When you think of celebrity-showbiz kids, the Smith family inevitably comes to mind. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have raised a couple of movie stars! Indeed, I-Whip-My-Hair-Back-and-Forth Willow Smith, 12, and her brother, Jaden, 15, have had decent music careers, too.
"I think that the major risk of this particular business is strictly emotional," Will said in a recent interview with The Sun newspaper. "The business has almost a narcotic quality. So it's almost as if you're introducing a narcotic into your kid's life."
"It may seem like we have pushed our kids into the business, but that is absolutely insane," he assured Vulture.com. "I would never, ever, push somebody to have their face on a poster that’s going be everywhere in the world."
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Ever see see the movie This Is Forty, starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, and directed and written by the one-and-only Judd Apatow? Well, in case you didn't know, Leslie and Judd are married, and their two kids, Iris and Maude Apatow, play the two daughters in the movie! They were also in two of Judd's other movies, Funny People and Knocked Up.
“I would have felt bad if I was replaced by some other kid who looks a little like me,” Maude has tweeted.
"My mom taught me how to commit to the scene, which helped me a lot,” she continues. “Nobody commits harder than my mom."Photo by Broadimage/REX
At just four years old, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, now 5, reportedly raked in $3,000/week for her role as the young Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) in the much-buzzed-about upcoming film Maleficent — in which mom Angelina Jolie plays one of Disney's most eeeeevil characters of all time, the title character, Maleficent.
"These little kids would visit the set, and I would think, 'Oh, I am a Disney character,'" Angelina has said. "So I would go over to them, and say, 'Hi there,' [and] they would just scream. . . . Vivienne was the only 4-year-old who didn't scream when she saw me."Photo: FameFlynet
Vivienne was supposed to start her acting career years back when she was a wee babe, in the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, in which dad Brad Pitt starred (of course). But she didn't make the cut because she and her twin brother, Knox, were reportedly too fussy for a day's work. So, shy Shiloh stepped in. She played the teeny-tiny role of Benjamin's daughter — on screen for just seconds. She's still a rock star in our books!
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Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's three daughters, Rumer, 25, Scout, 22, and Tallulah, 19, have all been in movies (with their parents). Rumer's the most active in showbiz, having starred as Demi's daughter in Now and Then, at just seven years old. A year later, she starred as Demi's daughter again, in Striptease. She's also done a ton of TV, from 90210 to Pretty Little Liars, and other movies as a teen, like House Bunny with Anna Faris.
She's currently got a few movies coming down the pipe later this year and into 2014: The Odd Way Home, In Sickness and in Health, There's Always Woodstock and Return to Sender. Busy busy!Photo: FameFlynet
Victoria and David Beckham have started their handsome little Romeo on the modelling track. The 11-year-old has fast become famous for his sweet and oh-so-chic 2013 Burberry campaign. (Watch the campaign video HERE!)
"Romeo might be on the billboards and be the Burberry model, but he's also one of those little boys who loves going home and playing on PlayStation or going over to the park and having a kick around," David Beckham has said. "[My] are very grounded, they do normal things — as normal as they can, obviously, given our situation."Courtesy of Burberry
Back in 2010, Jennifer Lopez and her twins, Max and Emme Muniz, now 5, modelled together in a campaign for Gucci, which benefitted UNICEF's Schools for Africa initiative and Jennifer's Foundation (promoting better healthcare for women and children around the world).
"It's the first time I have worked with my kids in that way," Jennifer told Us Weekly. "It was a totally special experience. It's exactly why I'm excited to be a part of this. . . . Now there are two Gucci spokesbabies for a beautiful cause!"
And it seems this wasn't the twins' first gig, either. "I did a photo shoot when they were three weeks old," she tells the mag, "but now that they are 2 1/2, it’s totally different!"
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At 10 years old, legendary supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia made her official modelling debut — in the first ever Young Versace Spring/Summer 2012 campaign. And it's amazing how much she looks like her mom!
"Being on-set with my daughter watching her in front of the camera was a fantastic experience," Cindy said. "I am so proud of her.”Photo: Goodwin/FameFlynet
Singer Pink's two-year-old daughter, Willow Sage, was the highlight of the recent music video for Pink's hit song "True Love." Watch the video HERE. So cute!Photo: FameFlynet
Adam Sandler's daughters, Sadie, 7, and Sunny, 4, have shown up in tons of his movies — Hotel Transylvania, Grown Ups 1 and 2, Bedtime Stories, Just Go With It and more. The girls have only gotten small parts so far, but it looks like he's grooming them for the biz — or at least that he loves being with them!
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Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick's son, Mason, 3, has been on TV pretty much since he was born — on his family's reality TV show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians (and its various spinoffs). He and his one-year-old sister, Penelope, whose actual birth was aired on the show — see the video here — are often accompanied by the show's camera crew at home or on the street (left).Photo: FameFlynet
John Travolta and Kelly Preston's daughter, Ella Bleu, 13, has been dipping her toes in the biz for the past few years. She co-starred with her parents in the movie Old Dogs (2009), and she costars with them again in the upcoming movie Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father — which, incidentally, has nothing to do with her and her dad (it's about famous mobster John Gotti and his son).
"When Ella was five, I told her that she could do a movie when she was ready, and at seven she came to me and said, ‘I’m ready,'" John told Access Hollywood. "Literally a week after that, Disney had sent a script Old Dogs>, and I said, ‘This is perfect for Ella’ — and they agreed. Then Kelly wanted to be part of it, and they agreed. So, they gave us a gift.'"Photo: FameFlynetUK/FameFlynet
Star playdates: Celebrity kids who are friends> Maxwell and Bronx, Kingston and Shiloh…Harper and Prince George? See which celebrity kids play together.Photo: FameFlynetUK/FameFlynet
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