15 Celebs Who Were Born Filthy Rich (PHOTOS)

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15 Celebs Who Were Born Filthy Rich (PHOTOS)

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15 Celebs Who Were Born Filthy Rich (PHOTOS)

It seems like some people just have all the luck! Long before they hit it big, these celebrities were born to wealthy parents. 

From a Grammy award winner to a famed chef, these stars were set from the start — and we’re just a little bit jealous. 

Click the gallery above to see 15 celebs who were born rich. 

15 Celebs Who Were Born Filthy Rich (PHOTOS)
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Julia’s father, Gérard Louis-Dreyfus, just passed away in January. But he was a wealthy man. 

At the time of his death he was worth $3.4 billion thanks to his company — Louis Dreyfus Energy.

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Rooney Mara

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Rooney Mara

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Rooney was born into luxury. Her father’s family founded the New York Giants. In fact, her grandfather, John Mara, is worth $500 million.

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Paris Hilton

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Most of us know that Paris’s father, Rick Hilton, is the co-founder of Hilton & Hyland. His net worth? Over $300 million! 


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Anderson Cooper

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He does well for himself — but before he was successful, his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, had boatloads of money. 

Not only is Gloria a railroad heiress, she also had a successful jean line in the ‘70s. She’s currently worth $200 million.

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Miley Cyrus

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Before she was Hannah Montana, her dad Billy Ray Cyrus was wildly popular thanks in part to his hit ‘Achy Breaky Heart’. Today, Billy has a cool $20 million in the bank. 


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Brooke Shields

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Brooke’s father, Frank Shields, was a businessman and executive at Revlon. When he was alive, he did very well for himself. 


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Jake Gyllenhaal

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Most of us don’t realize that Jake was born to very successful parents. 

His father, Stephen Gyllenhaal, was a director. And his mother, Naomi Foner, was a screenwriter. Together, his parents are worth $10 million. 

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Paul Giamatti

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Paul’s father, Angelo Barlett Giamatti, was very successful. 

Not only was he the President of Yale University — he also went on to be the commissioner of baseball. Today, Paul is worth $25 million. 

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Giada De Laurentiis

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Today, Giada is worth $15 million herself. But before she rose to fame, her parents both did well very for themselves. 

Her mother, Veronica De Laurentiis, was an Italian actress and her father, Alex De Benedetti, was an actor and producer. Lets just say — she had it made.

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Adam Levine

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Adam’s father, Fred Levine, was the founder of the retail chain M. Fredric. 

Fred’s success allowed Adam to attend a prestigious Brentwood, California school where he met two of his bandmates. 

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Chevy Chase

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Not only was Chevy’s father a well-known book editor and magazine writer — his mother’s father, Cornelius Vanderbilt Crane, was heir to the Crane Plumbing fortune. 

Not too shabby! 

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Carly Simon

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Believe it or not, Carly’s father was the co-founder of the Simon & Schuster publishing empire. 


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Nicole Richie

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As most of us already know — Nicole is the daughter of singer Lionel Richie. Lionel just so happens to be worth $200 million today. 

We think it’s safe to say that she’s set for life. 


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Rashida Jones

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Rashida hit the jackpot when it came to parents! 

Her mother, Peggy Lipton, was an actress, and her father, Quincy Jones, is a famous record producer. Quincy is worth $310 million! 

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Bryce Dallas Howard

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Bryce’s father, Ron Howard, is an actor, director and film producer. His net worth is currently $140 million! 


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It seems like some people just have all the luck! Long before they hit it big, these celebrities were born to wealthy parents. 

From a Grammy award winner to a famed chef, these stars were set from the start — and we’re just a little bit jealous. 

Click the gallery above to see 15 celebs who were born rich.