Celebrity children may be some of the most fascinating people on this earth as they are the ones who get to see the most real sides of all our favorite celebrities. To most people, growing up rubbing elbows with the rich and super famous may seem ideal there are also downsides to this. One of the big ones is having the pressure to be as great and famous as your parents. These celebrity children have grown up under the spotlight over the years, and their transformation may surprise you.
Cruel Intentions stars Reese Witherspoon, and Ryan Phillippe’s marriage may have failed after divorcing for umreconciliable differences, but hey! At least they brought two beautiful children into the world, Ava Phillippe being one of them. Ava has clearly grown up a lot since her days of tagging along at mom’s side as she now makes many big girl decisions of her own including dying her hair pastel pink! We think this is a fantastic look for the young star in training.
Dakota Johnson, the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson is now all grown up! These days Johnson has become just as famous as her beloved parents and a lot of it is down to the Fifty Shades franchise. In 2015 the blue-eyed beauty was cast as the lead role in the film series as Christian Grey’s love interest Anna Steele. We wonder if her parents can watch the movie without their hands across their eyes. Either way, it’s clear that Johnson is a natural born actress.
Bon Jovi’s guitarist Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear created one heck of a gem, also known as their daughter Ava Sambora. Now, at the age of 18 years old, Ava clearly takes after her mother with her incredibly gorgeous looks and knockout talent. The young Sambora has already embarked on her modeling career and has accumulated a massive online fan base. Also known to be quite the socialite Sambora can be seen frolicking around with her famous friends. Oh to be young again!
Georgia May Jagger
Jerry Hall is known as one of the most successful models of the ’70s and made sure to pass on her talent and stardom to her daughter, Georgia May Jagger. Georgia also lucked out having rock star Mick Jagger as a father, and at the young age of 16 was signed by Independent Models. Now 24 years old, Georgia May has already made over a dozen high profile appearances as a model, including campaigns for Miu Miu and Chanel as well as runway work for other luxury brands.
Two-time Grammy Award winner, Lenny Kravitz, and his talented wife and actress Lisa Bonet, eloped to Las Vegas in 1987. A year later the couple gave birth to their first child Zoe. Although Kravitz and Bonet sadly divorced in 1993, Zoe has managed to grow into a beautiful and talented woman. At the age of 27, Lisa has already been given roles in major big screen films like X-Men: First Class and Mad Max: Fury Road. As if that wasn’t impressive enough the unique beauty is also a model!
Although his name may sound like an old adage, Rafferty Law is, in fact, Jude Law’s eldest son. Rafferty was only 18 years old when scandalous news broke out that Jude Law would be expecting another son with his ex, Catherine Harding. Since then, Law has been attempting to kick-start his career in modeling and singing, and the 20-year old has been pretty successful so far. Rafferty was last seen modeled for the Hilfiger Edition Fall 2017 Presentation in Florence, Italy.
Dominik Cristina Garcia-Lorido
Dominik, who is the eldest of Andy Garcia’s four children, has dreamt of being a dancer since she was a little girl. Now, at the age of 32, Garcia’s career may have missed the mark a bit, but she has still been able to get roles in quite a few films. Most recently, Dominik has appeared in movies like City Island, Magic City Memoirs, and Wild Card. Asides from these films Lorido has managed to keep a low profile over the past few years, but she seems to be looking better than ever.
Daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright, Dylan Penn, has been trying to make it big in New York City as a model, starting off with a million part time jobs. What ended up contributing to her fame is her casual relationship with Robert Pattison, which kick started her career in modeling. Now 25 years old, Dylan has modeled for GQ and W magazines. Penn has also made an appearance in the music video for Nick Jonas’ single Chains as well as an acting role in Elvis & Nixon.
