There are many successful people who will tell you that hard work beats everything. Yeah, that's a truckload of crap. Having rich parents beats everything.

1. Ranveer Singh

It's a common misconception that the actor comes from humble backgrounds. Ranveer's father is a wealthy businessman. You might have actually heard of him. He goes by the name Jagjit Singh Bhavnani .

Source: Twitter

2. Sonal Chauhan

The actor comes from a royal Rajput family in Manipur, Uttar Pradesh.

Source: DNA India

3. Aditi Rao Hydari

Hydari is also a royal, born to the family of J. Rameshwar Rao, the king of Wanaparthy . She's also the grandniece of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari, the former governor of Assam.

Source: Her Zindagi

4. Ed Sheeran

Sheeran might have slept on Jamie Foxx's couch for a bit but it turns out he never really needed to. Sheeran’s father, John, is an art lecturer and his mother, Imogen, has a jewellery company.

Source: Twitter

5. Edward Norton

Norton’s grandfather, James Rouse , invented the modern enclosed shopping mall. He is credited for designing Boston’s famed Faneuil Hall and the Baltimore Inner Harbor.

Source: Golden Globes

6. Ariana Grande

Her Edward Butera , is the founder of Ibi Designs, a full-service creative studio in Florida. The firm's client list includes people like Eddie Murphy.

Source: Bustle

7. Kiran Rao

The filmmaker is the first cousin to Aditi Rao Hydari, which means they share the same royal ancestry.

Source: Dhaka Tribune

8. Bhagyasree

The former actress' father is Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan , a Raja of Sangli in Maharashtra.

Source: IMDb

9. Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta grew up in New York City's Upper West Side . Her father Joe Germanotta made a very comfortable living in the hotel Wi-Fi business, so much so, that she could attend a private school.

Source: Twitter

10. Bradley Cooper

His father Charles Cooper , was a stockbroker with Merrill Lynch, which allowed him to attend the prestigious private school Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

Source: Today Show

11. Taylor Swift

Scott Swift, Taylor's father is the founder of The Swift Group, a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Group. He has been a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management for more than 40 years.

Source: Capital FM

12. Maggie and Jake Gyllenhal

The Gyllenhaals have always been in Hollywood. Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal’s father, Stephen, is a director and his mother is screenwriter Naomi Foner.

Source: People

13. Jonah Hill

His mother, Sharon Feldstein , is a costume designer and his father, Richard, is a Hollywood business manager who was also an accountant for Guns N’ Roses. No big deal.

Source: Twitter

14. Kristen Stewart

Her mother, Jules, is a script supervisor, editor and director. Some of her film credits include Mortal Combat and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Source: LA Times

15. Salma Hayek

Hayek's father was an oil executive and her mother was an opera singer in Mexico.

Source: US Hola

16. Tom Hiddleston

Tom's father ran a biotech company that worked with Oxford University.

Source: Twitter

17. Anderson Cooper

The CNN newsman's mother was Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress to Vanderbilt railways fortune.

Source: ABC

18. Winston Marshall

The Mumford and Sons Banjoist was born to Sir Paul Marshall , a British investor in companies such as GB News and co-founder of the Marshall Wace hedge fund.

Source: BBC

Well, I always knew there was a reason I am not successful. Not like I am lazy or anything LOL.