Hollywood Rich Kids And Their Tragic Life In Million Dollar Empire

Mina Muzumdar |Sep 21, 2019

Born to the minority of the richest family in the world, these celebrities was supposed to live an extravagant life but their life took a dramatically different path.

It's difficult to imagine the life of heirs who was born into the lap of privilege. But born into wealth is not an insurance for a happily ever afterlife. Born to Hollywood superstar family or being the children of celebrities mean these star kids soon have to carry the great burden of success as well as stepping out of the shadows cast by their famous parents.

While some celebrity kids can emerge from the shadow of their parent and carve their own path, others get lost in their way. 

Here are Hollywood heirs who were born to a minority of the richest powerful family in the world but their life was a tragedy.

Jaden Smith once wanted to suicide because of pressure to success

Jaden Smith was born to one of the most powerful families in Hollywood with father is blockbuster superstar Will Smith. Coming on the heels of his father, he stormed into the limelight since he was young by starring in The Pursuit of Happyness. However, until Karate Kid alongside Jackie Chan, he gained his mass popularity as the leading star kid actor.


Though it is hard to deny the fact that part of his success down to his famous family, Jaden Smith has been working hard to achieve the adulation of the audience. Soaking up the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, the young star, however, admitted that he once wanted to suicide and took a departure from the entertainment industry because of enormous pressure.

The Karate Kid star also shared that a lot of people told him he might be impossible to ever eclipse the career of his father which makes him feel cynical about himself.

Francesca Hilton - the real heir and her tragic death

Francesca Hilton is the daughter of famous actress Zasa Zsa Gabor who was born after she was raped by Conrad Hilton. During her early life, she was famous for her lavish partying ways who willing to spend it all to enjoy herself until nowadays people called her the Kim Kardashian predecessor.


However, when her father Conrad Hilton passed away in 1979, the billionaire left only $100,000 for her while most of his asset was earmarked for charity. Since then, she had struggled to earn a living and had to do a variety of jobs such as acting or stand-up comedy.


When she died at the age of 67, she was alone with no family member came forward to claim her body. She spent her last few years living miserably in dosshouse in Los Angeles or sleeping in her car.

Christian Brando - Heir to $20m estate and his tortured life

It's said that it might have been a blessing Christian Brando didn't regain consciousness during the last day of his life. Christian Brando is the troubled son of legendary actor Marlon Brando. However, his childhood was filled with traumatic memories as their parent parted ways not long after he was born. And it was the beginning of all the tragedy in his life.

Christian Brando was the heir to $20m estate but his life was filled with the traumatic experience.

After divorce, his mother Anna became an alcohol addiction and a drug abuser who brutally beaten her own son every time she was drunk and out of control. His early life with domestic violence took a toll on his personality in later years as he started to take the heavy drug just like his mother.

One day in 1990, he shot to death his sister's violent boyfriend and then was sentenced 5 years in jail. He breathed his last after hooking on crystal meth at age of 49.

Michael Blosil - leapt to death at age of 18

Michael Blosil is the son of American artist Marie Osmond and director Brian Blosil. In 2010, the entire Hollywood was shocked as the 18-year-old star kid leapt to death from the eighth floor of his apartment. At that time, he was the first-year student in The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.


Though he once struggled with substance abuse in 2007, after got out of rehab centre, his mother proudly shared in an interview: "I couldn’t be more proud of him. He’s got a 3.9 GPA in high school. He’s looking at scholarships to some wonderful colleges”.

When thing seemed to get on the right track, no one could think he chose to end his life and left a note explaining that year-long battle with depression was the root of everything.

Redmond O'Neal spent 1/3 of his life in jail

Redmond O'Neal is the son of legendary Hollywood actress Farrah Fawcett and actor Ryan O'Neal. As the only son of one of the most famous Hollywood families, Redmond O'Neal grew up in the spotlight.


Nevertheless, he has spent almost 1/3 of his life in jail with a long criminal record and was arrested for multiple times for assault and drug possession.

Talking about the only son, father Ryan O'Neal said: "He’s never been out on the street for a year because whatever he did, he got caught. He got arrested in prison with heroin in his pocket! So many arrests, the poor, stupid boy!"

Cameron Douglas - the troubled son of legendary actor Michael Douglas

For a long time, the Douglas is one of the bigwigs in Hollywood with both Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas's long reign in the industry. However, despite being born with a silver spoon in mouth, Cameron Douglas as the eldest son of Michael Douglas was arrested for selling the drug in 2010.

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In 2016, Michael Douglas' son Cameron was free after almost 7 years in jail.


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