Frances Bean Cobain
Considering the fact that Frances spent most of her life shuffling between family members, namely Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, she has managed to make quite the name for herself. Frances reportedly turned down the role of Alice in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and has also had a successful career in modeling. She’s appeared on the cover of Elle magazine, as well as being the face of Marc Jacobs’ Spring/Summer 2017 campaign. The 23-year-old is now worth $170 million – not bad!
During David Hasselhoff and Pamela Bach’s seven-year marriage, the couple had two children, including their younger daughter Hayley Hasselhoff. Before joining the reality TV series The Hasselhoffs in 2010, Hayley made a guest appearance on Baywatch in 1999. The Junior Hoff has since featured as Amber in the ABC Family original series Huge. Also, since 2007, Hayley has been working as a plus-size model, having been named as ambassador for Pulp Fashion Week. She is currently signed with Ford Models.
DeVito’s and Perlman’s daughter Lucy, like many other celeb kids, followed her parents onto the stage. Lucy has made appearances in DeadBeat and her father’s star show It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Her first major movie role came in 2009 when she portrayed Anne, a student in love with Edward Norton’s character Bill in the comedy, Leaves Of Grass. She also starred alongside her father in the 2016 film, The Comedian, starring none other than Robert De Niro. And yes, Lucy did inherit her father’s height!
The Beckham children were pretty much celebrities before they were even born. Victoria and David’s eldest son, Brooklyn, is often spotted with his parents in London. Since 2007, Brooklyn’s primary residence has been in Los Angeles, where he lives with his parents and three younger siblings, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Seven. Most recently, Brooklyn has shown interest in photography, as well as his recent romance with Chloe Grace Moretz. And Brooklyn clearly looks up to his father, having a matching tattoo with David.
The world was in mourning in 2014 when shocking news broke that actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life. Williams’ is survived by his daughter Zelda. She was born in 1989 in New York City, and named after the princess in the Zelda video game series. By the age of 5, she was already under the spotlight and working as a child actor. At the age of 15, she was fortunate enough to work alongside her father in the film House of D.
When two stars like Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins get together to have a child, anything is possible. The youngest of the Sarandon-Robbins clan, 24-year-old Miles, was born on May 4, 1992 in New York City and is currently working as a DJ. Recently, he has been a little more involved in acting compared to previous years. Just in the last two years, he has appeared in several movies such as Mozart in the Jungle, The Get Down, My Friend Dahmer, and Taipei
Daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, Rumer Willis was born on August 16, 1988 in Paducah, Kentucky. She has recently appeared in many films and TV shows including Pretty Little Liars, 90210, and Workaholics, as well as as competing in Season 20 of Dancing With the Stars. In Dancing With the Stars, Rumer was teamed up with professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy, and the pair were able to take it all the way to the end and be crowned as champions.
You’ve definitely heard of Kate Hudson, but did you know she is the daughter of actress Goldie Hawn and comedian/actor Bill Hudson. Like her parents, she has carved out a name for herself in Hollywood. She has appeared in many films over the years, but got her start on TV in 1996. It was her breakthrough role in Almost Famous playing Penny Lane that got her a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress as well as an Academy Award nomination. Beyond the big screen, Hudson is co-founder of Fabletics which is a fitness brand operated by JustFab.
Sophie Von Haselberg
Sophie is the only child of legendary actress and musician Bette Midler. She first became interested in acting because of her mother. Hasleberg studied sociology and East Asian studies at Yale and took leave to work for an ad agency in China. Upon returning to Yale in 2011, Sophie enrolled at the drama school to pursue her initial interest. Two years later, Sophie made her Broadway theatre debut in a play entitled Billy and Ray however her most notable rise in acting came in 2015. Academy award-winning director Woody Allen cast Sophie in his mystery drama Irrational Man starring alongside Hollywood actors including Joaquin Pheonix and Emma Stone.
Beautiful actress Andie MacDowell was one of the biggest stars in the 80s and 90s starring in blockbusters including Four Weddings And A Funeral and Groundhog Day. Her second born daughter Rainey made a name for herself , separate to her mother, in the music and acting industry. Her country music career took off in 2015, creating hits including Me and Johnny Cash and Turn Me on Like the Radio. That same year, Rainey made a provocative appearance in the final season of popular TV series Mad Men.
