Hollywood is not as big as you think. Most of the time, fame is passed from generation to generation, so it is quite common for several celebrities to be relatives.
This is surprising because many times actors and singers share a blood bond, but not a physical resemblance. How many of them did you know were family?
1. Lilly Collins and Phil Collins
The protagonist of Emily in Paris has gained popularity and recognition for her great talent, as she had the best example to follow, since her father, Phil Collins, is a singer, actor and producer who has taught her a lot about fame.
2. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy
Jenny began her modeling career on Playboy , while Melissa rose to stardom on Gilmore Girls. These beautiful women are cousins and, in addition to being family, they have comedy in common.
3. Alfie Allen and Lily Allen
Alfie Allen, who appeared as Theon Greyjoy in the series Game of Thrones, is the younger brother of the famous singer Lily Allen.
4. Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith
Dakota Johnson, who played Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Gray, is the daughter of American actress Melanie Griffith, whom you probably saw in films like Guns of a Woman or Something Wild.
5. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
Besides the actors being great friends, they happen to be distant cousins. On the other hand, Ben is related to the family of Princess Diana.
6. Beyoncé and Bianca Lawson
The Halo singer and actress Bianca Lawson became family after Richard Lawson, the actress’s father, married Tina Knowles, Beyoncé’s mother.
7. Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler
The lead singer of the band Aerosmith is the father of Liv Tyler, an actress who participated in the movie Single Father and the Lord of the Rings saga . The strange thing is that Liv’s mother hid from her until she was 11 who her father was, because she believed that Steven’s “crazy life” was too much for her daughter.
8. Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson
Surely you remember Owen for his participation in the movie Marley and I and although it may not seem like it, he is the older brother of actor Luke Wilson, who participated in That 70’s Show.
9. Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts
Julia Roberts is a world-renowned actress and her fame influenced her niece, Emma, to decide to follow in her footsteps, as she spent much of her childhood on set with her aunt.
10. Chris and Danny Masterson
Chris Masterson, also known as Francis in Malcolm in the Middle, is the brother of Danny, who played Hyde on That 70’s Show.
11. Riley Keough and Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley is known to be the king of rock. Meanwhile, Riley Keough is the daughter of Lisa Marie, the singer’s daughter. Yes, talent runs in the family.
12. Jessica Capshaw and Steven Spielberg
The actress who plays Arizona Robbins in Grey’s Anatomy is the stepdaughter of producer and screenwriter Steven Spielberg, because in 1991 her mother married the renowned director.
13. Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd
Actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in Star Wars, is the mother of actress Billie Lourd, who also participated in several of the saga’s filmographies.
14. Nicolas Cage, Sofía Coppola and Francis Coppola
Francis Coppola, director of The Godfather, is the father of actress Sofía Coppola, who in turn is the cousin of actor Nicolas Cage. However, the latter decided to change his surname in order to gain fame on his own.
15. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci
The actors shared the screen in The Devil Wears Fashion and although it seems strange, they are also brothers-in-law, since the actor is married to Felicity Blunt, Emily’s sister.