They say there is a 7 degrees of seperation in the world and no more so than in Hollywood and celeb circles where famous families thrive and everyone can be linked within 7 moves through Kevin Bacon! However there may be more relation between these darlings than you realised.
Lets take a look at some celebs that are related, some are direct related cousins but in most cases distant cousins however the blood can still be tracked clearly between them!
Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire are cousins (The famous family is expanding as Kelly Clarkson marrying Reba’s step-son).
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are cousins (They share an Oscar, Best Writing for Good Will Hunting).
Justin Bieber and Ryan Gosling are cousins.
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Justin Bieber and Avril Lavigne are cousins.
Lady Gaga and Madonna are cousins. Pit the songs ”Express Yourself” vs. “Born This Way”, did Gaga rip her cousin off?
Tom Cruise and William Mapother are cousins. Tom worked with William Mapother in Magnolia and Vanilla Sky.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Katherine Moennig are cousins.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Gabrielle Giffords are cousins.
Hilary and Haylie Duff are cousins with Katie Couric. Hilary Duff’s husband is Mike Comrie.
Brad Pitt and Barack Obama are cousins. Edwin Hickman, mutual ancestor of Pitt and Obama.
Angelina Jolie and Hillary Rodham Clinton are cousins. Jean Cusson is Jolie and Clinton’s mutual ancestor.
Johnny Depp and Queen Elizabeth II are cousins. 500 years ago, Johnny Depp’s family were royalty.
Melissa McCarthy and Jenny McCarthy are cousins.
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick are cousins, yes that is his wife!
Ellen Degeneres and Duchess Kate Middleton are cousins. Ellen and Kate Middleton related through Sir Thomas Fairfax.
Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola are cousins.
Nicolas Cage and Jason Schwartzman are cousins.
Brooke Shields and Glenn Close are cousins. Glenn Close was nominated for an Oscar for Albert Nobbs recently, if you have not seen the movie try and watch it!
Brandy and Ray J are Snoop Lion’s cousins.They did a song together, ”Special” by Snoop Dogg feat. Brandy.
Conan O’Brien and Denis Leary are cousins. Denis Leary’s wife is novelist Ann Lembeck Leary.
Lenny Kravitz and Al Roker are cousins. Lenny Kravitz’s mom is Roxie Roker.
Melissa Gorga and Ralph Macchio are cousins.
Ludacris and Monica are cousins.
Angus T. Jones is Chris and Danny Masterson’s cousin. Danny Masterson is DJ Mom Jeans now!
cousins Sissy Spacek Rip Torn . Who is taking Sissy’s role in the new Carried movie? Chloe Grace Moretz in “Carrie” reboot.
So there you have it! Are there any that should be added to the list? Are you related to any celebs directly or by many times removed?
Thanks for reading.