Look, celebs are pretty much *always* in the spotlight. Whether they’re sharing their lives with their millions of Instagram followers, doing red carpet interviews, or traveling the world on press tours for their latest work, it seems like we know pretty much everything about them, right? Wrong. It turns out that there are a lot of celebrities out there who are actually related and I didn’t even know it. I’m talking siblings, parents, cousins, and sooo much more.
Picture this: Your celebrity faves like Emily Blunt, Kate Hudson, Zoe Kravitz, and Tracee Ellis Ross *all* have family members who are equally (if not more!) famous than themselves. Are you super intrigued yet? Yes? I truly don’t blame you. Keep reading for 40 celebrities you had no idea are actually related. TBH, your curious-AF self won’t regret it.
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Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci
These two are related through #marriage. Stanley Tucci is married to Emily Blunt’s sister, Felicity. (Fun fact: The couple met at Emily’s wedding!)
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Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn
Yep! Superstar Goldie Hawn is the mother of former WH cover star Kate Hudson. Together they make quite the photogenic pair.
3 of 40
Beanie Feldstein and Jonah Hill
ICYMI, the little sis of actor Jonah Hill is, yep, the iconic Booksmart star Beanie freakin’ Feldstein.
4 of 40
Emma Roberts and Julia Roberts
It’s no coincidence that these two share a last name. Julia Roberts is the aunt of Emma Roberts. (Emma’s father is Julia’s brother, Eric Roberts!)
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Tracee Ellis Ross and Diana Ross
*The* Tracee Ellis Ross is daughter to *the* Diana Ross. We can’t help but stan this beyond talented mother-daughter pair.
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Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton
While these two aren’t related by blood, Dolly Parton has been BFFs with Billy Ray Cyrus for years. When Miley was born, he made Dolly her godmother. Aw!
7 of 40
Jason Momoa and Zoe Kravitz
This stunning duo are related through Lisa Bonet, Zoe’s mom. Jason married Lisa in 2017.
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Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire
Annnd in case you didn’t know, Kelly Clarkson’s mother-in-law is singer Reba McEntire. She married Reba’s son Brandon Blackstock in 2013. (Though the couple recently filed for divorce.)
9 of 40
Snoop Dogg and Brandy Norwood
These two famous artists are first cousins. (Though they usually keep it on the DL!) Their family also includes Brandy’s brother, Ray J, FYI.
10 of 40
Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard
It turns out that Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard was born into a pretty darn famous family. Her dad is the uber-successful Ron Howard, an American filmmaker and actor.
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Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith
In other news, Dakota Johnson was also raised in an ultra-famous family herself. Her mom is Melanie Griffith, a major star since the 80s.
12 of 40
Rashida Jones and Quincy Jones
Rashida Jones and her fam are kind of a major deal. Her father is music producer Quincy Jones, an 80-time Grammy Award nominee.
13 of 40
Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz
Surprised? I don’t blame you. Most people don’t know that musician Lenny Kravitz and news anchor Al Roker are actually distant cousins.
14 of 40
Meryl Streep and Grace Gummer
If the fact that they look *so* much alike hasn’t given it away, it’s time you knew that actress Grace Gummer is Meryl Streep’s daughter.
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Amy Schumer and Chuck Schumer
It turns out that comedian Amy Schumer and Senator Chuck Schumer are third cousins. In the past, he’s even helped her advocate for gun control legislation.
16 of 40
Alexander Skarsgard and Stellan Skarsgard
Yeah, Swedish actor (and Mama Mia! star) Stellan Skarsgard is the father of celebs Alexander and Bill Skarsgard. (Hence, the last name.)
17 of 40
Yara Shahidi and Nas
Yep, Yara Shahidi is the younger cousin of rapper Nas. She was even the little flower girl in his wedding when he married Kelis.
18 of 40
Rob Schneider and Elle King
Singer and songwriter Elle King is actually the daughter of comedian and actor Rob Schneider. “Happy fathers day! I’ve been blessed with the gift of two amazing dads in my life,” King wrote in a recent IG post. “It doesn’t take much to be a good father, all you have to do is show up.”
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Stacey Dash and Damon Dash
Actress Stacey Dash is actually first cousins with recording exec Damon Dash. Guess success runs in the fam.
20 of 40
Glenn Close and Brooke Shields
So it turns out that Glenn Close and Brooke Shields are second cousins once removed. Shield’s great grandmother was the sister of Close’s grandfather.
21 of 40
Ashlee Simpson and Diana Ross
Simpson married Evan Ross, Diana’s son, in 2014. Since then the two stars have been family.
22 of 40
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
It’s not out of the ordinary for royalty to marry (somewhat) within the family. That’s why Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are actually third cousins.
23 of 40
Lily Allen and Alfie Allen
Singer Lily Allen isn’t the only celeb in the fam. Her brother, Alfie, was a star in the Game of Thrones series.
24 of 40
Dennis Leary and Conan O’Brien
These two are actually third cousins.
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Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola
Sofia’s father, Francis Ford Coppola, is the uncle of Nicolas Cage, making these two cousins. In fact, Nicolas actually changed his last name when he started acting to separate himself from his famous fam.
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Zoe Deutsch and Lea Thompson
Zoe Deutsch was born into *quite* a famous crew. Her mom is Lea Thompson, who is best known for starring in all of the Back to the Future films.
27 of 40
Zooey Deschanel and Emily Deschanel
These sisters are basically the queens of primetime television. Yep! Bones star Emily Deschanel and New Girl celeb Zooey Deschanel are sibs.
28 of 40
Paris Hilton and Kyle Richards
Soooo iconic Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Kyle Richards is the aunt of Paris Hilton. Kyle’s sister is Paris’ mom, Kathy Hilton.
29 of 40
Melissa McCarthy and Jenny McCarthy
These celebs are actually cousins. That said, the two don’t talk much about their family connection.
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Blake Lively and Robyn Lively
Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is half-sisters with actress Robyn Lively, best known for her roles in Teen Witch, Twin Peaks, and Saving Grace.
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