Nepotism is something that exists in almost every industry, even in Hollywood! Whether it’s the Smith family or Dakota Johnson, Hollywood is filled with Nepo babies. And with time, they are just increasing. Check out a few celebrities that are clear examples of nepotism in Hollywood.
Jaden Smith is the son of famous Hollywood stars Will Smith and Jaden Pinkett Smith. Both stars have acted in numerous hit movies, with bringing their kids into the entertainment industry as well. Jaden was only 11 when he filmed The Karate Kid remake, which hit theatres in 2010. Since then he has acted in a number of hit flicks including, After Earth: A Father’s Legacy and Life in a Year. Jaden Smith has also done movies with his father Will including award-winning The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth.
Lily-Rose Depp, Hollywood A-list Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis’ daughter, began her acting career with a cameo role in Tusk, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Her acting career kicked off with her role in 2016’s Yoga Hosers. Shen has done a number of movies and Tv shows since then. Her upcoming projects include alongside Weeknd titled The Idol.
Miley Ray is a well-known actress and singer like her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. Cyrus, whose real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus, debuted her career with the Disney sitcom Hannah Montana. With her acting alongside her famous dad, she became a teen idol. Since then she has starred in several movies and series. Miley Cyrus is said to be following her father’s footsteps in singing with a very successful career.
Zoë Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, rise to fame with 2011’s X-Men: First Class.
Dakota Johnson might have done great movies but she entered the industry with her parents’ name. The actress is the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith (both actors). Johnson has been in several high-profile titles early in her career but landing the lead in the much-anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy in 2015 took Dakota’s career to a different level.
Fan’s favourite Maya Hawke has recently debuted her career on Netflix hit series Stranger Things. The rising star is the daughter of award-winning actors Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke.
Nepotism has always been in the entertainment industry. However, the never-ending debate of nepotism has recently started with Maude Apatow. Maude Apatow is the daughter of actress Leslie Mann and director Judd Apatow. Maude starred as Lexi Howard in HBO hit series Euphoria alongside Zendaya. When fans got to know that she is also a nepotism baby, their rage burst on social media.