It’s in their blood: Famous celebs, famous parents!

It is said, ‘like-father, like-son.’ This holds particularly true in today’s times, especially when so many celebrities have acting, athletic ability and other talents bestowed upon them because of their lineage. Yes, it’s true that their hard work and sheer dedication lands these celebrities in the limelight, but you definitely can’t ignore the genes!


So, here is a list of celebs with a strong lineage

Miley Ray Cyrus/William “Billy” Ray Cyrus

Miley Cyrus, who is the shining actress cum pop singer cum fashion diva, has equally popular bloodline. Her dad Billy Ray Cyrus was a popular country music singer, songwriter, actor and philanthropist.

Bryce Dallas Howard/Ron Howard:

Former film director, producer and child actor Ron Howard was born on March 1, 1954 and lit up Hollywood with 1977 debut Grand Theft Auto. Bryce Dallas Howard aka Victoria in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn inherited the acting gene from her father Ron Howard. She debuted in her father’s film Parenthood in 1989.

Brody Jenner / Bruce Jenner:

Son of former U.S track and field athlete, motivational speaker, Brody Jenner was received well in American T.V show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians.’  Post his Olympic victory recognition, his career changed track and he started hosting and producing many television serials.

Kate Hudson / Goldie Hawn

The famous Cassandra July of Glee and Golden Globe winning actress Kate Hudson inherits her acting skills from her mom Goldie Hawn, who was best known for her role in Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In Private Benjamin, foul play and Shampoo. She also won Academy Award for Cactus Flower for best supporting role.


Angelina Jolie/ Jon Voight:

This highest paid actress according to Forbes and three Golden Globe Award Winner, Angelina Jolie is famous among every young, teenage and adult.  She shares the gene pool with veteran actor director Jon Vought, the two-time winner of Screen Guild Award who gained prominence in the late 1960s with his performance in Midnight Cowboy.

Kiefer Sutherland and Donald Sutherland:

Jack Baue of the Fox Series, Kiefer Sutherland is the son of the golden jubilee actor Donald Sutherland who got fame with The Dirty Dozens, MASH and Kelly’s House. Kiefer Sutherland also got an Emmy, a Golden Globe, two Screen Actors Guild and two Satellite awards for Fox series 24.

Liv Tyler/ Steven Tyler

The American actress and model Liv Tyler, famous for her role in Stealing Beauty in 1996 shares the talent DNA with father Steven Tyler.  A singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist and lead singer of Band Aerosmith, he is famous for his “Demon Screams”.

Liza Minnelli / Judy Garland:

Judy Garland, the greatest entertainer of her times renowned for her contralto voice is the mother of Liza Minnelli. This famous theater artist of the 70’s was acclaimed for her noteworthy roles in The Sterile Cuckoo in 1969.

Gwyneth Paltrow / Blythe Danner

The famous actress and a recently turned environmentalist, Blythe Danner is the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow. Gwyneth, a famous actress, was critically acclaimed for her performance in Shakespeare in Love, which also won her Academy award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Awards.


Charlie Sheen / Martin Sheen

Two and a half men’s Charlie is the son of notable actor Martin Sheen, who came up with an impressive performance as President Josiah Barlet in the television series The West Wing.

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