5 Celebrities Who Came From A Rich Family
Most celebrities work their way up into the limelight to earn millions and millions of dollars. But these celebrities didn’t even have to work for them to get those million bucks, although some celebrities, despite coming from a rich and famous family, just don’t make it but some just make their own mark. Can you guess who are the celebrities that are included on this list? Here are stars that are already rich, even before they became celebrities.
She also starred in movies such as Hannah Montana: The Movie, Bolt (voice) LOL, and the Last Song where she met her on-off-on again fiance Liam Hemsworth. After their first break up, she changed her sweet image and released the song Wrecking Ball. In 2016, she became one of the coaches in the reality singing competition on television The Voice alongside Alicia Keys and Adam Levine. She has a net worth of $200 Million.
Her hit songs include Bang Bang, Break Free, Problem, and Love Me Harder which has been in the Billboard Top 100 for weeks. She started her career with Nickelodeon’s Victorious. She has a net worth of $25 Million, although she didn’t really have to make millions herself because her father, Eduard Butera, is the CEO of IBI Designs Inc. which is a successful graphics design company in Florida. He even worked with notable people, including Eddie Murphy.
But Ariana didn’t really stop until she reached for her dreams. She is now one of the best-selling and most famous singers in the industry. From sold out tours to platinum-selling albums. Who could ask for more?
Coming from a family of actors and directors, Jake Gyllenhaal followed his parent’s footsteps when he pursued a career in acting. His sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal is an actress as well. His father, Stephen Gyllenhaal is a film director and producer and known for his film Family of Spies. The Gyllenhaals are descendants of the Swedish cavalry officer Nills Gunnesson who was ennobled in 1652. His mother on the other hand is a screenwriter. He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in his role from the movie Brokeback Mountain. He also has famous godparents, including actress, Jamie Lee Curtis. He also became involved with actresses, Kirsten Dunst, Reese Witherspoon and Taylor Swift.
Famous for her roles in Pretty Baby and The Blue Lagoon and Endless Love, this American actress/model came from a rich family as well. Her father, Frank Shields was a businessman and an executive at Revlon. He also owned a real estate firm, Frank Shields Associates. Her mother, on the other hand, acted with her in a few movies, but unfortunately died in 2012 from dementia.
Shields graduated from Princeton University with a degree in French Literature. In 2012, she was featured in NBC’s genealogy documentary series and it was revealed that she is a distant cousin of King Louis XIV of France.
Last but not the least is the lead vocalist of one of the most popular pop rock bands in the 90’s up till now, Maroon 5. Their band has won multiple awards, including three Grammys and two American Music Awards. His father, Fred Levine is the owner of retail chain M.Fredric, while his mother was an admission counselor. He’s got two notable uncles in the person of journalist and author Timothy Noah and Peter Noah, who is a writer and television producer. Levine owns the record label, 222 Records and launched his very own fragrance in 2013. He is also a coach in the reality singing competition, The Voice but was reported to be leaving the next season. His net worth was said to be only $35 Million, which is not that much of a celebrity. He married Victoria’s Secret model, Behati Prinsloo, who gave birth to their first child in September of 2016.
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