These Celebrity Mother-Daughters Will Have You Doing a Double Take

From Zoë Kravitz to Kate Hudson, check out the most famous mothers and daughters in Hollywood.

Mother Naomi Judd with her daughters, Ashley Judd and Wynonna Judd
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These powerhouse mother-daughters have held our fascination through the decades. Ahead is a round-up of the celebrity women and how they made a splash.

01 of 20

Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn

Kate Hudson with her mom Goldie Hawn, sitting together and laughing
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Kate Hudson didn't just inherit mom Goldie Hawn's comedic timing (both women have won Golden Globes for funny girl film roles) — she looks just like her too! "To me, it is an honor," Hudson once said of looking like her famous mom. "She's the epitome of beauty: She's beautiful aesthetically, but she is a beautiful mother too."

02 of 20

Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner

Gwyneth Paltrow standing with her mom Blythe Danner
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Gwyneth Paltrow grew up in a Hollywood household  — her dad, Bruce Paltrow, was a well-known director; mom Blythe Danner is an Emmy and Tony award-winning actress — so it's no wonder Paltrow became an Oscar-winning movie star. Mother and daughter have acted together once, in the British film Sylvia.

03 of 20

Hilary and Chelsea Clinton

Hilary Clinton hugging her daughter, Chelsea Clinton
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Strong women seem to run in the family! After growing up in the White House, Chelsea Clinton has followed in her mother's footsteps as a policy advocate. As the vice-chair of the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Health, she certainly has her hands full, but we can't count out a run for office in the future! In the meantime, the mother-daughter duo can be seen in their Apple TV eight-part docuseries, Gutsy.

04 of 20

Beyoncé and Tina Knowles

Beyoncé with her mom, Tina Knowles, both wearing red dresses
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Raised in a tight-knit family, Beyoncé and her sister Solange grew up hanging around mom Tina's hair salon in Texas before embarking on their mega-careers. "My mom let me and my sister express our own style, which gave us a lot of confidence," Beyonce told InStyle in our November 2008 issue.

05 of 20

Lisa Bonet and Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz with her mom, Lisa Bonet, both in black evening wear
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Actress Lisa Bonet's daughter Zoë Kravitz (her father is musician and actor Lenny Kravitz) chose to follow in her mother's footsteps, taking on roles in blockbusters such as Divergent, X-Men: First Class and the series Big Little Lies.

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Kate, Pippa, and Carole Middleton

Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa with their mom, Carole Middleton

What a trio of beautiful ladies! Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa have learned a lot from mom Carole, who continues to be a big part of their lives.

07 of 20

Madonna and Lourdes Leon

Madonna with her daughter, Lourdes Leon, both in black evening wear
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Madonna's first child Lourdes Leon definitely takes after mom! The 25-year-old has already dabbled in fashion, starting Material Girl, a clothing line she creates with her mother. Not surprisingly, she also released her debut single, "Lock & Key."

08 of 20

Kyra Sedgwick and Sosie Bacon

Kyra Sedgick embracing her daughter, Sosie Bacon.
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Kyra Sedgwick largely kept her children out of the spotlight, but it seems that acting is in daughter Sosie Bacon's blood! (Her dad is actor Kevin Bacon). She's appeared in Mare of Easttown and the thriller, Smile.

09 of 20

Meryl Streep and Mamie Gummer

Meryl Streep with her two daughters, Mamie Gummer and Grace Gummer

Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep (pictured here with two of her three daughters) has worked hard to keep her children out of the spotlight, but in spite of that, her eldest daughter Mamie Gummer (at right) has decided to tread the boards too. She's already worked with Streep — they both appeared in Evening, in which Gummer played Streep's character as a girl.

