45 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Related

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Doesn’t it seem like most celebs are born with talent running through their veins? That’s because they are. Even though it’s not always right up in our faces, nepotism in Hollywood is definitely alive and well. What we’re trying to say is, almost everyone who is a celebrity is in some way related to another person who is famous—and most we aren’t even aware of.

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There are certain stars we know share a blood bond: Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dakota and Elle Fanning, Chris and Liam HemsworthJohn and Joan Cusack to name a few. However, there are other members of the Hollywood elite that are family, too—though their relationships aren’t quite as public.

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Here, 45 celebrities you never knew were related.

Updated 8/23/2017.

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Jessica Capshaw and Steven Spielberg
Relation: Step-daughter and step-father

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Ron Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard
Relation: Father and daughter

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Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson
Relation: Mother and daughter

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Kate Middleton, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning
Relation: 21st cousins! Here's how.

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Tom Cruise and William Mapother
Relation: First cousins

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Sofia Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Nicolas Cage 
Relation: Cousins

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Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts
Relationship: Aunt and neice

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Mariel and Dree Hemingway
Relation: Mother and daughter

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Quincy and Rashida Jones
Relation: Father and daughter

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Lily Allen and Alfie Allen
Relation: Sister and brother

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Edie Sedgwick and Kyra Sedgwick
Relation: First cousins, once removed

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Liev Schreiber and Pablo Schreiber
Relation: Half-brothers

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Snoop Dogg and Brandy
Relation: First cousins

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Jason Sudeikis and George Wendt
Relation: Nephew and uncle

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Redfoo and Berry Gordy
Relation: Son and father

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Zoey Deutch and Lea Thompson
Relation:
Daughter and mother

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Gavin Rossdale and Daisy Lowe
Relation: Father and daughter

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Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz
Relation: Cousins. On the "Today" show, Al confirmed their grandfathers were cousins.

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Shirley Maclaine and Warren Beatty
Relation: Sister and brother

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Halle Berry and Sarah Palin
Relation: Unclear
"You wanna know who I’m related to?," Berry told Extra in 2012. "Sarah Palin… in some twisted way… somebody sent me this information that she was my distant [something]…"

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Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy
Relation: First cousins

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