While many celebrities have started from the bottom and worked their way up, there are some lucky stars who were born rich like Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Psy… whose parents were all famous in their own right before giving birth to their kids who would eventually become famous.
Check out these 4 Hollywood Stars Who Were Born Rich and find out where all that family moola came from.
1. Ariana Grande – Hollywood Stars Who Were Born Rich
Ariana Grande has plenty of pocket change on her own, thanks to acting gigs (she plays Cat Valentine on ‘Victorious’ and ‘Sam & Cat’) and her blossoming recording career. However, her parents are pretty well off, so we doubt their famous daughter needs to help them out.
Her father, Edward Butera, is the CEO of a successful design company, Ibi Designs Inc., based out of Boca Raton, Fla. He has clients such as FAO Schwarz and Eddie Murphy on his resume, but ‘The Way’ songstress usually credits her mama, Joan, for her hard work ethic.
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2.Ed Sheeran star who grew up rich
While there is no concerete evidence on the exact income of Ed Sheeran‘s family, we think it’s fair to say that ‘The A Team’ singer didn’t face any impoverishment as a kid growing up in the picturesque market town of Framlingham.
Both of his parents are successful artists — his father, John, is an art curator and a lecturer, while his mother, Imogen, makes jewelry (she was formerly a publicist). The Sheeran patriarch and matriarch also ran the independent art consultancy, Sheeran Lock, for 20 years.
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3. Psy celebrity who grew up rich
Psy is actually from the Gangnam District of Seoul, South Korea, the same place he’s singing about on that hit song of his. Gangnam is one of the wealthiest areas of Seoul — basically the Beverly Hills of the South Korean capital. (Does ‘Gangnam Style’ make a lot more sense to you now? Psy wants a lady who enjoys the finer things in life!)
Psy’s family, like most in the Gangnam District, is very comfortable. His father, Park Won-Ho, is the executive chairman of DI Corporation, while Psy’s mother, Kim Young-hee, is a restaurant owner.
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4. Miley Cyrus star who grew up rich
Miley Cyrus 1 of the richest Hollywood stars born in the 90s with an admirable wealth. When Miley Cyrus was born in Nov. 1992, her dad’s earworm ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ had hit No. 1 on the Billboard country charts and No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Needless to say, you don’t have such far-reaching success (1.4 million copies of ‘Achy Breaky’ sold) as a singer without making a little scratch.
If Miley didn’t have the nest egg of Billy Ray (his net worth is an estimated $50 million), she may have never had the chance to build her own empire, starting with Disney’s ‘Hannah Montana.’
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