When celebrities announce that they are expecting, the public can’t wait for the baby. Is it a boy or a girl? What’s the name? Does it look like the mom or the dad? It’s kind of strange how interested we are in someone else’s pregnancy, but hey, they’re famous; it comes with the territory. With all the hype over their birth, people forget that all these kids are going to grow up one day.
A perfect example is Eminem’s Daughter, Hailie Jade. She is Slim Shady’s baby girl, which is why you might be shocked when you find out how old she is now. While many celeb kids follow in their Hollywood parents’ footsteps, others choose a completely different path. Do you ever wonder what they look like now? Or what they chose to do with their life? You won’t even recognize Shiloh Pitt!
Get ready to feel old because these are the offspring of Hollywood stars all grown up.
Jack Quaid is the son of Hollywood power couple Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid. The dynamic duo has an extensive and impressive resume when it comes to show biz. Jack was practically born into stardom, and it’s like he was destined to follow in his parents’ footsteps. The 27-year old likes to stay active, and you might recognize him from The Hunger Games and Plus One.
Jack got his bachelor’s degree at Tisch School of the Arts in New York before moving to LA, where he currently resides. Jack has also got himself a lady! A beautiful actress named Lizzie McGroder. The happy couple has been dating since 2016!
Superstar Kelly Ripa needs no introduction. She was involved in numerous projects throughout her career, like ABC soap opera All My Children, her morning show Live! With Kelly and Ryan, her sitcom Hope & Faith, her production company Milijo, and so much more. Her daughter Lola Consuelos turned 18 years old and began studying business and performing arts at New York University last year.
The family splits their time between New York and LA, in order to accommodate Kelly’s jam-packed schedule. Lola is happy and doing well in college, but she admitted that her parents are too strict. She expressed that she thinks she should be allowed more freedom at her age. Kelly probably can’t monitor her from the West Coast, though. Party time!
Everyone who has ever gone through an Eminem phase knows he is a loving father to his daughter Hailie Jade. He only mentioned her about a thousand times in his genius lyrics. Even though the entire world knew Hailie’s name, Eminem didn’t want her to be pushed into the limelight because of him. When she was a child, he kept her hidden from paparazzi, but now 24-year-old Hailie Jade is making waves on social media.
Hailie has been gaining a large following on Instagram in recent years. She was homecoming queen in high school and graduated with high honors, before enrolling at Michigan State University. Unsurprisingly, she was an honors student there too. Hailie is now a psychology major and a major model, making daddy Mathers proud!
Do you ever wonder what happened to Ethan Wayne? The son of legendary Western star John Wayne? As it turns out, he followed in daddy’s Hollywood footsteps. Not only is he an actor, but he also works as a stunt double. His career began in meta-Hollywood. In the 1971 film Big Jake, he played the grandson of his father’s character.
A decade later, he landed his first role as a stunt double on the hit movie The Blues Brothers. Since then, he has constantly been working in Hollywood, sometimes as an actor, and sometimes as a stunt double. Producers must love casting him because he performs his own stunts. Just like his dad, Ethan likes being outside and now lives in California.
Steve Irwin is known as the “Crocodile Hunter.” He has entertained TV watchers with up-close encounters of wild animals. In 2006, everyone’s favorite Australian personality died in a devastating accident during one of his expeditions. His 21-year-old daughter Bindi Irwin took up the conservationist family torch. Being born into that family, she had a real love for animals since she was just a little girl.
At the tender age of nine years old, she was starting to act, dance, rap, sing and she even hosted a TV show,. In recent years, Bindi has become more involved in environmentalist causes, and she began broadcasting important messages through her large platforms. Plus, she helps run the Australia Zoo and promotes wildlife whenever she can.
The nature vs. nurture question has been debated for years. Do people tend to act like their parents because of their genetics, or is it the environment that they were raised in? It’s obviously a bit of both, but the question is which has a stronger impact. Elijah Blue Allman is the second son of Pop icon Cher. Allman is now 43 and the singer and guitarist of the rock band Deadsy.
