The 16 Youngest Grandparents In History

Nowadays, it is not uncommon to find young parents. What is rare is to find young grandparents who are a little over 40 years old or a little younger. The youngest registered grandmother was only 17 years old! Usually, at this age, they are not even related yet.


It is very difficult to imagine that a 17-year-old could meet his grandchildren on the same day he graduated from high school. It’s just amazing to think about it. This does not happen often, but the fact that it happened seems unrealistic.

Most grandparents are happy to welcome their first grandchild into the world, at least when they feel that their own children are ready to start having them. Becoming grandparents can be a wonderful thing because they can spoil their grandchildren and send them home loaded with sugar. Grandparents are the ones to whom children run when they think their own parents are not fair to them, but what happens when your grandparents are still children, a little like you? In this article, we will talk about 16 people who are among the youngest grandparents ever seen in history.

1Shem Davies, 29 years old

Shem Davies became a grandfather at the shocking age of 29, when his 14-year-old daughter gave birth to a baby girl in 2011. Davies was also young when he had his daughter at only 14 years old with his girlfriend who was 15 and became the youngest grandfather in Britain at the time. He told The Daily Mail: “It is an absolute joy to see Gracie thrive. I’m incredibly proud of Tia. She’ll be a brilliant mother. At first, I wasn’t very happy that she was pregnant, but I quickly got over it. Now it’s about being positive.” Let’s hope his granddaughter doesn’t do the same, which might make Shem the youngest great-grandfather in Britain!