20 Singers Whose Parents Are Also Famous Celebrities
Singers whose parents are celebrities are thought to be born with talent in their genes. These musical artists prove that hypothesis might be the case.
Musical artists like Miley Cyrus, Enrique Iglesias, and Jakob Dylan are some of the celebrity kids whose inspiration was in their own family.
Although many legendary celebs in the world have passed their skill to the next generations and helped them to forge their path in the music field, some do not want the same career for their kids and encourage them to try other fields.
Despite this, many singers still chose music and are making their own identity.
Gone are time when they were recognized as the son or daughter of a famous celeb. Now, their parents are getting recognized because of their fame.
So, take a look at 20 such singers whose parents are also famous celebrities:
Name Of Singers And Their Celebrity Parents
|Singers Names:||Celebrity Parents:|
|Robin Thicke||Alan Thicke|
|Miley Cyrus||Billy Ray Cyrus|
|Jakob Dylan||Bob Dylan|
|Ziggy Marley||Bob Marley|
|Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson||Brian Wilson|
|Nancy Sinatra||Frank Sinatra|
|Hank Williams Jr.||Hank Williams|
|Rosanne Cash||Johnny Cash|
|Liza Minelli||Judy Garland|
|Enrique Iglesias||Julio Iglesias|
|Lily Allen||Keith Allen|
|Zoe Kravitz||Lenny Kravitz|
|Romeo Miller||Master P|
|Norah Jones||Ravi Shanker|
|Thomas Rhett||Rhett Akins|
|Elle King||Rob Schneider|
|Justin Townes Earle||Steve Earle|
|Shooter Jennings||Waylon Jennings|
|Jaden Smith, Willow||Will Smith|
|Lukas Nelson||Willie Nelson|
1. Robin Thicke
Robin Thicke was born on March 10, 1977, in Los Angeles, California, United States, to Alan Thicke and Gloria Loring.
Robin is a songwriter, singer, and record producer. He is well known for his song 'Blurred Lines,' considered one of the best-selling singles.
His father, Alan, was a TV host, composer, and actor. Alan was well known for playing the role of Dr. Jason Seaver in an American Television sitcom, Growing Pains, that aired on ABC.
He was also a host of game shows and talk shows. Apart from Robin, he also has a son named Brennan from his wife, Gloria. Alan passed away on December 13, 2016.
Robin's mother, Gloria, is also an actress and singer who began her music career at 14. She is well known for playing the role of Liz Chandler in the soap opera, "Days Of Our lives."
2. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Finey Cyrus. Miley is a singer, songwriter, and actress.
She was born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. She has also played the character of Hannah Montana in her self-titled Disney Channel show.
Billy Ray Cyrus is a country singer and actor. He was born on August 25, 1961, in Flatwoods, Kentucky, United States and started singing at the early age of 4.
Since 1992, Billy has released 53 singles and 16 studio albums. His hit single 'Achy Breaky Heart' topped the United States Hot Country Songs chart.
Besides Miley, Billy has two children named Braison Chance and Noah Lindsey Cyrus from Tish. Her mother, Tish, is a film producer and manager.
3. Jakob Dylan
Jakob Dylan is a singer-songwriter and son of famous singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Jakob was born on December 9, 1969, to Bob Dylan and Sara Lownds.
Jakob is among the six children of Bob Dylan. Bob has been regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time. He is a singer-songwriter as well as an artist.
Born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota, Bob has received many awards in his lifetime.
Jakob is the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band, The Wallflowers. He also won two Grammy Awards.
4. Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley is the oldest child born to Bob Marley and singer Rita Marley. Bob Marley was a singer, songwriter, and musician.
Born on February 6, 1945, Bob Marley is considered one of the innovators of reggae music. He is also considered the global symbol of Jamaican music. He is also one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
He has won various awards in his lifetime, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and so on. Bob Marley died on 11 May 1981 at age of 36.
Ziggy Marley was born David Nesta Marley on 17 October 1968. Ziggy is a famous musician, singer, music producer, and voice artist.
Ziggy has won the Grammy Award eight times and is also a winner of the Daytime Emmy Award. He records and self-releases all of his music like his father.
5. Wendy and Carnie Wilson
Wendy and Carnie Wilson are the daughters of famous singers Brian Wilson and Marilyn Wilson Rutherford.
Brian Wilson is a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer and was known as one of the most innovative songwriters of the 20th century. He also co-founded a famous rock band, the Beach Boys.
Wendy and Carnie are singers and Television Personalities. They released the Wilsons album with their dad Brian Wilson in 1997 and a Christmas album together in 1996.
