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Shout Out To All The Momagers And Popagers: Celebs Whose Parents Managed Them All The Way To The Top

May 3rd, 2013 - By Iva Anthony
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In the cutthroat world of show business, sometimes it’s comforting to have a familiar face and someone you can trust as part of the team. These 15 celebrities left their fate and careers into the hands of their parents and it served them well — very well.

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The Kardashians

Perhaps the mother of all momagers, Kris Jenner helped her Kardashian daughters become household names. In addition to launching the careers of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney as reality television stars, the Kardashians have segued into the world of fashion design. Ready to have the limelight to shine on her, Jenner has inked a deal for her own talk show. In 2011, it was reported that she was worth an estimated $20 million.

Honor Thy Father and Mother? Celebs Who’ve Fallen Out with Their Parents

August 13th, 2012 - By Kendra Koger
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The bond between parent and child can be a strong one, but as such, there does seem to be a thin line between love and loathe.  As anyone who has a relationship with your parents, will know that there are ups and downs, and sometimes those downs can seem a little intense.  Don’t feel bad though.  Everyone goes through it.  Here’s a list of celebrities who have had public beefs with their parents.

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Brandy Norwood and Sonja Norwood

Being a teenager is a very difficult time in your life, but the experience is probably even more intense when you’re famous.  Award winning singer and actress, Brandy, charmed her way into our hearts, acting in multiple mediums. There was a time when she was highly marketable.  Not wanting her daughter to be taken advantage of, Sonja became her manager, and this was a source of tension between the two.

In a 2002 interview in Oprah’s O magazine, Brandy, who was dealing with wanting to be rebellious and a people-pleaser would clash with her mom-ager because she felt like her mother occasionally saw her as just a commodity.   The standard of being perfect was hard for Brandy to deal with as well.  Sonja admitted that there were times when she was more of a manager when she should have been a mom and vice versa.  But with the birth of Brandy’s daughter, the two have a better relationship now.

7 Family Show Biz Partnerships That Came to a Sudden End

August 20th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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By Tarice Gray

In show business it’s hard to know who to trust.  As a result, many celebrities hire family and friends to help them navigate the journey toward success. For some that decision hasn’t worked out for the best. But no matter how successful the partnership, some are doomed to fail.  Family feuds in Hollywood are not uncommon, and when it comes to money, many will love you today and sue you tomorrow.  Here’s The Atlanta Post’s list of some of the family business alliances that have fizzled.

 

Beyonce and Dad

Mega star Beyonce Knowles owes much of her success to her father Matthew Knowles. He managed her career from the time she was a teen phenom and member of the ultra-successful group, Destiny’s Child. But just weeks ago the Grammy Award-winning singer fired her dear old dad.  It seems members of Beyonce’s camp reported that the elder Knowles stole from his uber wealthy offspring.  Although they both pledge their family bond holds strong, the professional end of their relationship remains a matter for the courts.

Momagers: Top Moms Who’ve Guided Their Children To Success

May 8th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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Top celebrities often pay tribute to their moms. Mothers are buy nature, the nurturers of the family and most make it their mission to ensure their kids have the best. Some moms play a heavy hand in ensuring their children are successful. Mom/Managers are becoming common in the entertainment industry, and their kids are benefiting from their devotion. Here is a list of some of the top momagers in the African American community:

 

Jonetta Patton

Jonetta Patton may be better known to the public as the mother of R&B and Pop Superstar Usher. Patton has also been the most prominent guiding hand in his career. She managed her son since he was a teen singing sensation and nurtured his career to Grammy Award winning status, until recently. Although the two have split professionally, Usher still credits his mom for helping him along his stellar journey. Patton continues to run J-Pat management with a client list that includes James Lackey or JLack, a Grammy nominated music producer, and Usher’s little brother.

Beyonce Dissolves Business Relationship With Father

March 29th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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(AP) — Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, her publicist said Monday.

The Grammy-winning singer and her father have parted ways “on a business level,” publicist Yvette Noel-Schure told The Associated Press in a statement.

“I am grateful for everything he has taught me,” Beyonce said in the statement. “I grew up watching both he and my mother manage and own their own businesses. They were hardworking entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps.”

She didn’t say what led to the split, but her father said in a separate statement to the AP late Monday that the decision was mutual.

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Beyonce Dissolves Business Relationship With Father

March 29th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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(AP) — Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, her publicist said Monday.

The Grammy-winning singer and her father have parted ways “on a business level,” publicist Yvette Noel-Schure told The Associated Press in a statement.

“I am grateful for everything he has taught me,” Beyonce said in the statement. “I grew up watching both he and my mother manage and own their own businesses. They were hardworking entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps.”

She didn’t say what led to the split, but her father said in a separate statement to the AP late Monday that the decision was mutual.

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Top 10 Momagers Making Moves

June 7th, 2010 - By TheEditor
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(AOL Black Voices) — These savvy businesswomen went from wiping bottoms to handling to bottom lines in their kids’ careers. Which mommy managers are the best in the entertainment biz? Read on for Black Voices’ list of the Top 10 Momagers Making Moves.

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