Who said that for a woman not having children means being less happy or fulfilled than someone who has had them? Unfortunately, in 2020, many people still think so, yet it is not true at all . Choosing whether or not to have a child is a decision that is up to each woman individually, and neither option is better than the other .

If this discourse is slightly more muted for “ordinary” women, the same does not apply to those with a little more notoriety, whether they are actresses or TV presenters. VIPs are often asked why they have decided not to have children , as if it were a goal to be achieved at all costs.

Marie Claire has collected the testimonies of numerous famous women about why they have not had children , to show that fulfillment can come in other ways, just as it does for men. The time has now come to tear down those walls that separate judgments on the male sex from those on the female sex , emancipation also passes through the freedom to decide not to become parents.

Let’s find out together 10 vip women made even though they don’t have children!

Marisa Tomei

The American actress Maria Tomei and to all intents and purposes realized even if she never procreated . Oscar winner for ” My Cousin Vincenzo “, and 2 MTV Awards, and also famous for Tarantino’s ” Four Rooms “, as well as for starring in the latest Marvel Universe films as Spider Man’s aunt. She said: ” I don’t understand why to be seen as complete human beings women must necessarily have children .


Sabrina Ferilli

It is almost impossible not to know Sabrina Ferilli for the Italians, she too has consciously chosen not to have children! She is famous for ” The good life “, ” The great beauty ” and ” Me and her “. Her career was not limited to cinema, also directing the Sanremo Festival in 1996 and taking part in the juries of ” Amici ” and ” Tu si que vales “. She at Vanity Fair she declared that she had never felt ” the emptiness of motherhood “.


Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder is a true icon of the 80s and 90s , with numerous films under her belt and a career that is still thriving today. She became famous with ” Edward Scissorhands “, Her career and then took off thanks to ” Bram Stoker’s Dracula ” and ” The Age of Innocence “. After some legal controversy she retires from the scene for a while, playing only a few secondary roles, until 2016 when she thanks to “ Stranger things ” she is back on the crest of the wave. Johnny Depp’s ex-girlfriend has never had children, and apparently she has never thought of having any either.


Jennifer Aniston

Not knowing Jennifer Aniston is impossible, the very famous Rachel Green of ” Friends ” boasts a career at the height of success. She got a Golden Globe, an Emmy, two Guild Awards, 2 MTV Movie Awards , 2002 Actress of the Year and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is clear that for her not having children has never been a lack . In fact, she told the Huffington Post , ” For me not having children is not a problem, but it is more for others “.


Oprah Winfrey

A true icon in the USA, Oprah Winfrey probably couldn’t have wished for a better career . Nicknamed the ” Queen of all media ,” her personal talk show is one of the most popular of the genre. She was nominated for 2 Oscars, she won a Golden Globe for her career. She also distinguished herself from a humanitarian point of view, and she chose not to have children and she still believes she made the right choice:I don’t regret it. If I had had children, they would have hated me , ”she told The Hollywood Reporter.


Ellen DeGeneres

Another American television icon, thanks to her interviews, she has also become particularly famous on Italian social media. Ellen DeGeneres has 53 different awards , including Emmy, People’s Choice and Teen Choice. At the age of 62 she has no children because ” I would never want to mess things up and ruin children “. And her partner, Portia De Rossi, also agrees with her, who in this regard declared “ do I really want to do it? I have never heard a ‘yes’ with my heart ”.


Susanna Tamaro

Let’s go back to our borders talking about Susanna Tamaro. She is a writer with a Gold Medal for Meritorious Culture and Art , she has numerous texts and 7 literary awards to her credit. She famous for ” Head in the Clouds “, ” The Magic Circle ” and ” Jump, Bart! ”, It would take a long time to list all of her books. She did not have children because she was blocked by the ” fear of being a cruel mother too , but she too said she was disinterested in family life and motherhood.


Valeria Golino

We remain among our Italian VIPs, Valeria Golino boasts a career that is anything but subdued . You have acted in numerous Italian films, including ” Calm Chaos ” and ” The Invisible Boy “, but also in several American films. She and she appeared in ” Rain Man ” alongside Cruise and Hoffman, ” Away from Las Vegas ” and ” Four rooms “, among others. As she told Vanity Fair, for her not having children ” keeps you in your youth , you have only responsibility for yourself and the people you love “.


Renee Zellweger

Famous for her role as Bridget Jones in ” Bridget Jones’s Diary ” and in the two sequels to the film, Renee Zellweger never wanted children because for her ” motherhood was never a goal to reach “, as she told the London Times . She today she assets she has 2 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes, as well as numerous other more or less minor awards. Her career, one might say, she has never suffered from the lack of a child.

Michela Andreozzi

We conclude this list in Italy, with Michela Andreozzi. Very famous both as an actress for the cinema with parts in ” How beautiful it is to make love “, ” All the fault of Freud ” and the recent ” Good girls “, and for television with ” Police District ” and ” I Cesaroni ” . In addition to cinema, you have also directed programs such as ” Domenica In “, ” Non e la Rai “, ” Zelig ” and ” Colorado Cafe . She declared “ I, a son, had never wanted that . [..] maternal instinct, I’ve never felt it “.