10 of 20

Nicky, Kathy, and Paris Hilton

Kathy Hilton with her daughters, Nicky and Paris Hilton, on the red carpet
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Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton obviously inherited the entrepreneurial gene from their hotelier parents: both women have their own fashion lines and Paris has her own perfume. Mom Kathy Hilton has also been busy with the reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

11 of 20

Kelly and Sharon Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne with her mom, Sharon Osbourne, who has her arm around her

The Osbourne family — once infamous for their rock and roll ways — have dialed things down as of late. Sharon Osbourne hosted the daytime show The Talk, before quitting in 2021. The famous family, including Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne and Jack Osbourne, will appear in the reality show, Home to Roost, on the BBC.

12 of 20

Tracee Ellis Ross and Diana Ross

Diana Ross with her daughter, Tracee Ellis Ross, both in red evening gowns
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Singing superstar Diana Ross is a tough act to follow — so perhaps it's just as well her daughter Tracee Ellis Ross chose to be an actress, starring in TV shows like Black-ish, CSI and Private Practice. "I've just been very blessed," Diana once said of her five children. "I've been very blessed with these children."

13 of 20

Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith with her daughter, Dakota Johnson, on the red carpet

Melanie Griffith's daughter Dakota Johnson (her father is actor Don Johnson) followed family tradition by becoming an actress: her grandmother, Tippi Hedren, was one of Hitchcock's cool blondes who starred in Marnie and The Birds. Johnson has been working steadily, appearing 50 Shades of Grey and the TV series, Persuasion.

14 of 20

Rumer Willis and Demi Moore

Demi Moore with her daughter, Rumer Willis
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Demi Moore is the mother of three teenage girls (all fathered by actor Bruce Willis). Her eldest, Rumer Willis, has already made a foray into acting, appearing in a handful of television shows and movies, and she has her mom to thank for the decent wage  — Moore was one of the first actresses to earn $10 million for a movie role.

15 of 20

Schuyler Fisk and Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek poses on the red carpet with her daughter, Schuyler Fisk, who is wearing a green evening gown
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Actress Sissy Spacek chose to raise her two children in Virginia rather than Hollywood. It didn't stop them from following her into show business though: Daughter Schuyler Fisk is a singer/songwriter who has appeared in One Tree Hill and Law & Order, and Madison, Spacek's other daughter, is an actress and cinematographer.

16 of 20

Isabella Rossellini and Elettra Wiedemann

Isabella Rossellini embraces her daughter, Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, on the red carpet
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Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann has an excellent pedigree: the Lancôme model's mom is actress and model Isabella Rossellini (once the face of Lancôme too), and her grandmother  — Isabella's mother  — was movie star Ingrid Bergman. So what's it like to have a famous mother? "She's just like anyone else's mum!" Rossellini Wiedemann has said.

17 of 20

Diane Ladd and Laura Dern

Laura Dern poses with her mother, Diane Ladd
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Laura Dern spent her childhood hanging out on movie sets — her mom, actress Diane Ladd, had roles in classics such as Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and Chinatown — so it's not surprising she grew up to become an actress.

18 of 20

Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri

Susan Sarandon, in a black sheer top, embraces her daughter, Eva Amurri
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Susan Sarandon has three children, but so far only daughter Eva Amurri (her father is Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri) has ventured into her parents' profession.

19 of 20

Chynna and Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips in a black dress embraces her daughter, Chynna Phillips, wearing a white dress
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Apparently the apple doesn't fall far from the tree in the Phillips family. Singer and actress Michelle Phillips was a member of '60s folk group called The Mamas and the Papas. Her daughter, Chynna Phillips, was a member of '90s girl-band Wilson Phillips.

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Ashley, Wynonna and Naomi Judd

Mother Naomi Judd with her daughters, Ashley Judd and Wynonna Judd
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The Judd women are nothing if not talented. Even though matriarch Naomi tragically took her own life in April 2022, her legacy lives on. Naomi and her daughter Wynonna were the country-singing sensations called The Judds. Ashley Judd is a renowned Hollywood actress. "I was always told I was special," Ashley has said of growing up with her mom and sister. "And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose."

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