1. Marsai Martin and Janelle Monáe are cousins.
2. Nico Parker is Thandiwe Newton’s daughter.
3. Yara Shahidi is Nas’s cousin.
5. Rashida Jones is Quincy Jones’s daughter.
6. Ludacris and Monica are cousins.
7. Richard Pryor was Ludacris’s distant cousin.
8. John David Washington is Denzel Washington’s son.
9. Snoop Dogg is Brandy and Ray J’s cousin.
10. Maya Rudolph’s mom was Minnie Riperton.
11. Gabrielle Union and Saweetie are cousins.
12. RuPaul is Cory Booker’s cousin.
14. Redfoo of LMFAO is one of Berry Gordy Jr.’s kids.
15. Viola Davis and Mike Colter are cousins.
16. Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem are cousins.
17. Pharrell Williams and Timbaland are cousins.
18. Stacey Dash and Damon Dash are cousins.
19. Fantasia is cousins with “All My Life” singers K-Ci & JoJo.
20. Da Brat and LisaRaye are sisters.
22. The Jacksons are reportedly cousins with Stevie Wonder.
23. Shaq is cousins with actor and comedian Bill Bellamy.
24. Mason Gooding from the Scream franchise is Cuba Gooding Jr.’s son.
25. And Omar Gooding is Cuba’s brother.
26. Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad are sisters.
27. Lori Harvey is Steve Harvey’s daughter.
28. Martin Lawrence is reportedly cousins with his House Party costar Christopher “Play” Martin.
29. Aldis Hodge and Edwin Hodge are brothers.
30. Spike Lee is cousins with former NBA baller Baron Davis.
31. Baby Tate is the daughter of “Hopeless” singer Dionne Farris.
32. Young Dolph and Juice WRLD were cousins.
33. Marques Houston is actually related to J Boog from B2K — not Omarion.
34. Steve Harris and Wood Harris are brothers.
35. Coco Jones is the daughter of former NFL star Mike Jones.
36. Lenny Kravitz and Al Roker are distant cousins.
37. Lenny’s mom was actor Roxie Roker.
38. Eniko Hart and Jordan Craig are cousins.
39. Quincy Brown’s dad is R&B singer Al B. Sure! and his stepdad is Sean “Diddy” Combs.
40. Donna Summer was Bobby Brown’s distant cousin.
41. Isley Brothers guitarist Ernie Isley is the father of R&B newcomer Alex Isley.
42. Whitney Houston was Dionne Warwick’s cousin.
43. Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady are cousins.
44. MC Lyte is cousins with “Brooklyn Girls” rapper Charles Hamilton.
45. Brian J. White’s father was basketball great Jo Jo White.
How many of the celebs on this list came as a surprise to you? Can you think of any others who also have famous family connections? Let me know in the comments below!
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