21 Young Celebs You Didn’t Realize Were The Kids Of Other Celebs

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Hollywood is constantly cycling in new faces — but that doesn't always mean new genes. A lot of the younger or up-and-coming stars you've seen on screen or on stage actually have famous parents.

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These so-called "nepotism babies" don't always follow directly in their parents' footsteps, so it can be easy to miss who grew up in the shadow of their mom or dad's spotlight.

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Here are 21 young celebrities you probably didn't realize were the children of other celebs:

1.You know Maude Apatow as Lexi Howard on Euphoria.

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Her father is Knocked Up director, Judd Apatow.

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Her mother, actor Leslie Mann, was in Knocked Up — which Maude also had a small role in (alongside her sister, Iris)!

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Here they are together:

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2.You know Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton in Bridgerton.

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Her mom is Coronation Street actor, Sally Dynevor.

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Here they are together:

Her dad, Tim Dynevor, also made a name for himself in the British soap opera scene. He wrote for Emmerdale.

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Here they are together:

3.You know Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington in Bridgerton.

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Her mother is Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix actor Imelda Staunton.

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Her father is Downton Abbey actor, Jim Carter.

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Here they are together:

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4.You know Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman in The Batman.

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Her father is "It Ain't Over 'til It's Over" singer, Lenny Kravtiz.

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Her mom is High Fidelity actor, Lisa Bonet.

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She used to have three famous parents! Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa is her former stepdad.

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Here they are together:

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5.You know Maya Hawke as Robin Buckley in Stranger Things.

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Her mother is Pulp Fiction actor Uma Thurman.

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Her dad is Boyhood actor Ethan Hawke.

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Here they are together when Maya was a baby:

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6.You know Kaia Gerber as a model.

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Her mom is supermodel Cindy Crawford.

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Her father Rande Gerber is a model-turned-entrepreneur.

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Here they are together:

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7.You know Margaret Qualley as Alex Russell in Maid.

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Her Maid costar, Andie MacDowell, is also her mom.

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Here they are together:

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8.You know Lori Harvey as a model and entrepreneur.

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Her father is comedian and Family Feud host, Steve Harvey.

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Here they are together:

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9.You know Matty Healy as The 1975's lead singer and from songs like "Somebody Else."

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His mother is Coronation Street actor and Loose Women panelist, Denise Welch.

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Here they are together, alongside Matty's brother, Louis:

His father is Still Open All Hours actor, Tim Healy.

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Here they are together:

10.You know Wyatt Russell as John Walker in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

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His dad, Kurt Russell, also had a Marvel role! He played Ego the Living Planet in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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His mom is The First Wives Club actor, Goldie Hawn.

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Here they are together:

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11.You know Sosie Bacon as Skye Miller in 13 Reasons Why.

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Her father, Kevin Bacon, directed her debut film, Loverboy.

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She played the younger version of the character played by her mom, Kyra Sedgwick.

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Here they are together:

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12.You know John Higgins as a member of the comedy group Please Don't Destroy, which works with Saturday Night Live.

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His father, Steve Higgins, is a long-time SNL writer, and he's also known for his work on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Here they are together:

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13.You know Elle King for her song "Ex's & Oh's."

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Her dad is former Saturday Night Live cast member, Rob Schneider.

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Here they are together:

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14.You know Zoey Deutch as Infinity Jackson in The Politician.

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Her mom is Back to the Future actor, Lea Thompson.

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Her dad, Howard Deutch, is a director. He's known for his work on Pretty in Pink and True Blood.

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Here they are together:

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15.You know Harley Quinn Smith as Mallory Higgins in Cruel Summer.

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Her father is Mallrats director, Kevin Smith.

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Here they are together:

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16.You know Hannah Einbinder as Ava Daniels in Hacks.

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Her mother is OG Saturday Night Live cast member, Laraine Newman.

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Here they are together:

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17.You know Gracie Abrams for songs like "Block Me Out."

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Her father is The Rise of Skywalker director, J.J. Abrams.

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Here they are together:

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18.You know Allison Williams as Rose Armitage in Get Out.

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Her father is former NBC Nightly News and The 11th Hour anchor, Brian Williams.

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Here they are together:

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19.You know Thomas Rhett for songs like "Die a Happy Man."

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His dad is Rhett Akins, who is also a country singer. He's known for songs like "Don't Get Me Started."

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Here they are together:

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20.You know Louisa Jacobson as Marian Brook on The Gilded Age.

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Her mother is Big Little Lies actor Meryl Streep.

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Here they are together:

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21.And finally, you know Riley Keough as Stefani in Zola.

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Her mom is singer Lisa Marie Presley, who's known for songs like "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet."

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Here they are together:

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She also has two famous former stepdads — Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage.

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However, her grandfather Elvis Presley is undoubtedly the most famous member of the family.

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