Celeb Kids Who Are The Spitting Image of Their Parents
17th June, 2021
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Some of these celebrity kids are so eerily similar to their famous parents, we’d think they’re siblings or twins. Is this simply genetics or sorcery?! We can all agree that most kids take after their parents. But, some end up having an uncanny resemblance. Thanks to some stupendous genes, these celebrity kids are already growing up with famous faces. We’re looking at you, Ava Phillippe. Doesn’t she look exactly like a younger Reese Witherspoon? And let’s not forget the mother and daughter duo Mamie Gummer and Meryl Streep. We’re bamboozled every time we see them together. Check out these celeb kids who look just like their moms or dads!
Zoë Kravitz (30) and mom Lisa Bonet (51) look more like twins than mother and daughter. This has been quite evident ever since the 2016 Calvin Klein ad campaign starring the duo. Moreover, when Kravitz uploads throwbacks on her Instagram, people cannot help but point out how similar the two look. In 2018, she even recreated her mom's nude “Rolling Stone” cover, and the resemblance is uncanny. Zoë, Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz's daughter, recently starred in Big Little Lies and High Fidelity, and both were well received by the public. And those who have watched her mom on The Cosby Show and A Different World were taken way back! Also, did you know that High Fidelity is a reboot of the dramedy film of the same title? The original starred Lisa Bonet along with John Cusack and made quite the headlines back in 2000 when it came out.
Back in 1991, just on a whim, Reese Witherspoon responded to a call for the film The Man in the Moon. She ended up getting the lead role! If you look at the Hollywood star’s photos from this film, you will definitely see more than just a wee bit of resemblance with her daughter, Ava Phillipe. The fact that they look alike is especially noticeable when you see their selfies all over the ‘Gram. It seems like Ava didn’t inherit her father Ryan Phillipe’s features at all. Everything right from the blonde hair to blue eyes and that sparkly smile scream that Ava Phillipe is Reese Witherspoon’s daughter! With looks like that of her mother, it’s no surprise to see Ava strutting down the runway and making a thriving modeling career for herself. And while both her parents are Hollywood stars, Ava prefers to be on the said runway. But who knows, she might have a change of heart someday?
Lily-Rose Depp has totally inherited the delicate beauty of her mom, Vanessa Paradis. The genes run strong in this mother and daughter duo, and their resemblance is unreal. But, looks are not the only thing the mother and daughter share. The budding actress and model is also following in her mom’s footsteps when it comes to her career aspirations. Vanessa Paradis became an ambassador of the luxury brand Chanel back in 1991. And just at 16, Lily-Rose followed suit to become one of the muses of the brand in September 2015. She was even made the face of the brand’s legendary and iconic fragrance, the Chanel No. 5. Both the mother and daughter have been close to the late legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, and you will never see them wear anything but Chanel when on the red carpet. Along with a stunning modeling career, Lily is also stepping into the world of Hollywood and French cinema.
Back in 2017, David Beckham took to Instagram to wish his grandmum on her birthday and shared an old photo of them together. Guess who the footballer resembled? Yes, his son, Brooklyn Beckham! Or does Brooklyn look more like his dad? Brookly’s deep-set eyes and sharp jawline are undeniably inherited from his dad. From all the photos the paparazzi have clicked of the Beckham kids, it’s clear that Brooklyn looks the most similar to his father. The recent photos of both of them together make you feel like you are seeing real-life time travel happening there! When he was a kid, most people anticipated that Brooklyn would follow his dad in his legendary soccer career or perhaps a career in fashion, like his mom Victoria. But, he didn’t follow either and instead set a career path for himself as a world-class photographer. He also has a series of his work published in a book.
Lila Grace Moss Hack
In 2016, Kate Moss and her daughter Lila Grace Moss Hack graced the cover of “Vogue Italia.” It was obvious that the supermodel’s daughter looked just like her. Both of them have almost similar facial features, right from the wide-set eyes to the pouty lips and freckles. Although Kate Moss prefers to hide her freckles, Lila often goes au naturel. And while Kate was known as one of the “It Girls” from the ‘90s, Lila is touted to be one of the Gen Z cool girls, and rightly so. Lila’s been following in her mum’s footsteps when it comes to her career choices as well. And while it may seem hard to follow her mother’s groundbreaking career in fashion, Lila has somehow managed to carve a niche for herself. Back in 2018, Lila landed her very first beauty contract with Marc Jacobs. When the designer got married in 2019, they were invited to the nuptials. No one could get over the resemblance between the mother and daughter at the event, too.
