Here’s a list of 10 celebrities who were rich before becoming celebrities.
The rock star Maroon 5 grew up in Los Angeles while attending Brentwood, a prestigious private school. He was able to live a luxurious lifestyle thanks to his father, Fred Levine who was the founding father of the retail chain M. Frederic.
Grande did not grow up counting money. His father, Edward Butera is the CEO of a graphic design firm, Ibi Designs Edward Butera, which caters to its famous celebrity clients.
While you may have heard rumors about Taylor Swift having a rough time going through school, you may not know that she grew up extremely wealthy. Swift’s father worked as a financial advisor at Merrill-Lynch, and her mother worked as a mutual fund marketing executive.
Lady Gaga grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. His father made it big starting and owning a company that installed WiFi in hotels.
Bella and Gigi Hadid
The Hadid sisters come from one of the richest families in the world. Their father, Mohamed Hadid is a former Olympian real estate developer and billionaire. You may have seen their mother, Yolanda, on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in past seasons.
Shields’ father was an executive at Revlon Cosmetics. The family has ancestral ties to many of Italy’s noble families. Can you say royalty?
The heartthrob actor fits right into the family line of business. Her father, Stephen Gyllenhaal is a film director and her mother is an Oscar-nominated screenwriter.
Richie was adopted by the famous Lionel Richie, who (in case you did not know) is a singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His career launched him as probably the most successful ballads of the 1980s.
This one is a no brainer. Hilton’s great-grandfather founded Hilton hotels. Thanks to him, Hilton has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Miley’s father Billy Rae Cyrus has released sixteen studio albums and 53 singles. He is best known for his single “Achy Breaky Heart”, which became the first single to attain triple platinum status in Australia.