12 Celebrities Who Grew Up Rich And 12 Who Are Self-Made

Self-Made: Hilary Swank

The actor grew up in a trailer park in Washington State. She told Together magazine, "I had a roof over my head and I had food, and so it wasn’t that being poor and having those experiences was a negative.

Grew Up Rich: Cara Delevingne

The English model's family is full of titles, powerful connections, and even ties to the royal family.

Self-Made: Nicki Minaj

During an interview with Rolling Stone, Nicki said, "I would go in my room and kneel down at the foot of my bed and pray that God would make me rich so that I could take care of my mother."

Grew Up Rich: Bradley Cooper

The A Star Is Born actor's father was a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch, and his mother worked for NBC. Bradley attended Germantown Academy.

Self-Made: Leighton Meester

The Gossip Girl actor was born while her mother was serving federal time for drug trafficking, and lived with her grandmother until her mom was released.

Grew Up Rich: Emma Stone

The La La Land actor's father was the president and CEO of a commercial construction company.

Self-Made: Sarah Jessica Parker

The Sex and the City actor was one of eight children, and her family could only get by on welfare.

Grew Up Rich: Jonah Hill and Beanie Feldstein

The siblings' mother was a fashion stylist and costume designer, and their father was an accountant for the iconic rock band Guns N' Roses.

Self-Made: Selena Gomez

The "Lose You to Love Me" singer's mother had her at 16 years old. Selena's parents divorced five years later, and she was raised by her mother in Texas.

Grew Up Rich: Anderson Cooper

The broadcast journalist is the great-great-great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who made a fortune in shipping and railroads and was one of the richest Americans in history.

Self-Made: Oprah Winfrey

In rural Mississippi, the talk show host grew up in abject poverty. Her home had no running water, and she sometimes wore overalls made from potato sacks.

Grew Up Rich: Ariana Grande

The "Thank U, Next" singer's mother was the CEO of a communications company, and her father founded a graphic design firm.

Self-Made: Kelly Clarkson

"We lived prepay check to prepay check," she told the Dallas Morning News. "I was like, whatever I'm gonna do, I just don't wanna have to worry [like] that.

Grew Up Rich: Sigourney Weaver

The Alien actor's father was a TV executive who created NBC's Today show and worked as the president of NBC for several years.

Self-Made: Justin Bieber

The "Peaches" singer was raised by a single mother. During an interview with Clique TV, he recalled, "My mom would always make me order water at restaurants.

Grew Up Rich: Gwyneth Paltrow

The Shakespeare in Love actor's father was a TV and movie director and producer, and her mother is actor Blythe Danner.

Self-Made: Tyler Perry

In New Orleans, the actor grew up in a poverty-stricken and abusive home.

Grew Up Rich: Salma Hayek

The Frida actor's father was an oil company executive in Mexico, while her mother was an opera singer and talent scout.

Self-Made: Dolly Parton

As one of 12 children, the "Jolene" singer grew up in a tin-roofed shack with no electricity and no running water in the mountains of Tennessee.

Grew Up Rich: Rashida Jones

The Parks and Recreation actor's father, Quincy Jones, is a music producer and composer.

Self-Made: Céline Dion

As the youngest of 14 siblings, the singer grew up in a working-class home in Quebec. "We were three, four in the same bed," she told CBS News. "I did not have a bedroom.

Grew Up Rich: Darren Criss

The Glee actor's father was an investment banker who worked at big banks like HSBC, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Deutsche.

Self-Made: Sean "Diddy" Combs

The music mogul was born in Harlem. When he was 3 years old, his father was shot to death.

Self-Made: the Kardashian-Jenner Clan

Just kidding! Despite Kim's recent advice that women in business should work harder, and the infamous Forbes article claiming Kylie was the youngest self-made billionaire, the Kardashian-Jenner siblings obviously grew up rich.