61 Celebrity Mothers and Daughters at the Same Age

61 Celebrity Mothers and Daughters at the Same Age

From Reese Witherspoon's partner in crime Ava Phillippe to Cindy Crawford's mini-me Kaia Gerber, it's easy to see the resemblance between these celebrity mother-daughter pairs now—but it's even more striking when they were the same age. From their identical looks to what point in their careers they were, we're giving you the full rundown.

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Lea Thompson and Zoey Deutch at 25

At age 25, Lea Thompson was enjoying her big break in Hollywood, starring in movies like Back to the Future and Howard the Duck. The following year, she would go on to meet her husband, director Howard Deutch on the movie Some Kind of Wonderful. Their daughter Zoey has similarly been booking high-profile roles in Netflix's Set It Up and the Ryan Murphy series The Politician.

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Leslie Mann and Maude Apatow around 23

By her early '20s, Leslie Mann had already met Maude's mega-producer father Judd Apatow on the Jim Carrey comedy The Cable Guy. She'd also booked comedic roles in George of the Jungle and Big Daddy. Maude has followed in her parents' show-biz footsteps, appearing in Netflix's Hollywood, The King of Staten Island, and a slew of her father's own movies.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Carys Douglas in Their Late Teens

Catherine Zeta-Jones wouldn't go on to gain mainstream success—or her Oscar until later in her career. But her 17-year-old daughter Carys, with actor Michael Douglas, is already a successful model. She's recently appeared in a Fendi campaign and on the cover of Vanity Fair Spain's September issue.

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Natalie Wood and Natasha Gregson Wagner at 32

By the '70s, Natalie Wood had already reached the pinnacle of her career—earning three Oscar nominations and leading the hit musical movie West Side Story. Wood also became a mother at 32, welcoming her daughter Natasha Gregson Wagner. By the same age, Natasha had appeared in a series of films, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer and High Fidelity.

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Heather Locklear and Ava Elizabeth Sambora at 20

At 20 years old, Heather Locklear had just landed her breakout role as Sammy Jo Dean Carrington on Dynasty. Her daughter with Richie Sambora, Ava, is following in her mom's footsteps and made her acting debut in Judd Apatow's This Is 40.

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Robin Wright and Dylan Frances Penn at 27

When Robin Wright was 27 years old, she was a household name in Hollywood and one of her most iconic roles as Jenny Curran in Forrest Gump was just about to premiere. Robin's daughter with Sean Penn, Dylan, is a model and actress. You might recognize her as the mystery woman from Nick Jonas' "Chains" music video.

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Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross at 40

At 40 years old, Diana Ross was well into her singing career. Similarly, Tracee has established herself as a household name as an actress and a comedian, most recently as a lead on Black-ish.

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Madonna and Lourdes Leon at 22

At 22 years old, Madonna was about to make it big as a singer. The Queen of Pop's daughter with Carlos Leon has rubbed shoulders with Hollywood's biggest A-listers her whole life, went to the University of Michigan for four years, and is now emerging as a fashion "it girl," after scoring her first major campaign for Miu Miu.

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Kyra Sedgwick and Sosie Bacon at 26

Kyra Sedgwick had already been married to Kevin Bacon for several years and established herself as an actress in Hollywood by the time she was 26. As for her daughter, her role in 13 Reasons Why put her on the map to follow in her mother (and father's) footsteps.

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Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain at 17

When Courtney Love was 17 years old, she was just getting her start in music and chasing fame. As for Frances Bean Cobain, Courtney's daughter with the late Kurt Cobain, she's been in the spotlight since birth.

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Vanessa Paradis and Lily-Rose Depp at 19

At 19, Vanessa Paradis was well known as a French musician, actress, and fashion model—in fact, she got her big break at 14 with the song "Joe le taxi." Lily-Rose Depp, Vanessa's daughter with Johnny Depp, also got a young start at 15 in the movie Tusk. Now, the 21-year-old is a well-known model and actress.

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Candace Cameron Bure and Natasha Bure at 18

Candace Cameron Bure had been working in television for 11 years by the time she was 18. The child star's oldest daughter, Natasha, got her first acting credit at 13 years old, but music is her main passion. She appeared on The Voice when she was 18, the same age she is in this photo.

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Kim Basinger and Ireland Baldwin at 23

After finding success as a model, at 23 years old Kim Basinger started pursuing a career in acting (she eventually starred in L.A. Confidential and Batman). Her daughter, Ireland, with ex-husband Alec Baldwin is a highly sought-after model.

