Celeb offspring to watch

Superstar genes run strong in some families. Not only are some celebrity kids blessed with good looks, but they also have their parents' talent. The Straits Times looks at 12 Asian celebrity offspring and how bright their star is set to shine

The daughter of Japanese idol actor and the man who defined Japanese beauty standards, Takuya Kimura, and pop singer Shizuka Kudo was born to be a star.

The 16-year-old model, who inherited her father's distinctive nose and her parents' magazine-cover looks, made her debut in 2018 on the cover of Elle Japan and exploded onto the fashion scene.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2020, with the headline 'Celeb offspring to watch'. Print Edition | Subscribe