The youngest of Will Smith’s kids Willow made a name for herself in the industry through acting, singing and dancing. The triple threat made her acting debut in the 2007 hit I Am Legend starring alongside her father. Her later appearance in Kit Kitteredge: An American Girl earned her a Young Artist Award. In 2010 Willow burst on to the music scene after being signed to Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation. Willow released her single Whip My Hair which became an instant hit on the Billboard Hot 100. In recent years, Willow has taken to modeling, appearing in ad campaigns for fashion royalty, Chanel.
Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson
It is widely known that Michael Jackson did everything he could to protect his children’s identity. However, since his passing much has changed. Paris, in fact, first became well known when she spoke of how much she missed her father at his funeral. Sadly, the teen suffered from demons which led to a suicide attempt in 2013. Thankfully she made a full recovery and things are looking up for the star. She recently began modeling and looked better than ever when she posed in an ad campaign for Chanel.
Legendary singer Lionel Richie’s youngest daughter, Sofia, has made quite the impact on pop culture in recent years. The 18-year-old is now an established model, posing for numerous fashion magazines including Vogue China. Her time in the spotlight earned her the attention of singing-sensation Justin Bieber and the two enjoyed a short relationship together in 2016. Although Sofia was going through a break-up things were looking up for the blonde beauty as she walked in the Yeezy fashion show alongside the likes of Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid, which earned masses of media attention.
Chloe Rose Lattanzi
Olivia Newton-John’s most famous performance was in the much loved musical Grease. However, many people don’t know that she also has a stunning daughter called Chloe Rose. Chloe was born in 1984, and her father is Matt Lattanzi. Sadly, Chloe’s parents divorced when she was 11 years old but that hasn’t stopped her. She also has a strong talent for the arts and and made her acting debut at the age of seven years old. Since then, Chloe has turned her attention to singing – we hope to hear an album or two soon!
Bella Hadid was born to the Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster. She’s totally grown up today and is a beautiful model in her own right. She’s even been in the same runway shows as her sister Gigi. Bella was also just recently announced as the face of Dior and Bulgari. Bella’s personal life has also been in the headlines recently, after her boyfriend The Weekend started dating her best friend Selena Gomez! We couldn’t believe it!
Sheila Raye Charles
Legendary singer Ray Charles has 12 children. Yes, you read it correctly – 12! We guess that musical talent must run in the family since Sheila Raye Charles is also a singer and a songwriter. Shiela never met her father until she was 14 years old and has said that she often struggled with her identity. After a stint in prison, Sheila spoke out about her time behind bars as well as forgiving her father. She currently lives in Ohio where she was born.
Cindy Crawford, probably one of Hollywood’s most famous supermodels. Many were jealous of her stunning looks as well as her ability to grace every magazine cover with such poise. Cindy married her husband Rand Gerber in 1998 and in 2001 their first daughter Kaia was born. Kaia is already making great waves in the modeling world and has even been on the cover of Vogue Paris. However, Kaia’s choice of modeling career has been a source of tension between mother and daughter, with Cindy being worried that the pressure is too much. Time will tell.
Remember My Super Sweet Sixteen? Yep, that’s right – the outrageous TV show where kids had insane over the top parties. Well, that’s where you might recognize Justin Combs from, son of P.Diddy/Sean Combs. Diddy even presented him with a car on the show worth $360, 000. Justin’s mother is Diddy’s high school sweetheart, although the couple are no longer together. Impressively, Justin is the first member of his family to attend university – he studies at UCLA. Way to go Justin!
Earvin Johnson III, also known as E.J., is the son of the world famous basketball player Magic Johnson. E.J was born in 1992 and has gone on to become famous in his own right. He starred in the reality tv show Rich Kids of Beverly Hills. E.J is also known to be extremely clever – he attended New York University. E.J is also openly gay and even underwent weight loss surgery a couple of years ago. He also has an adopted sister.