Carnie co-founded an American Pop group Wilson Philips along with her younger sister Wendy. She started her career as a host in various TV shows, including a reality show named Carnie Wilson: Unstapled, which aired on Game Show Network on 14 January 2010.
She is a frequent guest host on CBC's talk show, The Talk. Wendy has made her appearances in episodes of various TV shows, including Supernanny, Tyra Banks show, Amazing moms, and so on.
She also created a show named Wilson Philips: Still Holding On in 2012, which premiered on TV Guide.
6. Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sandra Sinatra was born to Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato on June 8, 1940.
Frank Sinatra was a famous American singer and actor ranked among the world's best-selling music artists, with an estimation of one hundred fifty million record sales.
Apart from singing, he was also an actor who pursued his acting career in the early 1940s. He starred in various films and appeared in his lead roles in musical films Higher and Higher and Step Lively.
Nancy Sinatra is a singer and actress. She started her musical and acting journey by making an appearance on her father's TV series. She is well known for her hit album These Boots are Made for Walking.
7. Hank Williams Jr.
Hank Williams Jr. is a musician and singer-songwriter and the son of musicians Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard.
Hank Williams was a singer, songwriter, and musician considered one of the most influential singers and songwriters of the 20th century. His 55 singles reached the top 10 of the Billboard Country and Western Best Sellers chart.
Sadly, he died at the age of 29. Despite his short career, he was one of the most popular and celebrated musicians of his time.
Hank Williams Jr. was born Randall Hank Williams on May 26, 1949. Hank William Jr started his career by following in his father's footsteps by imitating his style and covering his songs.
8. Rosanne Cash
Rosanne Cash was born on 24 May 1955 to musician Johnny Cash and author Vivian Liberto Cash Distin.
Johnny Cash was a singer, songwriter, and musician. He is considered one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Moreover, his music genre include blues, folk, rock and roll, country rockabilly, and gospel sounds. He died on September 12, 2003.
Rosanne Cash is a singer, songwriter, and author. Her songs include genres including rock, pop, folk, blues, and Americana. She is the eldest daughter of her parents.
The singer followed in the footsteps of both her parents, becoming a singer like her father and an author like her mother.
9. Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli is an actress and singer born to parents Vincente Minnelli and Judy Garland.
Liza's father Vincente Minnelli was a renowned stage director who has directed numerous musical films, including Kismet, an American in Paris, Gigi, and so on. He was awarded Best Director for Gigi and an Oscar nomination for An American in Paris.
On the other hand, Liza's mother, Judy Garland, is a singer and actress. She has achieved success and stardom in musical as well as the acting field.
She has achieved various awards in her lifetime, like Special Tony Award, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Juvenile Award. She died on June 22, 1969, at the age of 47.
Liza was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. She has made appearances in numerous films and television shows and also hosted her own show, Liza, with a Z in 1972.
10. Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias is the son of Julio Iglesias and Isabel Priester. Julio, has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. He is also a former football player.
He is considered as most successful foreign record seller who has recorded songs in many languages in the world. He has won various awards like Grammy, World Music Award, American Music Award and so on.
Enrique's mother and Julio's wife, Isabel, is a journalist and a TV host. She is also seen representing various bands in advertising campaigns.
She was also honored with the Women Together Award for her philanthropical contributions to the United Nations.
Enrique was born on 8 May 1975 in Madrid, Spain and is one of the best-selling Latin artists who has sold over 137 million records worldwide.
He is more popular for his numerous number-one songs on Billboard's chart than other male artists.
11. Lily Allen
Lily Allen is an actress and also singer-songwriter born to actor Keith Allen and producer Alison Owen.
Keith is a TV presenter, actor, singer, stand-up comedian and author. He has done a comedy movies like Carry On Columbus and had his own comedy show named Love Keith Allen.
Lily's mother, Alison is a film producer known for producing movies like Sylvia, Proof, Moonlight and Valentino, Elizabeth, Brick Lane and so on. She has a production company named Ruby Films.
Lily started her music career in 2005, and her debut record was Alright, Still, for which she got nominations at Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and the Brit Awards.
She has hosted her own TV talk show and also appeared in films like How to Build a Girl, and she also did theatrical plays.
12. Zoe Kravitz
Zoe Kravitz is the daughter of actress Lisa Bonet and singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz.
Lenny Kravitz, aka Leonard Albert Kravitz, is a singer-songwriter. He has set the record for winning the Grammy Award for Best male Rock Vocal Performance for four years, repeatedly from 1999 to 2002.