When it comes to acting chops, we can all agree there’s no one like Meryl Streep. Thankfully, her ethereal beauty is shared with her daughter Mamie Gummer. Travel back in time, and you will see that a young Meryl Streep shares all her features with her daughter. Mamie looks and dresses the same way as her mom. What’s more is that she has followed her mom in her acting career, too. She has totally inherited her mom’s good genes! Mamie had her first acting job when she was two years old in her mom’s movie Heartburn (1986). She was also seen making a small cameo in The Devil Wears Prada and has been active in the theatre scene. Most notably, Mamie was nominated in 2016 for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for Lindsey Ferrentino’s original production of Ugly Lies the Bone. Need we say more?
Lourdes Leon has often been compared to her mom, Madonna. When your mother is the OG “Material Girl” and legendary pop singer that redefined music, the expectations and comparisons are inevitable. But Lourdes is also known to be super talented. She has kickstarted her career in modeling, and you will see her on billboards as the new face of Marc Jacobs. She even features in a Stella McCartney campaign that has been viral for some time. In an interview, Madonna claimed that her daughter is “...incredible at everything she does – she's an incredible dancer, she's a great actress, she plays the piano beautifully...." But it seems like talent wasn’t the only thing that was passed down. Lourdes also shares the same stunning looks with her mom. Someone dug out old pictures of Madonna and colorized them to make her a brunette. It’s definitely not baffling that the mother and daughter share several similar features.
Blue Ivy Carter
Jay-Z and Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy has been one of the most favorite celeb babies of all time. She has been called “the most famous baby in the world” by “Time Magazine.” The question is: which of her famous parent does she resemble more? No one thought for a second that the daughter didn’t look like her mom. After all, she was always dressed like her mom when she was a baby, even on the red carpet. However, over the years, it's been clear that she looks more like her dad, Jay-Z. The father and daughter have similar facial expressions as well. However, we have to wait and see who Blue Ivy looks like more as she grows up. For now, it seems like Jay-Z’s genes are running stronger in her. But, no matter who she looks like, the musical genes are definitely solid. She has been one of the youngest persons to have got a Grammys!
O’Shea Jackson Jr.
This is the perfect case of like father, like son. O’Shea Jackson Jr., also known as OMG, is the perfect spitting image of his father, Ice Cube. They both look so similar that O’Shea played the teenage version of his dad in the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton in 2015. O’Shea completely picked up on his father’s mannerisms, and the resemblance was uncanny! Apart from this, O’Shea has done a slew of movies where he received some impressive reviews. He co-starred alongside Aubrey Plaza in the 2017 film Ingrid Goes West. He also played the character of a Batman-obsessed screenwriter with such elan that critics totally fell in love with his acting chops. O’Shea also starred alongside Gerard Butler and 50 Cent in the 2018 movie Den of Thieves. Recently, he was seen in the supporting cast of the movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Let’s just say that O’Shea has a bright future ahead.
Actress Jullian Moore has got a mini-me in her daughter Liv Freundlich. Liv, the youngest child of the actress and her director husband Bart Freundlich, is the spitting image of her Oscar-winning mum. Both the mom and daughter have the same radiant copper hair; it’s unbelievable how similar they both look. Plus, Liv and Jullian have similar styles on the red carpet. We bet we aren’t the only ones who get confused between the two whenever they are clicked together at any event. The most fun part is that Liv has been working with her parents since she was a little kid. When she was just three years old, she made her first appearance onscreen for her dad’s 2005 movie Trust the Man, which (surprise, surprise!) also stars her mom. In 2014, Liv also gave the voiceover for a character for a children’s app launched by her mom.
Some time ago, Sailor Brinkley-Cook uploaded a couple of poolside photos on the ‘Gram. She wore a taupe one-piece swimsuit from the “Sports Illustrated” Swim collection. Fans could not help but comment how similar she looked to her supermodel mom, Christie Brinkley. Back in 1977, Christie wore something similar in peach for “Vogue.” Coincidence? We think not! Currently, Sailor models, and she’s only 22! The good genes run really strong on this mother and daughter pair. Did you know that Christie almost said no to that legendary “Vogue” cover? But, she followed it up by appearing on three successive covers of the magazine. Fast forward a few decades later, Christie did a swimsuit shoot for “Sports Illustrated,” and Sailor made her debut alongside her mum. The mom and daughter have a very close bond and treat each other as best friends. In fact, when Christie had to opt out of Dancing with the Stars due to injury, Sailor promptly took up her place.
