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Betty just channelled her godmother Magda and it’s glorious!

We check out some of Hollywood's most glamorous celebrity godparents!
Magda Szubanski and Betty Campbell

Hollywood seems like a magical place far, far away, but even celebrities have difficulty choosing the perfect person to step in as their child’s godparent.

So it’s no surprise when many celebrity kids end up having a famous (and fabulous) godparent! Whether you’re Drew Barrymore who counts Steven Spielberg and Sophia Loren as her confidantes or Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham turning to Elton John with the exciting job – it’s bound to be all kinds of cool!

Click through to take a look the amazing celebrity godparents.

David Campbell shared the funniest snap of his little girl Betty, comparing her to the tot’s godmother Magda Szubanski. The dad-of-three penned, Betty channeling her amazing Godmother. So cute.”

Meanwhile, Magda is loving her doppleganger, regraming this perfect snap with the caption, “Honestly, even I can’t tell us apart!! #goddaughter #bettycampbell #miniMe ❤❤❤”

It doesn’t get much cooler than having Jay Z as your unofficial uncle and godfather figure! Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s kids Apple and Moses share a close bond with Jay and his wife, Beyonce. Proud mum Gwyneth recently posted this pic of the trio and mused: “Happy birthday #unclejay.*

Meanwhile, Steven Spielberg steps up as godfather to both Gwyneth Paltrow AND Drew Barrymore. We imagine family get-togethers would be pretty fun. The director famously sent Drew a quilt for her 20th birthday with a note that read, “Cover yourself up.”

Stepping up for the HUGE job of Prince George’s godmother is Zara Phillips.

British model Cara Delevingne is lucky enough to call Dame Joan Collins her Godmother. The 23-year-old recently shared a gorgeous flashback video of the pair (which you can watch in the next slide) and mused, “Serious godmother love.”

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Cara Delevingne and Joan Collins give us Godparents dreams!

Following the birth of Jamie King’s second child, Leo Thames, in July last year, Taylor Swift has finally had a chance to cuddle her gorgeous little godson! “Meeting my boy,” the popstar wrote alongside this touching snap.

Taylor is clearly smitten with little Leo and lovingly shared lyrics from her hit Never Grow Up, gushing “Your little hand’s wrapped around my finger and it’s so quiet in the world tonight…”

The Hart of Dixie actress and Taylor have been firm friends for years. We’re certain Tay-Tay will pen a sweet song for the baby.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s godmother is Eighties superstar, Jamie Lee Curtis.

Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox have been BFFs for years and when it came to picking someone to be daughter Coco’s godmother, Court looked no further than Jen.

Drew used to be great friends with Courtney Love and was named Frances Bean Cobain’s godmother. Sadly they are no longer very close, with Drew telling Jane magazine: “Courtney and I have not seen each other in a while, so I haven’t had the pleasure of being in Frances’ life for a few years. That’s a great loss for me, and I hope to reconnect with her.”

Eva Longoria is Harper Beckham’s godmother, who gushed she was ‘thrilled’ to have the job.

Elton John must be one of the best godfathers going around – just ask Brooklyn Beckham who recently shared this snap with the Rocket Man hitmaker.

Lady Gaga is the proud godmother to Elton John and David Furnish’s sons, Zachary and Elijah.

Vivienne and Knox Jolie-Pitt not only have two parents in Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, but the lucky twins’ godfather is none other than, U2 rocker Bono.

Jennifer Lopez gave the coveted position of godmother to her twins with Marc Anthony, Max and Emme to bestie and actress Leah Remini.

While Jake Gyllenhaal is godfather to the late Heath Ledger and Michelle William’s daughter, Matilda.

They may have been lovers in the Nineties, but these days Hugh Grant is Liz Hurley’s son Damian’s godfather.

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman are godparents to Rupert and Wendi Murdoch’s two girls, Grace and Chloe.

Family sing-alongs would be pretty epic when Miley Cyrus teams up with her godmother, Dolly Parton.

Nicole Richie’s godfather is none other than the late King Of Pop – Michael Jackson!

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