Top 15 Celebrities With Super-Famous Parents

This article explores the 15 celebrities you might not know have super-famous parents. Without any further ado, let us get straight into it!

Dakota Johnson

Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson is the daughter of two veteran and famous actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Dakota Johnson followed in her parents’ footsteps, making her debut at age 10, as she played a cameo role in the Crazy in Alabama.

She eventually became very famous in 2015 after playing the role of Anastasia in the highly-rated American movie, 50 Shades of Grey franchise.

Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith

Jaden didn’t wait too long for fame and recognition, thanks to his parents’ popularity. He is the child of highly-rated Actors Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, who ensured their son began his acting career at a very tender age.

The 22-year-old started acting alongside his famous dad at the age of eight when he featured in well-watched The Pursuit of Happiness. He has featured in other movies, including The Day the Earth Stood Still and After Earth.

Stella McCartney

Famous Paul McCartney is her father. Despite her father’s popularity in the music industry, Stella didn’t follow in his footstep. Instead, she is known as a successful fashion designer.

Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz is another celebrity with famous parents. His mum, Lisa Bonet, was a well-known actress, while his dad Lenny Kravitz is a musician.  Zoë is an actor who played a leading role in the Big Little Lies.

John David Washington

John David Washington became famous for his role in the Black Klansman and Tenet. He is the oldest son of an iconic star Denzel Washington, and he is proud of his father’s achievements in the industry.

Kaia Gerber

Gerber is unarguably one of the most-wanted designers in the fashion industry. She is Cindy Crawford’s daughter and has successfully followed in her mother’s footsteps.

Tracee Ellis

Since Trace Ellis featuring in Ross of Girlfriends and Blackish, Trace Ellis has been one of the famous actresses in the movie industry.

Her charismatic display in movies could be an inherited trait as she is Diana Ross’ daughter. Diana Ross remains a popular actress, and she would be glad to see her daughter take the same path.

Margaret Qualley

You can’t discuss The Leftovers, Fosse/Verdon, or once upon a time in Hollywood without mentioning Margaret Qualley’s name. She’s had a glorious acting career, thanks to her father, Andie MacDowell, who ensured she started acting at the tender age of 19. MacDowell was a great and popular actor. He featured in Groundhog Day, Four Weddings, and Funeral.

Wyatt Russell

Known for his role in Amazon Prime’s Lodge 49, Wyatt Russell is the son of two great actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. Apart from Lodge 49, Russell equally played a leading character in the Black Mirror.

Lily Allen

Lily Allen is a celebrated English singer. She is Keith Allen’s daughter. Her dad is a super-famous actor who starred in some mind-blowing movies, including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, etc.

Nicholas Cage

Nicholas Cage is the son of a well-known author and film director, August Coppola. Nicholas chose a separate surname while growing up to avoid any pressure attached to his family name.

Nicholas has featured in series of movies, including Rumble Fish, Adaptation, and Vampire’s Kiss.

Lauren Dern

Laurel is an award-winning actress.  She has featured in many movies, including Marriage Story, Wild at Heart, Mask. She is Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd’s daughter, both of whom are highly celebrated movie stars.

Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones

Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton’s daughter, Rashida, is on my list following the fame she has enjoyed over the years. Apart from her popularity, her famous parents deserve a spot on the list of super-famous who has managed to raise successful children.

Rashida is an actress and has appeared in films including I Love You; and the NBC comedy series The Office.

Angelina Jolie

Jolie doesn’t need any introduction because everyone knows her as one of the best actresses in the world. Meanwhile, it would interest you to know that she is the daughter of Jon Voight starred in the Midnight Cowboy and Anaconda.

Bryce Dallas

Bryce Howard Dallas is currently making a name for herself in the Hollywood movie industry. She has starred in top blockbuster movies like Jurassic World and The Help. Lastly, she is Ron Howard’s daughter — a legendary film director.


It’s a good thing to see your child succeeds in what he/she does, and I’m sure the names on my list are proud of their achievements.