Kids Of Famous Athletes All Grown Up
Ever wonder what your favorite athlete's son or daughter is up to these days? Some of these kids went on to be replicas of their famous parent, while others did things a little differently.
Brooklyn Beckham, the son of David and Victoria Beckham, is now 17 years old and has his own swag without his famous parents. At the moment, he is really into photography. He is also into his girlfriend, Chloe Grace Moretz, the famous hollywood actress.
Marcus Jordan is the son of NBA legend Michael Jordan. Marcus played college basketball for the UCF Knights. In 2016, Marcus opened a shoe store called “Trophy Room” in Disney World.
Kendall Jenner is definitely not living in the shadows of her famous father, Caitlin Jenner, who won the 1976 Olympics decathlon title. Everyone knows Kendall by her super model status. She models for Estee Lauder, Victoria’s Secret, Vogue, and all of the hot brands in fashion.
The 23-year-old model and actor comes from a very famous family. Not only is his father Arnold Schwarzenegger, his mother Maria Shriver is a famous Journalist. Patrick founded a company called Project360, a philanthropic men’s clothing line. He was most recently in Ariana Grande’s music video, “Right There.”
Brooke is the daughter of legendary professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan. The 28-year-old stared in her own reality show, Brooke Knows Best. Her single, About Us, reached the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. She is currently working on branching out to country music.
Earvin III Johnson
Son of Magic Johnson, Earvin III Johnson has recently made news after he publicly came out. EJ reported that he came out to his family as a young teenager but recently came out to the public world. He is excited to build his own image.
Amir Tyson is very close with his legendary father, Mike Tyson. He is 18 years old and a freshman at American University. He plays baseball for the University’s club team. Tyson is from Bethesda, MD and graduated from St. Andrews Episcopal School in 2015.
Shareef O’Neal is the son of basketball legend, Shaquille O’Neal. Shareef has the stature of a professional basketball player, standing tall at 6 ft 8 in. He is already getting recruited for college basketball. The sophomore in high school is carving out his own basketball identity based on his abilities.
Gianna is the adorable child of NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant. Interestingly, she made news after mocking her famous dad’s “serious face” at a press conference.
Peyton and Eli Manning
Peyton and Eli Manning are no longer living in the shadows of their famous dad, Archie Manning. Archie Manning played professional football as a quarterback for 16 seasons in the NFL. The Manning kids have gone on to be their own football superstars. Peyton is considered to be one of greatest quarterbacks of all time.
Isiah Thomas’s son is an openly gay DJ. He also happens to be the official DJ for the annual NBA All-Star game. His DJing career is thriving in clubs all over New York, Las Vegas, and Miami.
Jordan Ashley Aikman
As the daughter of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman, Jordan has lived quite an extravagant life. She is now 16 years old and tries to stay out of the spotlight. She is very close with her famous dad even after her parents split.
Talented NFL running back, Walter Payton, passed down the athletic genes to his son Jarrett Payton. The younger Payton was signed as an undrafted free agent by the NFL Tennessee Titans. Just like his dad, Jarrett is also a running back!
Anthony Dorsett is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, Tony Dorsett. Anthony grew up playing football with his dad and got drafted into the NFL in 1996. In 1999, Anthony played for the Titans and made it to the Super Bowl XXXIV. Anthony got to start the game but sadly, the Titans lost.
Trevor Gretzky’s famous last name definitely helps him get ahead in his career. Growing up with his dad Wayne Gretzky, aka “The Great One,” helped motivate him to conquer his dreams of playing in the big leagues. Trevor’s has a serious passion for baseball. The 24-year-old has bounced around from Los Angeles to Quebec and doesn’t care where he is as long as he gets to play.
Bronny James is ready to take on the NBA. There is only one problem. Bronny is only 12 years old! The son of superstar Lebron James has garnered local and national media attention for his basketball skills. However, Lebron made his stance about his son’s future clear after stating, “My son is going to be a kid as long as he can be. That’s all he needs to worry about. He loves to play the game of basketball, he loves to play video games, he loves to do his homework. That’s all that matters. Everything else doesn’t matter. He loves his brother, his sister, his dad, his mom, his grandmom. Let him be a kid.”
When Laila Ali told her dad, Muhammad Ali, that she wanted to become a professional boxer, the late heavyweight champion was not too pleased. He did not want his daughter competing in such a dangerous sport. She assured him that she would be fighting women and reminded him that she had his athletic genes. She has already retired undefeated.
Maximilian is ready to take on the soccer field just like his dad Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the striker for Manchester United. Maximilian plays for the PSG youth academy. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still with his longtime parter, Helena Seger with whom he has two sons, Maximilian and Vincent.
Kiyan Anthony is the son of the well known basketball player, Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo Anthony plays for the New York Knicks and has been named an All-Star nine times! Kiyan has watched his dad’s craft for years and is already making a name for himself in the sports world. Kiyan made a powerful cameo on the court in the Jordan Brand commercial promoting the newest sneaker, Melo M12. Right now he is dominating the older kids in the famous Gauchos hoops program in New York.
Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade
Zaire is the 14 year old son of NBA superstar, Dwayne Wade. Zaire is so good at basketball that referees even compliment him while he is playing. Dwayne is so proud of his talented son. He even tweeted about it after a video of his son playing went viral!
