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Celebrity Fathers and Their Celebrity Sons

Updated on January 4, 2019
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Ice Cube and his son O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Ice Cube and his son O'Shea Jackson Jr.

It is not unusual for sons to follow in the footsteps of their fathers no matter what career paths the fathers have taken. It is amazing how many famous fathers and sons are celebrities with the same career.

Look through the list below to see how many of the famous fathers and sons you know.

Ice Cube and His Famous Son

Ice Cube, whose real name is O'Shea Jackson, is a successful rapper, writer, and actor. The 48-year-old celebrity has his own clothing line and owns the basketball league, BIG3, which features retired NBA players.

Ice Cube has four children, and his 27-year-old son, O'Shea Jackson, Jr. is following in his father's footsteps as an actor. It is interesting that the son played his father in the 2015 biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and his son Enrique Iglesias
Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and his son Enrique Iglesias

Julio Iglesias and Sons

Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva is a 74-year-old Spanish singer and songwriter. His son, Enrique Iglesias, is the youngest of three children. The 43-year-old son is also an internationally successful singer-songwriter, actor, and record producer. Singing must run in the family because 45-year-old Julio José Iglesias, Jr. is also a Spanish singer.

Kiefer Sutherland and his father Donald Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland and his father Donald Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland and His Father Donald Sutherland

Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland is a 51-year-old Canadian actor, producer, director, and singer-songwriter. He followed in the footsteps of his 82-year-old Canadian actor father, Donald McNichol Sutherland.

Tom Hanks and Son Colin Hanks

Tom Hanks, whose real name is Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, is a 61-year-old actor. Tom has a son and a daughter. His 40-year-old son, Colin, chose the same career path as his famous father. Colin is not only an actor, but he is also a documentary filmmaker.

Tom Hanks and his son Colin Hanks
Tom Hanks and his son Colin Hanks

Martin Sheen and Sons

Martin Sheen, whose real name is Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez, is a 77-year-old actor. He has four children, but only one of them changed his name to Sheen as his father did. His children Emilio Estévez, Ramón Luis Estévez, Charlie Sheen, and Renée Estévez are all in actors.

Actor Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez
Actor Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez
Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen
Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen

Clint Eastwood and Famous Sons

Clint Eastwood is a successful and well-known actor and musician who has been in the business since 1954. The 88-year-old actor and political figure has at least seven children from four marriages and many other relationships.

Four of the children, including two sons, followed in the career path of their famous father by becoming actors and musicians. Fifty-year-old Kyle Eastwood is a musician. Alison, 46, is a model. Scott Eastwood, 32, is a successful actor and 24-year-old Francesco is an actress.

Actor-director Clint Eastwood with his son  actor Scott Eastwood
Actor-director Clint Eastwood with his son actor Scott Eastwood

Will Smith and Sons

Will Smith, whose real name is Willard Carroll Smith Jr., is a 49-year-old actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter. His entire family is in show business, including his wife Jada Pinkett Smith and their three children.

Jaden Smith appeared with his father in the Pursuit of Happyness when he was only 8 years old. He is now 19 years old and has had starring roles in movies of his own. Daughter Willow Smith, 18, has also been in movies and is a singer.

Trey Smith is Will's oldest son by his first wife. Trey is also an entertainer.

Will Smith and son Trey
Will Smith and son Trey
Will Smith and son Jaden
Will Smith and son Jaden

Kirk Douglas and His Sons

A list about famous fathers is not complete without including 101-year-old Kirk Douglas, whose real name is Issur Danielovitch. He has been an actor most of his life. He began his acting career in 1946.

Kirk has four sons: Michael Douglas is a 73-year-old actor. His brother, Joel, 71, is a film producer. Peter, 62, is a television and film producer. Eric died in 2004 at the age of 46. He was an actor and stand-up comedian.

Of all the children, Michael Douglas is the one that most people know about.

Actor Michael Douglas with father actor Kirk Douglas
Actor Michael Douglas with father actor Kirk Douglas

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