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Blythe Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow at 46

When Blythe Danner was 46 years old, she had been a working actress for 21 years. By the same age, Gwyneth had been working for 30 years. But it's fair to say Gwyneth had a leg up on her mom, given the careers of her parents (her father is the late producer and director Bruce Paltrow).

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Kennya Baldwin and Hailey Bieber at 22

At 22 years old, Kennya Baldwin was still two years away from marrying her husband, Stephen Baldwin. A 22-year-old Hailey Bieber became one of the most famous faces in the world due to her modeling career and marriage to Justin Bieber.

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Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian West at 35

At 35 years old, Kris already had four kids at home. As the same age, Kim had two—but has since had two more.

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Kim Kardashian West and North West at 5

Kim Kardashian was part of a family that rubbed elbows with the rich and famous when she was 5 years old (her late father's best friend was O.J. Simpson), but her childhood was still likely more normal than her daughter's. By 5, North West has already graced the pages of Vogue—twice.

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at 40

Debbie Reynolds had been an actress for 24 years by the time she turned 40, with leading roles in classic movies like Singin' in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. But Carrie had reached a star status in her own right by 40, having scored the role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise.

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Carrie Fischer and Billie Lourd at 26

At 26, Carrie Fisher had already starred in two Star Wars movies as Princess Leia. As for Billie Lourd, Carrie's daughter with Bryan Lourd, she's starred in the TV series Scream Queens and appeared in multiple Star Wars installments as Lieutenant Connix.

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Lisa Bonet and Zoë Kravitz at 27

Lisa Bonet's role as Denise Huxtable in The Cosby Show skyrocketed her to fame, and her relationship with Lenny Kravitz got her loads of attention too. Her daughter with Lenny, Zoë, worked hard to be viewed as a serious actress in her own right, most recently starring in the Hulu series High Fidelity. (Bonet made an appearance in the original 2000 film of the same name!)

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Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson at 26

Melanie Griffith started modeling at just nine months old and debuted on screen as Delly Grastner in Night Moves at 19. Her daughter with Don Johnson is also an actress. Dakota became a household name for her role as Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise.

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Demi Moore and Rumer Willis at 27

At 27 years old, Demi Moore had already had a few notable roles in cinema, including as Debbie in About Last Night... and as Jules in St. Elmo's Fire. Rumer, her oldest daughter with Bruce Willis, has followed in both of her parents footsteps and by 27 had 31 acting credits to her name.

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Phylicia Rashad and Condola Rashad in Their Mid-30s

In her mid-30s, Phylicia landed the role of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show and her life was forever changed. Her daughter with Ahmad Rashād is also an actress, but she's better known for her theater work, primarily her portrayal of Lynn Nottage in the 0ff-Broadway play Ruined, which won a Pulitzer Prize.

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Jerry Hall and Georgia May Jagger at 24

Jerry Hall was already a world renown model by 24 and had made her transition into acting with the '80s film Urban Cowboy. As for Georgia, Jerry's daughter with Mick Jagger, her modeling career began at 16 and she's recently moved on to fashion design.

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Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe at 18

Reese Witherspoon was already a working actor at 18, but had yet to star in most of the movies she's known for today. As for Ava, turning 18 meant graduating from high school and pursuing modeling. One of her biggest breaks to date has been starring in Rodarte's Fall 2018 collection lookbook.

Kathy Hilton and Paris Hilton at 26

By 26, Kathy was married and the mother of two girls, Paris and Nicky. Here's a look at what Paris looked like at the same age, when she was still very much a regular fixture in the tabloids.

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Yolanda Foster and Gigi and Bella Hadid Around 20

Yolanda Foster was an in-demand model during the '80s and, surprise, surprise, now her daughters Gigi (left at 20) and Bella (right at 19) are some of the biggest names in the modeling game.

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Minnie Riperton and Maya Rudolph at 28

At 28 years old, singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton was in the prime of her career thanks to her 1975 single "Lovin' You." The age of 28 was similarly significant for Maya, who was cast in Saturday Night Live at the same age.

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Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson at 37

By the time Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson were both 37 years old, they'd led similar careers. Both were known for their charming lead roles in romantic comedies.

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Meryl Streep and Mamie, Grace, and Louisa Gummer in Their Late 20s

At 30 years old, Meryl Streep wasn't the Meryl Street we know today. She had just made her big screen debut two years prior. Her daughters Mamie (left at 32) and Grace (center at 29) are also actors, while Louisa (right at 24) is pursuing a modeling career.

