Famous dads with famous kids

Posted by Anne-Sophie | June 16, 2017 | MUSIC


We often grumble when we find out that a budding artist has famous parents who’ve also been hogging the Billboard charts for the past 30 years. We often feel that the ride to stardom has been made easier for them, but it’s also hard for famous babies to stay out of their makers’ limelight, even when they try and shy away from it. We’re betting that North will eventually and naturally walk in Kanye’s footsteps. To celebrate Father’s Day, take a look at these celebrities with their famous old man.

Sean Lennon – John Lennon

41 year old Sean Lennon is a singer, songwriter, actor and the son of music’s most famous couple, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. And if that wasn’t fancy enough, he is also Elton John’s godson. His first encounter with the music bizz began at the age of five, when he recited a story on his mother’s 1981 album Season Of Glass. Lennon jr. has recorded 3 albums and released Friendly Fire in 2006

 

Ziggy Marley- Bob Marley

 

David Nesta Marley a.k.a. “Ziggy” is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. His nickname was given to him by his legend of a father, Bob Marley, and means ‘Little Spliff’ although Ziggy claims it’s because the family were fans of David Bowie.

 

Miley Cyrus – Billy Ray Cyrus

After playing small roles in television series, twerktastic Miley Cyrus landed a role in Hannah Montana that would propel her into the land of  superstardom. From 2006 onwards she played alongside her father Billy Ray Cyrus who also played her father in the sitcom. Billy Ray Cyrus who is also a singer and actor is best known for his number one single “Achy Breaky Heart”. The music video is known to have bought line dancing to the forefront of mainstream culture.

 

Willow Smith – Will Smith

 

Hair Whipping Willow Smith is the daughter of Bel Air’s finest, Will Smith.

 

Nancy Sinatra – Frank Sinatra

Nancy Sinatra famous for her “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’” is also the daughter of one of the 20th century’s most famous crooners Frank Sinatra.

 

Nora Jones – Ravi Shankar

Norah Jones best known for her Starbucks friendly album “Come Away With Me” is the daughter of sitar prodigy Ravi Shankar.

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