Nothing could set you on the fast track to being a celebrity quicker than having a famous parent. With Hollywood routinely handpicking its finest since times past, there is no greater convenience than sharing a similar appearance with a famous person. Just ask these people.
Clint Eastwood have enjoyed huge success in his day, but he seemed to be in a hurry to help his son, Scott Eastwood gain international repute. Thanks to an incredible jawline, indisputable talent, and the overall striking resemblance, Scott has already started making ripples in the star system.
It’s no surprise that the stunning Goldie Hawn made such a gorgeous daughter, Kate Hudson. While Hawn is now faced with the concerns of aging, her daughter did well to inherit both her mother’s stellar talent and beautiful looks, and followed in her footsteps to become an internationally famous actress.
Singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton shocked the world with her smash hit Lovin’ You in the ’70s. However, despite only knowing her mother for seven short years, Maya Rudolph managed to inherit her mother’s beloved stage prowess.
Kirk Douglas set the precedent for his son Michael Douglas with an incredibly successful acting career. The son seems to have inherited everything from his father’s dashing good looks to his apparent immunity to age-associated hair loss. 50 years after his debut, Michael also passed on the torch to his son Cameron.
Since her father O.J. Simpson’s infamous trial over 20 years ago, Sydney Brooke Simpson has laid pretty low. She even has no public Twitter or Instagram. She owns a company, Simpsy Properties LLC and rents out housing in St. Petersburg, FL. Before moving to Florida, she attended Boston University and worked in Atlanta.
When Blythe Danner began her acting career in the ’70s, she didn’t think that it would be highlighted by reproducing one greatest actress the world has ever seen. Gwyneth Paltrow inherited all of her mother’s stellar talent, and they are often caught in matching outfits.
Mamie Gummer and her sister Grace inherited gorgeous looks from their Oscar-winning mother Meryl Streep. While they have managed to make a career as actresses, they are a long way off from reaching bankable star status like their mom, who seems willing to get her girls’ feet in the door, anyway she can.
Ben Stiller can credit his chiseled good looks to having two celebrity parents Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. It’s no surprise that the father and the son are breathtakingly similar and it only makes sense that they have been cast side by side in films such as Zoolander. Ben is doing quite a job of living up to his parents’ legacy.
The gorgeous former model and actress Peggy Lipton set the precedence for her daughter Rashida Jones. Though Rashida did not inherit her mother’s gorgeous locks or make the cut as a model, but the actress, producer, and singer can proudly hold her own, career-wise.
As one of America’s most celebrated sweethearts, Marie Osmond made a name for herself all on her own. Though her daughter, Jessica, confirmed that she came out as bi, Osmond still loves and accepts her and sends her complete and full support.
As a youngster, Angelina already possessed the doll-like features that would one day result in her being named the world’s most beautiful woman. With alabaster complexion, pillowy lips and button nose, her oldest biological child with Brad Pitt Shiloh has certainly got the best of both sides of her family tree.
If you thought Stellan Skarsgård was phenomenal in Good Will Hunting, Thor: The Dark World, and Cinderella, then you’ll be glad that someone like Alexander Skarsgård was available to inherit those gorgeous eyes and smoldering good looks and quite conveniently, without the age-associated hair loss.
Before her passing in 2016, Debbie Reynolds gained international prominence for her work as an actress and singer. But her biggest achievement may be a mother to American actress and writer, Carrie Fisher who followed her mother’s lead to becoming an internationally renowned figure in Hollywood.
Janet Leigh may have enjoyed a blissful career as an American actress and dancer before her death in 2004, but her impact in Hollywood is far from over, especially with a daughter like Jamie Lee Curtis who is a renowned actress and author. You do not need a DNA test to tell that these two are of the same bloodline.
Anthony Perkins was best known for his roles in the films Friendly Persuasion and Psycho during his nearly 40 years career before his demise in 1992. His son Oz seems to have picked off where daddy had left off, and armed with the stellar talent he inherited from his father, he has landed a multitude of movie roles.
With two generations of talent in front of her, Billie Lourd herself did deliver some of the goods. Following the death of her mother, Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, the 25-year-old has managed to hold her own so far, gaining fame for her role in Scream Queens and American Horror Story: Cult.
