8 Kids Who Followed In Their Celebrity Parents' Footsteps

  • 1. Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford: The 16-year-old is practically a carbon copy of her supermodel mum, which explains why she's signed with IMG models and has already walked for fashion houses including Marc Jacobs, Burberry, and Chanel. Talk about hitting the genetic jackpot.

  • 2. Miley Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus: The 25-year-old built up an entire empire after starring in Disney Channel series Hannah Montana, but her first taste of showbusiness came from witnessing her country singer dad on tour back in the 90s.

  • 3. Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner: Gwyneth comes from a pedigree background in the acting world, with mum Blythe Danner being an award-winning icon and late father Bruce Paltrow earning a living as a television director and producer.

  • 4. Jaden Smith and Will Smith: Will Smith's son Jaden Smith works as an actor, rapper, singer and songwriter. He starred in the 2010 remake of the Karate Kid and also featured alongside his father in sci-fi movie After Earth.

  • 5. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Rocky Johnson: He might be the biggest name in Hollywood, but The Rock actually forged his career path from watching his pro-wrestler dad Rocky Johnson from the sidelines. Dwayne similarly dominated the WWE before becoming the world-famous actor we all know and love today.

  • 6. Scott Eastwood and Clint Eastwood: The youngest son of Clint Eastwood went by the last name Reeves at the beginning of his career, and has since starred in movies including Suicide Squad and The Fate Of The Furious. He also appeared as the romantic lead in Taylor Swift’s music video for ‘Wildest Dreams.

  • 7. Alexander Skarsgard and Stellan Skarsgard: The entire Skarsgard family are dominating the movie industry rn, with sons Gustaf, Bill and Valter all being about as ridiculously good-looking as they are talented. Their combined filmography includes IT, The Legend Of Tarzan, Zoolander, and The Divergent Series: Allegiant.

  • 8. Patrick Schwarzenegger and Arnold Schwarzenegger: The 24-year-old graduated from the USC Marshall School of Business in 2016 but has since tried his hand at modelling and acting in a variety of Hollywood productions. He appeared alongside Bella Thorne in Midnight Sun and has hit the headlines for his romances with Miley Cyrus and model Abby Champion.

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    Blessed with looks, talent, and some seriously rock-solid connections.

    It can be pretty tough to figure out what you actually want to do in life, which naturally prompts a lot of people to consider heading down a similar career route to their parents.

    This has never been more apparent than in the children of A-listers.

    For obvious reasons, celebrity offspring are much more likely to become models, singers, and actors than kids without the same connections.

    From Jaden Smith to Miley Cyrus – check out 8 kids who followed in their celebrity parents’ footsteps in the gallery above!

    Monday, 09. April 2018