At just 26, Ronan Farrow is already a high achiever even among the offspring of celebrity parents an activist and Twitter darling made famous by the soap opera of family scandal. Pic: AFP
On Monday, the child of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen or "possibly" of Frank Sinatra kicked off his latest venture: a TV show seeking to change the face of cable news. (Photo by Getty Images)
For an hour a day, the "Ronan Farrow Daily" on left-leaning network MSNBC will seek to go behind the headlines of top US and foreign stories, to educate viewers and campaign on issues. (Photo by Getty Images)
His first "call for action"? Highlighting the $1.2 trillion he said 40 million Americans owe in the form of student loans. (Photo by Getty Images)
Farrow urged viewers to put a face to this struggle, by writing their name and what they owe, then taking a "selfie" and tweeting it to the show's @RonanDaily account. (Photo by Getty Images)
Farrow told "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" that it was about giving his generation a fresh alternative to traditional TV news.
"The good stories kind of leave you at the side of the road afterwards. What do you do with the information? And I think for my generation of news viewers you want the extra stuff," he said. (Photo by Getty Images)
If that weren't enough resume fodder, Farrow who is a lawyer went to university at the mere age of 11.
He graduated from the prestigious Yale Law School at 21 and won a coveted spot in Oxford as a Rhodes scholar.
Cleverness aside, his piercing blue eyes and tousled blonde hair made him one of People magazine's top 12 sexiest men in 2013. Pic: AFP