Sometimes you need just one glance and you instantly notice that two people you’re looking at are parents and children, because the resemblance is so obvious. But if they are so similar now, would we be able to tell the difference between parents’ younger selves and their children?
Some celebrities have children that look almost identical to them when they were younger and it is so fascinating to see what genetic traits from their appearance their children got.
A few years ago, Bored Panda looked at celebrities and their children at the same age and made a list of the ones that looked the most similar, so when you’re done with this article, check out the previous one.
Ava Elizabeth Philippe is Reese Witherspoon‘s oldest child and is now 21 years old. She is a model and an Instagram influencer. She is interested in photography and is into sketching. You can see her work on her social media. Since she is a model, Ava is the face of the clothing brand Draper James.
Dhani Harrison is the son of the musician George Harrison. After his father‘s death, he finished the album George Harrison started, called Brainwashed. It won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in 2004. Dhani released his first solo album, In Parallel, in 2017, which received generally positive reviews. He composed music for such movies as Beautiful Creatures (2013) and Learning To Drive (2014) as well as for TV series The Divide (2014) and Outsiders (2016).
Ziggy Marley is one of Bob Marley‘s sons and he also chose music as his career. In 1979, he and his siblings Sharon, Cedella, and Stephen formed the band Melody Makers. Together they released eight studio albums. They were quite successful and the album Conscious Party, released in 1988, received a Grammy Award. The group disbanded in 2002, but Ziggy continued as a soloist. He has several albums and singles. For Love is My Religion, he won the 2007 Grammy for Best Reggae Album.
Damon Wayans Jr. is the eldest son of actor Damon Wayans. Wayans made his film debut when he was twelve in his father’s 1994 feature film, Blankman. He is best known for his role as Brad Williams in the sitcom Happy Endings (2011). He also appeared as Coach in the Fox sitcom New Girl (2011).
Gwyneth Paltrow is the daughter of the successful actress Blythe Danner. As her mother, Gwyneth received numerous awards for her film work. The Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical was her first award. She got it for portraying the main character in the movie Emma (1996). The first Academy Award Paltrow won was for Shakespeare In Love (1999). She won in the best actress category. For some time, the actress was less seen as she was spending more time raising her children. But when she came back, it was with Iron Man (2008), which became Paltrow’s highest-grossing film until The Avengers (2012).
Lily-Rose is the daughter of the singer, model, and actress Vanessa Paradis. She is also a model and an actress. Lily-Rose began her acting career with a cameo in the black comedy horror film Tusk in 2014. A few times she was nominated for Most Promising Actress by César Awards and Lumières Awards. One of her latest appearances is in the science fiction film written and directed by Neil Burge, Voyagers, released this year.
Beyoncé’s mother is the fashion designer Tina Knowles, who established the brands House of Deréon and Miss Tina by Tina Knowles. Beyoncé rose to fame with the group Destiny‘s Child. It was with this group that Tina Knowle’s name also became more known as she was the designer for the group. It seems that the two women chose different careers, but Tina Knowles actually once worked as a dance choreographer, so the interest in music and performing definitely runs in the family.
Lourdes Leon is the eldest child of the Queen of Pop, Madonna. She is pursuing a modeling career, working in fashion shows, starring in campaigns for Miu Miu, Stella McCartney, and others. In February this year, Lourdes became the face of Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2021 campaign.
Tish Cyrus is an actress, a producer, and the manager of her daughter Miley Cyrus. Miley became even a bigger star than Tish and it all started with the TV show Hannah Montana, but it was the plan from the beginning as Tish became her manager and worked to build her career. After the show ended, Miley still stuck to both singing and acting, although her career as a musician took off more.
Brooklyn Beckham, the eldest son of the former football player David Bekcham, is a model and a photographer. He began his modeling career in 2014 and appeared on covers of such magazines as Vogue China, Miss Vogue, Interview, L’Uomo Vogue and others. Later he got into photography and in 2017 he published his first book of photography, entitled What I See.
Jason Gould is the only child of the singer and actress Barbra Streisand. Often daughters resemble their mothers and sons resemble their fathers, but this time, it‘s undeniable that the son really got his facial features from his mom. Jason Gould is also an actor and a singer. He first appeared as a credited actor in the romantic comedy-drama film Say Anything… (1989) and then some other movies, but recently he focused more on his music. Jason released his first album, Dangerous Man, in 2017.
Alexander Skarsgård is Stellan Skarsgård‘s son. He started his acting career with the role of Meekus in the 2001 film Zoolander. In 2008, Alexander Skarsgård started the then-new HBO series about vampires, True Blood. He was cast as Eric Northman, a 1000-year-old Viking vampire sheriff, local bar owner, and potential love interest of heroine Sookie Stackhouse. He got the main role of Perry Wright in the drama Big Little Lies from 2017 to 2019. The last movie he appeared in was The Northma in 2021, in which he had the lead role.
