In honor of the impending Mother's Day holiday, we here at Hollywire thought it would be nice to bring you the Top 10 Best Celebrity Mother/Daughter Duos. Some of today's leading ladies would've never gotten this far without their celebrity moms and vice versa. These 10 mother/daughter duos are all famous in their own rights, but capitalized on their fame by working as a team.
So, in no particular order, here are Hollywire's picks for the Top 10 Best Celebrity Duos:
Who they are: Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian
Why they are famous: Kris is a successful businesswoman/American TV personality. She not only stars in the reality TV show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she is also the manager for her entire family. Kris' daughter Kim is the woman behind the family's fame, gaining notoriety for a famous sex tape, made with R&B artist Ray J, for which she made close to $5 million off of. However, it's her own talents as an actress/model/businesswoman that has kept her famous.
Who they are: Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne
Why they are famous: Sharon is the wife/manager of famous rockstar Ozzy Osbourne. She helped Ozzy launch what turned out to be a highly successful solo career after he was fired from Black Sabbath in 1979. Now Sharon is a popular reality TV star, having worked on several different shows including The Sharon Osbourne Show, America's Got Talent and of course The Osbournes.
The Osbournes is where Kelly, the second of three children for Sharon, made her mark on Hollywood. The feisty teen was an instant hit on reality TV and so began her own journey into stardom. Kelly is best known for being herself on The Osbournes, but she's also a singer, model and fashion designer.
Who they are: Janet Leigh and Jamie Lee Curtis
Why they are famous: This mother daughter duo consist of two legendary actresses. Not only are they both award winning actresses, but they are also the only Hollywood mother/daughter duo to earn the title of scream queens; Janet for her role in Psycho in 1960 and Jamie for her role in Halloween in 1978.
Who they are: Jada Pinkett-Smith and Willow Smith
Why they are famous: Jada Pinkett-Smith is a famous actress, producer, director, author and singer-songwriter. She got her start with a small appearance on True Colors in 1990 and has starred in several films including The Nutty Professor and Menace II Society. In 2004 she published the book Girls Hold Up This World and in 2005 she launched her music career. Jada also created a production company and a makeover line.
Willow is Jada's second child with actor Will Smith and is already one of the coolest kids on the entertainment scene. At the young age of 11-years-old, she is already a fashion icon and has started her own music career. Willow's first single Whip My Hair was an instant hit and her career looks promising.
Who they are: Kathy Hilton and Paris Hilton
Why they are famous: Kathy Hilton is an American actress whose appearances included Bewitched, Happy Days and the Rockford Files. She is the wife of Hilton Hotel heir Richard Hilton and mother of four. She retired from acting in 1974 and in 2007 she began selling a signature skincare line on HSN. Most recently and with the help of daughter Paris, Kathy launched a fashion line, The Kathy Hilton Collection.
Paris is another Hollywood socialite who shot to fame with a sex tape, however she has proven to be quite the business woman. Paris has starred in her own reality TV show, The Simple Life, alongside BFF Nicole Richie and is a highly successful model. She also has her own fashion lines and various perfumes, which have reportedly earned an astonishing $1.4 billion.
Who they are: Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson
Why they are famous: Goldie is one of America's favorite actresses turned producer/director. She is known for her roles in Private Benjamin, Overboard, Bird on a Wire, The First Wives Club and Cactus Flower.
Kate, one of two children for Goldie, followed in her mom's footsteps and became a highly successful actress herself; she was even nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Almost Famous. Kate looks up to her mom and once described Goldie as "the woman that I've learned the most from, and who I look up to, who has conducted her life in a way that I can look up to."
Who they are: Blythe Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow
Why they are famous: Blythe and Gwyneth are both successful actresses. Blythe's earliest acting role was starring opposite Alan Alda in To Kill a Clown and she once appeared on M*A*S*H as Alda's character Hawkeye's love interest. She is also a known environmentalist and is active with INFORM, Inc. and on the Board of Environmental Advocates of New York.
Gwyneth began her acting career on stage in 1990 and made the move to the big screen in 1991. Her films include, Shakespeare in Love, A Perfect Murder and The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Who they are: Lisa Bonet and Zoe Kravitz
Why they are famous: Lisa is best known for her role on The Cosby Show as Denise Huxtable and also starred in the spinoff A Different World. After a long run of straight-to-video and made-for-TV-movies, Lisa had a supporting role in Enemy of the State with Will Smith.
Zoe, Lisa's daughter with singer Lenny Kravitz, acts just like her mother, but also sings and models. She's had roles in X-Men: First Class, The Brave One and No Reservations, starred in a Jay-Z video and was featured singing on will.i.am's music video, We Are The Ones.
Who they are: Demi Moore and Rumer Willis
Why they are famous: We all know Demi is a talented actress, but she is also a produce, director, songwriter and model. In fact it's modeling that started her on the road to stardom. At 16 Demi dropped out of high school and began modeling in Europe, posing in a nude pictorial for Oui magazine.
Rumer, the oldest of Demi's three daughters, is also an actress and made her acting debut alongside her mother in Now and Then. That was then followed up by an appearance in another one of her mother's films, Striptease. Rumer has also worked with her father twice, in The Whole Nine Yards and Hostage.
Who they are: Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers
Why they are famous: Ahh -- TV's most loved mother/daughter fashion critics. Joan is known for her brash manner and loud, raspy voice. She is exciting to watch and often very controversial. Joan is a comedian and often pokes fun at herself and other celebs.
Melissa is Joan's only child and just like her mother has become an American TV show host, as well as a producer. She was a featured reporter for CBS This Morning and a regular on MTV's Hangin With MTV. This mother/daughter duo often team up to on the red carpet for interviews and to critique the various stars fashion.
That's it for our list of best mother/daughter duos.
Which duo is your fav?
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