Everyone who’s been there has said having grandkids is better than having kids — grandparents get to have all the fun and spoil the little ones with sweets and toys without consequences. What’s not to like, right?
And these famous grandmas and grandpas seem to share that sentiment. Though most Hollywood grandparents are anything but your average ol’ gran and gramps — considering they’ve sold out rock concerts, won Oscars and/or dominated TV — they all share one major thing in common — that grandparenthood has been their favorite and most rewarding gig yet.
To ring in National Grandparents Day on Sept. 9, check out the celebrities who relish in their roles as grandma and grandpa — even if they go by nontraditional monikers instead of the G-word — plus, the gushy things they’ve said about their kids’ kids.