What is a nepo baby?
A nepo baby is just a fancy way of saying someone who gets opportunities handed to them because their family is already famous, wealthy or influential. You know, in many ways, it is like being a part of royalty. Lucky them, huh?
What is a nepo score?
A nepo score is a number that represents how nepotistic a person is. The score is out of 10. The higher the score, the greater chance they are a nepo baby.
How do you calculate a nepo score?
We use a proprietary algorithm that takes into account a person's family tree, their career, their credited achievements, and their social media presence. We also take into account the nepo score of their family members. The higher the nepo score of a person's family members, the higher their nepo score will be.
How do you define nepotism?
We define nepotism as the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
Not a fan of nepotism? What can you do?
We recommend supporting non-profits that encourage diversity in Hollywood. Rideback Rise, Film2Future, and the Black Filmmakers Foundation are just a few of the organizations that are doing great work in this area.