With a very public, high-profile relationship with Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick became one of the most popular faces in the world. He entered the Kardashian clan, and he ended up starting his own family. He and Kourtney had Mason, who literally grew up in front of the camera, thanks to Keeping Up With the Kardashians. He made his first reality television appearance right when he was born in the final episode of Season 4 of the reality show. Talk about being a famous baby of a famous family! Although Mason may seem like a thorough Kardashian, with that signature Kourt tan and his style, a throwback picture made us think twice. In 2020, we got to see a picture of a younger Scott, and we kid you not, Mason bears a striking resemblance to a younger version of his dad! He is, without a doubt, his father’s son!
Sophie Von Haselberg
If there is an award for mother and daughter doppelgangers, Sophie Von Hanselberg and her mom Bette Midler would definitely win one! Sophie looks like the spitting image of her mom. From the similar smiles to the setting of their eyes, and the shape of their faces, this pair will easily pass off as twins! While Bette is blonde, Sophie inherited her father’s brunette hair. However, it’s not just the looks that these two share. Professionally, Sophie has been slowly emulating her mom’s acting trajectory. She became popular for her role in Irrational Man, a Woody Allen film. She also made her debut in the NYC theatre scene in 2014 in the play Billy and Ray. Many don’t know this, but Sophie comes from an aristocratic lineage. By birth, she is a member of the Haselberg German noble family, thanks to her dad, Martin von Haselberg. When she married Harry J.N. Guinness, she also became a member of the aristocratic Guinness family.
Suri Cruise has been a darling of the press ever since she was a baby. Suri, the daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, has grown under the spotlight. No wonder her fashion game has always been on point. Well, we also got to thank her mom for that. We have seen her donning some of the top labels like Burberry and Louis Vuitton even as a kid. As a teen, she has her own signature streetwear style. It seems Suri didn’t only inherit her mom’s impeccable fashion sense but also her looks. Right from her baby years to now, Suri is starting to look more and more like Katie. It is quite apparent from several red carpet event pictures that the mother and daughter have so many similarities. Sometimes, people have to take a double look, too! From the beaming smile to the shape of her face, Suri is the spitting image of her mom Katie.
Rumer, the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is the spitting image of her mom. The mother and daughter have often taken us on a guessing game of who is who with the photos they have shot together. Sometimes, both are dressed in the exact same outfit, and we are left wondering whether there are twins in the photo or just one person and their reflection! We now know where to find Demi Moore’s doppelganger, as she’s right in her family. Rumer has followed her mom’s career path and has taken up acting. She has appeared in a slew of Hollywood productions, including The House Bunny and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. She also played the role of Gia Mannetti on the 2009 drama series 90210. Not only this, Rumer is a talented singer, too. She made her debut on Broadway as Roxie Hart on the uber-popular musical Chicago in 2015.
We agree there are several celebrity kids who look just like their famous parents. But, once in a while, we are graced with a moment that is a heart-stopping “twin moment.” Ireland Baldwin gets her gorgeous looks from her mom Kim Bassinger. If you don’t believe us, check out her dad Alec Baldwin’s Instagram posts from 2019 when he shared a series of pics of his kids. The resemblance is uncanny! Just like her mom, Ireland made her foray into acting and modeling. But she has her fingers in many pies. She has appeared in movies such as Grudge Match. She has also appeared in editorials for magazines such as “Grazia,” “Elle,” and “Marie Claire.” Ireland, a vocal animal rights advocate, posed nude for PETA’s 2018 anti-fur campaign, “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur.” Coincidently, her mum Kim did a similar for the animal rights organization exactly 24 years earlier. Ireland, adding another talent to her cap, turned to professional DJ-ing in 2019.
If Colin Hanks had a dime for every time people compared his looks with his dad’s, he would be richer than he already is. The guy is totally tired of people constantly pointing out how similar he and his father Tom Hanks look. Well, it’s not like we mind; we all love Tom Hanks. We’re not complaining if there are two of him! Plus, Colin is a force to reckon with when it comes to acting, just like his father. His acting career has been as versatile as it has been eclectic. He has done movies such as Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The Great Buck Howard, and The Jumanji film series. He also made a career in television, with roles in shows like Roswell, Dexter, Fargo, and Life in Pieces. He was even nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award and Primetime Emmy Award for his role of Officer Gus Grimly in Fargo.