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9 Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

The family is something fundamental in our formation as adults, and many times the family dictates our future profession.

9 Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Here are some grandchildren of famous people, who decided to follow in their grandparents' footsteps and imitate them.

1. Christopher Columbus's great-great-grandson is the Captain of the Spanish Naval Navy

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

His name is Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal y Gorosabel, and like his great-great-grandfather he is passionate about boats.

The current Christopher Columbus is a Frigate Captain of the Spanish Navy and also has a title of nobility.

His father, Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal, was also called Cristóbal Colón.

2. Benito Mussolini's granddaughter is an Italian senator

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Alessandra Mussolini is a woman who followed in her grandfather's footsteps in politics, becoming a senator and a member of the Italian Parliament.

Unfortunately, like his grandfather, he has shown extreme right behavior, which has not always respected the opinion of others.

3. Pablo Picasso's granddaughter is an art historian

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Her name is Diana Widmaier Picasso, she has a master's degree in art history and, like her grandfather, has based her career around painting.

Diana has also defended the relationship that her grandparents had, since they both met when Picasso was 45 years old and she 17 years old.

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4. Marlon Brando's grandson became a model

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Tuki Brando is the grandson of the late actor Marlon Brando.

Marlon began his career trying his hand at modeling, but ended up being recruited by the Hollywood industry.

Tuki, his grandson, has been successful in modeling, being the image of well-known brands such as Versace.

5. Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd: Three Generations of Actresses

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

The three renowned actresses are grandmother, mother and daughter, and they have all been famous actresses in Hollywood.

Debbie Reynolds acted in classics like "Singin 'in the rain," Carrie Fisher in "Star Wars" and Billie Lourd is one of the main stars of "American Horror Story."

6. The grandson of the writer Charles Dickens became an actor of fantastic books

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Harry Lloyd played an unforgettable villain on the Game of Thrones series, and also participated in the audiobook narration of the franchise.

Lloyd's grandfather, Charles Dickens, was a renowned Victorian novelist, whose specialty was fantasy stories, just like Game of Thrones.

7. Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter is also an actress

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Oona Chaplin is an actress who participated in Game of Thrones and is recognized for being the granddaughter of the famous Charlie Chaplin.

Oona played Talisa Maegyr, Robb Stark's pregnant wife, who perished at the "Red Wedding."

8. Nelson Mandela's granddaughter is also a writer and activist

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Zoleka Mandela became an ambassador for the United Nations, as well as being a renowned South African activist like her grandfather.

Zoleka lost her daughter in a car accident, so she became an activist to defend the rights of victims in her country.

9. Winston Churchill's grandson is also involved in politics

Grandchildren of Famous People Who Followed the Same Profession as Their Grandparents

Nicholas Soames is a British politician and was a Member of Parliament in 1997.

Unlike his grandfather, Soames has considered retiring from politics several times, considering that things are no longer the same as when his grandfather was alive.