Rich, rude, narcissistic, self entitled and snobby. Does this remind you of someone you know? Chances are that this person is the way they are because they have the liberty to spend millions of dollars that they probably haven’t earned. Fortunately, there are a few celeb’s that know this all too well and chose to avoid turning their kids into mean machines. Here are some SHOCKING but reasonable reasons why these celebs are leaving little to NOTHING for their kids.
“It’s not a favor to kids to have them have huge sums of wealth. It distorts anything they might do, creating their own path.”
Billionaires Bill and Melinda have a net worth of more than $100 billion, but their kids will only be receiving $10 million each. Gates has stated that though it is a large sum of money, it’s meant for his kids to grow into it and manage it wisely.The rest of the couple’s fortune is going to charity.
“That’s not my number-one objective, and that’s reflected in the way the kids are brought up.”
This superstar celebrity chef and dad of four has zero intentions of leaving his fortune to his children. In fact, Ramsay ensures his kids sit in economy on flights while he and his wife travel by first class because he and his wife have earned it and their kids have not. Ramsay has publicly stated that the only thing their kids will get is a 25% deposit on a flat and nothing else.Nigella Lawson
“I am determined that my children should have no financial security.”
Even though celebrity chef Nigella Lawson came from a privileged upbringing, she’s stated that she doesn’t want her children to have financial security which is not their own as it “ruins people not having to earn money”. Lawson stated that she would like her kids to support themselves instead of using her money as a crutch.
“If he is capable, he can make his own money,” he said. “If he is not, then he will just be wasting my money.”
The amazing actor and martial artist Jackie Chan is an accomplished and lovable person. For more than five decades, he has acted in many movies as the lead, stunt man and sometimes both. His impressive career has made him millions of which the actor has decided to give 100% to charities when he passes.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
“Mommy and daddy may have a dollar, but you’re poor. You are very poor, you have nothing”
This couple does not like to splurge their wealth unnecessarily. Like any good parents, the couple wants their kids to understand the importance of the value of money and hard work, so they will be giving their inheritance away.