Wayne Gretzky is probably the most famous ice hockey player in the world. He married Janet Jones in 1988 in a beautiful wedding ceremony. Shortly afterwards their daughter Paulina was born. Now Paulina is 28 years old and is a signer and model. She met and married Dustin Johnson, a golfer, and the couple had a child together in 2015. It was only a couple of months ago that the couple announced that they were going to have another child later this year.
It’s hard to believe that Madonna’s daughter Lourdes is already 20 years old. Lourdes was born in 1996 but today is famous in her own right. She is a model for Stella McCartney and continues to build her career. She also attends the University Of Michigan, proving that she isn’t just a pretty face. Lourdes also recently welcomed some new family members, when her mother adopted twins from Malawi. We’re sure that Lourdes is set to be a great big sister!
When your parents are Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, you’re going to be set for life. Lily-Rose Depp was born in 1999 in France and has since become an actress and model. Lily-Rose is fluent in French as well as English. She has several upcoming acting projects. Lily-Rose however has battled demons herself – she struggled with her parents divorce who were together for 14 years and anorexia. She’s since recovered and we hope that she continues to stay healthy.
Ella Travolta was born to John Travolta and Kelly Preston and it’s hard to believe that she’s already 16 years old. Where does the time go? Ella has already acted in a few films and is set to become a huge Hollywood star just like her father. The father and daughter duo even appeared in the movie Old Dogs together which was released in 2009. Sadly, Ella’s brother passed away while on vacation in the Bahamas, after he suffered a seizure.
Simone Alexandra Johnson
Simone Alexandra, is the 15 year old daughter of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and his then wife Dany Garcia. Sadly, the couple split when Simone was just 10 years old. Dwayne has a very special relationship with his daughter and they can often be seen posing in Instagram photos together. Simone has also accompanied her father to some red carpet events. Simone also has a sister called Jasmine Johnson, who is just one years old. She was born to Dwayne’s new partner Lauren Hashian.
Alexandra Hoffman, also known as ‘Ali’, is the daughter of famous actor Dustin Hoffman and businesswoman Lisa Hoffman. Ali had a brief relationship with Jonah Hill and it was a media frenzy. The pair were friends for years before deciding to take things to the next level. The hype surrounding their relationship was crazy, which perhaps was one of the reasons the relationship never lasted longer than nine months. Since then things have calmed down, and Ali has kept a relatively low profile.
Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus was born in 1990 and he had some big shoes to fill – literally, his father is a size 13! And it looks like Marcus did pretty well, he won a scholarship to play basketball at the University of Central Florida. Marcus also proved loyalty to his father when he continued to wear Nike Air Jordan sneakers when he had a contract with Adidas. This resulted in Adidas pulling Marcus from their campaign. It just goes to show that blood is thicker than water!
Woody Allen and Mia Farrow were both known for having a tumultuous relationship, but that didn’t stop them from having son Ronan. Ronan Farrow is 28 years old and making waves in his own right. He is an activist, journalist and lawyer. However, Ronan is estranged from his father, and has publicly spoken out at his disgust in his adopted sister having an affair and subsequent relationship with their father, Woody. There were also rumors at one point that Ronan’s father was legendary singer Frank Sinatra but the claims turned out to be false.
Hailie Jade Scott Mathers
In nearly every single one of Eminem’s songs, Hailie was mentioned. We even remember her as a toddler in some of Eminem’s music videos, which is why the world was completely shocked when they realized that Hailie had turned 18 years old! She became the Homecoming Queen and graduated top of her class in 2014. Hailie is absolutely gorgeous these days and frequently shares photos of herself on Instagram, which is a contrast to her shielded childhood, where Eminem barely showed any photos of her.
