11 Celeb Kids Who Chose Fame And 8 Others Who Didn't And Opted For A More Normal Life

Talks of "nepo babies" in Hollywood have recently been trending online. Some celebrity kids have been able to make their own name despite just being another actor's kid. They've shown just how talented they are and deserving of the spotlight.

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Here are 11 celebrity kids who followed in their parents' footsteps:

1.Maude Apatow

Judd Apatow, Leslie Mann, and Maude Apatow attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Maude Apatow, daughter of Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann, has recently found success in HBO's hit TV show, Euphoria.

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2.Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke and father Ethan Hawke pose at the opening night after party for the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Sam Shepard's

Ethan Hawke and his ex-wife Uma Thurman share a daughter, Maya Hawke. Maya was cast as Robin in the third season of Netflix's Stranger Things. She has shared the screen with both of her parents in separate projects.

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3.Dan Levy

Actor Eugene Levy, Deborah Divine Levy and actor Daniel Levy attend the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

The famous father-son duo, Eugene Levy and Dan Levy, created the hit TV show, Schitt's Creek. This led to Dan receiving multiple awards, most notably an Emmy award and a Golden Globe award.

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4.Billie Lourd

Actress Carrie Fisher and daughter actress Billie Lourd attend the Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' on December 14, 2015

Billie Lourd is well-known as the late Carrie Fisher's daughter, but the actress found her own success starring alongside Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever in the film, Booksmart.

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5.Lily-Rose Depp

Lily-Rose Depp attends the Chanel Womenswear Spring/Summer 2022 show

Lily-Rose is an actor and model just like her parents. She will be a part of The Weeknd's upcoming anticipated HBO show, The Idol.

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6.Zoë Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz, Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet arrives at the SAINT LAURENT At The Palladium at Hollywood Palladium on February 10, 2016

Zoë Kravitz is a singer much like her father and an actress like her mother. She has found success in HBO's Big Little Lies and starred alongside Robert Pattinson as Selina Kyle/Catwoman in the movie, The Batman.

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7.Kaia Gerber

Kaia Jordan Gerber and Cindy Crawford attend Edward Enninful OBE "A Visible Man" book launch presented by Citi at Sunset Tower Hotel on September 13, 2022

Like her supermodel mom, Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber is a powerhouse in the modeling world.

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8.Willow Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, and Will Smith attend the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

With her iconic song, "Whip My Hair," Willow solidified herself as a musician and entertainer much like her father Will Smith. She continues to flourish within the music industry today.

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9.Gigi Hadid

Yolanda Hadid and Gigi Hadid attend the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show After Party on November 8, 2018

Due to her mother Yolanda's modeling career, Gigi started modeling at the early age of 2 years old for Baby Guess. She is now a global icon in the modeling industry.

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10.Blue Ivy Carter

Jay-Z, Blue Ivy and Beyonce at THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

With parents like music legends Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Blue Ivy was bound to follow the same path. At the 2021 Grammy Awards, Blue Ivy Carter won an award for Best Music Video for "Brown Skin Girl." She was credited as a featured artist on her mother's song. She is the second-youngest Grammy award winner.

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11.Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn attend the Premiere of "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on November 14, 2022

Kate Hudson has had notable roles throughout her career. With a mother like Goldie Hawn, talent runs in the family.

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And in contrast, here are eight celebrity kids who avoided fame and opted for a more normal life:

12.James Wilkie Broderick

Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and James Wilkie Broderick attends HBO Max's "And Just Like That" New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on December 08, 2021

Son of Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, James Wilkie Broderick is just a normal kid. He's seen often at events with his parents, but he hasn't been too keen on stepping into the spotlight.

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13.Julian Stern

Lisa Kudrow and Julian Murray Stern arrives at the LA Special Screening Of Annapurna Pictures' "Booksmart" at Ace Hotel on May 13, 2019

Lisa Kudrow became famous for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the hit sitcom, Friends. Her son, Julian Stern, chose to stay away from Hollywood. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2021.

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14.Bella Cruise

Bella Cruise attends a private view of

Ex-husband and wife Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman share a daughter, Bella Cruise. The actors' daughter keeps a low-key profile in the media. She is an artist and designer.

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15.Benjamin Ford

Chef Ben Ford (L) and father actor Harrison Ford attend the Los Angeles Mission's Christmas Eve for the homeless at the Los Angeles Mission on December 24, 2012

Harrison Ford's son, Benjamin Ford, is the chef at an LA restaurant called Ford's Filling Station.

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16.Jack Dafoe

Willem Dafoe and Jack Dafoe attend NYFF56 Closing Night Gala Presentation & North American Premiere Of "At Eternity's Gate" - After Party at Ascent, NYC on October 12, 2018

Jack Dafoe, son of Hollywood icon Willem Dafoe, is an environmentalist. He chose the Earth instead of the entertainment industry. A great choice!

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17.Hannah Selleck

Actor Tom Selleck (C), wife Jillie (R), and daughter Hannah (L) arrive at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California

Tom Selleck's daughter, Hannah, is an equestrian. She currently owns Descanso Farm, a horse training and breeding station.

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18.Jessica Springsteen

(L-R) US singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen and his daughter Jessica Springsteen attend the New York special screening of "Western Stars" at Metrograph at Metrograph on October 16, 2019

Much like Hannah Selleck, Bruce Springsteen's daughter, Jessica, is also an equestrian.

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19.Elisabeth Anne Carell

(L-R) Steve Carell, John Carell, Elisabeth Anne Carell and Nancy Carell attend Amazon Studios of Angeles Premiere of 'Beautiful Boy' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on October 8, 2018

Steve Carell and Nancy Carell's kids have not pursued an acting career. In fact, their only daughter, Elisabeth, is currently attending Northwestern University in Illinois.

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