Many people think that being born with a “golden cradle” is a guarantee of happiness. It may seem strange, but being born into a wealthy family can also bring some challenges, especially since almost everything a person achieves does not seem to be the result of their effort. Some celebrities know this very well and that’s why they decide not to spoil their children and not to raise them in very materialistic environments, mainly so that they understand that their parents worked hard to get there.
O awesome.club he greatly admires celebrities who don’t forget their roots and do their best to show their children that their success didn’t fall from the sky. Check out which celebrities are these and see if you agree with the way they raise their children.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have a son and two daughters. The 57-year-old actress was raised in a middle-class family and in an interview revealed that she was never spoiled by her parents; in fact, she said she was always trying to get their attention.
Although her life has changed a lot over time, she said in an interview that her son “only wears used clothes” that he receives from his older cousins. And she added: “I don’t think I’ve ever bought clothes for him. I only buy shoes, after all, everyone has a different type of foot”.
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder
Julia and Daniel have been married for 20 years and have 3 children. A few years ago, the actress made some comments about parenting and said that in this regard “there is nothing stronger than kindness”.
And she explained, “I think some people confuse unconditional love with pampering.” However, in the actress’s home this does not seem to be a problem: “My children would never say that I have any kind of problem to differentiate one thing from another”.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis didn’t grow up in wealthy families; in fact, both came from very humble backgrounds and are therefore very careful not to spoil their two children too much, who were born in very different conditions.
The actress revealed that she tries to explain to her children from an early age that “Mom and Dad may have a dollar, but you are poor”. Although she may seem a little strong, she also says things like: “You are very poor and have nothing, since Mom and Dad have a bank account”.
Although he is one of the richest men on the planet, Bill Gates has always done his best not to let his children be dazzled by his wealth. For Bill, children who inherit a lot of money and don’t work don’t usually do well in the future. In this sense, your children will receive a relatively small part of your huge fortune, as a way to prevent them from “doing nothing” in the future.
The 70-year-old famous singer is one of the richest people in the British music industry. About his wealth, he made the following statement: “I don’t want to leave trust funds that are like albatrosses around their necks”. He said that the reason for this decision is to make the children work. And he added: “My children rarely ask me for anything, which I really respect and value.”
The 62-year-old singer revealed that nothing she has earned throughout her life will be left to her children. She said that when a person leaves an inheritance they “take away the most important gift they can give their children, which is the ability to work”.
Gordon, one of the most famous chefs in the world, is 55 years old and refuses to spoil his five children. The famous revealed that he does not allow them to eat in his restaurants and said that to earn some money they need to work. The head chef also said that the children only fly economy class: “They don’t travel with us in first class because they haven’t worked enough to be able to pay”.
In addition to being a businessman, Simon is one of the biggest TV personalities. He is 62 years old and has an 8 year old son. On the subject of inheritance, he made the following statement: “I don’t believe in passing wealth from one generation to another.” And he explained: “I will probably leave my money to a charity. Children and dogs”.
Elton John and his husband are the parents of 9-year-old twins. Although he is one of music’s greatest legends, the singer said that his children will not receive his entire fortune. According to him: “Anything they want that goes beyond the basics, they will need to work to get it”.
In addition, the musician revealed that having children changed his view of life: “I learned that the simplest things in life, like spending a minute with my children, are worth more than any painting, photo, house or successful record”.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
The billionaire and his wife have two daughters and are one of the most powerful couples in the world. However, the two revealed that they will give away 99% of their Facebook shares in their lifetime. They explained that their goal is “to improve the lives of all people who come into this world, not just those already here.”
What is your opinion about this way of dealing with raising children? If you had a lot of money, would you do the same? Tell in the comments.
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