Sylvester Stallone’s middle child, Sistine, has done everything in power to avoid being stuck in the shadow of her talented and famous father. In an attempt to make a name for herself in Hollywood, Sistine decided to join her friend Ireland Baldwin at the IMG Models agency. As a model Stallone has been able to display her quirky sense of style and achieve fame on her own. Sistine recently revealed that although she liked acting, she just doesn’t enjoy it as much as modeling.
Jack Nicholson is an absolute film legend. In 1990, Jack Nicholson had a daughter with Rebecca Broussard whom he named Lorraine. Lorraine was born in Los Angeles and has two other sisters. In 2003, she had her first on screen appearance in her father’s film Something’s Gotta Give. Lorraine’s first major role was in the 2011 film Soul Surfer in which she played Alana Blanchard. In 2012, Lorraine graduated from Brown University where she received a degree in Literary Arts.
Alexa Ray Joel
When you mix the genes of one of the most beautiful women in the world and America’s sixth best-selling recording artist you’re bound to get one spectacular kid, and that’s exactly what happened when the couple gave birth to their daughter Alexa Ray Joel. Ray no longer gets carried by her supermodel mother down the red carpet as the singer-songwriter has her own reasons to proudly strut her stuff, and she’s one foxy lady! With music in her blood, Alexa has recently been working on her music, performing at live shows and recording albums. She’s become the real piano woman.
Harrison Ford married Melissa Mathison in 1983 and in 1990 the couple had a baby girl, Georgia. It’s hard to believe that Georgia has turned 26, and it’s clear that acting runs through her veins, just like her famous father. She’s starred in many films including True Story, The Visitor and American Milkshake. Sadly, Georgia’s mom Melissa passed away in 2015 after a battle with cancer. Since then it’s been revealed that Georgia battles with epilepsy of which her father has been fully supportive.
Maya Hawke was born to actress and model, Uma Thurman and writer and director, Ethan Hawke. Maya’s parents met on the set of Gattaca in 1996 and subsequently married in 1998 – at the time Uma was already pregnant with Maya. Maya also has a brother Levon who was born in 2002. Sadly Uma and Ethan separated and divorced in 2003 and the reason for the split is allegedly due to Hawke’s infidelity. Recently, Maya stepped into the limelight – she landed herself a major film role and her first fashion campaign. Way to go!
Glenn Close’s acting career has spanned over 40 years and during that time she’s earned countless awards as well as six Academy Award nominations. However, Glenn’s personal life has also earned her some attention – she’s been married three times. She has daughter Annie with one of her partners, producer John Starke. Sadly, the relationship didn’t last but that doesn’t seem to have impacted on their 28 year old daughter. She’s set to star in the film We Don’t Belong Here this year.
Larry King, is probably one of the most famous talk show hosts in the world, but that isn’t all he’s famous for. Larry has had an extremely colorful personal life – he’s been married eight times! Yes, eight. His latest marriage is to Shawn Southwick. The couple married in 1997 and had son Chance together in 1999. Chance is now 17 years old, but at the age of 10 he hosted his own baseball show. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!
Jack Scott Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay is one of the most famous chefs in the world – well known for his foul language as well as his brutal but hilarious honesty. He’s been awarded 16 Michelin stars and even has his own reality tv show. The chef married Tana in 1996 and the couple have four children. One of them is Jack, who was born in 2000. Jack also has a twin sister and the pair have been making waves through their social media accounts.
Terry Bradshaw, a former NFL quarterback has daughter Rachel with Charla Hopkins, a family attorney. More recently Terry has turned his attention to acting as well as tv hosting. It looks like Rachel was also blessed with brains – she graduated from Belmont University. Terry walked his gorgeous daughter down the aisle in 2014, when she married Rob Bironas, also an American football player. However, tragically Rob was killed in a car accident the same year they were married and Rachel was left devastated.
