(CNN)Mother’s Day is observed on the second Sunday in May in the United States. It is also celebrated in many other countries.

May 12, 2019 – Mother’s Day.Facts:In 2015, 26.4 was the average age in the United States for first-time mothers.In its early days, people observed Mother’s Day by going to church, and by writing letters to their mothers. Eventually, sending cards and giving gifts and flowers were added to the tradition.More people purchase fresh flowers and plants for Mother’s Day than for any other holiday except Christmas/Hanukkah.Read MoreIn 2018, the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that US consumers will spend $23.1 billion celebrating Mother’s Day. Shoppers will spend an average of $180.00 on Mom.Most consumers will give cards (77%) and flowers (69%) to their mothers or take her out to eat (55%) in 2018, but more money will be spent on jewelry ($4.6 billion) than any other category, according to the NRF.According to the Insure.com 2017 Mother’s Day Index, the various tasks moms perform at home would be worth $67,619 (up from $65,523 in 2016) a year in the professional world.Anna Jarvis started the tradition of wearing a carnation on Mother’s Day. A colored carnation means that a person’s mother is living. A white carnation indicates that a person’s mother is deceased.While many countries celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May, a tradition which began in the US, it’s celebrated annually on May 10 in Mexico. Similar celebrations of mothers are held on various days of the year in other countries, often following ancient or religious traditions.In Britain and some parts of Europe, the fourth Sunday of Lent was often celebrated as Mothering Day, but that has been replaced by Mother’s Day, for the most part.Timeline:1872 – Julia Ward Howe, who is a pacifist, suffragette, and writer of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” first suggests Mother’s Day in the United States. She suggests the day as a day mothers could rally for peace and for several years, she holds an annual Mother’s Day meeting in Boston.1908 – Anna Jarvis begins a campaign for a nationwide observance of Mother’s Day in honor of her late mother, a community health advocate. Anna Jarvis was deeply dismayed over the commercialization of Mother’s Day. Before she died in 1948, she admitted that she regretted ever starting the holiday.May 9, 1914 – President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill recognizing Mother’s Day as a national holiday.Think you know which celebrities calls these women mother? Take a look and find out.Think you know which celebrities calls these women mother? Take a look and find out. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesThink you know which celebrities calls these women mother? Take a look and find out.Hide Caption 1 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 2 of 54Charlize Theron's mom, Gerda Theron.Charlize Theron's mom, Gerda Theron. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesCharlize Theron’s mom, Gerda Theron.Hide Caption 3 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 4 of 54Tina Fey's mother, Jeanne Fey.Tina Fey's mother, Jeanne Fey. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesTina Fey’s mother, Jeanne Fey.Hide Caption 5 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 6 of 54Katy Perry's mother, Mary Hudson.Katy Perry's mother, Mary Hudson. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesKaty Perry’s mother, Mary Hudson.Hide Caption 7 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 8 of 54Keira Knightley's mother, Sharman Macdonald.Keira Knightley's mother, Sharman Macdonald. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesKeira Knightley’s mother, Sharman Macdonald.Hide Caption 9 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 10 of 54George Clooney's mom, Nina Warren.George Clooney's mom, Nina Warren. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesGeorge Clooney’s mom, Nina Warren.Hide Caption 11 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 12 of 54Robert Downey Jr.'s mom, Elsie Downey.Robert Downey Jr.'s mom, Elsie Downey. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesRobert Downey Jr.’s mom, Elsie Downey.Hide Caption 13 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 14 of 54Taylor Swift's mother, Andrea Swift.Taylor Swift's mother, Andrea Swift. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesTaylor Swift’s mother, Andrea Swift.Hide Caption 15 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 16 of 54Tiger Woods' mom, Kultida Woods.Tiger Woods' mom, Kultida Woods. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesTiger Woods’ mom, Kultida Woods.Hide Caption 17 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 18 of 54Miley Cyrus' mother, Tish Cyrus.Miley Cyrus' mother, Tish Cyrus. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesMiley Cyrus’ mother, Tish Cyrus.Hide Caption 19 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 20 of 54Sean "Diddy" Combs' mother, Janice.Sean "Diddy" Combs' mother, Janice. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesSean “Diddy” Combs’ mother, Janice.Hide Caption 21 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 22 of 54Christina Aguilera's mother, Shelly Kearns.Christina Aguilera's mother, Shelly Kearns. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesChristina Aguilera’s mother, Shelly Kearns.Hide Caption 23 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 24 of 54Cher's mom, Georgia Holt.Cher's mom, Georgia Holt. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesCher’s mom, Georgia Holt.Hide Caption 25 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 26 of 54Helena Bonham Carter's mom, Elena.Helena Bonham Carter's mom, Elena. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesHelena Bonham Carter’s mom, Elena.Hide Caption 27 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 28 of 54Jeremy Renner's mom, Valerie Cearley.Jeremy Renner's mom, Valerie Cearley. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesJeremy Renner’s mom, Valerie Cearley.Hide Caption 29 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 30 of 54Russell Brand's mother, Juliet Elizabeth Brand.Russell Brand's mother, Juliet Elizabeth Brand. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesRussell Brand’s mother, Juliet Elizabeth Brand.Hide Caption 31 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 32 of 54Justin Timberlake's mother, Lynn Harless. Writer Aaron Sorkin is at left.Justin Timberlake's mother, Lynn Harless. Writer Aaron Sorkin is at left. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesJustin Timberlake’s mother, Lynn Harless. Writer Aaron Sorkin is at left.Hide Caption 33 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 34 of 54Paris Hilton's mom, Kathy Hilton.Paris Hilton's mom, Kathy Hilton. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesParis Hilton’s mom, Kathy Hilton.Hide Caption 35 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 36 of 54Justin Bieber's mother, Pattie Mallette.Justin Bieber's mother, Pattie Mallette. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesJustin Bieber’s mother, Pattie Mallette.Hide Caption 37 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 38 of 54Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles.Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesBeyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles.Hide Caption 39 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 40 of 54Eli Roth's mother, Cora Roth.Eli Roth's mother, Cora Roth. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesEli Roth’s mother, Cora Roth.Hide Caption 41 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 42 of 54Nick Cannon's mother, Beth Hackett.Nick Cannon's mother, Beth Hackett. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesNick Cannon’s mother, Beth Hackett.Hide Caption 43 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 44 of 54Kid Rock's mom, Susan Ritchie.Kid Rock's mom, Susan Ritchie. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesKid Rock’s mom, Susan Ritchie.Hide Caption 45 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 46 of 54Ryan Gosling's mom, Donna.Ryan Gosling's mom, Donna. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesRyan Gosling’s mom, Donna.Hide Caption 47 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 48 of 54Bradley Cooper's mom, Gloria Cooper.Bradley Cooper's mom, Gloria Cooper. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesBradley Cooper’s mom, Gloria Cooper.Hide Caption 49 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesWhose mom is this?Hide Caption 50 of 54Scott Evans, left, and Chris Evans with their mother, Lisa Evans.Scott Evans, left, and Chris Evans with their mother, Lisa Evans. Photos: Guess who? Mothers of celebritiesScott Evans, left, and Chris Evans with their mother, Lisa Evans.Hide Caption 51 of 54Whose mom is this?Whose mom is this? Photos: Guess who? 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