Born Famous


Born Famous

Channel 4

In a new four-part series for Channel 4, this Studio Ramsay format sees the teenage offspring of some of Britain’s most successful self-made celebrities given an opportunity to see how their famous parents used to live before fame and excess.

For one week they’ll each be invited to live the life they would have lived had their parents not found fame. They will be sent to the communities their superstar parents grew up in, to discover what their own lives would be like today and question how different it is being young in modern Britain in the places their parents used to call home. These teens will have their "alternative lives" planned out by a team of leading social mobility experts.

Jack Ramsay, son of TV chef Gordon Ramsay, will live in Bretch Hill, Oxfordshire where his father lived as a teen before he found success; Phoenix Chi, daughter of Spice Girl and America’s Got Talent judge Mel B, will spend time in Hyde Park, Leeds; Bethany Mone, daughter of millionaire Ultimo founder Michelle Mone, will travel to the East End of Glasgow and Ria Ince, daughter of former Manchester United and England football captain Paul Ince, immerses herself in Dagenham, Essex.

Each privileged teen will be paired with a local teenager to discover how their lives would have turned out if their parents hadn’t had the opportunities that came their way, while confronting feelings of privilege, class and celebrity and uncovering the realities of social mobility in today's modern world.

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