Let's keep it real, it's not unusual for someone to claim they are related to a celebrity to get a few coins. But who really knows until the celebrity or the family vouches for them. This was often a common claim for families like the Jacksons and the Knowles.
Well, believe it or not, its not uncommon for a family to have at least one celebrity in the family but in these cases it's more than one.
We don't know how, but many fans didn't get the memo that there is a family connection between these celebrities.
Keep scrolling to see which of your faves are actually relatives. You may be shocked...
The mother of Tristian Thompson’s first child, Jordy C, is actually the first cousin to Kevin Hart's wife, Eniko Hart. Who would have known that Prince Thompson and Baby Kenzo Hart were related?
Although there are times when entrepreneur Damon Dash doesn't want to claim her due to her controversial views, actress Stacey Dash is in fact his first cousin!
You may not have noticed, but model Sofia Richie is the daughter of singer Lionel Richie.
You may not be able to see it right away, but weather forecaster Al Roker is the cousin to singer Lenny Kravitz. Who would have known?
Don't let their height fool you, but basketball giant Shaq and comedian Bill Bellamy are second cousins.
Would you be shocked to know that LMFAO rocker Redfoo (Stefan Kendal Gordy) is the son of Motown legend Berry Gordy?
DJ Pete Rock is the younger cousin to the late rapper Heavy D.
Not only did comedian Martin Lawrence play the cousin to rapper Christopher Martin in the movie House Party, but they're cousins in real life. We'd love to be invited to that house party!
Say what? Former football player Chad Johnson is the brother to singer Syleena Johnson.
It’s a family thing! Did you know that rappers Quavo and Offset are cousins, while Takeoff is Quavo’s nephew. Now that's bad and boujee!
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