They are the stars, the visionaries, supermodels and actresses and they have all one thing in common - they are all mothers. May 8 marks the celebration of mothers and parenthood in many places across the world.

One of the early calls to celebrate Mother's Day in the United States was the Mother's Day Proclamation by Julia Ward Howe. Through the years, the event has evolved in the country as one of the major celebrations observed with exchange of flowers, cards and other tokens of love.

Start the slideshow to get a glimpse of some of the most famous celebrity mothers in the world. These mothers are famous not only for their achievement in careers but also for their commendable work as mothers.