On August 2 , the New York Daily News ran a brief story about model Bar Refaeli and her latest endeavors. However, more interesting than her love life was a tweeted photo that featured her mom, Tzipi Levine, in her early modeling days in the 1970s. The mother daughter duo look strikingly similar and it is clear where the Sports Illustrated model gets her good looks from!
These two aren't the only model dopplegangers running around Hollywood. Several celebrity offspring may have their mothers to thank for their modeling careers.
Beverly Johnson and Anansa Sims
Beverly Johnson was the first black woman ever to appear on the cover of American Vogue magazine in the early 70s. When you've carved such an arc in pop culture, it seems only natural that your daughter would follow suit. As such, her look-alike offspring Anansa did just that---albeit, showcasing her curves as a successful plus-sized model.
and Kaia Gerber
All heads turned when supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia was planted in front of cameras for a Versace ad in February 2012. Clearly, the lens loved the 10-year-old, who looks every inch the gorgeous spectacle that is her famous mother. However, Crawford isn't too keen on letting her mini-me into the modeling world so early and has even banned make-up to prevent her youngster from looking too old in photos.
Heather Locklearand Ava Sambora
After the extensive list of TV shows in which Heather starred in the late 1980s, most don't consider her a model, but like many actresses, modeling is where she got her start. It would appear that her daughter Ava (with rocker Richie Sambora) is following in her mom's footsteps. The youngster, who has all her mother's good looks---made her runway-modeling debut in 2010.
Nicole Mitchell and Bria Murphy
VH1's reality show "Hollywood Exes" features Nicole Mitchell (ex-wife of comedian Eddie Murphy). The curvy model spends time running her business ventures and attending to her five children, one of which includes model look-alike Bria Murphy---her daughter with Eddie. Take one glance at the young lady and you'll see exactly where she got her towering height, sparkling eyes and winning smile.
Kim Basinger and Ireland Baldwin
Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland has made headlines in a few unfortunate family dramas, but in June 2012, she was identified for other reasons -- namely because at 16 years old, she is literally the spitting image of her model/actress mother. The term "statuesque" has been used quite a bit to describe Ireland's stunning looks. Will she take up her mother's career pursuits? Right now, she just appears to be enjoying being a teenager.
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