15 Models Who You Didn’t Know Have Celebrity Parents
Many celebrity children follow in their parents’ footsteps by working in the entertainment industry. Some become singers, rappers, and actors; others opt to model. Which kids make money off their starstudded genes? Here are 15 models you probably didn’t know have celebrity parents. One male model is the son of an A-list actor and fashion designer (page 10).
1. Kendall Jenner
Parents: Kris and Caitlyn Jenner
You may have already connected the dots between Kendall Jenner and her famous family. Although she walks some of the most famous runways, she once tried to distance her work from her personal life: “Marc [Jacobs] invited my whole family to that first show, and I was like, ‘I love you guys, but can you please just not come?’ I was trying so hard to be taken seriously, like, ‘Guys: This is not a joke or a stunt; this is what I want to do with my life.'”
Next: The daughter of an eccentric actor
2. Lily-Rose Depp
Parents: Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
A spitting image of her mom (who was also a model), Lily-Rose was part of a huge campaign for Chanel.
Next: The offspring of an original supermodel
3. Kaia Gerber
Parents: Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber
Cindy Crawford was one of the few true supermodels, so it makes sense her daughter would model as well. Gerber’s father is a former model, too, but Kaia looks much more like her mom.
Next: “You can’t always get what you want,” but this rockstar daughter did.
4. Georgia May Jagger
Parents: Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
The British model has modeled for Chanel, H&M, Miu Miu, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, and more. Her parents are definitely rock-and-roll royalty, so it’s not surprising Georgia became the face of Rimmel cosmetics.
Next: A mother and daughter who both modeled for Sports Illustrated
5. Sailor Brinkley Cook
Parents: Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook
The young blonde is a model but also attending Parsons School of Design in New York City. Her mom, Christie, is a model, actress, and inspiration of Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl.” Her dad is architect and Christie’s former (and fourth) husband.
Next: These sisters first appeared on their mom’s reality TV show.
6. Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid
Parents: Yolanda Hadid and Mohamed Hadid
The two sisters have taken over the modeling industry, from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show to appearing in Vogue. But you may not have known their mother, Yolanda Hadid, was a model and star in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Their father is real estate developer Mohamed Hadid.
Next: This Oscar winner’s daughter won the genetic lottery.
7. Liv Freundlich
Parents: Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich
The young model has worked with brands like J. Crew. Liv also dabbled in acting with two small roles when she was younger.
Next: This model’s relationship with a pop star was discussed around the world.
8. Hailey Baldwin
Parents: Stephen and Kennya Baldwin
You might recognize her from Guess ads. Hailey Baldwin has also been photographed hanging out with other famous models and celebrities, including her new husband Justin Bieber.
Next: A son decides to pursue modeling, not soccer like his famous father.
9. Brooklyn Beckham
Parents: David and Victoria Beckham
The teenager has been the face of the Polish brand, Reserved and also models for other brands. He gets his looks from soccer star David and fashion designer/former Spice Girl Victoria.
Next: The son of an A-list actor and fashion designer mom
10. Rafferty Law
Parents: Jude Law and Sadie Frost
Rafferty is the spitting image of father, Jude Law (his mother, Sadie Frost, is a fashion designer. The 21-year-old has nearly 50,000 Instagram followers; he produces his own music and founded a creative collective. But Rafferty has seen the most success when modeling for Dolce & Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger, and more.
Next: The son of an iconic action star and former California governor
11. Patrick Schwarzenegger
Parents: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver
Patrick Schwarzenegger is not only modeling but acting on Scream Queens.
Next: A famous father surprises his son at runway shows.
12. Dylan Brosnan
Parents: Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith
Featured in campaigns for Burberry and others, Dylan Brosnan also makes music. He gets his talents and looks from parents Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith, Pierce’s second and current wife.
Next: This model nearly crumbled under the weight of his famous family.
13. Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis
Parents: Daniel Day-Lewis and Isabelle Yasmina Adjani
The model and musician hopes to make a career out of the latter. But, in the meantime, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis caught the eye of designer Karl Lagerfeld. The Evening Standard may describe the young model’s genetics best: “It’s impossible to look at him and not think of his father, Daniel Day-Lewis, who holds a world record of three Oscars for Best Actor, and his mother, Isabelle Adjani, who holds a world record of five César awards for Best Actress.”
Next: You know you’ve made it when you replace Naomi Campbell.
14. Devon Aoki
Parents: Rocky Aoki and Pamela Hilburger.
The model was fortunate enough to replace Naomi Campbell as the representative for Versace so she has done quite well in the modeling world. She has also been able to get some roles in films like 2 Fast 2 Furious and Sin City. Her famous parents are Olympic wrestler Rocky Aoki and jewelry designer Pamela Hilburger.
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