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7 Celebs You Didn't Know Had Famous Moms

Like mother, like daughter.

Some celebs start from the bottom and claw their way to the top, while there are others who grew up close to the limelight. Still, it doesn't mean the fame is undeserved; it's not easy to make a name for yourself when you have a parent who did it first. Here are 7 celebs whose mothers definitely know a thing or two about being famous.

1. Kate Hudson

We all know Kate from the ultimate rom-com, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, but a lot of people don't know that her mother is Goldie Hawn.

2. Rashida Jones

Rashida may be the child of the legendary Quincy Jones, but her mother, Peggy Lipton, a model and actress, is a star in her own right, having starred in shows like The Mod Squad and Twin Peaks.

3. Eva Amurri Martino

Eva has starred in shows like Californification and played the leading role in the 2008 film Middle of Nowhere. What you probably didn't guess is that her mom is Susan Sarandon; they've even guest-starred together in an episode of Friends.

4. Gwyneth Paltrow

She gets it from her mom. Gwyneth Paltrow may be an A-list actress, but her mother, Blythe Danner, is a Tony Award-winning actress (though she's excelled in TV and film work too).

5. Dakota Johnson

Dakota made a name for herself playing the lead role in the hugely influential 50 Shades of Grey franchise, while her mother, Melanie Griffith, is a Golden Globe-winning actress.

6. Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd is an Emmy-nominated actress who's well known for her political activism, while her mother, Naomi Judd, is a legendary country music star.

7. Riley Keough

You may recognize Riley from movies like Mad Max and Magic Mike XXL, but she also happens to descend from music royalty: her mother is Lisa Marie Presley (her grandfather, of course, is Elvis).

Watch 'Fix My Mom' premiering on Oxygen Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9/8c! 

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