n Hannan on the beach”

Parker is married to his longtime love, Hannah and O’Donnell also shared a sweet picture of the couple and captioned it, “Happy 7th anniversary to Parker n Hannah #kidsgrownup.”

Chelsea Belle O’Donnell

Chelsea Belle O’Donnell was born on Sept. 20, 1997.

Chelsea Belle O’Donnell was adopted by O’Donnell and Carpenter when they were together as a baby. The relationship between the mother and daughter hasn’t been easy.

O’Donnell announced in August 2015 that Chelsea had gone missing when she was just 17 years old later she was found to be staying with a 25-year-old heroin addict and are dating after meeting on Tinder and she lied about her age according to People and then moved to Wisconsin and to live with her birth mother, Deanna Micoley.

“Chelsea made a decision when she turned 18 that she wanted to go to her birth mother. This was her choice,” O’Donnell’s publicist Cindi Berger told PEOPLE.

Chelsea spoke about her relationship with Rosie in an October 2015 interview with DailyMail “Raised by nannies, I find her not genuine a lot of the time. When we’d go out, she was a completely different person in public than at home and I had a hard time with that. It’s like two different people,”.

Rosie also spoke about their troubled relationship with her daughter according to Entertainment Tonight “Chelsea just turned 18. For adopted children 18 is a magic number at 18 they’re gonna rebel any way they can, any way they can get your attention.”

But later Chelsea and Rosie seem to have worked on their relationship and see close again. Chelsea became a mom and gave birth to her first child named Skylar Rose in December 2018. Rosie posted a picture of them on her Instagram.

Blake Christopher O’Donnell

Blake Christopher O’Donnell was adopted in December 1999. 

Blake Christopher O’Donnell was adopted by O’Donnell and Carpenter when they were together as a baby in December 1999. Rosie shares plenty of photos of her son on her Instagram and also his girlfriend Teresa. 

Rosie announced the happy news that Blake and Teresa got engaged in Dec. 2022 during a performance of Phantom of the Opera on Broadway and she shared the picture and captioned the picture with acute caption.

“Last night my son Blake asked his gf Teresa to marry him and she said yes !!! the crowd clapped and hillary clinton was there too I cried all through Phantom of the Opera – wishing my mom was here to see it all #love #family ❤️❤️❤️,” she wrote.

Vivienne Rose O’Donnell

Vivienne Rose O’Donnell was adopted in November 2002 and is now enrolled at the University of Delaware.

Vivienne Rose O’Donnell was adopted by Kelli and Rosie and she is their youngest daughter together.

When Vivienne graduated from high school in 2021 and the proud mother shared on her Instagram “Vivi and Jackie – as Vivi graduates from hs – hard to believe- I’m so proud of u honey – u r a wonderful young woman #vivi #graduation #love,”

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Rosie and Vivienne shared a lot of time together and bonded a lot by doing dances together which she shared on her Instagram for the sweet mom-and-daughter bonding moments.

Dakota O’Donnell

Dakota O’Donnell was born on Jan. 5, 2013.

When O’Donnell married her second wife Michelle Rounds they adopted Dakota O’Donnell together. O’Donnell announced on Twitter, “We r thrilled to announce the arrival of r daughter Dakota – #withloveandthanks – AMEN”

O’Donnell filed for divorce from Rounds in 2015 because of “an irretrievably broken relationship,” according to documents obtained by PEOPLE. “I am saddened to hear about this terrible tragedy, Mental illness is a very serious issue affecting many families. My thoughts and prayers go out to Michelle’s family, her wife, and their child.” O’Donnell told PEOPLE.

O’Donnell shared her daughter on her Instagram regularly. In September 2022, O’Donnell shared with PEOPLE about Dakota’s autism diagnosis for the first time.

“I didn’t want Dakota to feel shame about her diagnosis,” O’Donnell shared. “I have told her from the start that autism is her superpower.”

“I am learning to have compassion much deeper than I ever did. To really listen and communicate in a way I never had to with my other kids. The sense of vulnerability that comes with having a kid with autism has been a gift to me. She teaches me.” She added.

“We’re in contact, so Dakota gets on FaceTime and says, ‘Are you the lady whose tummy I was in? I just wanted you to know I’m the kid that was in there, and when I got born, my mommy held me and I squeezed her pinkie, and I am with her. So I just want to let you know that’s what happened to me. Bye,'” she said about her daughter’s interaction with her birth mother.

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