Being cast in the shadow of one’s parent is one of the most interesting, yet difficult situations one can find him/herself in.
When you’re born to a celebrity parent, the expectations on you are very high as almost instantly, the society places enormous pressure on you to follow the footsteps of your parent.
These celebrities also take pleasure in flaunting their kids because, well, they live for them. Some of the children of these celebrities appear to be interested in the craft of their parents and have displayed that they have the potential of becoming future stars.
Let’s have a look at some of them;
1. Elena Ugboma
Bovi’s a household name in Nigerian comedy who has leveraged on social media to bring enormous smiles onto the faces of Nigerians and people from other countries. Unknown to many, his daughter, Elena is following his footsteps closely. Elena has created a YouTube channel known as Uyoyo Tube where she churns out highly admirable and interesting contents.
2. Olivia and Isabella Idibia
2 Baba’s (2 Face Idibia) songs have taken him beyond the shores of Africa and till date, he remains one of Nigeria’s greatest music exports. His might be a little bit genetic as his daughters, Olivia and Isabella have stepped boldly into his entertainment shoes. Olivia has combined acting with singing while Isabella appeared to have stuck with the acting profession and has already starred in a couple of Nollywood movies.
3. Cameron Okoye
Peter Okoye’s son, Cameron has already stepped into his dad’s shoes and is notably famed for his electrifying dance moves in his father’s hit song, ‘Personally’. There’s more trick up Cameron’s sleeves as he also doubles up as a footballer, plying his trade at the La Masia.
4. Captain E
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s son, Captain E has already inherited her entertainment genes as he is making a name for himself as a music producer and singer. He is not yet part of the elite Nigerian music producers but his prospects are huge.
5. Jason and Janelle Okpocha
Basketmouth’s kids, Jason and Janelle have served us with their incredible music prowess as Jason has proved his wizardry on the keyboard whereas Janelle has also stunned us with her beautiful voice.