Lisa Bonet is an actress known for her performance in various films. She has also made appearances in many TV series as well.
Zoe was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 1, 1988. Zoe is a singer, model, and actress.
13. Romeo Miller
Romeo Miller is a rapper, actor, and TV personality born on August 19, 1989, to Master P and Sonya C.
Master P is the stage name of Percy Robert Miller Sr. Master P is a rapper, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur and the founder of record companies like No Limit Records and the record label.
Moreover, he, along with his wife, Sonya C, is also a former rapper and a member of the hip-hop group, The Real Untouchables.
Romeo has also run his own show, Romeo!, and has also appeared in various films.
14. Norah Jones
Norah Jones is the daughter of Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. Ravi was an Indian Sitarist, considered one of the top sitar players of the 20th century.
He is the inspiration for many musicians in India and worldwide by his export of North Indian Classical Music. Shankar was awarded the Bharat Ratna Award in 1999.
Norah's mother, Sue Jones, is an American concert producer.
Norah Jones is a singer, songwriter, and pianist and a winner of nine Grammy Awards. She has released various hit music albums and has also made appearances in the movie My Blueberry Nights.
Thomas Rhett has followed in the footsteps of his father, Rhett Akins. Rhett is a songwriter and singer who has written singles for various Country singers.
He started as a demo singer at the beginning of his career. Afterward, Decca records provided him with a recording contract for which he released various albums.
Akins was regarded as the number four Billboard Country Songwriter and was given the title Songwriter of the year by BMI. He was also inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame class of 2021.
Thomas Rhett is a singer-songwriter born on March 30, 1990, in Georgia, United States. Thomas has released six albums and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.
16. Elle King
Elle King is the daughter of Robert Michael Schneider and London King. Robert is a stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter.
At the beginning of his career, he used to do stand-up comedy. He afterwards began to enter into the field of acting.
Elle's mother, London King is an actor as well as a former model and also has featured in a few magazines.
Tanner Elle Schneider, aka Elle King, is a singer, songwriter and musician born on July 3, 1989, in Los Angeles, United States. Elle is known for her country, rock and blues music genres and has been nominated for the Grammy Awards four times.
17. Justin Townes Earle
Justin Townes Earle is the son of songwriter and alternative country artist Steve Earle and Carl Ann Hunter.
Steve Earle has produced albums for other artists like Ron Sexsmith and Joan Baez. Earle has also published short stories collection and a novel and has also appeared in films and television series.
Moreover, Steve has also written songs for theatrical plays.
Justin Townes Earle was a singer-songwriter and musician born on January 4, 1982. He released eight full-length albums in his lifetime.
He was also a guitarist and keyboardist and performed for his father's band The Dukes for some time.
18. Shooter Jennings
Shooter Jennings was born on May 19, 1979, to singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter.
Shooter's father, Waylon is a singer and songwriter. Waylon had formed a band named The Waylors that became a house band at JD's club.
He is known for his hit albums like Dreaming My Dreams and Are You Ready for the Country. He died at the age of 64 from certain diabetic complications.
Mirriam Johnson, aka Jessi Colter, is the mother of Shooter and is a singer and songwriter. Jessi is known for collaborating with her husband Waylon and has sung duet songs and made duet albums with him.
Shooter's debut single titled 4th of July from his album Put the "O" back in Country ranked at number 22 in the Billboards country chart. He has also produced various tracks and albums for bands, including artists like Billy Ray Cyrus, Julie Roberts, Jason Boland, American Aquarium, Jessi Colter, and so on.
19. Jaden Smith and Willow Smith
Jaden Smith and Willow Smith are the children of actors Will Smith and Jade Pinkett Smith.
Will Smith, aka The Fresh Prince, is a rapper, film producer, and actor. Will married Jada Pinkett Smith in 1997.
Jade is a talk show host and actress. She was also a lead singer and songwriter for the Wicked Wisdom band.
Willow is an actress and singe She has released various albums and made appearances in movies.
Jaden Smith is the son of Will and Jada Smith and an elder brother of Willow Smith. He is also a singer and rapper like his dad.
20. Lukas Nelson
Lukas Nelson is the son of musician Willie Nelson. Willie Nelson is among one of the most recognized artists in the country.
Apart from music, he has acted in numerous films and co-authored several books. Nelson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of fame in 1993 and is considered an icon of America.
Lukas Nelson is the lead vocalist and guitarist in a band named Promise of the Real. Lukas and his band have released six studio albums so far.
Lukas and his father Willie performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show with the song Texas Flood on May 14, 2012.
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