These Stars Come From Rich Families
Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey never needed to worry about the future. Her father is actor and Academy Award winner Joel Grey, and her grandfather Mickey Katz was a comedian and musician.
Did you know that this famous pair of siblings even have aristocratic roots? Stephen Gyllenhaal, Jake and Maggie's father, is a member of the Swedish nobility and is also a successful director. That these two would one day become famous was a foregone conclusion.
Brooke Shields also has aristocratic roots. The beautiful brunette is related to several Italian aristocratic families. Her father was on the Board of Directors of Revlon cosmetics and Brooke's mother was an actress.
Duchess Catherine's parents worked as flight attendants for a long time before founding their extremely successful company Party Pieces in 1987, a mail order firm that sells party accessories for children. The company is now worth millions.
Lily Collins had her big break playing "Snow White" in "Mirror, Mirror". Success seems to be a family trait as Lily is the daughter of the famous singer Phil Collins.
Actress Rooney Mara was also born into a rich family. Her family is legendary in the United States. Rooney Mara's grandfather owns the world famous football team Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Giants - incredible right?
Some stars have had to work hard for their success and above all for their money, others are lucky enough to have been born into wealthy families. Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine, whose parents have founded the M. Frederic retail chain, is one of these stars. Adam attended the well-known Brentwood private school, where he met two of his future Maroon 5 band colleagues.
The phenomenal singer Ariana Grande does in fact not come from humble beginnings. Her father is CEO of the phone and alarm system company Hose McCann Communications and owns IBI Designs Inc., her mother works as a freelance graphic designer.