Sometimes as a parent, you just gotta laugh so you don’t have a total breakdown. And these funny celebrity dads make finding the humor in exhaustion, frustration and repetition a lot easier. Read on to laugh at the joy and the pain of parenting along with these comedians, actors and the rest of the funniest dads in the public eye.
The comedian, actor and director is known for starring in cult classics like “The State” and “Wet Hot American Summer.” He’s the author of eight children’s books and has two now-teenage kids: daughter Ruth and son Elijah.
2. Adam Scott
The former “Parks and Recreation” star is a comedian and actor who has an 8-year-old daughter named Frankie and a 10-year-old son named Graham.
3. Andy Richter
The actor and comedian is best known for his role as sidekick to Conan O’Brien (another one of our funny Twitter dads). He is father to 9-year-old Mercy and 16-year-old William.
4. Jim Gaffigan
Jim Gaffigan is everybody’s favorite “dad” comedian. The author of “Dad Is Fat” is known for telling jokes and writing about life with five children ― Patrick, Michael, Katie, Marre and Jack.
5. Taye Diggs
The actor and singer has starred in movies and on Broadway, but he’s also the author of diversity-focused children’s books “Chocolate Me” and “Mixed Me.” He has a 6-year-old son named Walker with ex-wife Idina Menzel.
6. Ken Jennings
The father of one son broke two American game show records when he won 74 games and $2.52 million on Jeopardy! in 2004.
7. Rob Delaney
Voted “the funniest person on Twitter,” in 2012, the comedian now co-writes and co-stars in the comedy series “Catastrophe.” He is also a father of 3.
Lin-Manuel Miranda created and starred in the musical “Hamilton,” which you might have heard of if you are a sentient being. He has one son, named Sebastian.
Conan O’Brien is a television host and comedian who is known for several late-night talk shows, including his current gig hosting “Conan” on TBS. He has two children ― 13-year-old Neve and 11-year-old Beckett.
10. Ryan Reynolds
The “Deadpool” actor and his wife Blake Lively, have two daughters ― 2-year-old James and 5-month-old Ines. He is widely known for his deadpan parenting tweets.