Unexpected Bloodlines: Actors Whose Family Relations Will Leave You SPEECHLESS!

By Krystal Brown

We know celebrities as individuals, but there are some celebrities that are actually blood related, and we think you’ll be surprised at the results.

Tracee Ellie and Diana Ross

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Both Tracee and Diana have been blessed with their respective acting and singing careers. However, there is a lot more talent in this family tree than you might think. Tracee’s brother is an author and her sister is also a singer. Even Diana’s youngest son has released an album with her wife, Ashlee Simpson.

Denzel and John David Washington

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John was born in an acting family, and so, it was obvious that he was going to take on the acting path as well. His father is Denzel Washington, who has been in some of the most popular movies of all time, and his mother is singer and actress Paulette Washington.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Moenning

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Gwyneth and Kate are cousins, and even though they share the similarity of career choice, Kate stated that is where the comparison stops. She said, “I think that people would be able to point out the differences a lot more easily than they’d be able to point out the similarities. I like that people don’t actually make the comparison. And I want no one judging me solely on the fact that I am her cousin.”

King Charles and Ralph Fiennes

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The new named King and Volemort from Harry Potter are actually eighth cousins. Both men trace their lineage back to James II of Scotland.

Tom Cruise and William Mapother

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Even though actor Tom Cruise was born as Thomas Cruise Mapother, he decided not to keep his last name. However, his cousin WIlliam, did. William will very rarely discuss his relationship with his cousin, stating in a Reddit AMA interview, “I’m not answering any questions about him because I’ve learned that unfortunately, nearly anything I write/say about him gets taken out of context. So it’s easier and safer to say nothing.”

Blake and Robyn Lively

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Blake and Robyn are half sisters on their mothers side. Robyn is known from Teen Witch and Blake from Gossip Girl. The girls are really close, so much so, that Robyn is godmother to Blake’s daughter.

Jessica Capshaw and Steven Spielberg

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If you’re a fan of Grey’s Anatomy, then you’ll definitely know the heartbreaker Jessica Capshaw. However, what you probably didn’t know is that Steven Spielberg is actually Jessica’s step-father and has been married to her mother Kate Capshaw since 1991.

Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci

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Even though they’ve always had great chemistry on set, and were magazine employees in the movie, The Devil Wears Prada, Emily and Stanley are actually in-laws. It all began when Emily invited Tucci to her wedding, where he met Emily’s sister Felicity and fell in love.

Jason Sudeikis and George Wendt

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George Wendt is best known from the sitcom Cheers, and he just so happens to be Jason Sudeikis uncle on his mother’s side.

Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie

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Both Cameron and Nicole are married to twin brothers, Joel and Benji Madden, making them in-laws. Even though the both of them don’t mention their friendship very often, they’ve been photographed together a few times.

FEMALE Movie Characters That Were Clearly Written to Attract Male ATTENTION!

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In the world of cinema, there exists a collection of female characters who were undeniably crafted with the explicit purpose of capturing and captivating male attention, transcending the boundaries of their narratives.

Lost Faith: Celebrities Abandoning Their Roots for New Religions

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It’s a really big deal when converting to a new religion, both personally and culturally. When you decide to follow any religion, it is a deeply personal choice and it is one that these celebrities didn’t take lightly.

Reel Remorse: Actors Who Regretted Saying ‘No’ to Career-Defining Roles

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Join us as we delve into the stories of talented actors who still carry the weight of their decisions, forever haunted by the roles they let slip away.

Heartbreak and Loss, Celebrities Who Faced the Tragic Loss of Their Children

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It is extremely painful to lose a loved one, but when it comes to losing a child, the pain hits even harder and deeper. Things are never the same again. Knowing that there are celebrities who have gone through this, just goes to show that they’re human, too, and they experience awful things just like us.

From Stardom to Starflops: Catastrophic Movies That Obliterated Actors’ Careers

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Join us on a bumpy ride through the dark corners of Hollywood as we explore the ten movies that wreaked havoc on the careers of unsuspecting actors, leaving them desperately searching for their next big break.