28 Celebrities With Famous Ancestors

Posted in Lifestyle on Jan 17th, 2019


They say talent runs in the family, but celebrities with famous ancestors simply got lucky. Then again, if any of us were to trace back our family history, we might be somehow linked to Brad Pitt, too. Still, knowing who is related to who is actually one of the more interesting things about any celebrity. Isn’t that why Who Do You Think You Are? is a thing?

28. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp used the excuse of his great-grandmother’s Cherokee heritage to explain his role in “The Lone Ranger.” However, the man who brought Captain Jack Sparrow to life is also distantly related to the Queen. Yes, THE Queen. They’re cousins, 20-times removed.

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