We bet when Naomi Judd debuted her career as a country music singer/songwriter and actress, she figured she would have children just like her. Armed with gorgeous hair and stellar acting prowess inherited form her mother, Ashley Judd seemed to have other plans – pursuing political interests.
Steven Tyler gained international fame as an astounding singer-songwriter and instrumentalist. Despite their striking resemblance, it is unclear if his daughter Liv Tyler managed to inherit her father’s singing talent. However, she managed to put what she inherited to good use – modeling and acting.
Lily-Rose proves that if anybody can inherit the gorgeous looks of their parents quite seamlessly, it is her. Her mother, Vanessa Paradis, is a French model, singer and actress. During her relationship with Johnny Depp, she gave birth to Lily-Rose Depp who followed in her mother’s footsteps to become a model and actress.
Actress, singer, and former model Kim Basinger earned a stellar reputation from her work as everything from supporting actress to a Bond Girl. Her daughter, Ireland Baldwin, boasts a similar portfolio as her mother’s. Ireland has put the good looks she inherited to good use – working as a model and actress.
With a career spanning nearly five decades and a reputation as one of the most influential acts in rock and roll, it suffices to say that singer/songwriter Mick Jagger needs no introduction. Towing the path of her father, Georgia May Dagger seems on the fast track to international repute as a fashion model.
The Pine men do a remarkable job of finding the most hypnotizing traits to inherit. After a four-decade-long career as an actor, Robert Pine remains relevant in Hollywood with his son Chris Pine following briskly behind. Both have their signature piercing blue eyes and uncanny ability to interpret virtually every character.
It seemed like only yesterday when Damon Wayans was cracking us up as Michael Kyle on My Wife and Kids. Today, he is 57 years old while his son Damon Wayans Jr. follows his superb example of making people laugh. Damon Jr. is most popular as a stand-up comedian. His most memorable role was Brad Williams in the popular sitcom, Happy Endings.
Co-founder of the legendary music band The Beatles and singer/songwriter and peace activist, John Lennon was no stranger to the limelight – and his son seemed keen on following in his father’s footsteps. Sean Lennon also debuted as a singer in the ’90s and has proceeded to branch out into acting.
The breathtaking Zoë Kravitz was born to the exquisite combination of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz.Lisa Bonet set the precedent for her daughter Zoë who is a stunning replica of the actress. And considering how much talent is housed in both her parents, it won’t be long until she becomes a really big deal in Hollywood.
After working his way up from no-name immigrant to a famous American actor and activist, Martin Sheen blazed a trail that anyone would be proud to inherit. But his son Charlie Sheen appears to have carved out a different path for himself. If it were not for their striking resemblance, we would probably need a DNA test to prove that these two are related on any level.
The resemblance between Tom and Colin Hanks is eerily uncanny. While Tom has enjoyed a reputable acting career spanning nearly five decades, his son Colin has been sauntering behind since the late ’90s. Being a replica of his father seemed to have moved things along for Colin quite easily.
It might interest you to know that the unknowing Dakota Johnson from the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise was born to ’80s power couple Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Looking at them side by side, it is hard to imagine that anyone could have missed it earlier, as Dakota managed to inherit quite a few key features from her actress mother.
Jake Hoffman, son of actor Dustin Hoffman, has truly inherited very good genes from his father. Dustin is known for his roles in movies like Kramer vs. Kramer and Rain Man. Jake has pursued the same career as his father’s, and has appeared in over a dozen movies already.
Rumer Willis needs no introduction because just like her father and mother, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, she has also been making a modest amount of money through her work as an actor. Rumer has inherited her father’s eyes, smile, and nose. Her role in the movie, House Bunny, gained her popularity.
Willow Smith is the daughter of Will and Jada Smith. Her mother appeared in numerous movies back in the 1990s that made her a common name in Hollywood. In 2010, when Willow was just ten years old, she embarked on a music career and her song Whip My Hair had, in fact, topped the charts.
Sometimes, talent can be passed on among family members and this is just the case for actors Kiefer and Donald Sutherland. Donald has been acting ever since the 1960s, but most of you might recognize him for his role in The Hunger Games franchise. Kiefer is most recognized as the lead character in the TV series, 24.