16 Celebrity Pairs You Didn’t Know Are Actually Related
As many people as there are in the world, it’s crazy how small it can seem sometimes. The following celebrity family trees prove that point. Apparently, more than a few famous names are related to others, and you would have almost NO idea if it weren’t for the Internet (mainly, Ancestry.com).
What we learned is that Madonna and Justin Bieber are basically related to everyone, but also that the term ‘related’ can be used quite loosely. (12th cousins? Really? We’re probably just as much family to these guys.) ANYWAY, from actors to musicians to politicians, here are some of the most shocking celebrity relatives:
Ryan Gosling & Avril Lavigne
How They're Related: Distant cousins; possibly 12th