Thursday, 3 October 2013
Rich Before Fame: Musicians Who Were Born With a Silver Spoon
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine was living the good ife since he was in diapers. Raised in Los Angeles celebrity-studded Pacific Palisades neighborhood, his kindergarten buddies included actors Jason Segel and Jek Gyllenhall.
Metallica's Lars Ulrich
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich was born into an upper middle class family in Denmark. His dad was a pro tennis player and before Lars found fame as a musician, his posh upbringing included tennis coaching, which took him as far as the ritzy Laguna Beach for some serious training.
Kid Rock may look like he grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, but don't be fooled. The singer's surname says it all; Robert James Ritchie's dad was a successful car dealer who owned several dealerships His family also owned a six-acre apple orchard and horses!
Lady Gaga's made her own millions, but before she became Mother Monster, Stefani Germanotta was iving the high life in her childhood apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Her father, an internet entrepreneur, sent her to private school at Convent of the Sacred Heart on the ritzy Upper East Side.
Drake's street cred has been called into question when it was revealed he grew up in Toronto's wealthy Forest Hill neighborhood from the sixth grade on. By age 15, he was a child star on the Canadian TV show"Degrassi: The Next Generation." The rapper has downplayed the amount of cash the show earned him.
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