Table of content    
  1. Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder
  2. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
  3. Gordon Ramsay
  4. Bill Gates
  5. Angelina Jolie
  6. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
  7. Anderson Cooper
  8. Elton John
  9. Daniel Craig
  10. Simon Cowell

10 Celebrities Whose Kids Live The Way Ordinary People Do Despite The Glamour

In the glitzy world of Hollywood, where fame, fortune, and indulgence are often the norm, many celebrities go to great lengths to ensure their children remain grounded. These parents recognize the challenges that come with growing up in the spotlight and seek to instill strong values in their kids, emphasizing humility and gratitude.

Many celebs are aware that the privilege can turn into misfortune in disguise. So, rather than indulging in extravagant material possessions, they encourage their kids to live humbly. Celebrity parents make a conscious effort to shield their children from the media frenzy, allowing them to have a somewhat normal childhood. This helps protect their privacy and allows them to focus on personal growth and development.

Here are 10 stars who strive to keep their children humble despite owning millions. 

#1. Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder

The parenting Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder apply for their 3 children is “nothing is stronger than gentleness.” She explained, “I think some people confuse unconditional love with spoiling,” and acclaimed that none of their kids would think their parents have a problem with that distinction. 


#2. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

Parker and Broderick have a boy and 2 girls together. The actress shared that she grew up in a hard-working average family and was even “starved for attention”. Despite having the means now, Parker confessed that her son only wears hand-me-downs from older nephews. The actress never buys him any clothes or shoes. 


#3. Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay is not only a star chef but a father of 5 children. Despite owning millions, he strives to keep his kids humble. He doesn’t let them dine at his fancy restaurants. For the chef, his kids should work for their money and learn the value of hard work. Gordon Ramsay confessed, “They don’t sit with us in first class. They haven’t worked anywhere near hard enough to afford that.”


#4. Bill Gates

Bill Gates, one of the richest men on the planet, doesn’t intend to shower his kids with his fortune. He is afraid that his fortune will spoil them, encouraging them not to work hard. After all, he decides to leave his children a very small part of his massive inheritance in case they can do nothing in the future. 


#5. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has 6 kids so she also put her mind to the value of giving her children a broader perspective on life than just the luxuries of the world. When it comes to raising kids Jolie emphasizes that kindness is at the top of her priorities. She said, “It’s important to be humble—know the freedoms you have and what you’ve been blessed with and make sure you help others.”

She often involves their children in charitable activities, exposing them to different realities outside their own privileged bubble.


#6. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

Kutcher and Kunis had a tough time when growing up in poverty. Despite being famous people now, they don’t want their 2 kids to be spoiled by this. From an early age, their children are explained that their parents don’t have too much money despite being celebrities. The actress told them, “You’re very poor, you have nothing. Mommy and Daddy have a bank account,”


#7. Anderson Cooper

The famous news anchor Anderson Cooper reveals his mother’s parenting and he thinks he will adopt it for his two sons. His mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, inherited wealth but decided to leave nothing for him. He said, “I’ll go with what my parents said [...] ’College will be paid for, and then you gotta get on it.’”


#8. Elton John

Elton John and his husband are raising 2 boys. His kids are the main reason that makes him quit spending lavishly. He acclaimed that he has no intention to leave his kids with great sums.

Though John is aware that his children’s live are far from ordinary, he explained, “You have to have some semblance of normality, some respect for money, some respect for work.” Therefore, they will need to work hard to earn anything beyond the basic.


#9. Daniel Craig

The right to inherit Craig's wealth does not exist for his children. Daniel Craig wants his two daughters—one named Ella from his first marriage and one with his wife, Rachel Weisz to succeed in their own way. The actor shared that he’d be happier to donate his money to good causes. “My philosophy is: get rid of it or give it away before you go.”


#10. Simon Cowell

Source: East News

Simon Cowell’s son may not be inherited anything from his father’s fortune. It is because the famous TV personality and entrepreneur doesn’t believe in passing on from one generation to another. He intends to leave his money to somebody, a charity, probably—kids and dogs.


If you were a rich person, would you allow your children to inherit all of your money? Share your thoughts in the comments. 

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