Rumor has it that his first guitar was given to him by Kiss famed bassist Gene Simmons. It’s been a while since Mr. Allman’s band has put anything out, but apparently, there is new music in the works. He also helped out fellow-rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars on their self-titled album. Do you think he has music in his DNA?
Antonio Banderas is a red carpet pro who has received many accolades, including Best Actor Award at Cannes, a Tony Award, and several Golden Globes, to name a few. Now, let’s take a look at his 23-year-old daughter Stella Banderas. She’s been pretty busy since she started her career in her dad’s film Crazy in Alabama back in 1999.
In 2018, Stella revealed that she enjoys acting, but she has kept a low profile. She studied performing arts at a prestigious school in New York. Nowadays, she’s dabbling in modeling. She modeled for Madhappy, a company focused on mental health. She also modeled for a brand called Violet Grey. She certainly inherited her daddy’s good looks.
It seems nice to be born to Hollywood parents; you get the fame, fortune, and opportunity. But you also have some big shoes to fill. Everyone is watching your every move, and it can get pretty stressful. Son of soccer legend David Beckham, 20-year-old Brooklyn, feels this way. As a youngster, he played soccer, or as they call it across the Atlantic pond, “football.”
However, he ultimately decided not to fill dad’s cleats, and he quit playing soccer. But don’t forget his mother is fashion designer Victoria Beckham. That may have been his inspiration to pursue photography and modeling. Despite being born into wealth, Brooklyn worked in a coffee shop for quite some time.
It’s hard to believe that Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is a teenager already. As the first daughter of Hollywood’s ex-power couple, Brangelina, it seems like Shiloh has always been big news. It can’t be easy being born in the spotlight, but it comes with the territory of being born to some of the most famous people in the world.
As a toddler, Shiloh wanted to go by the name John, and the courageous 13-year-old recently revealed that he is gender-fluid. Shiloh admitted that he would prefer to go by the pronoun “he” rather than “she.” Shiloh Pitt is also the youngest person in history to be immortalized as a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s London wax museum.
Jane Fonda is a unique woman, to say the least. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, she was mainly known for her workout videos, but she also had a successful career in Hollywood. Show biz aside, Fonda is an accomplished writer and political activist. Fonda’s adopted daughter, Mary Williams, wasn’t interested in the Hollywood glam.
Instead, the now 52-year-old puts her energy into activism and politics. She worked as a fund-raiser for the International Rescue Committee for years, and it sparked her passion to work with Sudanese refugees. She does incredible work, and, needless to say, the world needs more kind-hearted people like her.
Elizabeth Hurley is incredibly talented at acting, modeling, and business. She has been working on her crafts with remarkable passion since the ‘80s. In 2002, she welcomed baby Damian Hurley to the world with husband Steve Bing. There were paternity issues at first, but the DNA test confirmed that Bing was indeed the daddy.
Damian is now 17 years old and is following in his mother’s acting and modeling footsteps. When he was just a little boy, Damian landed a role in The Royals, which starred his mom as the Queen of England. Damian also has a famous list of godfathers, including David Beckham, Denis Leary, Elton John, and Hugh Grant.
It’s crazy how much Jane Carrey looks like her father, master of comedy, Jim Carrey. But there is more to Jane than looking strikingly similar to her A-lister daddy. She inherited some of her dad’s show biz genes. She enjoys entertaining audiences and is a pretty accomplished singer.
She has a beautiful voice and sings in her band called The Jane Carrey Band. In 2012, she auditioned for American Idol, but unfortunately, she didn’t make it all the way. Jane definitely got her dad’s acting chops and is best known for her role on the TV show Kidding. In 2009, she tied the knot with Alex Santana, but the marriage didn’t last. The pair did have a child together, making Jim a grandpa!
Okay, it’s no secret that Lily Collins is absolutely gorgeous. Her father is Phil Collins, the iconic drummer, singer and songwriter in Genesis. But when it comes to her show biz career, her path deviates from her musical father’s. Instead, she is a successful model and actress. Plus, the starlet is also an accomplished writer and essayist.
