Celebrities Who Have Made or Contributed to Making Something for Children

The title of this list is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a list of celebrities that have made or contributed to making something specifically for young kids. Feel free to add some too.

The Top Ten

1 Ringo Starr Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

He also starred in The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed

He narrated the earlier episodes for the show “Thomas The Tank Engine”. - 3DG20

2 Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.

She actually made an entire children’s album called “Dream Too Much” which was inspired by her own son who was 2 years old at the time. I think it’s pretty cool that she did that.

3 Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following ...read more.

He was one of the co-founders of Pixar. - 3DG20

4 Stewart Copeland Stewart Armstrong Copeland is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the drummer for the English-American rock band The Police and for his film and video game soundtracks.

He composed in the original 3 Spyro the Dragon games, I think as well as “Enter The Dragonfly”. - 3DG20

5 Ellen DeGeneres Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist. DeGeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

She voiced Dory in both “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory”. - 3DG20

6 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. ...read more.

Sorry to add people like her, but she did voice Cat in the now discontinued shows “Victorious” and “Sam and Cat”.

7 Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the ...read more.

She starred in the now discontinued show “Hannah Montana” as herself/Hannah Montana.

8 Adam Gontier Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

Not many people know this, but he actually recorded vocals on a children’s lullaby called “Gather Round”. - 3DG20

9 Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

He sang the credit version of “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” from “The Lion King”. - 3DG20

10 Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.

Didn't know this. What did he contribute to?

The Contenders

11 Gary Oldman Gary Leonard Oldman is an English actor, filmmaker, musician, and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style, Oldman is one of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film, and television. He has received a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award: ...read more.

He voiced Ignitus in all 3 of The Legend of Spyro games, but he’s in a low spot because the trilogy is more targeted for older kids whereas most of the other people on the list made things for babies/toddlers. - 3DG20

12 Roger Glover Roger David Glover is a British bassist, songwriter, and record producer. Glover is best known as the bassist for hard rock bands Deep Purple and Rainbow.
13 Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.

Was a guest star on Sesame Street. - Drewman1211

14 Gene Simmons Chaim Witz, known professionally by his stage name Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.

Created a kid's cartoon called "My Dad the Rock Star" and had a voice cameo in an episode of Spongebob. - Drewman1211

15 Tom Delonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975. When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game. He also used to play the trumpet, ...read more.

He wrote a children’s book called The Lonely Astronaut.

16 Paul Reubens Paul Reubens is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman.
17 Steve Irwin Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist.

Teaching us that we shouldn't be afraid of wild animals but only respect them and care them.

18 Jim Cummings James Jonah "Jim" Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles. He is known for voicing the title character from Darkwing Duck, Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog, Pete, Winnie the Pooh (since 1988), Tigger, Bonkers D. Bobcat and the ...read more.

He voiced countless memorable children's characters.

19 Elijah Wood Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor, voice actor, DJ, and producer. He is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings.

He voiced Spyro in The Legend of Spyro trilogy. - 3DG20

20 David Spade

He voiced Kuzco in “The Emperor’s New Groove”, as well as Sparx in “The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning”. - 3DG20

21 Dave Mustaine David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. Mustaine is best known as a pioneer in Thrash Metal, being the former lead guitarist of Metallica before his dismissal in 1983, leading to finding and becoming the front man of his own ...read more.

He guest starred on Duck Dodgers.

22 Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

Literally guest starred on Bubble Guppies.

23 Bill Nye William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer.

Bill Nye The Science Guy was a comedic, educational children’s’ show that helps children with learning science. We watch it at school a lot in science class.

24 GWAR Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.

Sure they're NOT a kids' band by any means but they actually did music for an episode of KND.

25 Nicko McBrain Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982.

He was on The Sooty Show.

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