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Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri at 31

Susan Sarandon had already starred in cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show by 31 and had been steadily working as an actress for years. The same goes for Eva, who had 33 acting credits to her name by the time she was 31.

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Peggy Lipton and Rashida Jones at 40

By 40, actress and model Peggy Lipton was already a big name thanks to her role as Julie Barnes on Mod Squad and her marriage to Quincy Jones. As for Rashida, she had already been part of several successful shows, including The Office and Parks and Rec.

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Janet Leigh and Jamie Lee Curtis at 23

Janet had already signed with MGM studios and was starring in pictures like Little Women and The Romance of Rosie Bridge by 23. After marrying fellow actor, Tony Curtis, Jamie Lee Curtis was born. She also pursued acting and become a household name after starring in Halloween at 20.

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Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber in Their Late Teens

Cindy Crawford got her first taste of modeling during her junior year of high school in a local publication called DeKalb Nite Weekly and by the time she was 17, Elite Model Management was representing her. Kaia is also a model and by the age of 18 she had already walked in fashion shows for Chanel, Versace, and Marc Jacobs.

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Jayne Mansfield and Mariska Hargitay at 27

At 27, '50s bombshell Jayne Mansfield was under contract with 20th Century Fox and had appeared in films like The Wayward Bus and Too Hot to Handle. Her daughter, Mariska, was only 3 years old when her mother passed away in a car accident, but followed in her Hollywood footsteps. At 27, Mariska began starring in the hit TV show Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, which is in its 24th season.

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Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Giannulli at 18

At 18 years old, Lori Loughlin had already gotten her start as an actress in Hollywood. Similarly, Olivia Jade Giannulli had established herself as a beauty influencer by 18, but the 2018 college admissions scandal has halted both of their careers.

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Christie Brinkley and Sailor Brinkley-Cook in Their Early 20s

Christie Brinkley was on the precipice of conquering the modeling world at 23, as she landed her first Sports Illustrated cover a few years later. Now it's her daughter Sailor's turn. In 2017, the mother-daughter duo appeared in Sports Illustrated together, along with Christie's eldest daughter from her marriage to Billy Joel.

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Andie MacDowell and Rainey and Margaret Qualley in Their Mid-20s

At 29, Andie MacDowell had just received her breakout role–playing Dale Biberman, Emilio Estevez's girlfriend in St. Elmo's Fire—and was on the brink of some of her biggest roles. Similarly, her two daughters, Rainey (left at 29) and Margaret (right at 24) are both pursuing acting careers. Recently, Rainey was in Ocean's Eight and Margaret was in Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood.

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Linda McCartney and Stella McCartney at 26

Linda Eastman was only 26 years old when she was introduced to Beatles Mania and married singer, Paul McCartney. Their daughter, Stella McCartney, launched a fashion collection in 1995 and at 26 earned an Elle Style Award for Best New Designer.

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Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley at 22

Priscilla Presley was only 22 years old when she married the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. Lisa Marie also married young, saying "I do" to Danny Keough when she was just 20 (though the marriage didn't last).

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith at 19

At age 19, Jada Pinkett Smith was an up-and-coming actress, paying her dues with television movies and eventually landing a role on the television show A Different World. As for Willow Smith (Jada's daughter with Will Smith), she's already had a successful music career, is an undeniable figure in fashion, and cohosts Red Table Talk with her mom and grandmother.

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Lisa Rinna and Amelia and Delilah Hamlin in Their Early 20s

Lisa Rinna rose to stardom in her 20s for her roles on soap operas, like Days of Our Lives. Instead of pursuing acting like their mother, Lisa's daughters with Harry Hamlin, Amelia Gray (left at 18) and Delilah Belle (right at 21) are focusing on modeling and are already household names.

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Diane Ladd and Laura Dern in Their Early 40s

Diane Ladd had been an established actress since the '50s, but at 40 she landed one of her most acclaimed parts in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. You could say the same happened to her daughter, Laura Dern, who rose to fame with roles in films like Jurassic Park and Blue Velvet in the '80s, but won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 45.

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Drew Barrymore and Frankie Barrymore Kopelman Under the Age of 5

Drew Barrymore was born into a famous family and landed her first acting job at the age of 7 on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Recently the mom of two shared a sweet throwback picture of one of her first head shots (left) and we couldn't help but compare it to her youngest daughter, Frankie, around the same age.