She published a collection of essays in 2017 titled Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. She actually goes pretty deep in the book and discusses some serious issues and shares some of the most difficult moments in her life. For example, Lily opened about her eating disorder and abusive relationship. I guess being born to famous parents doesn’t mean your life is going to be perfect.
It only makes sense that one of Steven Speilberg’s children would follow in his movie-making footsteps. His youngest daughter Mikaela recently revealed that she wants to be like her acclaimed director dad. But, apparently, her films are for mature audiences only. The 23-year-old was quoted saying that she is “tired of not being able to capitalize on my body, and frankly, I got really tired of being told to hate my body.”
Mikaela is currently self-producing her own videos and applying for a dancer’s license. Steven and his wife Kate adopted Mikaela when she was a baby, and it’s unclear whether or not they support her choice. However, we know her parents are loving and involved when it comes to all seven of their children. Mikaela claimed that they are “intrigued” but “not upset.” Whatever that means…
A lot of kids get tired of hearing how much they look like their parents, but for Kaia Gerber looking like her stunning mother, Cindy Crawford, is quite the compliment. Just like her mom, Kaia is absolutely gorgeous, and that’s probably how she got her own spotlight. Well, that and the fact that she is Cindy Crawford’s daughter.
Kaia is 18 years old and has already made a name for herself in the modeling world. She modeled for major outlets, such as Pop Magazine, Vogue, and Teen Vogue. In 2017, she made her runway debut for a Calvin Klein Collection and walked for other big brands such as Marc Jacobs, Versace, and Chanel. Not bad for a teenager.
It’s time to take a look at the child of one of the biggest names in Hollywood: Robert De Niro. The man who needs no introduction is incredible with gangster roles and has been pulling them off flawlessly for decades now. His son, Raphael De Niro, is also a star but didn’t follow the same career path as his father.
He did appear in a few films, but Raphael’s true calling is real estate. Instead of dealing drugs on screen, he deals houses in real life, and he is darn good at it. He works with renowned clients like Kelly Ripa, Renée Zellweger, and billionaire Travis Kalanick. Despite not being an actor like his dad, this dude has made a name for himself in the world of real estate.
Being born to a Hollywood superstar is nothing but a case of phenomenal luck. All these kids should be making the best of it, I know I would. Some people want to detach from their parent’s name to “make it on their own,” but they don’t have to do that. 47-year-old Alison Eastwood made the best of her Hollywood lineage.
This stunner is an accomplished actress, director, producer, model, and fashion designer. She has an extensive resume in show biz, but that’s not all she does. Alison is the founder of a non-profit animal welfare organization called the Eastwood Ranch Foundation. It couldn’t have been easy to fill papa Eastwood’s shoes, but Alison did it with talent and grace.
René-Charles Angélil is an interesting dude. The main reason is that his mother is pop goddess Celine Dion. He is also into music, but his style is rap. Like many other 19-year-olds, he doesn’t always want his mother to know what he is up to. René-Charles sneakily set up a studio in his family’s garage and recorded a single.
Then he took on an alias – Big Trip – and released some music. His songs did outstandingly well and reached No.1 and No.2 on the Canadian SoundCloud R&B charts. That’s when the 17-year-old finally told his mom what he has been doing. It seems like he didn’t want his mom’s career to affect him in any way- negatively or positively.
We all know Courteney Cox from the hit series Friends and her role in Cougar Town. The smashing actress has a stunning daughter who looks just like her. 15-year old Coco Arquette is trying to figure out her life. We’ve all been there in high school. The only difference is Coco has a world of opportunity.
Even though her dad, David Arquette, is no longer married to her mother, both parents spoil her big time. “We have always made [Coco] the number one priority. We have respect and love for each other and just [are] on the same page,” he revealed. “As far as teenagers go, it’s a bit tricky, but she’s got a huge heart, and she’s really, really a brilliant girl, so we’re very lucky.”
