We don’t need to tell you that the life of the rich and famous is quite extraordinary – and the luxuries only grow tenfold when it comes to their children, or so we assume. Maybe that explains the reason why we compiled a list of the biggest celebrities out there, who have incredibly famous parents that you maybe forgot about. Click through for all the proof you need and you might just be surprised!
Following in her parents’ footsteps, Bindi is a zoologist and conservationist. The late Steve Irwin and Terri taught their daughter a lot, something she’s never forgotten. In any case, she’s made quite the career for herself and not just in nature – she’s a dancer, singer, actress, television personality, and winner of season 21 of Dancing with the Stars. And she’s nowhere finished yet. Who knows, maybe she’ll dish out online dating tips too.
It’s not all that hard to forget that Liv is the daughter of Aerosmith’s lead singer, Steven Tyler, and model Bebe Buell. Just look at her, it’s clear! Anyways, at age 14, Liv set off and became a model. A year later and she tried her hand at acting and well, the rest is history. Wife, mother to three, humanitarian, and so much more, Liv is the ultimate rock star.
Hang on…Dylan’s parents are Sean Penn and Robin Wright?! **My head is exploding!** Now that that’s out of the way, Dylan is a model and actress whose career really took off once she began dating Robert Pattinson back in 2013. Which is odd, I don’t mean their former relationship, but the fact that her career wasn’t already huge just because of who her parents. Oh, Hollywood.
Zoë Kravitz is a model, actress, and singer, in fact, she’s the front-woman of the band Lolawolf. Most likely you recognize her from her roles in Californication, After Earth, and The Divergent Series. Then there’s the fact that her parents are Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet. Did your head just explode? It happens.
Isabella and Olivia Giannulli
That’s right, we’re talking about Aunt Becky from Full House now – well actually, we mean Lori Loughlin and her teenage daughters, Isabella and Olivia. As you can see, they look just like their mom and just like mom, they’re quite the models. Having already appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and with their huge social media following, these girls are well on their way to stardom. Wonder if online dating is an option, well if he’s like Uncle Jesse then maybe?
David Beckham, one of the world’s greatest soccer players, and Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham are proud parents to Brooklyn. Granted Brooklyn is a model like his parents are sometimes, but he’s also an avid photographer. In fact, he just published his first book which is a series of snapshots he personally took, titled What I See, in June 2017.
Gia Francesca Lopez
Television host and actor Mario Lopez is pretty much “dad of the year!” Like every year. Lopez and Gia (6 years old) are the most adorable father-daughter duo – not only do they go to dances together, but they’re always hanging out!
All hail the Goddess that is Angelina Jolie! Born into the Hollywood limelight as both her parents are actors, Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, Angelina naturally took the same route. However, she’s using her fame to champion humanitarian causes.
Now Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick really tried to keep Sosie out of the spotlight, as they don’t want Sosie becoming an actress – but considering she’s been acting since she was 10, it looks unlikely. However, Sosie does have a degree from Brown University and she also studied musical theatre at the company CAP21. Watch Sosie on the big screen from re-runs or The Closer or a bit more recent on 13 Reasons Why.
As if the last name wasn’t a dead give away, Ireland is the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin. Be that as it may, since 2013, Ireland’s modeling career has really kicked off as she’s modeled for the biggest brands. Oh, we can only assume she never needs to try her hand at online dating – just look at that bone structure – nuff said.
14 year old Liv is the daughter of the actress Julianne and director Bart Freundich – only time will tell which route she’ll take in life, although we can imagine it’ll be a pretty special one. Perhaps modeling? She’s already tall enough!
Alexa Ray Joel
Considering that Alexa’s parents are Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, it makes total sense that she’s a singer, songwriter, and pianist. At 31, she’s already established her career and never has to worry about online dating. ~sigh~
Known as the Hollywood heartthrob back in the ’80s and ’90s, Patrick Swayze had a successful career up until his untimely death in 2009. While he was married by the age of 23, he never thought he was a father. But, in 1972, his rumored secret love-child, John Whittle, emerged from a fling. Clearly, they look extremely similar!