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Vanessa Williams and Jillian Hervey at 30

Thanks to the title of Miss America in 1984, Vanessa Williams was already an established singer and actress by the age of 30. Her daughter, Jillian Hervey, has followed her into the entertainment industry as a singer and member of the group Lion Babe.

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Queen Rania of Jordan and Princess Iman in Their Early 20s

Queen Rania married the King of Jordan in 1993, when she was just 23 years old. In 2021, her oldest daughter, Princess Iman, is already a year older than her mother was when she became a royal.

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Gillian Anderson and Piper Maru Klotz at 26

Gillian Anderson was 24 when she landed her starring role on The X-Files. At a similar age, her daughter is a credited artist living in London.

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Mel B and Phoenix Brown at 22

Both Mel B and Phoenix Brown aren't afraid to tell you what they really, really want. Back when Mel was 22, she was known as Scary Spice in the Spice Girls. Meanwhile, her daughter is a model and an Instagram influencer.

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The Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth at 85

Queen Elizabeth II is England's longest-reining monarch, while her mother lived her own long royal life until she was 101. Both are shown here at the age of 85—the Queen Mother in 1985 and the Queen in 2011—and it's clear they have good genes.

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Glenn Close and Annie Starke in Their Early 30s

Glenn Close was 35 years old when she made her film debut in The World According to Garp. Her daughter, Annie Starke, caught her big break at 30 when she starred in Ratched in 2020.

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Sadie Frost and Iris Law in Their Early 20s

Instead of following in her mother and father's (Jude Law!) acting footsteps, Iris Law is joining the modeling world at 20 years old. Around the same age, her mother was newly married to Spandau Ballet member, Gary Kemp.

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Princess Anne and Zara Tindall at 23

Besides their obviously similar good looks and penchant for hats, Princess Anne and Zara Tindall were both competitive equestrians at the age of 23. The Princess married Tindall's father, Captain Mark Phillips, that same year.

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Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne at 26

In 1978, Sharon Osbourne looked a lot like her daughter circa 2010. At 26, Sharon was still a few years away from marrying Ozzy Osbourne and dealing with all the fame that went with it, but Kelly's been in the limelight since she was a teen.

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Kelly Ripa and Lola Consuelos in Their Early 20s

Kelly Ripa was just starting her acting career in her early 20s, appearing on All My Children in 1990. Interestingly, growing up in the spotlight has led her daughter, Lola Consuelos, to keep a low profile on social media.

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Kate Moss and Lila Grace Hack at 18

Lila Grace Hack looked like a natural when she walked down the Fendi runway in 2021—perhaps because she's supermodel Kate Moss's only child. Both models were walking during fashion week by the age of 18.

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Thandie Newton and Nico Parker in Their Late Teens

Nico Parker took a cue from her mother, Thandie Newton, and decided to make her on-screen debut as a teenager. Newton earned her first role in the 1991 film Flirting, while Parker scored the lead in Walt Disney's 2019 live-action film, Dumbo.

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Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Under 3 Years Old

When Kylie Jenner shared a sweet throwback photo of herself on Halloween, all we could think was how much she resembles her daughter, Stormi Webster.

Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian at 35

The Kardashian sister who resembles the family matriarch the most is Kourtney Kardashian—and their lives are more similar than you'd think. At 32 years old, Jenner had just welcomed her youngest of the four Kardashian children, Rob Kardashian. Only a few years later at 35, Kourtney gave birth to her third child, Reign Aston Disick.

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Apple Martin in Their Early Teens

At the age of 17, Gwyneth Paltrow dove head first into acting, appearing in High in 1990. While her 16-year-old daughter, Apple Martin, keeps a low profile, the mini-me is known to pop up on her mom's Instagram account from time to time.

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Uma Thurman and Maya Hawke at 22

At 22 years old, Uma Thurman was known for both her high profile marriage to Gary Oldham and her rising star power, thanks to films like 1992's Final Analysis. At the same age, her daughter is also an actress, appearing in films like Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood and shows like Stranger Things.

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Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith at 33

Tippi Hedren is best known for appearing in Alfred Hitchcock's movies and Melanie Griffith is known for Working Girl. Both are photographed here at 33. It's clear Dakota Johnson (Griffith's daughter) gets her Hollywood acumen from these women.

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It's easy to see the resemblance between these celebrity mother-daughter pairs now—but it's even more striking when they were the same age. Here, photos of them side-by-side.