15 Celebrities Who Emancipated From Their Parents



Jaime Pressly

Actress and model Jaime Pressly left her parents at 15 years old. Much like Michelle Williams, the emancipation was merely for her job. Jaime decided to divorce her parents legally so she could travel alone to Japan for a modeling career.

Ariel Winter

Ariel was 16 when filed for emancipation from her mother. The reason is conflicting, as Ariel claims she was physically and emotionally abused by her mother. Her parents deny the statements while also declaring the reason for Ariel leaving the family was based around her now adult ex-boyfriend.

Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter was a teen pop star back in late 1990’s but when he was 16 he filed a lawsuit to break away from the family. According to Aaron, his mother stole over $100,000 of his earnings. They have since reformed their relationship.