Ever since the dawn of the modern world, there have been wealthy heirs and heiresses waiting to pick up where their parents left off. On the flip side, socialites like Paris Hilton have made entire careers out of being the kids of famous entrepreneurs, even if they have no intention of getting involved in the family business.
Incredible businessmen like Amazon’s Jeff Bezos have managed to create hugely lucrative enterprises, but who will take the wheel when Jeff retires? These are questions faced by huge companies all over the world. In the meantime, the richest heirs and heiresses in America are living their best lives.
While some of these million-dollar babies are instantly recognizable, others have been hidden in plain sight for quite some time. From actors to journalists that are successful in their own right, you never know who’s sitting on a goldmine and waiting to cash in.