These famous mums have surprising celebrity daughters

Caroline Allen


Mum and daughter, Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson are hogging the good gene pool. [Photo: Getty]

These celebrity faces are not only famous in their own right, but they’ve also got a-list offspring. Here’s some of the celebrity mother-daughter duos you might have not even known were related.

Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson

Before Dakota Johnson burst onto our screens with roles in films like Fifty Shades Of Grey and How To Be Single, her Mum was playing iconic roles like Tess McGill in Working Girl. Melanie Griffith got back with her ex-husband, Don Johnson to have Dakota. They’ve had an unbreakable bond ever since.

Kate Hudson followed in the footsteps of her super-famous Mum, Goldie Hawn. [Photo: Getty]

Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson

Goldie Hawn rose to fame on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In and went on to become a Golden Globe award-winning actress. She had Kate Hudson in 1979 with her then husband, musician Bill Hudson. Goldie Hawn played a big part in Kate’s success. It’s reported that it was her Mum who said no to Kate being in 10 Things I Hate About You after reading the script and not liking what she saw. At least she said yes to How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days!

With rock and roll royalty as parents, is it any wonder Georgia May Jagger turned out to be so cool? [Photo: Getty]

Jerry Hall and Georgia May Jagger 

Georgia May Jagger didn’t just get the looks, she got the style. We wonder if she moves like Jagger, too? When your parents are Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger, it’s hard not to become an a-lister. Georgia May Jagger followed in her mother’s footsteps from a young age and has modelled for the likes of Chanel and Miu Miu.

Ireland Baldwin is the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin and cousin of Hailey Baldwin. [Photo: Getty]

Kim Basinger and Ireland Baldwin

Kim Basinger was a hugely successful model in New York in the 1970s. She started her acting career shortly after that and has been in everything from Batman to L.A Confidential. She had Ireland Baldwin in 1995 with former husband, Alec Baldwin. Their celebrity family circle is huge, too. Ireland is also the cousin of Hailey Baldwin and they’re said to be very close.

This mother and daughter duo have got the showbiz industry on lockdown. [Photo: Getty]

Alison Owen and Lily Allen

Whilst Lily Allen is more well known to some, Alison Owen is hugely successful in her own right. The film producer has produced everything from Shaun Of The Dead to Saving Mr. Banks. She had Lily Allen with former spouse and fellow producer, Keith Allen in 1985.

Mamie Gummer is the mirror image of her Mum, Meryl Streep. [Photo: Getty]

Meryl Streep an Mamie Gummer

Growing up in Meryl Streep’s shadow can’t be easy, but Mamie Gummer took it in her stride. She’s been in everything from The Good Wife to True Detective. Meryl Streep had Mamie with her husband, Don Gummer. The pair have been together since 1972 and have four children.

Peggy Lipton became an overnight success for her role in The Mod Squad and Rashida Jones followed in her footsteps. [Photo: Getty]

Peggy Lipton and Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones rose to fame in the likes of The Office and Parks and Recreation, but not before her Golden Globe winning mum, Peggy Lipton, had her moment in the spotlight. Best known for her role as Julie Barnes in The Mod Squad, Peggy Lipton had Rashida with then husband, record producer, Quincy Jones.