What the Children of 12 Iconic Singers Look Like and Do Now
Children of celebrities find themselves in the limelight since their birth no matter whether they want it or not. Ordinary people just want to know how they grow and what they do.
Charles and Seda Aznavour
In May 1947, Charles Aznavour and his first wife Micheline Rugel had their daughter Patricia (Seda). She studied at the Armenian Virgins College and at Jan-Luciere and Matie Alter musical schools. In the 1960s and early 1970s, Seda acted in movies.
Sting and Mickey Sumner
Sumner was born 19 January 1984 in London. She is the oldest daughter of musician Sting and actress Trudie Styler. Sumner decided to become an actor, starting with roles in a series of short films. In 2011, she managed to appear in several episodes of The Borgias series. Sumner garnered significant attention for her role as Sophie Levee, starring opposite Greta Gerwig, in 2012’s Frances Ha. Now she can be seen in Snowpiercer series.
Jon Bon Jovi and Jesse Bongiovi
Jesse, the son of Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea Hurley, was born on February 19, 1995. He decided to not follow his father’s steps and to instead focus on business. In March 2019, he and his father co-founded a company. Before he became a businessman, Jesse used to be a football player, and he played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Brian and Baylee Littrell
Baylee Littrell, son of Backstreet Boys singer Brian Littrell, was born on November 26, 2002. At a young age, he took lessons in singing, playing piano and guitar, acting, and he even wrote poetry.
At 9 years old, he started opening arena shows for his father and the Backstreet Boys, usually performing 2 songs. In 2016, he made his Broadway debut in the musical Disaster!. His performance was noticed by critics, and Baylee was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. On November 15, 2019, Baylee Littrell released his debut album, 770-Country.
Joe and Julien Dassin
Julien is Joe Dassin’s youngest son. He was born in March 1980. Julien became known thanks to a few projects dedicated to his father’s legacy. In 2011, he co-produced the musical Il Etait une Fois... Joe Dassin that featured both his father’s biggest hits and previously unreleased material. Currently, Julien performs together with other famous singers at concerts dedicated to his father in different countries of the world.
Michael and Prince Jackson
Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as “Prince,” is the first child of pop star Michael Jackson. He was born on February 13, 1997, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
John and Julian Lennon
Julian, the son of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia, was born on April 8, 1963. Julian became a musician, just like his father. He has produced 6 albums, and his seventh album is planned to be released in 2021.
In 2006, Julian produced the documentary film WhaleDreamers which received 8 international awards. In 2021, he produced the documentary Women of the White Buffalo about women living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. In 2020, Julian worked on one more documentary Kiss the Ground about regenerative agriculture.
Apart from that, John Lennon’s son is seriously into photography and philanthropy. In October 2021, his graphic novel The Morning Tribe was published.
Al Bano and Romina Power and their daughter Romina Carrisi-Power
Romina Carrisi-Power, the youngest daughter of the Italian duet, was born on July 1, 1987.
She decided to not follow in her parent’s footsteps and tried to build her acting career. To do this, she moved to Los Angeles. She took part in 17 movies and worked as a scriptwriter and a director on another one.
Andrea and Matteo Bocelli
Matteo, the son of opera singer Andrea Bocelli, was born on October 8, 1997. He inherited his father’s talent. He graduated from the academy of music in the Italian city of Lucca.
On July 30, 2016, Matteo made his debut on stage. He performed in front of 12,000 spectators at the Teatro del Silenzio and sang arias from operas by Giuseppe Verdi. The same year, he also performed on the opening night of Celebrity Fight Night, in the Cloister of the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence. Matteo often participates in his father’s concerts, and on September 24, his debut single Solo was released.
Eminem and Hailie Jade Scott
Liam and Molly Gallagher
Molly, the daughter of Liam Gallagher, ex-frontman of the British band Oasis, was born in March of 1998. She used to model and collaborated with the modeling agency Select Model Management and worked with the Tommy Hilfiger fashion brand. Later she created her own clothing brand Own.
Toni Braxton and Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis
On March 31, 2003, singer Toni Braxton and musician Keri Lewis had their son Diezel. Her son has built his career in the modeling business. Diezel has worked with brands like Stars, Uncle Bud’s Hemp, CBD, Dior, and many others. In 2021, he graduated from Deuces High School in Los Angeles.
Do you think these children are no less successful than their parents? Share your opinion in the comments below.