10 Celebrities Whose Famous Family Members Helped Them Break Into Show Business

You know the saying: “Fake it until you make it”. Well, these celebs sure have a great understanding of what it means to make it big in Hollywood — by being relatively famous.

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We’ve watched them grow, retreated behind fame when needed, and seen how they might have managed to build enduring careers. These stars may have famous family members, but they’ve proven themselves as celebrities.

10 Jamie Lynn Spears

Britney Spears’ younger sister had a bumpy road to fame. Although she has appeared on Nickelodeon zoe 101 and Netflix Sweet magnolias (which was recently renewed for Season 3), her career failed to thrive, from her teenage pregnancy to constant arguments with her sister when fans came for her, she found it difficult to find her own name in Hollywood.


9 Ming Lee and Aoki Lee Simmons

American model and entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons (now Leissner) was at the peak of her career when she introduced her children to the world through her reality show Kimora: Life in Fab Lane in 2007. Her girls, Ming Lee, 22, and Aoki Lee, 18, were the show’s breakout stars. They’ve been growing beautifully lately, mostly seen having the time of their lives, posting bikini pics and hanging out with friends. Aoki appears to be following in her mother’s footsteps as a model while attending Harvard University.

8th Paris jackson

Though the model, actress, and singer has tried her best to find her identity in Hollywood, there’s no denying that the Jackson name helped and still does help shape who she is today. The 24-year-old is now thriving, making multiple television appearances, pursuing her music career and becoming the face of KVD Beauty.

7 Kai Gerber

Kaia Gerber is enjoying all the media hype as she has been and is now dating Euphoria’s star Jacob Elordi elvis Actor Austin Butler. She is an American model and the first model born in the 2000s to appear in the Big Four Fashion includes: American Vogue, British Vogue, Vogue France and Vogue Italia. Now that she’s cementing her career in the modeling world, it’s impossible to forget that the 20-year-old is the daughter of famous supermodel Cindy Crawford. This undeniably paved the way for the runway beauty.

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6 As long as Knowles

When you’re related to one of the most famous and successful women in the world, it can be daunting to stand out, let alone be famous. This is what Solange Knowles has experienced throughout her life, being constantly compared to Beyonce and often living in her sister’s shadow. Although the singer has not yet reached the level of fame of her older sister, she is a talented actress and singer-songwriter with several critically acclaimed albums including 2019’s When I get home.

5 Maude and Iris Apatow

Hollywood power couple actress Leslie Mann and director Judd Apatow have found plenty of success in Hollywood, and they’ve brought their girls, Maude and Iris Apatow, with them at every turn. Although the girls made their debut in Dad’s film knocked openthe girls are gradually making a name for themselves, away from being just descendants of famous parents, with Maude in popular HBO series euphoria and Iris in the leading role the bubble next to her mother. Iris is now dating Kate Hudson’s son Ryder Robinson.

4 Rob KardashianWhite t-shirt by Rob Kardashian

Although Rob had a good run in reality Keeping up with the Kardashians, Khloe & Lamar and Chyna & Rob, He is only relevant today because of his very famous siblings who built lucrative businesses. The 35-year-old former reality star has struggled with his weight and being in the public eye, as seen in occasional social media posts, most of which are pictures of his daughter Dream Kardashian. He still dabbles in several business ventures such as his Arthur George sock line; Halfway Dead clothing line; Grandeza Hot Sauce and other ventures.

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3 Simone Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a proud father of girls. The 50-year-old actor and WWE Legend is currently married to Lauren Hashian and has three girls: Simone Johnson (from a previous marriage), Tiana Gia Johnson and Jasmine Johnson. Simone Johnson has followed in her father’s wrestling footsteps by joining WWE. Although her ring name Ava Ravine does not indicate any blood relatives, she is known for being the daughter of The Rock.

2 Anwar Hadid

Having extremely famous siblings and a mother can be pretentious when you have so many expectations to live up to. This is what Anwar Hadid has to go through with older sisters and top models Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid, as well as former model mom Yolanda Hadid. Despite dating famous singer Dua Lipa for two years, the two broke up last year and the young lad slipped from the spotlight for once. For someone born to wealth from real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid, it’s often forgotten that the Hadid sisters have a brother.

1 Rumer Willis

Based on the life Rumer Willis has lived, she must be used to the limelight by now. Born to famous parents Bruce Willis and Demi Moore (whom she bears a striking resemblance to), she has showcased her acting skills by starring in films such as The House Bunny, Empire, 90210, among other. On her social media account, she’s mostly seen with friends, posting candid pictures and singing to her less than a million followers.

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