Crooner Billy Joel became a father again this past week when his 33-year-old wife, Alexis Roderick Joel, gave birth to a little girl, Della Rose. At 66, Joel may seem to be on the older end of the spectrum when it comes to caring for a newborn.
But there are plenty of reasons why we think he'll be just fine.
Being an older parent brings a number of benefits. You have more life experience and -- if you're already a parent, like Joel -- you've had a lot of practice as well.
Joel isn't the only father around -- especially in Hollywood. Here are seven celebrities who embraced fatherhood later in the game, proving parenting after 50 is just as rewarding as parenting at any age.
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