Even though fame often comes with a lack of privacy, renowned people do prefer to keep some things private. And because they prefer not to publicise family events, certain celebrity links turn out to be pretty unexpected.
We were startled to learn about some of these connections at Bright Side, and we thought it might be interesting for our readers as well.
1. Princess Diana and Benedict Cumberbatch
The Princess of Wales and one of the most well-known British actors are distant relatives and have the same origins.
2. Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter
Johnny Depp is a godfather to Helena Bohman Carter and Tin Burton’s 2 children.
3. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci
Felicity Blunt, Stanley Tucci’s wife, is Emily Blunt’s sister, hence they are in-laws.
4. Snoop Dogg and Brandy Norwood
Snoop Dogg, the famous rapper, is Brandy Norwood’s first cousin.
5. Justin Bieber and Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling and Justin Bieber are distant cousins, according to Justin Bieber.
6. Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie
Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie are married to Benji and Joel Madden, twin brothers who are members of the band Good Charlotte.
7. Elton John and the Beckhams
Romeo, the famous couple’s son, has Elton John as a godfather.
8. Kathie Lee Gifford and Kendall and Kylie Jenner
Kendall and Kylie Jenner have Kathie Lee Gifford as their godmother.
9. Rooney and Kate Mara
Rooney Mara is a well-known Hollywood actress, and her younger sister, Kate Mara, is also well-known for her role as reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political thriller House of Cards’ first season.
10. Madonna and Sting
Rocco, Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s older son, is godparented by Sting and his wife.
11. Conan O’Brien and Denis Leary
Third cousins, the late-night host and the creator of Rescue Me.
12. Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox’s daughter has Jennifer Aniston as a godmother.
Do you know of any more celebrities who have surprising family ties?