It’s graduation season again, the time to honor the hard work of students of all ages as they prepare for an important next chapter. For some, that’s kindergarten, while for others, that’s college or life after university. Some of your favorite celebrity kids are taking those major life leaps, from Sasha Obama to the son of rap legend Busta Rhymes. As they toss their caps in the air, we’re cheering them on. Check out what will be a growing list of famous kiddos in the class of 2023, below.
The vocal bible’s baby girl made her proud by graduating from The Los Angeles Film School recently. The beauty graduated with an associate of science in music production degree and did so with summa cum laude status.
Not only did Kimora’s eldest daughter Ming graduate (from NYU) this season, but so did her youngest daughter Aoki, and she couldn’t have been more proud. “My baby girl is a HARVARD GRADUATE!!! AND with a double major! AND one of the youngest in recent history to do so at only 20 years young! This is CRAZYY! IM SO SO SOO PROUD! AND all the while carrying a full time job modeling! But YOU DID IT!-WE DID IT! Mama loves you soooo much my brainy beauty! These are hard fought tears anyone who knows us will know!”
Comedian Mike Epps’ daughter Moriah graduated from high school and will be studying abroad next. According to her dad, she’s “on her way to Paris for college.”
The daughter of TV personality Tammy Rivera recently graduated from high school, something that her mom wasn’t able to do. “Today you made me the proudest mother EVER! I never got the chance to walk the stage, I dropped out and had to get my GED,” she wrote in an Instagram post. “I know you was soo tired of hearing that story 😩… But you my love DID IT! I LOVE YOU!!”
Retired NBA great Matt Barnes lauded his twin boys Carter and Isaiah, whom he shares with former Basketball Wives star Gloria Govan, as they graduated from junior high school. “14yrs later & you’re off to high school!! Words can’t express how proud I am of you two. Continue moving w honor, morals, principles & respect as you guys navigate this nxt chapter.”
Dondre Whitfield and Salli Richardson Whitfield’s daughter Parker said goodbye to high school with her famous parents by her side. Word is, she will be at Spelman in the fall.
The first child of Love and Hip Hop star Yandy Smith-Harris and husband Mendeecees, Omere said goodbye to grade school and is preparing to say hello to junior high. He will be starting the sixth grade in the fall!
Speaking of Sierra Canyon, Heaven Hart, daughter of Kevin Hart and ex-wife Torrei, also graduated from the school, which is filled with offspring of the famous. But she didn’t just graduate. Heaven was the salutatorian of the class of 2023 and got to give a speech to all present on the big day.
The sons of Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, as well as LeBron James, are good friends. Roman and Bronny graduated together on May 26 from Sierra Canyon School.
The oldest son of singer Monica and former partner, rapper Rocko, was honored by his mom on his graduation day. “The next hallway you walk, will be one in a building you own…. Your steps have been ordered! Graduation Day…… PROUD MOM”
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose’s son is almost ready for junior high school. Almost. The 10-year-old was celebrated by his family as his school had a ceremony ushering him in his classmates to the next grade — for him, fifth.
Rapper Lil Wayne’s oldest son (but second oldest child behind Reginae) recently said goodbye to junior high school and is getting ready for high school. His mom, Sarah Vivan, lauded her “baby” for getting “all A’s Honor Roll all 3 years of middle school 🤓🙌🏽”
The first child (of four) of Amare and former NBA star Alexis Welch Stoudemire just graduated from high school. Her proud parents were all smiles as the beauty celebrated this next chapter of her young life.
Breland, the first child of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta stars Darryl “Scrappy” Richardson and Adiz “Bambi” Richardson just wore his first cap and gown, seemingly graduating from pre-K and getting ready for kindergarten.
Speaking of Scrappy, his first child, Emani, whom he shares with fellow Love and Hip Hop Atlanta personality Erica Dixon, is graduating shortly. Both mom and dad have already started celebrating, with dad saying he’s “so proud of her and the young lady that she’s becoming, love how she pushed thru and got hers and now graduating and heading off to college, I feel like I didn’t go but God made it to where she could so I’m grateful.”
The firstborn child of former model and businesswoman Kimora Lee Simmons and ex-husband Russell Simmons just wrapped up her collegiate career. Ming graduated from New York University (NYU). In a past interview with the CFDA, she revealed that she was “studying at NYU Gallatin school of individual studies majoring in fashion business and consumer behavior.” Since fashion is literally in her blood thanks to her parents, she’s surely going to thrive in this career path, should she decide to pursue it further.
The son of Busta Rhymes just graduated from Pace University, to the joy of his famous father. “Congratulations to my young King @tksaudi again on Graduating from College @paceuniversity yesterday. It’s your time and it’s your moment,” the “Dangerous” rapper wrote on Instagram. “Bask in it and enjoy as we acknowledge and serenade your Greatness. Your whole family will always be here for you and for each other. We love you young King!! Let’s keep it Going!!”
Retired NFL star, and husband to SWV’s Taj, recently celebrated his son Jaire graduating from USC’s film school. “Super proud of the hard work, determination and all the unseen hours it took to get to this point. One time for Jai, congratulations son!”
The youngest child and only daughter of Married to Medicine star Heavenly Kimes, who is set to attend FAMU this fall, just crossed the stage, graduating from high school.
The youngest son of Dr. Heavenly joins his baby sister as a graduate this season. He wrapped up his time at the University of Georgia, graduating with honors.
The youngest daughter of Toya Johnson-Rushing and husband Robert just graduated from Pre-K. Kindergarten is up next!
The youngest daughter of former President Barack Obama and wife Michelle, who we watched grow up over eight years in the White House mind you, just graduated from USC. Where did the time go!?