When it comes to these two, it’s hard to tell who the star is and who the kid is. Gloria Vanderbilt (who passed away on June 17, 2019), and her son Anderson Cooper, are both big names in their own right. Vanderbilt did it all; she was an actress, author, artist, and fashion designer. She was actually a regular writer for The New York Times as well as other major outlets.
In 1967, Vanderbilt welcomed little Anderson into the world, and he certainly made a name for himself over the course of his career. In his early days, he spent some time interning at the CIA, studying political science, and then pursued a journalism career. He has since basically become the face of CNN.
Thanks to the iconic franchises Rambo and Rocky Balboa, everyone knows Sylvester Stalone’s name. The action superstar’s stunning 21-year-old daughter Sistine Stalone is following in her daddy’s footsteps. She inherited his good looks and his acting chops. The show biz savvy Sistine made her movie debut last year.
She was featured in the survival horror movie 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, which is absolutely terrifying. If you’re looking for a good horror movie, I definitely recommend it. It’s no shock that this rising star is also a model. She signed a contract with a modeling agency back in 2016 and appeared in a Chanel fashion show shortly after. We can’t wait to see what this girl does next!
Here is a classic case of the child superstar taking after his famous parent’s craft. Who could blame him, though? He probably has show-biz ingrained in his DNA, not to mention, his parent’s Hollywood connections. John Carter Cash is the son of country music icon Johnny Cash.
Naturally, John grew up to be a country singer too. The now 49-year-old spent a good chunk of his life working as a record producer. He cherishes his name and works hard to live up to his family legacy. He is a vibrant performer, an incredible musician with a great voice, and insane guitar skills. If you’re a country fan like me, check out his music!
Apple Martin made waves from the moment she was born to her award-winning actress mom Gwyneth Paltrow. For some reason, the name Apple was controversial, but after celebrities naming their children Psalm and Bear, Apple sounds very pretty. I mean, it’s not like she was named after an equation, like Elon Musk’s baby (X Æ A-12).
Apple is only 15, so it’s hard to say which career path she will choose. However, she minimizes her internet presence and recently deleted her Instagram, so it doesn’t look like she is seeking fame. In fact, Gwyneth asks her daughter before featuring her in any online post. She seems pretty mature for a teenager and is smart enough to realize she is famous by association.
Pierce Brosnan is the embodiment of classy manliness, and it’s difficult to say when the height of his acting career was. Maybe it was during the era of Dante’s Peak, or maybe it was during his James Bond days? Anyway, fast forward from the ‘90s, it’s time for his talented, handsome son Dylan to make a name for himself.
The 23-year-old is a Jack of all Trades. He seriously has a huge variety of talents. Dylan is a model, college student (cinematic arts), actor, philanthropist, and a musician in a band called Rasberry Blonde. If that wasn’t enough, he and his brother Paris were this year’s Golden Globe ambassadors, meaning they got to give out statuettes to the winners!
When it comes to Hollywood legends, Johnny Depp is high on the list. Captain Jack Sparrow has become the most iconic movie pirate of all time thanks to Depp’s remarkable performance. You know what they say, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Not only does Lily-Rose Depp look just like her A-list dad, but she’s a rising star in her own right.
She was born in France to Depp and Vanessa Paradis, a French model and actress. Lily-Rose was obviously destined for stardom and had two parents who could teach her the ropes. She began her career with a small part in Tusk and took on several roles after that. She is now 20 and it’s been reported that she is working on a project with Gary Oldman and Evangeline Lilly about the opioid crisis. I can’t wait to see it!
Kate Moss is a remarkable woman. Besides being a successful model and businesswoman, she has also done a ton of philanthropy and works with an organization that helps children in communities affected by war and poverty. She clearly has a huge heart, but do you ever wonder what her 17-year-old daughter, Lila Grace Moss Hack, has been up to?
From the looks of it, she takes after her beautiful mama when it comes to modeling. She has reportedly been accepted into some real fashion circles. She was even invited to Marc Jacobs’ wedding to Char Defranco. Look at Little Miss Fancy Pants getting invited to the wedding of the year. She was also featured in a beauty campaign for Mark Jacobs. Very impressive.
