The rich and famous who refuse to share their inheritance with their children

The rich and famous who refuse to share their inheritance with their children

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Marie Osmond

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Marie Osmond said she wants her children to find their own path to success.

American country singer Marie Osmond’s recent promise that her children will not receive an inheritance has reignited the debate surrounding the so-called “Nepo babies.”

An expression that can be translated in Spanish as “babies of nepotism” and which refers to it The children of celebrities who had the easiest way in various sectors (cinema, music, sport…).

Osmond, with an estimated net worth of $20 million, told a magazine that his refusal to share his fortune wasn’t a malicious decision.

Rather, he said, it was about making sure his kids nurtured their own passions and found their own path to success.

the Nepotism babies are the ones who take advantage of wealth and her parents’ popularity to build her own career.

“I don’t know anyone who becomes anything just by giving them money,” Osmond told Us Weekly magazine.

I leave it (all) up to you singers You are not the only one who shares this view. about celebrity parenting.

Other well-known personalities have said the same thing They plan not to pass on their wealth.

Although in some cases the lack of heredity did not prevent theirs Children benefit from the success of their parents.

Here is a list of some of these celebrities and how some of their children have fared:

Daniel Craig

British actor Daniel Craig has on occasion said he finds the idea of ​​the inheritance “disgusting” and that his two sons will not receive his $125 million fortune.

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Daniel Craig’s net worth is estimated at $125 million.

“My philosophy is get rid of them or give it away before you die‘ said the James Bond star in 2020.

But even without an heir, Craig’s eldest daughter, She, 31, has already made a name for herself.

It is represented by Ford Models, one of the largest catwalk model agencies in the worldand was featured on the cover of L’Officiel, a French fashion magazine, earlier this year.

He also followed in his father’s footsteps and tried his hand at acting, starring in a handful of plays with Shakespeare & Company as well as a few films.

She has spoken publicly about his interest in film and has said that she finally hopes “to be respected as a good actress and to do very good quality work”.

Gordon Ramsey

Even if her father is one of them most famous chefs in the worldGordon Ramsay’s five children rarely enjoy their father’s wealth.

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Matilda, daughter of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, participated in the MasterChef Junior program.

Their children They rarely eat at their Michelin-starred restaurantssaid Ramsay.

They don’t sit with their parents either. in first grade when they travel Vacation.

“They didn’t work hard enough to pay for it,” Ramsay told the Telegraph in 2017.

His capital is estimated at $78 million.

He added he has no intention of leaving his money to his children When he dies, he argues that he wants to avoid corrupting her.

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Gordon Ramsay (right) with four of his children.

To this day it seems so Ramsay’s sonsyeah they have made their own way.

Their eldest daughter Megan, 24, studied psychology at university while their son Jack, 23, joined the Royal Marines.

However, their 21-year-old daughter Matilda has become a television personality just like his father.

She hosted her own cooking show Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch on CBBC. children’s television stationand appeared on MasterChef Junior.

She has also amassed over a million followers on Instagram and others 10 million on TikTok, where he often shares videos of his father, some of which have gone viral.


British new wave rock legend Sting is one of the world’s most successful musicians with an estimated net worth of $400 million.

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Sting has an estimated net worth of $400 million.

but he says his children will get next to nothing when he isn’t.

“What we earn we spend and there isn’t much left over,” the father of six told the Chron in 2014.

He added: “There’s no way I want to leave them any trust funds that will encumber them. You have to work“.

Of course, that hasn’t stopped Sting’s kids from pursuing remarkable careers in show business.

His daughter, Mickey Sumner is an actress who appeared in the 2012 film Frances Ha by director Greta Gerwig.

While two of his other children Eliot and Joe, they are musicians.

Sting also featured Joe as the opening act on his final My Songs world tour in 2022.

Warren Buffett

Some of these celebrities appear to be following the directions in Warren Buffett’s book.

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Warren Buffett is a billionaire investor.

The American billionaire business tycoon said he did the intention to donate more than 99% of his assets and that their children will not have much left.

Buffett wrote in 2021: “Having observed many super-rich families, here’s my recommendation: Leave enough for the kids to do anythingbut not enough that they can’t do anything.”

All of his adult children have made their way Careers ranging from philanthropy and music to politics and environmentalism.

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