Austin Nicholas Lemieux
Austin owes a lot to his famous dad, Mario Lemieux. Austin plays for the Omaha Lancers. He definitely takes after his dad who happens to be one of the greatest hockey players of all time. Austin says he doesn’t feel any pressure to be like his dad. He simply wants to create his own path.
She’s the daughter of retired professional basketball player, Charles Barkley. Christiana’s mother is Maureen Blumhardt who has been married to Charles since 1989.
Yes, Joe Montana has two super athletic sons, Nick and Nate. The apple did not fall far from the tree in this family. Nate Montana is 27 years old and currently a free agent. In 2008, he walked on at Notre Dame in 2008 as a freshman!
Aaron Elliston Jones
Aaron Elliston Jones is the son of former professional soccer player and the star of X-Men, Vinne Jones. Aaron is now 25 years old. At 18 years old he became a soldier and prepared for active duty in Afghanistan. Vinnie Jones is proud of his son who wanted to be a soldier since he was little.
Amy Palmer Saunders
The late golfing great Arnold Palmer left behind two daughters, Amy and Peggy. Amy Palmer Saunders lives with her husband Roy and oversees operations at the Bay Hill Club and Latrobe Country Club. Amy’s son, Samuel Saunders (pictured below), took after his grandfather and became a professional Golfer.
Michael Gerald Ford
Michael Gerald Ford is the son of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States. Many do not know that Gerald Ford was also football star and was offered positions for the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers. His oldest son, Michael, became a minister and leads the Office of Student Development at Wake Forest University.
Abi Olajuwon is the daughter of Hakeem Olajuwon, the retired professional basketball player. Hakeem led the Rockets to back to back NBA championships. Abi stands tall at 6 foot 4 and was destined for greatness early on. She plays center position with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky. She has always had a great relationship with her father and still does.
Simone Alexandra Johnson
Simone Alexandra Johnson is the daughter of professional wrestler and actor Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson. She has accompanied him to many awards shows. The WWE star loves when his daughter throws his own catchphrases at him. He admits, “she has to be careful with them because I cuss so much.”
Freeda George Foreman
She is the daughter of the boxing legend and former World Heavyweight champion, George Foreman. Freeda George Foreman took after her father and boxed in 2001 and 2002. Her father was not happy about his daughter joining the sport. However, she left the sport as a pro.
Michelle Staubach Grimes
Michelle Staubach Grimes is the daughter of football legend, Roger Staubach. Michelle Staubach Grimes has paved her own path by becoming a published author. She recently published a children’s book, Where is Pidge?
Robin Borg is the son of the former world No. 1 tennis player. Just like his dad, Robin is trying to make his way in the tennis world. However, he does not want attention for being his father’s son. He wants to be chosen based on his ability. Turns out Robin is crushing it as a Freshman at Whitewater and is ranked No.1 in singles.
Jaden Gil Agassi
Jaden Agassi, son of tennis legends Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi, grew up to follow his parents’ footsteps, but not tennis. Jaden has been playing baseball, and even though he’s still quite young for the pro league, we might see him on screens soon!
Dalma Maradona, daughter of football legend Diego Maradona, is an actress, mostly in Argentina. Dalma definitely stole all the good genetics from the family!
Grace Armstrong is one of the five children of Lance Armstrong and Krstin Richard. At the tender age of 15, Grace is growing up to be very close to her family. Grace also has a twin sister, Isabelle!
Pelé, a retired football player who is considered one of the greatest of all time, married a psychologist, Assiria Lemons, in 1994. Together, the two have twins, Joshua and Celeste, who were conceived with the help of fertility treatment. Today, Celeste, 20, mostly stays out of the spotlight and lives a regular life.
Dan Marino, a former football player, has six children with his wife, Claire D. Veazey. Lia was born in 1995 in China, and currently leads a regular life in Florida with her family.
John Edward Thomas Moynahan
John is the son of famous parents, Tom Brady and model/actress Bridget Moynahan. There was some drama over the 9 year old when Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady’s current wife, made remarks to Vanity Fair about how she feels John is her son. Moynahan was not happy about this. Brady left Moynahan after three years, just after she found out she was pregnant. Sydney Simpson, now 31 years old, is the daughter of Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, nicknamed The Juice. As we all know he was a former American football running back, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon. His daughter, Sydney, was 8 years old at the time of her mother's death. She was quietly living in St. Petersburg, Florida until the swell of interest over the FX crime drama about her father.
Ted DiBiase Jr.
Anyone who meets Ted DiBiase Jr., immediately knows his dad is the famous wrestler. His name is a dead giveaway. The third generation wrestler, got into wrestling during college. He has since retired from professional wrestling and gone into pursuing his entrepreneurial dreams
Jade Adams was legally adopted by “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, who was previously married to her mother, Lady Blossom. Jade got married to wrestler, Adam Windsor. Jade gave birth to her son in 2010.
Matt Butkus is the son of former NFL linebacker Dick Butkus. Like his dad, Matt went into football too. However, he does not want people to think he is going to be just like his dad. He plays a different position than his dad did and he wants to be his own person on the field.