Kaia Gerber is the daughter of the model Cindy Crawford. Not only does she resemble her mother in appearance, but she also is a model and actress, just like Cindy Crawford. She debuted as a model at Fashion Week in 2017. Kaia Gerber has been on the covers of different international Vogue magazines and has appeared in campaigns for such big brands as Versace, Calvin Klein, and others. Her acting career started a bit earlier at 15 in Sister Cities (2016). Gerber will star in the upcoming tenth season of the FX horror anthology American Horror Story.
Chris Pine is the younger child of actor Robert Pine. Both Robert’s children pursued acting as a career, but Chris also got his looks looks. Pine’s first acting role was in a 2003 episode of ER. The first time he appeared in a film was when he portrayed Nicholas Devereaux in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). The last movie he was in was Wonder Woman 1984 in 2020 and he has some future projects already lined up.
Sailor Brinkley Cook is the daughter of the model, actress, and entrepreneur Christie Brinkley. Sailor also became a model and resembles her mother a lot. One of her last projects was competing on the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars. Originally, her mother was invited, but she suffered injuries to her wrist and arm that required emergency surgery, so Sailor stepped in her place. On her Instagram, she often shares her experience with eating disorders and body dysmorphia in hopes of helping other young women.
Maya Rudolph is the daughter of the singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton, often referred to as “queen of the whistle register.” Maya is also a singer and she first became known as a member of the alternative rock band The Rentals. Music isn‘t her only interest and she has played in movies like 50 First Dates (2004) and lent her voice to characters in Shrek The Third (2007) and Big Hero 6 (2014). Maya has appeared in many TV series: you can see her acting in the medical drama series City of Angels (2000), Chicago Hope (1994), and others.
O’Shea Jackson Jr. is the eldest son of rapper, actor, and filmmaker Ice Cube. O’Shea Jackson Jr., also known by his stage name OMG, is an actor and a rapper. He studied screenwriting at the University of Southern California. He looks so much like his dad that he even played him in Straight Outta Compton (2015) and Ice Cube was very proud of his son’s performance. OMG has been cast in the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Jackson released his first mixtape, Jackin’ for Beats, in March 2012.
Maya Hawke is the daughter of the actress, writer, producer and model Uma Thurman. Like both her mother and grandmother, Nena von Schlebrügge, Hawke modelled for Vogue at the beginning of her career. Later Maya turned to acting and made her debut in the 2017 BBC adaptation of Little Women. The role that made Maya famous was her portrayal of Robin Buckley in the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things. For this role she won a Saturn Award in 2019 for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation.
Rafferty Law is the son of the actor Jude Law. He is the oldest child in the family and also entered the world of acting. He landed the lead role of Oliver Twist in the 2021 crime drama Twist. He is also a DJ, a member of the band Outer Stella Drive, and model, having walked for Dolce and Gabbana during Milan Fashion Week.
Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of the singer and actress Diana Ross. Tracee took the same career path as her mother and appeared on the big screen for the first time in 1996, playing a Jewish/African-American woman Far Harbor. She really got the spotlight when she landed the lead role in the hit series Girlfriends (2000). Her last movie was The High Note (2020) in which she played the protagonist Grace Davis.
Jack Ramsay is the son of the chef, television personality, and writer Gordon Ramsay. Gordon Ramsay is now occupied with his youngest son Oscar, but he couldn’t be more proud of Jack as he entered the Royal Marines last year. Jack has appeared in some episodes of his dad’s shows and everyone is always so surprised by how similar they look.
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is the first-born daughter of the actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie. Angelina Jolie has three daughters and three sons and three of the children are adopted, three are biological. Shiloh was born in Namibia because Jolie and Pitt wanted to get away from the media. Later Shiloh was often discussed on the media for wearing suits and other gender-nonconforming clothing for years. The teenager came out as gender-fluid and is often called an LGBT teen icon.
North West is the daughter of the rapper, record producer, businessman, fashion designer, and politician Kanye West. She is only seven years old but she has over 700k followers on Instagram and she is known for her fashionable outfits. Of course, they are curated by her mom, Kim Kardashian, but nevertheless, she has already become an icon. It seems that North has a talent for painting and is taking painting classes.
Liv Freundlich is the daughter of the actress and author Julianne Moore. Last year she graduated high school and you already can call her an actress because she is known for playing in The Rebound (2009) and Trust The Man (2005). Trust The Man was her first movie, which was directed by her father Bart Freundlich and she shared the screen with her mother. In her Instagram bio she has written only Northwestern, so we can only guess that perhaps she is studying at Northwestern University.
