Hillary Clinton and Madonna, and Ben Affleckand Matt Damon are just some Hollywood stars who are related — find out their connections and more!
Madonna and Hillary Clinton
The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she and the Queen of Pop are 10th cousins. “That’s true,” the politician told Ellen DeGeneres. Clinton and Madonna share the same great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents.
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Melissa McCarthy and Jenny McCarthy
Funny cousins! Jenny helped the Gilmore Girlsalum get her first TV job by giving her a few cameos on The Jenny McCarthy Show. In July 2015, the Two and a Half Men alum shared a cute throwback photo of the relatives from when they were kids in Illinois. “Me, my sis and my cousin Melissa,” she captioned the Instagram pic. “102 degrees at the zoo, not happy campers. #tbt.”
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Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz
Who knew? The famous weatherman and rocker talked about how their grandfathers were cousins during a Today show interview in September 2011. “My mother was Roxie Roker, my grandfather Albert Roker from the Bahamas,” theHunger Games actor said. Roker chimed in: “All I know is I’m going with it. [My] kids think it’s cool.”
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Kate Middleton and Elle, Dakota Fanning
Royally perfect! Ancestry.com discovered in May 2014 that the Duchess of Cambridge is a distant cousin of the famous sisters. The trio are descendants of King Edward III. “It’s so weird … it’s crazy,” Elle told E! News. “I’ve always wanted to do the Ancestry.com thing because I think it would be really cool. But someone did it for me, which I think is great.”
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Snoop Dogg and Brandy, Ray J
The rapper is first cousins with the famous siblings. The Moesha alum even was featured onSnoop Dogg’s 2009 song “Special.”
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