Rocco Ritchie inherited more than just looks from Madonna.
The 13-year-old son of the singer and British director Guy Ritchie also shares some of the irreverent pop star's personality traits. As he's grown into a teen, the younger half-brother of Lourdes, 17, and the older brother of 8-year-olds David and Mercy, is acting more and more like his mum.
Let's count the ways:
1. He's got moves! Rocco has danced and played DJ at several of his mom's appearances in the last couple of years and, well, he's a little too good for Madge's tastes. "He's disconcertingly comfortably on stage," she revealed last year at the premiere of the documentary on her 2012 MDNA tour, where he was shown busting a move during the film. And while a lot of kids his age wouldn't be willing to dance with their parents anywhere — let alone in public! — Rocco still loves rocking out with his supercool mom.
2. He's daring. No, of course, he hasn't done anything as wild as the controversial "Like a Prayer" video or kiss Britney Spears onstage … but give him a few years. As a kid, Rocco has found other ways to scare himself. He regularly practices parkour, never shying away from a chance to tumble, dive, or jump on a high bar or trampoline.
3. And — aw! — he's caring. Rocco's learned to be a giving person while being raised by a philanthropic mom with two adopted children from Malawi. Just last month, Rocco traveled with Madonna to Haiti to help with her ex-hubby Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization aimed at supporting the nation's recovery from the devastating earthquake that took place there in 2010. Part of the reason Rocco's such a good guy is probably the fact that Madonna has always been a "strict" parent, according to what he said on "Ellen" last year.
4. Even at 13, he's stylish. The guy knows how to look good. Really, though, how could the son of a woman with one of the most iconic looks of the '80s help but pick up a few of her fashion tips? And since his big sister, Lourdes (who goes by Lola), is a co-designer of Madonna's Material Girl line at Macy's, it's no surprise Rocco has style. He's already a trendsetter — thanks to social media — with more than 40,120 followers on Instagram.
How long do you think it'll be before Rocco has his own line?
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