Sir Paul McCartney rose to fame in the ‘60s as part of The Beatles, one of the most influential and legendary bands in history. It looks like his daughter Stella McCartney has made it big too. She’s not in an iconic band like her father was. She had an interest in designing clothes since she was a little girl. She had already designed her own jacket by age 13.
Shortly after, she started a designer internship where she was exceptional. It was clear she had a gift. But then it was off to college. In fashion school, your thesis is a collection of pieces you designed. Stella’s clothes were modeled by huge names, including Kate Moss and Yasmin Le Bon. Stella, now 48, has a thriving fashion business and has racked up some awards.
Elvis Presley earned one of the best nicknames out there, The King. It was well-deserved, considering he has become a significant cultural icon of the 20th century. That’s obviously incredible, but we are here to talk about his 52-year-old daughter Lisa Marie Presley. She embarked on a music career relatively late in life. At age 35, her first song To Whom It May Concern reached number five on the billboard 200.
The track was certified gold just months after it came out. Ever since then, her music always receives critical acclaim. Her music style is a combination of rock and country, with an edgy kind of tone. At some point, she was brought into the Church of Scientology, but thankfully, she managed to get out.
Dylan Penn is the beautiful child of mega-stars Sean Penn and Robin Wright. For decades, both of her parents have been entertaining audiences with their fantastic acting performances. As it turns out, Dylan hopped on the family Hollywood train. On top of inheriting her mom’s good looks, she is also extremely talented and lovable. With parents like that, I wouldn’t expect anything less.
In 2013, she embarked on her modeling career and was featured on billboards for Gap. Since then, her modeling career has continued to blossom, and she has appeared on multiple “annual hot” lists. In 2015, she made her acting debut in the horror movie Condemned and enjoyed work on various independent films.
Lionel Richie is known as one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s. While a younger generation knows him as an American Idol judge, his immense talent inspired millions of people. His youngest daughter is 21-year-old Sofia Richie. She has also made a name for herself, but not for her music.
Sofia is more interested in modeling and fashion designing. She got started at the tender age of 14 with a feature in Teen Vogue. Ever since she has been making waves in Hollywood. She was hired by major brands, including Chanel, Michael Kors, and Tommy Hilfiger. Sofia made headlines when she started dating Scott Disick (now 37), of Kardashian fame.
Jack Nicolson is arguably one of the best actors in Hollywood history. He embodies each role he receives, and his performances are always flawless. This is a guy who has been killing it for more than half a century. He has such diversity and could handle any role he is given. His daughter Honey Hollman is 39. She took inspiration from her talented father and entered show-biz.
But Honey has been surprisingly shy when it comes to the public eye. In 2002, she was in Go’ aften Danmark and, in the 2010s, she played in Empire North. But everything else in her life is unclear. Honey’s mom is Honey Duffy, a woman whom Nicholson had a fling with back in 1980.
Michael Jackson is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time. He was even dubbed the “King of Pop.” After he tragically died in 2009, his two eldest children, Michael Joseph “Prince” Jackson and Paris Jackson, accepted a lifetime achievement award on their father’s behalf. The kids are all grown up now. Paris is now 21 and on the fast track to her own career.
Sure, she had some personal struggles, but she seems to be doing well. She appeared on Ellen DeGeneres and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Prince Jackson is 23 and is starting to dip toes in the spotlight. He recently revealed, “I’m looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter, and actor.” When he was asked about dancing, Prince revealed he didn’t get that gene.
Demi Gene Guynes, more commonly known as Demi Moore, is a classic American Hollywood sweetheart. She starred and directed in a number of movies and was even awarded a Golden Globe and an Emmy. Her daughter with Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, is 31 years old now. Like her famous parents, she is reaching for stardom. In 2005, she landed a role in Hostage, starring her dad.
Since then, she has appeared in a bunch of other stuff. In 2015, she competed on the celebrity competition show Dancing with the Stars. In the first week, she got the highest score of the night. Rumer has also ventured into singing and modeling. Clearly, her parents’ talent rubbed off on her.
