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Villepin isn't the role model for his model daughter, shown here on the catwalk

French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin wasn't too happy when his 20-year-old daughter Marie packed in her college studies to become a model. Luckily for Mlle Steiss (the pseudonym Villepin uses to conceal her political pedigree), the gamble soon paid off. She is the new face of Givenchy perfume and her billboard campaign hits the U.S. in April. And she's not the only prime ministerial offspring to choose a more glamorous route to success than politics.

Cecelia Ahern, eldest daughter of Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern, is one of Europe's most successful chick-lit authors. Her...

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