Louis Bardo and Laila Bullock
Our girl Sandra Bullock adopted both of her children as a single mother, just another reason we adore her. Louis is six and Laila is four – mama bear keeps them out of the public spotlight as much as possible.
Prince Michael Jackson II
The youngest child of Michael Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II is now a teenager. The resemblance to his father can already be seen. One major difference between the two is how Prince tends to avoid the spotlight, unlike his late father.
Naomi DeLuce Wilding
Naomi De Luce Wilding looks just like her famous grandmother, the iconic Elizabeth Taylor. Throughout her successful career, Elizabeth was known to have been married seven times. As a result, she had four children and ten grandchildren. While Naomi was born in the UK, she moved to the US in order to become a fashion designer. Nowadays she runs a gallery and is also an ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Okay, here’s the thing, if you don’t know who Lily Collins is then you need to get your head out from under that rock. Not only is she a model and published author, but she’s also Golden Globe-nominated actress – furthermore, she’s a massive anti-bullying advocate. Still not convinced? Her dad is Phil Collins, the Genesis drummer and lead singer, while mom is Jill Tavelman. Although Lily is doing quite well for herself, despite her roots, although that helps.
John Owen Lowe
John Owen is practically the spitting image of his father, Rob Lowe. Yeah, we mean the Outsiders, West Wing, Parks and Recreation star. Unlike dad, John Owen is currently pursuing a degree in science technology in society at Stanford and is expected to graduate next year. Moreover, he’s quite the musician, just listen to him play the piano or write a few notes for you. If that’s not your cup of tea then you can watch John Owen alongside his dad on The Grinder or The Lowe Files.
Since Zelda was just five years old, she’s been acting, which makes sense considering her dad is the late Robin Williams and mom is Marsha Garces Williams. Apart from that, Zelda is also a video game lover and avid athlete.
Lily Mo Sheen
Okay so most of us know that Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen are huge movie stars, and they also to pull pranks. However, to Lily, they’re simply mum and dad. And like any other parent, Kate and Michael are incredibly proud that their little girl is now in her first semester of college. Moreover Lily has also appeared in three films, including Underworld: Evolution, Click, and Everybody’s Fine.
Hailie Jade Scott Mathers
If you’ve ever listened to the epic-ness of Eminem then no doubt you know who Hailie is. Which is why we’re happy to say that Hailie graduated Summa Cum Laude from her high school and was also the homecoming queen. Currently, she is enrolled at Michigan State University. Slay, girl, slay.
Dakota Johnson seems to be coming into her own legacy, especially since her role as Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie series. Of course it does also help that her parents are Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, but at the end of the day, it falls down to the fact that Dakota has some serious acting skills. Just don’t ask her about online dating, she’s not a fan.
Are you surprised to learn that Ava’s parents are Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe? Probably not. Which means that you’re also probably not surprised to learn that Ava and Reese are often mistaken for sisters! Look at ’em, they’re practically twins.
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are the parents of 28 year old, Rumer. And just like her parents, she’s been acting since she was seven. Currently she has a reoccurring role on Empire and was also the season 20 winner of Dancing With The Stars.
Meet Ava, the daughter of actress Heather Locklear and musician Richie Sambora. Yeah, we’re sure you can see the resemblance! Not only is Ava an actress and model, but she also walked the runway for her father’s gorgeous clothing line.
Rainey Qualley, the daughter of actress Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley. Who at just 27 has already appeared in a few films, although she’s more of a musician. Her stage name is Rainsford and her latest single is “Sweet Spot”.
Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson
No doubt you know that Paris-Michael is the daughter of the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Currently, Paris is pursuing a career to become an actress and model. With no online dating worries, we’re sure she can do it.
We’re going to go out on a limb and assume you know who Gigi Hadid is. I mean she is one of the greatest models of our generation right now – heck in 2016, the British Fashion Council named her the International Model of the Year. Could have something to do with the fact that her mom, Yolanda, is a former model and her dad is Mohamed Hadid.
Surely you know Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s oldest daughter, Violet? Yeah, we thought so. While she’s only 11, she’s a total trooper and we can imagine how her parents will handle life when she starts dating. Or worse online dating.
Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke are incredibly proud of their 19-year-old daughter, Maya. At 19, she’s not just a model, but she’s also pursuing a degree at the Juilliard School in New York City. However her dad would like to point out that Maya is a model for a different reason, “She did that modeling gig so that she didn’t have to ask me for spending money,” Hawke stated. “She’s studying to be an actress and so I think she does look beautiful [in the All Saints video], but what I’m really most proud of is how beautiful she is inside, because she truly is.” AWW.
Why yes, Eva is the daughter of the Italian director Franco Amurri and actress Susan Sarandon. At 32, Eva got her first acting gig in 1992 and it’s only increased since then. Plus she never has to worry about online dating!
Carys Zeta Douglas
Oh my goodness, Carys is practically the spitting image of her mom, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Fine, there’s a smidge of Michael Douglas too. In any case, we can’t wait to see what path Carys chooses to lead – although we’re sure it wont’ include online dating.
Jon Tenney and Teri Hatcher are parents of 19 year old Emerson – who has firmly expressed that she doesn’t want to become an actress, liker her parents. So then, what will she do? We can only sit and wait to find out, but we’re sure it’ll be great!
Pssh, as if Miley Cyrus needs any kind of introduction. And in case you didn’t know, her parents are Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus. Yes, her dad did write and sing “Achy Breaky Heart”, he’s that guy. In any case, Miley is a massive star all of her own doing, and we absolutely adore her and her activism too. Peace and love, girl.
Meet Kaia, the 15 year old daughter to Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford. And before you ask, yes, Kaia is a model, just like her mom. Surely she’ll never have to consider online dating!
Jane calls Jim Carrey and Melissa Carrey, mom and dad! Although you probably gathered that already. In any case, the 30 year old is in a band as their lead singer, ‘The Jane Carrey Band’, and she’s a mom to an adorable son named Jackson.
Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook are the proud parents of 19 year old, Sailor. Who is the sister of Alexa Ray Joel. Aside from modeling, Sailor is enrolled at the New York City Parsons School of Design, pursuing her passion in fashion photography and portraits.
Sofia, who is only 18, has already established a successful modeling career! Featuring in plenty big campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, and Chanel, she’s got a bright future ahead of her. Maybe it’s all thanks to parents Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander.
Do we really need to tell you that Willow is the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith? Yeah, we didn’t think so! Disregarding who her parents are, Willow has done very well for herself, she’s a singer, actress, and dancer. How accomplished is she? Well she received the Young Artist Award for her performance in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl and her single “Whip My Hair” peaked at the number 11 slot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Must run in the family! Although you probably saw this one coming, Jaden is the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and obviously the brother to Willow. Jaden is also an accomplished actor, who has dabbled in a musical career too.
Lily Rose Depp
Lily Rose is the French-American actress and model whose dad is Johnny Depp. And mom is the French singer, actress, and model, Vanessa Paradis. Since February 2017, Lily Rose has been starring in campaigns for Chanel’s beauty line.
Kevin Costner and Cindy Costner are the parents to 31 year old , Lily. (Seems like Lily is quite the popular name in Hollywood!) Anyways, Lily is also an actress, like her parents, she’s appeared in 3000 Miles to Graceland, The Postman, and Black or White. Additionly, in 2004 she was named “Miss Golden Globe”. Well done!
Simone Alexandra Johnson
That’s right, The Rock is the father to 15 year old Simone – we can only imagine how Dwyane Johnson will react when she starts dating! Furthermore the two do have a jealous-worthy father-daughter relationship, so maybe the dating talk will go over smoothly!
No doubt that O.J. Simpson’s name is forever etched in history, with his dazzling football career, and of course for the alleged murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman (although he was found not guilty). In any case, Nicole and O.J.’s two children, Justin and Sydney, live life strictly under the radar. 31 year old Sydney is a social worker who resides in Florida.
Doesn’t matter that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are separated, they are parents to six children, three of whom they even adopted internationally. Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne have surely come a long way – wonder if they’ll all follow in mom and dad’s footsteps!