“It’s not what you know, but who you know,” according to the age-old adage.
It may be a cliche, but it’s correct. It’s hard to navigate life without someone on the inside or a connection to drive you forward. There’s a sure-fire technique to dig your way out of every resume buried deep in the enormous slush pile… if you just happen to know the proper person. Or, even better, you have a connection to the appropriate person. Not wallowing in anonymity and hoping for the best is the way to go.
However, it can also work in the opposite direction. This happens from time to time when famous persons have famous relatives. They may not want to be recognized by their renowned fathers or anyone else to be able to stand on their own or avoid embarrassment. The causes for this differ. Here are some famous celebrities whose parents you may not realize you already know.