15 celebrities who came from famous families and are worth millions

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesJaden Smith, son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, is reportedly worth $US8 million.
  • Many of the most beloved celebrities come from famous families.
  • Several of them leveraged their family names into successful careers and are now worth millions of dollars.
  • Celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Jalen Smith, and Kylie Jenner are some of the stars from famous families who have struck it rich in their own right.
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When you’re born to a rich and famous family, your chances of ending up rich and famous yourself are decidedly improved.

Just ask Kylie Jenner, who leveraged her family name into a successful career as a model and entrepreneur, and is now reportedly the youngest self-made billionaire in the world.

Many more of today’s most popular and beloved celebrities come from famous families, including Miley Cyrus, Jaden Smith, and Bryce Dallas Howard. Several of them have even eclipsed the earnings of their parents while making impressive names for themselves.

Here are 15 celebrities who come from famous families and are now worth millions.


Jennifer Aniston is the daughter of actor John Aniston, who has starred on “Days of Our Lives” for more than three decades. She has a net worth of more than $US200 million, much of which comes from endorsements and modelling.

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Forbes


Gwyneth Paltrow’s mother is Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. While Paltrow is a highly paid actress, much of her net worth comes from her health and wellness company, Goop, which is worth a quarter of a billion dollars.

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The New York Times Magazine


Jaden Smith, son of actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith, is worth approximately $US8 million. The 20-year-old actor also raps, writes songs, has a fashion brand, and does modelling work.

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The Richest


Ben Stiller was born to parents Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, who performed together on television for decades. He is noted for his work as an actor, director, and producer, and has a net worth of around $US120 million.

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The Richest


Bryce Dallas Howard has a net worth estimated at $US15 million. She has starred in several films and television series, in a career aided by the fame of her actor and director father, Ron Howard.

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Source: The Richest


Kylie Jenner is worth approximately $US1 billion dollars. Though often described as a “self-made” billionaire, the fact that her entire family, the Jenner and Kardashian clans, are wildly famous, surely helped word of her cosmetics business spread.

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Business of FashionKylie Jenner, third from left, with Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, and Kim Kardashian.

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Harper’s Bazaar


Heiress Paris Hilton is worth approximately $US100 million. She has had an acting and modelling career, she has lines of shoes and perfumes, and charges exorbitantly for personal appearances, but most of her wealth comes from her famous family of hoteliers.

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesBarron Nicholas Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Paris Hilton and Rick Hilton in 2010.

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The Richest


Anderson Cooper is the son of writer Wyatt Cooper and the famed heiress, artist, actress, and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt. Cooper is not set to inherit the Vanderbilt fortune, and he may not need it — he earns $US12 million annually from his job at CNN.

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Angelina Jolie is the daughter of acclaimed actor Jon Voight. Her own acting career paved the way for many other opportunities, such as a multi-million-dollar contract with Louis Vuitton. She is worth about $US160 million.

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The Richest


Enrique Iglesias followed in the footsteps of his father Julio into the music industry, becoming a famed singer in his own right. His career has earned him approximately $US85 million. Julio, on the other hand, is worth about $US300 million, according to The Richest.

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The Richest


Actor Kiefer Sutherland has a net worth of about $US65 million. He came into the career following the path of his famous parents, actor Donald Sutherland and actress Shirley Douglas. He reportedly makes about $US20 million a year.

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Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, largely grew up on TV, and it is her television career, launched by her family’s reality show, that has earned her a net worth of approximately $US19 million today.

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The Sun


Miley Cyrus has earned her $US160 million fortune through her work on screen and on the stage as a musician, a career made possible thanks to her country music superstar father Billy Ray Cyrus.

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Insider


Charlie Sheen is worth an estimated $US125 million, a fortune he amassed largely thanks to his role on long-running series “Two and a Half Men.” Son of actor Martin Sheen, Charlie was, for a time, the highest paid actor on television. His brother, actor Emilio Estevez, also has an estimated net worth in the millions.

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The Richest


Actor Chris Pine is worth an estimated $US20 million. He followed his famous parents, Gwynne Gilford and Robert Pine, into a career on screen.

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The Richest

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