While most stars have made big fortunes after rising through the roof of fame, others are just fine being hailed from families that are well-off.
These celebrities didn’t really have to break through best-selling record labels or blockbuster films to make ends meet because they seem to have inherited all the lush things in life from their families even before they made huge names in lights.
Sure, their parents with A-list names may have major connections to the multifarious celebrity management companies in the entertainment industry, which greatly helped in opening some doors and making their Hollywood dreams come true. Then again, money and connection is nothing without pure talent and dedication to work of these successful artists.
Without further ado, let’s get to know some of our favourite Hollywood celebs (besides the obvious names Paris Hilton and the Kardashians), who were born and raised with a generous head start in life.
Grew up in the Upper West Side of NYC, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta or popularly known as Lady Gaga has accomplished parents, who specialise in Wi-Fi installations to hotels and restaurants. Her father, Joseph Germanotta, made sure Gaga had the best producers to help her build a successful music career. Now that she’s a megastar, Lady Gaga is definitely returning the favour for what his father has provided for her.
The lead star of a top-selling film “The fault in Our Stars” Ansel Elgort had an abundant childhood in Manhattan, New York. Perks of growing up with skilled parents who have worked in the entertainment and media field is making him one of the brightest stars of his generation. His father is a long-time photographer for Vogue Magazine while his mother is a director and producer for the opera.
There is no denying that AMA’s artist of the decade Taylor Swift has one of the most powerful forces in the music industry, crowning as the world’s highest-paid female musician in 2019 according to Forbes. But, even before fame, TayTay had a rich country life in a huge Christmas tree farm in Cumru Township, Pennsylvania. Her parents, who have relatively worked for finance — coming from a family of bank presidents — funded her career.
The English crooner and songwriter Ed Sheeran comes from a wealthy family, who has run an independent art consultancy for more than 20 years now. Growing up in a family of successful artists, it’s safe to say that Ed did not experience any pauperisation in a scenic market town in Suffolk. His father is an art curator and lecturer while his mother is a flourishing jewelry designer.
Before the whistling pop star Ariana Grande first appeared in a Nickelodeon show, she was already growing up with two accomplished tycoons. One of which owns a graphic design company (Edward Grande). The other is a CEO of Hose-McCann Communications (Joan Grande).
Giada de Laurentiis
Giada is an American-Italian chef and TV personality who grew up in a family of famous celebrities. Her mother and maternal grandmother are famed Italian actresses while her father is a prolific film producer. Giada has been sharing palatable recipes on her lifestyle cooking show Giada at Home. But before that, she has definitely enjoyed all the finest dishes in her hometown in Rome.
Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine isn’t just a rock star but also known for his versatile sense of fashion. No wonder why Levine has an in-depth connection with luxury styling. He was raised by the CEO and founder of M. Fredric, a clothing brand that specialises in luxe lines. The brand has now around nine store branches including the ones in airports and outlets in Las Vegas.