Famous Family Ties: 6 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Relatives

Numerous celebrities have family connections that many are unaware of. Even when it feels like common knowledge, some still do not know about the actors, singers, and entertainment personalities who share familial bonds.

On an online forum, users share the most surprising connections.

To those who don’t know, classic movie darling Debbie Reynolds married singer Eddie Fisher. They had a son, Todd, and a daughter, Carrie. That’s right — we can connect Singin’ in the Rain to Star Wars.

1. Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, and Billie Lourd

Jenny McCarthy is a funny and provocative actress and TV personality best known for shows such as The View, The Masked Singer, and MTV’s Singled Out. Melissa McCarthy has enjoyed great success as a TV and movie actress in such projects as Gilmore Girls, Bridesmaids, Mike and Molly, and Spy.

2. Jenny and Melissa McCarthy

The rocker known for such hits as “Fly Away” and “American Woman,” and more recently as Cinna in The Hunger Games, shares an interesting connection with NBC anchor and weatherman. The two are second cousins, once removed, related through their grandfathers.

3. Lenny Kravitz and Al Roker

The two have 20 Oscar nominations between them. They are some of the most illustrious and well-respected siblings in show business.

4. Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty

The varying last names may confuse those unaware of Cage, Coppola, and Schwartzman’s lineage. They are all members of the Coppola family and are first cousins. That makes Cage’s glee at seeing Sofia win her Oscar understandable if you did not know their family history.

5. Nicholas Cage, Sofia Coppola, and Jason Schwartzman

Tucci and Krasinski may not be blood relatives, but they share one significant connection — they are married to two sisters. Krasinski, of The Office, A Quiet Place, and Jack Ryan fame, is married to actress Emily Blunt.

6. Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski

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