Ricky Schroder charmed his way to Hollywood fame as spoiled rich kid Ricky Stratton in the hit ‘80s sitcom “Silver Spoons,” and now the former child star’s two daughters are getting ready for their close-ups.
Cambrie and Faith Schroder are the latest siblings to kick off modeling careers — except they’re having cameras follow them wherever they go. The 20-year-old and 16-year-old are starring on Lifetime’s new reality TV series “Growing up Supermodel” where they attempt to make their own mark.
Fox News spoke with the Schroder sisters about being discovered on social media and filming a show while their parents were getting divorced after 24 years of marriage:
Fox News: What inspired the two of you to pursue modeling?
Cambrie Schroder: We grew up on a beach in Topanga Canyon, so we were always around really beautiful locations. We just started taking beautiful pictures and it was just something that we liked. It’s hard not to take pictures when you’re surrounded by a beautiful environment. So I think that’s what started it for us, taking these pictures of the beach, our ranch, and our animals. And from there, companies wanted to send us products to take pictures and pose. Then agents found us on social media.
Faith Schroder: And I think Instagram started modeling careers for a lot of young girls. I always see girls my age posing in photos and I always looked up to them. And my sister, too. She taught me a lot and really inspired me. But Instagram definitely helped.
Fox News: How did your parents feel about you two participating in a reality TV series?
Cambrie: My dad was a little apprehensive. He grew up in the business, so he understood how hard it can be on your…