Celebs You Never Knew Were Related

When they said “It’s a small world”, they weren’t kidding. Even though we have plenty of celebs in Hollywood and otherwise, some of them happen to be related to someone else in the most unexpected ways. Did you know Steven Spielberg is Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow’s godfather? And, Jennifer Aniston is Courteney Cox’s daughter Coco’s godmother?

Celebs you never knew were related
Via Jennifer Aniston’s Instagram

So, here’s a list of celebs you never knew were related. Check it out!

1. Zoë Kravitz And Roxie Roker

Celebs: Zoë Kravitz And Roxie Roker
Celebs: Zoë Kravitz And Roxie Roker

Roxie Roker is Zoë Kravitz’s grandmother. Roxie was Lenny Kravitz’s mother (Zoë’s dad). Just like Zoë, Roxie was an actress.

2. Nicolas Cage And Jason Schwartzman

Celebs: Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, and Jason Schwartzman
Celebs: Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, and Jason Schwartzman

Both the actors are first cousins. Oh, and also, both of them are first cousins of filmmaker Sofia Coppola.

3. Snoop Dogg And Brandy

Celebs: Brandy and Snoop Dogg
Celebs: Brandy and Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg and Brandy are cousins. Snoop Dogg told MTV, “Brandy’s my first cousin… That’s my family.”

4. Emily Blunt And Stanley Tucci

Celebs: Stanley Tucci, Emily Blunt, and Felicity Blunt
Celebs: Stanley Tucci, Emily Blunt, and Felicity Blunt

Stanley Tucci married Emily Blunt’s sister, Felicity Blunt, and now they are in-laws. Emily and Stanley became friends in 2006 after costarring in a movie. And, six years later, in 2012, Stanley married Emily’s elder sister.

5. Diana Ross And Ashlee Simpson

Celebs: Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, and Diana Ross
Celebs: Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, and Diana Ross

In 2014, Ashlee Simpson married Evan Ross, Diana Ross’s son. So, this means Diana Ross is Ashlee Simpson’s mother-in-law. Diana Ross is a music superstar.

6. Tom Hanks And Abraham Lincoln

Celebs: Tom Hanks and Abraham Lincoln
Celebs: Tom Hanks and Abraham Lincoln

It was revealed that Tom Hanks is Abraham Lincoln’s third cousin (four generations removed) through Lincoln’s mother Nancy Hanks.

7. Jeff Bezos And George Strait

George Strait and Jeff Bezos
Celebs: George Strait and Jeff Bezos

Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos is a distant cousin of country singer George Strait through Strait’s grandmother.

8. Cameron Diaz And Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie, Joel Madden, Cameron Diaz, and Benji Madden
Celebs: Nicole Richie, Joel Madden, Cameron Diaz, and Benji Madden

Both the divas are sisters-in-law who married identical twin brothers Benji and Joel Madden respectively.

9. Riley Keough And Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley and Riley Keough
Celebs: Elvis Presley and Riley Keough

Elvis Presley is Riley Keough’s grandfather.

10. Barack Obama And Brad Pitt

Barack Obama and Brad Pitt
Barack Obama and Brad Pitt

According to an ancestry study, Barack Obama and Brad Pitt are ninth cousins, both being descendants of Edwin Hickman.

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