By Crystal Lowery of Creepy Ginger Kid
We’ve searched high and low for the best dad ever, but this year our judges* couldn’t name just one, so it’s an 11-way tie! Here are the best dads in the world:
Who: Ryan Reynolds
You may know him from: The Proposal, Deadpool
Why is he the best dad ever? He claims to have changed a diaper.
Who: John Legend
You may know him from: The Grammy Awards, being married to Chrissy Teigen
Why is he the best dad ever? His wife just had a baby and they are pretty active on Instagram.
Who: Ben Affleck
You may know him from: Good Will Hunting, Argo
Why is he the best dad ever? He had kids with Jennifer Garner. She seems like a nice person.
Who: Matt Damon
You may know him from: Good Will Hunting, Ocean’s Eleven
Why is he the best dad ever? He is friends with Ben Affleck and Brad Pitt, who are also dads.
Who: Chris Hemsworth
You may know him from: Thor, The Avengers
Why is he the best dad ever? He once baked a cake for his daughter’s birthday.
Who: Hugh Jackman
You may know him from: Wolverine, X-Men
Why is he the best dad ever? I saw a picture of him riding a razor scooter. He wasn’t with his child at the time, but how fun is he?
Who: Eddie Murphy
You may know him from: SNL, Beverly Hills Cop
Why is he the best dad ever? After much protest and a paternity test, he finally admitted to fathering Mel B’s baby.
Who: Orlando Bloom
You may know him from: The Lord of the Rings, Elizabethtown
Why is he the best dad ever? He got a Victoria’s Secret model pregnant and has shown a vague interest in the child’s life.
Who: Ed Helms
You may know him from: The Office, The Hangover
Why is he the best dad ever? Well, technically he is not a dad, but he seems really fatherly in his films. Also, he has total dad hair.
Who: Arnold Schwarzenegger
You may know him from: Kindergarten Cop, Junior
Why is he the best dad ever? As a fertility scientist, he did an experiment wherein he impregnated himself and carried a baby to term. He also paid a fair amount of hush money to his housekeeper to look after his illegitimate son.
Who: Ryan Gosling**
You may know him from: Drive, The Notebook
Why is he the best dad ever? He’s really hot. I’m hoping he’ll read this list and leave Eva Mendes for me.
There you have it. The 11 best dads ever!
*The judging panel was just me.
**I don’t have kids, but I like Canadian actors named Ryan. Also, I read People Magazine, so that makes me a parenting expert.
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About the Author
Crystal Lowery is an American mom working in England. By day, she does medical research, by night she wrangles two toddlers, a boy and a girl. She has made millions laugh on The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Sammiches & Psych Meds, In the Powder Room, Mumsnet and others. You can find her blogging at Creepy Ginger Kid and she’d love for you to follow her on Facebook.