Quiz: Guess Which Celebrities Are Related!

By: Alia Hoyt
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Quiz: Guess Which Celebrities Are Related!
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It's no secret that talent runs in families, but some have more than their fair share. How many of these celebrity relations can you figure out?
Which soulful singer is Janet Jackson's cousin?
Al Green
Stevie Wonder
Wonder is actually Janet's cousin on her mother's side. In fact, she helped to induct him into the NAACP Hall of Fame!
Lionel Richie
Ringo Starr, of Beatles fame, is related by marriage to a member of which rock band?
The Beach Boys
The Eagles
Starr's wife since 1981 is Barbara Bach. In 2008, her sister Marjorie wed Joe Walsh, guitarist for the Eagles. Walsh has played in Starr's band and both have been honored for work in the addiction recovery community.
Novelist Mona Simpson is the sister of which world-renowned entrepreneur?
Steve Jobs
The two didn't know about each other until Jobs (who was adopted) tracked down his birth parents at age 27, but they quickly became close.
Bill Gates
Jeff Bezos


Which rapper is first cousin to pop star Brandy, as well as her brother Ray J?
Dr. Dre
LL Cool J
Snoop Dogg
Snoop is also first cousin to professional wrestler Sasha Banks.
Which "Cheers" actor is uncle to Ted Lasso's Jason Sudeikis?
Ted Danson
George Wendt
That's right, Norm himself is the uncle to this funny guy. In fact, an autographed head shot of Wendt was spotted by eagle-eyed Lasso fans in one episode.
John Ratzenberger
Which political powerhouse is related, albeit distantly, to Angelina Jolie?
Hilary Clinton
The statuesque Jolie, whose father is actor Jon Voight, is ninth cousin, twice removed, from Hilary Clinton. Incidentally, Clinton is also 10th cousin to Madonna.
Kamala Harris
Nancy Pelosi


Which Hollywood star is brother to the equally famous Shirley MacLaine?
Warren Beatty
Named after Shirley Temple, Shirley MacLean Beaty was MacLaine's birth name. She is three years older than onetime playboy Warren Beatty, who slightly changed the spelling of his surname when he went into acting.
Marlon Brando
Anthony Hopkins
How are Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola and Jason Schwartzman related?
They're half-siblings.
They're first cousins.
Director Sofia Coppola is the daughter of famed director Francis Ford Coppola. Actors Nicolas Cage and Jason Schwartzman are her first cousins, children of Francis' siblings. In fact, Cage's actual last name is Coppola.
Cage and Coppola are siblings and Schwartzman is an in-law.
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is step-mother to which "Batman" actor?
Robert Pattinson
George Clooney
Christian Bale
Steinem married the "Dark Knight" star's father David Bale in 2000. The elder Bale has since passed away.


Rocker Lenny Kravitz is related to which news guy?
Michael Strahan
Al Roker
Kravitz's grandfather was first cousin to Roker's grandfather. The connection comes via Kravitz's mother Roxie Roker, who starred on TV's "The Jefferson's."
Bryant Gumbel
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