Besides juicy tell-alls and gaudy fairy tale weddings, tabloids are always hungry for a celebrity newbornâ€™s first photo oppâ€¦ and theyâ€™re willing to pay up for a plate. However, unlike Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt who received a $4.1 million check from People in exchange for exclusive pics of their first biological daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, couples of color are rarely seduced by the media for six-figure (or more) shots of their tot. That could soon change however with the arrival of Beyonce and Jay-Zâ€™s bundle of glory, Blue Ivy.
Although itâ€™s unlikely that the ultra private couple (who have yet to even disclose a wedding photo) will pen a publication deal, many are speculating that the first snaps of their baby girl could pull anywhere from $3 million to $4 million. While we wait for the proud parents to ponder their decision, hereâ€™s a look at the few black and brown offspring that brought in big dollar signs before even uttering their first word.â€”Tracy Garraud