10 CHILDREN OF FAME FOLLOWING IN THEIR PARENTS’ FOOTSTEPS

From left to right: (top) Zoe Kravitz, Hailey Baldwin, Lily-Rose Depp, (bottom) Sofia Richie, Willow Smith, Kaia & Presley Gerber

It seems as if every new up-and-coming model or actor’s last name sounds too familiar. Usually an offspring of fame, their resounding last names secure them the jobs, but the talent is all their own.

We’ve compiled a list of the biggest names in the entertainment industry who are marking their own path – from Hollywood blockbusters to couture fashion.

Zoe Kravitz

 

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Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, landed her first major supporting role as Angel Salvadore in the 2011 X-Men: First Class film. This was followed by roles in several other fantasy-thriller movies, including the Divergent series, Mad Max: Fury Road and the Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Her role in the HBO drama series Big Little Lies is what shot her to critical acclaim.

Sofia Richie

 

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The daughter of Lionel Richie and his second wife Diane Alexander, Sofia Richie is an accomplished model, having landed her first gig with Teen Vogue at just 14 years old. Following in the footsteps of her famous older sister, Nicole Richie, she has also modeled for campaigns like Tommy Hilfiger, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana and Adidas. She has made major headlines recently due to her high-profile relationship with reality television star Scott Disick.

Lily-Rose Depp


Lily-Rose Depp is the daughter of actor Johnny Depp and French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis. At the age of 17, Karl Lagerfeld personally chose Depp to be the face of his iconic fragrance, Chanel No. 5. While Depp has been a Chanel brand ambassador since she was a young teenager, she has focused her career more on acting than modeling, appearing mainly in French films.

Willow Smith

 

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The children of Will and Jada Smith have been in and out of the spotlight since they were young. While Jaden, the older of the two Smith children, has gained widespread fame for his early acting and recent music, his younger sister Willow is now gain popularity. Appearing on her mother’s popular talk show, Red Table Talk, Willow has been noted on social media for her honest portrayal of issues like self harm and suicide. She recently announced the release of her third studio album, set to debut on July 19th.

Hailey Baldwin

 

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The daughter of Stephen Baldwin and niece of Alec Baldwin, Hailey (Baldwin) Bieber has only stepped into the spotlight in the past couple years, making a name for herself as a model. Having been photographed for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Elle, she has been most noted in the tabloids lately for her marriage with singer Justin Bieber. She has walked for Moschino and been featured as the face of a GUESS campaign as well.

Paris Jackson

 

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Paris Jackson is the daughter of one of the most famous names in music history, Michael Jackson. After her father’s death, she left the spotlight for several years before starting up a career as a model, musician and actress. In 2017, Jackson signed with IMG Models and has had several guest starring roles in television and films. She made her feature film debut in the 2018 movie Gringo and was recently confirmed to have a guest role in the upcoming third season of the television remake of the Scream films.

Lila Moss

At just 16, the daughter of supermodel Kate Moss and Jefferson Hack, whose full name is Lila Grace Moss-Hack, scored her first major campaign with Marc Jacobs. Like her famous mother who was discovered at just 14, Lila is getting an early start in the modeling world and is already attracting attention from major brands.

Kaia Gerber

 

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Kaia Gerber is the 17-year-old daughter of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, but she is most known for having made her own way in the fashion industry lately. Kaia, like Lila Moss, also got her start in a Marc Jacobs campaign and has since worked for brands like Saint Laurent, Fendi, Miu Miu and Prada. She is currently considered one of the up-and-coming supermodels of this generation.

Presley Gerber

 

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Presley Gerber is the son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, Kaia’s older brother. At just 19, Presley is signed to IMG Models and has walked for names like Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino and Tommy Hilfiger.

Anwar Hadid

 

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Everybody in the world knows Bella and Gigi Hadid, two of the biggest supermodels of our generation, and children of Palestinian real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and Dutch model Yolanda Hadid. However, their younger brother Anwar is just bursting onto the scene and making a name for himself in the fashion industry. He was the face of the 2017 Hugo Boss Menswear line and has walked for several NYFW shows since.

   
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