21 Kids Of Top Athletes Then And Now

1. Sam Alexis Woods

Sam Alexis Woods is the daughter of golfer Tiger Woods and former model Elin Nordegren. Sam was born the day after the 2007 U.S. Open, where Tiger finished second. Sam is not a nickname, and Woods chose the name because his own father had always called him Sam. When it comes to sports, Woods has said that Sam prefers soccer to golf.

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2. Simone Alexandra Johnson

Although Dwayne Douglas Johnson is now known mostly for his movies, he is also a professional wrestling legend. His oldest daughter, Simone Alexandra Johnson, is now a well-known fashion model.

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3. Gianna Bryant

Gianna Bryant is the adorable daughter of NBA Hall of Famer, Kobe Bryant and professional dancer, Vanessa Bryant. Like her father, Gianna is a basketball player, though in the junior ranks at just 12 years old. It's a little early to say whether she'll one day break WNBA scoring records.

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4. Earvin III Johnson

Earvin III Johnson, better known as EJ, is the son of NBA star Magic Johnson. Instead of following in his dad's footsteps, EJ opted to take the route of becoming an actor and a fashion commentator. He gained most of his fame after appearing on reality TV series Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills in 2014. In 2019, he has a net worth of over $3.5 million.

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5. Jarrett Payton

Walter Payton, the talented NFL running back, passed down his athletic genes to his son, Jarrett Payton. Payton began his professional career as an undrafted free agent with the NFL Tennessee Titans. His football career later transcended into a successful sports television and radio career.

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6. Laila Ali

Muhammad Ali is regarded as one of the most legendary athletes of the 20th century, and as one of the greatest boxers of all time. His daughter Laila followed in her father's footsteps and became a boxer too. She has since retired undefeated and recently appeared on the reality TV show Celebrity Apprentice.

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7. Bronny James

Lebron James is considered one of the best basketball players in the world and one of the greatest players ever. His son, Bronny James, may one day be able to take over that title. At just 14-year-old, Bronny has already earned local and national media attention for his basketball skills.

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8. Marcus Jordan

Marcus Jordan is the son of NBA legend Michael Jordan. Marcus played college basketball for the UCF Knights. In May, 2016, He established his own business - a shoe store called "Trophy Room" in Disneyland.

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9. Kendall Jenner 

Kendall Jenner is definitely not living in the shadow of her famous father, Caitlin Jenner, who won the men's decathlon at the 1976 Olympics. Kendall is now a well-known model and topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid models of 2017 and 2018.

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10. Patrick Schwarzenegger

The 25-year-old model and actor comes from a very famous family. His father, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been declared Mr. Olympia seven times. His mother, Maria Shriver, is a renowned Journalist. At age 15, Patrick founded a philanthropic clothing company, Project360. His most recent appearance was in the 2018 film Midnight Sun.

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11. Brooke Hogan

Brooke is the daughter of professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan.  She starred in a reality series based on her own life, Brooke Knows Best. She also dabbled in music. Her single, 'About Us', reached the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. Brooke is currently working on branching out into country music.

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12. Amir Tyson

Amir Tyson, the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, graduated from St. Andrew's Episcopal School in 2015. In 2016, he appeared in a Super Bowl commercial alongside his father. Amir currently attends The American University in Washington, D.C., where he plays baseball for the club team.

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13. Shareef O'Neal

Shareef O'Neal is the son of basketball legend, Shaquille O'Neal. He takes after his father in height, standing 6 feet 8 inches tall. He signed with the UCLA Bruins as part of their sixth-ranked 2018 recruiting class. However, he has yet to play at college level after doctors discovered a heart ailment that would require surgery.

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14. Maximilian Ibrahimovic

Maximilian Ibrahimovic is the son of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is currently a soccer player for LA Galaxy of the MLS and is the third most decorated active soccer player in the world. Maximilian is just 13 years old but has already begun to take after his father and plays for the PSG youth academy.

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15. Kiyan Anthony

Kiyan Anthony is the son of NBA player Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo Anthony has been named an NBA All-Star ten times and an All-NBA Team member six times. Although Kiyan's still very young, he is already playing for the famous New York Gauchos.

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16. Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade

Zaire is the 17-year-old son of NBA superstar Dwayne Wade, who has won three NBA Championships with Miami Heat. Zaire is good at basketball and clearly hopes to follow in his father's footsteps.

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17. Trevor Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky is arguably one of the greatest hockey players of all time and one of the world's most dominant athletes ever. He has five children, most of whom are not as into sports as their father was. One child, Trevor, did decide to pursue sports, but chose baseball instead. Trevor is currently making a name for himself in the minor league.

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18. Austin Nicholas Lemieux

Austin takes after his dad, Mario Lemieux, who happens to be a great hockey player. Austin plays college hockey for Arizona State University. He has claimed that he doesn't feel any pressure due to his dad's past career, and that he simply wants to create his own path.

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19. Nate Montana

Joe Montana had a legendary career as an NFL quarterback, winning four Super Bowls and being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first eligible year. He has two sons, Nick and Nate, the latter of whom is also a quarterback and is currently a free agent in the NFL.

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20. Aaron Elliston Jones

Aaron Elliston Jones is the son of former professional soccer player and X-Men star, Vinnie Jones. Aaron joined the British Army and completed his training in August 2008. He now serves in the Life Guards.

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21. Abi Olajuwon

Abi Olajuwon is the daughter of former NBA center Hakeem Olajuwon. Hakeem led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA championships three times. Abi is destined to play basketball as she stands 6 feet 4 inches tall. She played center with the WNBA's Chicago Sky but ended her playing career with a club team in Spain. She is now an assistant coach at Eastern Michigan University.

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