Natasha Richardson and Liam Neeson married in 1994 and shortly after in 1995 their son Micheàl was born. Tragically, Richardson died in 2009 after a head injury during a ski trip – it is reported that the accident happened when Natasha was taking a beginner skiing lesson. Micheàl has decided to follow in his parents acting footsteps and has starred in many films including Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues in 2013. Micheàl also recently opened up about how he hit rock bottom after his mother’s death.
Julie Pacino’s famous father is Al Pacino – one of the most famous actors in the world. Al met Julie’s mother, Jan Tarrant in 1988 and shortly after in 1989 Julie was born. Sadly, a year later Al and Julie separated. Today Julie is 27 years old and has followed her father into Hollywood. She produces films and in 2009 she wrote Abracadabra. Julie also found herself in trouble with the law when she was caught drink driving. She since stated that she hopes it “never happens again”.
Maggie Elizabeth McGraw
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are probably two of our favorite country stars. The couple have been married for 20 years and have 3 children together, one of them being Maggie Elizabeth who was born in 1998. She often accompanies her parents to red carpet events, but the 18 year old isn’t just a pretty face. She attends Stanford University where is studying for her Bachelors degree in climate control – pretty impressive, looks like she’s set for big things in life.
Everyone’s favorite actor Samuel Jackson met LaTanya Richardson and married her in 1980. They fell in love while attending college together, how sweet! The couple had their daughter Zoe in 1982 which makes her 35 years old today. She has also followed her father into the acting industry – she even directs films. Zoe is an only child and is yet to get married. As a teenager she would sometimes join her famous father on the red carpet for various events.
The daughter of acting legend Clint Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood literally grew up in the spotlight and her transformation over the years in nothing less than incredible. The now 22-year-old beauty has been in and out of acting for years since making her debut appearance on her mother’s reality series Mrs. Eastwood & Company in 2012. Like most celebrity children Francesca is also focused on being a socialite, but uses her fame for good causes as she is known to support many charitable causes.
It’s hard to believe that Jim Carrey has a daughter who is 29 years old. Jane Carey, being the daughter of one of the funniest actors in the world, was bound to be hilarious herself. She even auditioned for American Idol in 2012 but didn’t do very well. Jane also married and had her first child at the tender age of 22 in 2010. Sadly, Jane divorced her husband and the pair are now estranged. We hope that Jane finds love again soon.
Sam Alexis Woods
Tiger Woods’ daughter Sam was born in 2007. Her mother is the gorgeous model Elin Nordegren. However, sadly her parents had an extremely rocky marriage – numerous cheating allegations came to the surface, for which Tiger later apologized for. Although Alexis is still a child, she has grown up considerably and can still be seen supporting her famous golfing father on from the sidelines. Alexis has two siblings and it is thought that all three children are very close.
Sydney Brooke Simpson
When people think of O.J. Simpson they often think of his trial and alleged murder of Nicole Brown Simpson. Yet, many people forget that O.J had two children – Justin and Sydney. Both of them preferred to stay out of the spotlight and have led relatively normal lives since the trial exploded into the media. Today Sydney is 30 years old – yes 30! She works as an event planner and her husband has described her as a loving wife who is hard working and dedicated.
Tennis legend Boris Becker, has four children, one of them being Anna Ermakova. Today she is all grown up and 17 years old! Anna was the result of a brief fling that Boris had with Russian model Angela Ermakova. Boris obtained joint custody of Anna and continues to be a positive influence in her life. Today Anna is involved in the fashion world and regularly attends events around the globe with her mother. We’re sure you’ll see Anna on the front of many fashion magazines soon!
Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt
Zahara Jolie Pitt is the adoptive daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The couple adopted two other children as well having twins and a daughter biologically. Zahara was born in Ethiopia, and was actually living in an orphanage before being taken into the Jolie-Pitt family. Zahara’s biological family were reportedly happy that she would be given a life full of luxuries. Sadly, Zahara’s parents most famously recently split – we hope that this doesn’t have too much of an effect on her!