14 kids but he’s a virgin
The New Paper and Reuters
He has fathered 14 children, but Mr Trent Arsenault is still a virgin.
Not for this 36-year-old Silicon Valley computer security specialist from Fremont, California.
Arsenault is a one-man sperm bank who has fathered an estimated 14 children through free donations of his semen that he advertises over the Internet.
During the past five years, he has given his sperm on more than 328 occasions to at least 46 women, resulting in 14 births, according to the the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) best estimates from documentation Arsenault himself provided.
The healthy bachelor professed a strong religious upbringing, and sees his sperm giveaways as acts of compassion.
He appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper talk show on Monday and called himself a "donorsexual" who has committed "100 per cent of my sexual energy for producing sperm for childless couples to have babies, so I don't have other activity outside of that".
Cooper was astounded when he asked Arsenault if he has had sex and his reply was: "I will probably be the 40-year-old virgin, except I'll have 15-plus kids."
His answer was greeted with applause from the audience.
The show saw the virgin dad meet one of his progeny for the first time as Analise, who turns two this week, walked onto the stage, the Daily Mail reported.
|Trent Arsenault meeting one of his progeny, Analise, for the first time.|
A visibly emotional Arsenault said the meeting was "a thrill".
The toddler is mothered by a lesbian couple who seemed overjoyed following the donor's decision to help them conceive.
He said: "I'm trying to not get too emotional. I'm just extremely happy that she's healthy and in a loving home."