Ciara Discovers She’s Related to Derek Jeter

The revelation was recently made on an episode of 'Finding Your Roots.'

When you begin to unravel the branches of a family tree, unexpected connections often come to light, especially within a Black family lineage. PBS' "Finding Your Roots" has been delving into the ancestries of celebrities, revealing surprising lineages.

In a recent episode, Ciara was astonished to discover her connection to baseball all-star Derek Jeter as she perused her list of relatives, sparking excitement.

“You are kidding me!” she said. “Derek Jeter!”

“Ciara and Derek share a long identical stretch of DNA on their 14th chromosome DNA which we know Derek inherited from his mother,” the narrator said.

That's going to be one amazing family reunion!

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