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7 Celebrities You Didn't Know They Are Relatives

You are aware that Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson are brothers, that Julia Roberts is Emma Roberts' aunt, and that Will Smith is Jaden Smith's father; nevertheless, there are more celebrity families with connections that are less well known. On this list, you'll find famous pairs of relatives such as a morning anchor with a rock star cousin, a Grey's Anatomy star with a blockbuster director stepdad, and a feminist trailblazer with an Oscar-winning stepson, to name just a few examples.

Other famous relatives include a rock star stepfather and an Oscar-winning stepson. So keep scrolling to find out more about celebrities are relatives you don't know.

7 Celebrities Are Relatives You Don't Know

1. Christian Bale & Gloria Steinem

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In 2000, Gloria Steinem married David Bale, a successful businessman and the father of Christian Bale, the star of Batman Begins. However, Bale's younger self did not attend the nuptials. The Guardian contacted him in 2018 to inquire about the upcoming nuptials, and he responded, "I had no idea; I was in Germany at the time. After the fact, I learned about it."

2. Brandy Norwood & Snoop Dogg

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Growing up, Brandy Norwood and her brother Ray J must have been the envy of their peers, given that they can claim Snoop Dogg as an elder cousin. (And, honestly, it's still quite awesome now.) Norwood's guest appearance on the rapper's 2009 single "Special" was therefore a family affair.

3. Beanie Feldstein & Jonah Hill

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Actors Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street) and Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart) are actually siblings, although using different last names in the industry. The two comedic performers have remained friends despite their separate successes. In 2019, Hill shot Feldstein for Interview magazine and conducted an interview in which the two gushed over each other. Feldstein once remarked, "Any day we get to talk about each other to someone else is the nicest day ever."

4. Blake Lively & Robyn Lively

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Following in the footsteps of her elder half-sister Robyn Lively, who starred in 1989's Teen Witch, Blake Lively became a teen idol for the '00s generation thanks to Gossip Girl and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies. It would appear that the two actors' friendship has only grown deeper as they have progressed in their careers. On a red carpet in 2017, Blake called Robyn her "best friend."

5. Kyle Richards & Paris Hilton

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It's hardly shocking that Paris Hilton has a relative who is a Real Housewife, given the high-powered social circles in which both of them move. She is immensely proud of her aunt, the longtime star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards. Hilton reportedly suffered abuse while attending boarding school, which she discussed in a documentary released last year titled This Is Paris.

Richards tweeted her enthusiasm for the film after its release. "I'm relieved that tourists will get a glimpse of the real Paris. The Parisians are kind, thoughtful, childish, artistic, quirky, clever, motivated, and not always joyful "a Bravolebrity penned it.

6. Emily Blunt & Stanley Tucci

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Stanley Tucci and Emily Blunt had no idea that they would become in-laws just a few years after they co-starred in the film The Devil Wears Prada in 2006. At Emily and John Krasinski's wedding, Tucci met Emily's sister, Felicity Blunt, and the two immediately hit it off.

7. Melissa McCarthy & Jenny McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy's career was boosted by her cousin Jenny McCarthy, who is also her elder aunt, when Melissa appeared as a guest star on Jenny, Jenny's comedy in the 1990s.

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