Black Celebrity Children Doing Big Things
Celebrity Kids with Their Own Careers
From the cradle to the screen, these celebrity kids have been stealing the show since birth. Despite their famous moms and dads, these starlets are making waves in music, modeling, movies — like Will and Jada’s daughter, Willow. The “Whip My Hair” star is planning to release her debut album this year in addition to remaking the hit classic “Annie” with the help of Jay-Z. Have a look at which child celebrities are holding their own…
Jaden Smith’s first major movie role was with his father in 2006’s “Pursuit of Happyness.” Every since then he’s been on the scene — most recently in the 2010 remake of “The Karate Kid.”
Eddie and Nicole Murphy must be absolutely proud of their stunning daughter. Bria Murphy was recently announced as the new face of Dark and Lovely.
As the daughter of a famous rapper, Rev. Run, you would think Angela Simmons would go into music. Wrong! This celebrity kid made her mark in the world of fashion along side sister Vanessa as co-owners of Pastry.
Along side Simmons sibling Angela, Vanessa is the co-owner of Pastry. In addition to running a shoe empire these two sisters had their own reality show “Daddy’s Girls” on MTV. Not to mention Vanessa is an acting queen. She’s had a recurring role on TV’s “Guiding Light.” Be on the look out for her upcoming independent film, “Dysfunctional Friends.”
As a young teen, Cymphonique has garnered much success already. She’s had a hit Disney TV show and has an album on the way. However, she’s no stranger to the music business, she’s the daughter of rapper Master P.
Romeo, Romeo, Romeo… he’s certainly all grown up! Before the age of 21, he’s had his own Nickelodon show and put out five albums. Master P’s son is on a roll, he’s got a part in the upcoming film “Jumping the Broom” starring Loretta Devine, Angela Bassett and Paula Patton.
Diana Ross’ youngest son is making moves all on his own. In 2006 he starred in “ATL” along side Big Boi and T.I. Since then he’s landed a role in “Pride” and a recurring role in “90210.”
Mavis Spencer hit the scene during awards season 2010. She was that year’s Miss Golden Globe and ushered the night’s winners off stage. In addition to being a Columbia University student, Spencer is also a model — having being Zac Posen’s muse in 2010.
As the daughter of Karen Clark Sheard of the Clark Sisters, Kiki surely knows a thing or two about Gospel music. She’s become one of Gospel’s most coveted artists and has already pinned three gospel albums. She’s surely following in the footsteps of her famous mother.
John David Washington
Denzel Washington’s son is making his own way, but in the world of sports. In 2006 John David Washington was signed by the St. Louis Rams and now he’s moved on to the UFL’s Sacramento Mountain Lions. There’s no stopping this athlete.
As the daughter of the late Lady T, Alia Rose inherited her mother’s soulful sound. Going by the stage name Rose Le Beau, she’s said to be pursuing a career in music.
Acting is Brooklyn Sudano’s forte not singing like her mother Donna Summer. This actress had a recurring role on TV’s “My Wife and Kids” as Vanessa, Junior’s girlfriend turned wife. She then went on to appear on “90210” and “CSI: NY.” If her past is any indication, her career is about to take off.