Did Nepotism or Know-How Make These People Stars?

Success smiles more often on people from famous families. Jaden has Will and Jada to thank, and where would Solange be without Beyoncé? Still, not everyone with connected kinfolk is riding coattails. The Root takes a look some high-profile careers to see which ones stand on their own.

By: Brandee Sanders
Posted: June 29 2010 2:21 PM
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