Glamor reports that the term “nepotism baby” or “nepo baby” has been around for a long time. It’s received more attention again this year, starting with the hashtag #nepotismbaby which garnered nearly 10 million views on TikTok in February. “Nepotism baby” is used to describe the children (relatives) of people. Hollywood fame, following in the footsteps of parents, family and growing rapidly thanks to the relationships that the previous generation built over the decades.
While some “hot boys and girls” proved true talent and were well received by audiences, others were criticized for not being worthy of the fame and privileges they received.
Lily-Rose Depp thinks she is seen as extreme as the child of a celebrity (Image: Twitter)
The 23-year-old daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis began her modeling career at the age of 16 with her first Chanel ad campaign. According to reports, she was personally selected by Karl Lagerfeld, the late creative director of the French fashion brand. Outside of fashion, Lily-Rose has acted in a number of films and is set to return with a starring role in the TV series The Idol.
Lily-Rose is annoyed that she is associated with the word “nepotism baby”. In an interview on Elle in November, she said that the artist’s children pursue art just like other children follow their parents’ footsteps in other professions, but the public perception is different. behave.
Previously, the young actress also pointed out that criticism of being a “nepotism baby” is often unfairly directed at women.
Brooklyn Peltz Beckham
Brooklyn Beckham is criticized a lot for being famous thanks to his parents despite having no talent (Image: Instagram)
The eldest son of footballer David Beckham and Victoria Beckham of the Spice Girls has been repeatedly criticized for denying the fact that he benefits from having celebrity parents.
In a TikTok video that went viral in August, internet star Daniel Mac approached Brooklyn when the 1999-born star was sitting in a limited-edition car that cost more than $1.2 million, and asked him what he did for a living. work for live. Brooklyn replied, “I’m a chef.”
The video immediately caused controversy in the online community. Many people mocked that without rich parents, Brooklyn could not have bought such an expensive car by being a chef in his twenties.
According to the New York Post, after trying unsuccessfully with many jobs from football player to photographer, Brooklyn is focusing on developing the cooking show Cookin’ with Brooklyn, which costs about 100,000 USD to produce. each episode. However, her husband Nicola Peltz’s cooking skills were repeatedly criticized for being too basic, nothing outstanding.
El País considers Brooklyn to be one of Hollywood’s most incompetent, least famous “nepo babies”.
Kendall Jenner comes from the most famous family in Hollywood (Image: Getty Images)
Kendall Jenner is one of the “nepo baby” most criticized by the online community. However, the world’s most expensive supermodel strongly denies the idea that coming from one of Hollywood’s most famous families is related to her career.
“Of course, I have a background and have never taken it for granted. I understand that fact cannot be changed. But instead of giving me privilege, it makes my job a little bit harder.” , Kendall shared on the final episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians in June.
However, Refinery29 points to Kendall’s mother, Kris Jenner, helping the 27-year-old long-legged to sign with Wilhelmina Models in 2010.
Ty Tennant wants to be a top star like previous generations in the family (Image: Instagram)
Ty Tennant is the son of actor couple David and Georgia Tennant. The 20-year-old is best known for playing Aegon Targaryen, Lyana Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen and as the last prince of Dragonstone, in the Game of Thrones prequel series, House of the Dragon (2022). In addition, Ty also played Tom Gresham in the science fiction series War of the Worlds (2019 – present).
Coming from a family with a tradition in the arts, Ty confided that he wants to follow in the family business and achieve the same achievements as his predecessors one day, according to the Sunday Post.
Zoë thinks family background is not an option (Image: Instagram)
The daughter of ’80s rock star Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, Zoë was more favorable to Hollywood than many other young actors. She acted in many films, most notably the role of Catwoman in The Batman in 2022. She is about to make her directorial debut through Pussy Island, scheduled to be released in 2023.
In an interview with GQ, the 33-year-old actress defended children born into famous families. The High Fidelity star confided that no one can choose their origin.
Maya Hawke admitted to being more favorable in showbiz thanks to her famous family (Image: AP)
The daughter of actress Uma Thurman and actor Ethan Hawke, Maya Hawke, is one of the few celebrities who admit to having famous parents help her advance in her career.
The 24-year-old star is known for her LGBTQ+ character types in TV series, including Robin in Stranger Things and Eleanor in Do Revenge.
“I feel that the only way to deal with nepotism, which will surely give you great advantages in this life, is to understand that you will have a free opportunity, but the This isn’t endless,” Hawke said in an interview with Rolling Stone.
Timothée Chalamet is recognized for his talent without family privileges (Image: SCMP)
Timothée Chalamet has become Hollywood’s “muse” since her critically acclaimed performance as Elio in Call Me By Your Name.
Like the rest of the kids on the list, the Dune star also comes from an artistic family. His mother, Nicole Fender, was a Broadway dancer and Chalamet’s grandfather, a writer and filmmaker.
However, unlike most others, Chalamet is protected by the public. They consider the acting talent and achievements of the 26-year-old actor as proof that he strives to reach the top.
One comment under a video of children benefiting from a famous family on TikTok wrote: “The privilege of Timothée Chalamet and the privilege of Lily-Rose Depp are not the same.”
Maude Apatow understands that she was born luckier than many people (Image: Instagram)
Many fans of the teen drama Euphoria were shocked to discover that Maude Apatow is the eldest daughter of film director Judd Apatow and actress Leslie Mann.
Maude Apatow debuted in 2017 in Knocked Up, a film directed by her father. Currently, the 24-year-old actress plays Lexi Howard in Euphoria.
Regarding the concept of “nepotism baby”, she said: “I try not to let that affect me because obviously I understand I am in such a fortunate position.”
Deacon Phillippe was paved by his mother for an acting career (Image: Instagram)
Deacon Phillippe, son of Legally Blonde actress Reese Witherspoon and actor Ryan Phillippe, first appeared on television in the third season of Never Have I Ever.
According to Variety, screenwriter and producer Mindy Kaling chose Deacon when his mother, a close friend of Kaling, said that the 18-year-old was interested in acting.
A series of Twitter comments called the Variety article the clearest example of “nepotism”.
Elizabeth Olsen feels that having a famous relative brings a lot of trouble (Image: Getty Images)
Elizabeth Olsen is famous for her superhero Scarlet Witch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is also known as the younger sister of Olsen twins Mary-Kate and Ashley, playing Michelle Tanner on the beloved sitcom Full House.
On Glamor UK, the 33-year-old actress said she was “very conscious” of nepotism. She understood herself to be different from other children from the age of 10. According to her, instead of giving her the privilege, she felt more annoyed.
According to SCMP