Top 10 Animated Characters Who Were Raised By Single Parents

For this list we will be looking at the top 10 animated characters from movies, cartoon and anime who for the most part were raised by single parents either due to the other parent being dead, divorced, separated or any other reasons adopted parents and legal guardians can also be included.
The Top Ten
1 Max Goof - Goof Troop Max Goof - Goof Troop Maximilian "Max" Goof is a fictional character who is the son of the Disney character Goofy. He first appeared in the 1992 television series Goof Troop as a preteen.

In both the Goof Troop series and the movies Max is mostly raised by his single father Goofy though we are never really given any information about Max's mom.

A Goofy Movie was my childhood!

Did his parents divorce?

2 Nemo - Finding Nemo Nemo - Finding Nemo
3 Ginger Foutley - As Told by Ginger Ginger Foutley - As Told by Ginger
4 Chuckie Finster - Rugrats Chuckie Finster - Rugrats

Before Rugrats in Paris Chuckie was raised by his father Chas as it was revealed in the Mother's Day episode that Chuckie's mom died when he was very little and leading up to the episode Chas tired to keep Chuckie from finding out about her fearing that he would miss her.

5 Ronnie Anne Santiago - The Loud House Ronnie Anne Santiago - The Loud House Ronnie Anne Santiago is a fictional character from The Loud House as one of Lincoln's best friends and Bobby's younger sister who was first mentioned by name in the episode "Heavy Meddle" as a girl who relentlessly harassed Lincoln in which his sisters convince him that her bullying really meant that ...read more.

It was revealed in The Loud House Season 4 episode Freinded that Ronnie Anne's parents are separated and for the most part was raised along with Bobby by there mother as a single parent before moving to the city to be with their extended family.

So Ronnie Anne Loud have a single parent? Geez, how much stuff I did not know about Loud House

6 Buster Baxter - Arthur Buster Baxter - Arthur
7 Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Theodore Cartman, often referred to just by his surname, is a main character, as well as a major antagonist and occasional antihero in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Parker. He is one of four central characters in South Park, along ...read more.
8 Sherman - Mr. Peabody & Sherman

In both the movie and cartoon Sherman is adopted by Mr. Peabody though in the movie its explored a lot more as an actual father and son relationship as during the movie a child protective service agent questions if Mr. Peabody is actually capable of raising a child following an incident where Sherman bits a student Penny and believes his behavior comes from the fact that he's being raised by a dog.

9 Pepper Ann Pearson - Pepper Ann Pepper Ann Pearson - Pepper Ann
10 Homer Simpson - The Simpsons Homer Simpson - The Simpsons Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

Was raises alone by his father after his mother was forced to go on the run after being singled out by Mr. Burns when she and her friends destroy his germ lab, from there Abe had told Homer his mother was dead until its revealed in Mother Simpson that Homer's mother was still alive and still a fugitive.

The Contenders
11 Roger Klotz - Doug Roger Klotz - Doug Roger Klotz is the main antagonist of Doug. He is Doug Funnie's enemy and later friend, and often goes to great extents to bully him or make him look stupid in front of his crush, Patti Mayonnaise.

Despite being your typical Bully Roger has shown that there is more to him then meets the eye for starters its revealed in an episode "Doug and Patti P.I." that Roger's parents are divorced and he sabotaged the father son wheel barrel race

12 Dumbo - Dumbo Dumbo - Dumbo
13 Steven Universe - Steven Universe Steven Universe - Steven Universe
14 Johnny Bravo - Johnny Bravo Johnny Bravo - Johnny Bravo
15 Mavis - Hotel Transylvania Mavis - Hotel Transylvania

Raised by her over protective father Dracula after her mother was killed by humans.

16 Gosalyn Mallard - Darkwing Duck Gosalyn Mallard - Darkwing Duck
17 Nelson Muntz - The Simpsons Nelson Muntz - The Simpsons Nelson Mandela Muntz is a fictional character and the lead school bully from the animated TV series The Simpsons.
18 Wendy Corduroy - Gravity Falls Wendy Corduroy - Gravity Falls

I'm honestly curious as to if it's ever mentioned that she has a mother or not. I don't think so, I still love her as a character though.

Her father raising her alone made her more masculine and into fighting

19 Bambi - Bambi Bambi - Bambi Bambi is the title character in Felix Salten's 1923 novel Bambi, a Life in the Woods and its sequel Bambi's Children, as well as the Disney animated films

Strangely Bambi at first is raised alone by his mother while his dad is somewhat absent then after she is killed by the hunter Bambi's father shows up tells him his mother is dead then proceed to raise Bambi from then on.

20 Adrien Agreste - Miraculous Ladybug Adrien Agreste - Miraculous Ladybug Adrien is a deuteragonist in the show, Miraculous Ladybug. His hero self is Chat Noir. Ironically, unlike Chat who is snarky, active, and have too many freedom, he is opposite of Chat, kind, polite, calm, and cool. He is born and live in rich family, however, despite he is rich, he is really kind to ...read more.
21 Kubo - Kubo and The Two Strings Kubo - Kubo and The Two Strings
22 Jim Hawkins - Treasure Planet Jim Hawkins - Treasure Planet
23 Ariel - The Little Mermaid Ariel - The Little Mermaid Princess Ariel is a fictional character and the title character of Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated film The Little Mermaid.

Was raised along side her 6 other sisters by their father King Triton after their mother was crushed to death by pirates.

24 Belle - Beauty and the Beast Belle - Beauty and the Beast Belle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 30th animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (1991) and in the live action remake Beauty and the Beast (2017). Belle is the intelligent and selfless young daughter of an inventor who does not conform to the normal ways of her small ...read more.

You can pretty much fill this whole list with Disney characters as its tradition for Disney characters to be raised by a single parent due to the other being dead or absent.

25 Tiana - Princess and the Frog Tiana - Princess and the Frog Princess Tiana of Maldonia is a fictional main character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 49th animated feature film The Princess and the Frog.

Was raised by both parents until her father died.

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