John Owen Lowe is the younger son of the actor, producer, and director Rob Lowe. He is a writer and actor and he studied science technology at Stanford University. John is known for appearing in Holiday in the Wild (2019), 9-1-1: Lone Stars (2020) and The Grinder (2015). The latter is a TV series in which the main character was John Owen‘s father Rob. He also shared that he is credited as the writer of an episode from the procedural series 9-1-1: Lone Stars. In April 2020, John stunned fans by sharing the news that he had been battling addiction and had been sober for 2 years at that time.
Michael Consuelos is the eldest son of the actor Mark Consuelos. Michael played the teen verion of his father in the third season of Riverdale (2017). However, for his first role, he didn‘t even show his face. It was providing the voice for a character in the children’s show Duck Dodgers. He voiced an alien named Gremmie for one episode in 2004. He majored in film and TV production at New York University and it seems that not only is he seriously following his father‘s footsteps in the acting world, but he likes to be behind the camera too as he has interned at a production company which provided him with an opportunity to learn about everything that is involved in making a TV show.
Wyatt Russell is the son of the actor and producer Kurt Russell. Wyatt was pursuing a hockey player career. He played for such teams as the Richmond Sockeyes, Langley Hornets, Coquitlam Express, Chicago Steel, Brampton Capitals, and Groningen Grizzlies, but because of injuries he had to retire from sports. He has also appeared in quite a few films. He gained recognition after playing Corporal Lewis Ford in Julius Avery’s 2018 horror film Overlord . His name became even more known for playing John Walker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ series The Falcon And The Winter Soldier (2021).
Dan Levy is the oldest son of the actor, comedian, producer, director, and writer Eugene Levy. Dan began his career as a co-host for MTV Canada flagship series MTV Live. He and his father created the successful sitcom Schitt’s Creek, which gained cult following and was praised for its writing, humor, and acting. They also both starred in it as father and son. For his work on Schitt’s Creek, Levy has been nominated for numerous awards.
Scott Eastwood, the son of Clint Eastwood, is an actor and a model. Scott was born Scott Clinton Reeves and at the beginning of his acting career, he stuck to his mom‘s last name to avoid nepotism, but eventually in 2008, he changed it, embracing the family legacy. The first movie in which he appeared was Flags of Our Fathers (2006). In 2016, Eastwood played Lieutenant GQ Edwards in the film Suicide Squad. His newest role was as Jani in Wrath Of Man, released this year.
Dylan Penn is the daughter of the model and director Robin Wright. Dylan first started modeling and later got roles in a few movies. The first time she modelled was for Gap in 2013. She appeared on the cover of L’Officiel in December 2014 and the cover of Asos in August 2015. The first movie Dylan played in was the horror movie Condemned (2015). She will appear in Flag Day, directed by her father Sean Penn, later this year and they both will share the screen.
Carrie Fisher was the daughter of the actress, singer, and businesswoman Debbie Reynolds. Carrie is the actress who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, but she also appeared in many others. For example, she was nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performances on the television series 30 Rock and Catastrophe (2006). Carrie tried out writing too: she released several semi-autobiographical novels, the screenplay for the film version of Postcards from the Edge which garnered her a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, and worked on other writers’ screenplays as a script doctor.
Riley Keough is the daughter of the singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and the granddaughter of Elvis Presley. She is more well-known for acting, but she actually began from modeling. At age 15 she first appeared in the Autumn/Winter 2004 ready-to-wear show for Dolce & Gabbana. She was the face on the cover of the United States Vogue in August 2004. Riley first appeared in a movie in 2010, when she was 20, and it was in The Runaways. In April 2011, Keough starred as the female lead in the drama The Good Doctor alongside Orlando Bloom. In 2017 she was nominated for Golden Globe Awards and won the Gracie Awards for her portrayal of a law student-turned-escort in The Girlfriend Experience.
Carys Zeta Douglas is the younger daughter of the award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. She just turned 18 last month and she already has done some modelling for Dior, Fendi, and starred in a fashion shoot for Vanity Fair Spain. People who know her personally say that you couldn’t tell that she has famous parents. Carys feels like she isn’t handed everything on a silver platter; on the contrary, she feels that she constantly has to prove herself because of the name she carries.
Lily Mo Sheen is the daughter of the actress and model Kate Beckinsale. She is an actress, known for Everybody’s Fine (2009), Underworld: Evolution (2006) and Click (2006). In Everybody‘s Fine and Underworld: Evolution, Lily Mo played the younger version of her mother‘s characters. She attended Harvard-Westlake School for gifted children in Studio City and right after graduating, she was accepted to New York City University.
Damian Hurley is the only child of the actress, businesswoman, and model Elizabeth Hurley. Damian works as a model. In 2018, he was signed by model agency Tess Management. He was the model for the Pat McGrath promotion for the Sublime Perfection collection. Before that he appeared in the soap opera The Royals (2015) in which his mother plays the queen of England.