Okay, if there was a celebrity mother-daughter look-alike contest, Reese Witherspoon and her daughter Ava Phillippe would win, hands down. Reese has been in show business for about 30 years and even won an Emmy award. She really broke out after starring in the hit chick flick Legally Blonde. So what’s her doppelgänger daughter Ava up to?
Well, it’s no surprise that she is just as talented as her mother but is focusing on a modeling career. She was asked to model Rodarte’s fall collection lookbook in 2018. She is currently the face of her mom’s lifestyle brand, Draper. Yep, nepotism at its best. Ava is doing and looking great. The rising star is also gaining a massive following online.
Melanie Griffith has been involved in the entertainment industry since 1969. She acted in TV shows, including Raising Hope and movies like Shade. In addition, she has also done stage acting. When it comes to Griffith, it looks like her stardom is genetic. Her beautiful 30-year-old daughter, Dakota Johnson, definitely inherited her mom’s acting chops. You most likely know her from the 50 Shades franchise.
If not, you may recognize her from other movies she played in. Her face looks like it belongs in Hollywood. Whether or not you like 50 Shades of Grey, it was certainly the role of a lifetime for Dakota and really put her name on the map. She also made a hilarious appearance on a 2015 episode of Saturday Night Live.
Late Rock legend Kurt Cobain had one daughter before he died at the age of 27. Frances Bean Cobain’s mom is the one and only Courtney Love, and both her parents are cultural pillars- especially her dad. Nirvana redefined the face of music when they released Nevermind, which has since gone down in history as one of the best albums of all time.
Frances inherited 37% of her dad’s estate, and she bought herself a big house near Sunset Strip a few years ago. She doesn’t have to work that hard, but she likes to model and make art. When she was asked about her dad, she said she doesn’t like grunge and prefers bands like Oasis. Frances is now 27, eerily the same age her father was when he passed away.
You likely recognize Kiefer Sutherland for his role in the amazing white-knuckle series 24. He did an incredible job, and his outstanding performance won him all kinds of awards, included a Golden Globe and an Emmy. His 32-year-old daughter, Sarah Sutherland, has been making waves in Hollywood circles lately.
She is mostly known for her role in the hit show Veep, alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus, otherwise known as “Elaine from Seinfeld.” Sarah did such a great job with her role that she was given a Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. Someone took after her daddy.
It seems like a lot of these celebrity children follow in their parents’ footsteps, in one way or another. But that’s not always the case. Many of them pick completely different career paths, sometimes facilitated by their parent’s names, and other times not. Exhibit A is Dylan Lauren, the 45-year-old daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren.
She is all grown up and runs Dylan’s Candy Bar, her very own candy store in the heart of New York City. She picked a career path far from her designer dad’s. Instead of bringing us the latest trends, she supplies delicious treats! Apparently, she was inspired by the one and only Willy Wonka, after watching the movie when she was 16.
Olivia Newton-John has a hectic schedule. The Australian born star can do it all; she’s an actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, activist, and entrepreneur. She has immense talent and even won an incredible four Grammys! Her daughter, Chloe Lattanzi, inherited her mama’s stardom genes. Chloe is 34 years old and is an actress and musician.
Sadly, she struggled with substance abuse but seems to be recovering. Aside from the drugs, her music and TV career are booming. She released an album in 2016, and it did pretty well. She has also played various roles since the 1990s. This year, you could catch her as a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.
Modern Family is filled with remarkable actors, and one of the best is Sofia Vergara. She was a huge hit on the show, and her amazing performances got her nominated for four Golden Globes, four Emmys, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. The stunning actress has a 27-year-old son, who is extremely handsome.
Manolo Vergara is very close to his mom. Sofia described her struggles being a single mother and raising him on her own. She said that even though she had to make a lot of sacrifices, it all paid off because Manolo grew up to be a nice, sweet, funny, well-mannered gentleman. It doesn’t come as a surprise that the stud has been doing some modeling work. He has also dabbled in acting.