These celebrity moms have passed on their beauty and talent to their famous daughters, many of whom are, or are poised to become legends in their own right. Take a walk down memory lane and read on to find out what the mini-mes of these famous ladies are up to.
One of the most beloved music icon’s gave birth to one of Saturday Night Lives most talented comedians and in interviews Rudolph praises her late mother, once telling NPR, “I feel like people like her really shone because they were just so incredibly gifted and one of a kind. She was very revered for that reason and very well-respected. My mom was a special, cool lady.”
My Wife & Kids actress Brooklyn Sudano is the daughter of disco legend Donna Summer. Sudano isn’t picking up the disco torch, but has appeared on HBO’s Ballers and is set to appear in the television adaptation of Taken.
A notable model and actress in the late 60s and 70s, Lipton married music legend Quincy Jones in 1974. Like her mother, Jones has pursued a career in acting, finding success in numerous roles including her current hit Angie Tribeca.
Whitfield’s daughter is just getting started, but her biggest role to date with be 2017’s All Eyez on Me, in which she will play Faith Evans.
Model and television personality Nicole Murphy has five beautiful children with actor and comedian Eddie Murphy and their oldest daughter has followed in her parents footsteps. Bria is a model and actress who is set to appear in 2017’s Conflict of Interest, which will star the late Tommy Ford.
Bonet and Kravitz are one of Hollywood’s well-known mother-daughter duos. Bonet is still the talented beauty we all fell in love with on The Cosby Show and Kravitz has forged a path all her own in music and film.
Vanessa Williams is an icon and her daughter, Jillian Hervey is quickly on her way to becoming one as well, showcasing her amazing voice as one half of Lion Babe.
Roker starred on the hit show The Jeffersons as half one of the first interracial couples on television. Her son went on to become a Grammy-winning musician and actor
Lathan may have gotten the acting bug from her mother, Eleanor McCoy, who acted in various television shows and on Broadway.
Condola Rashad took a page out of her mom’s book after getting a taste for the acting bug while on set of The Cosby Show. You can catch Condola on Showtime’s hit Billions.
Another famous mother-daughter duo, Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross have made their mark in music and television. Diana is a musical icon, and Tracee is quickly becoming a TV legend beginning with hit show Girlfriends and current fave Black-ish.