20 Celebrities Who You Might Not Know Are Related

Scientists agree that we all have common ancestors. This is proven by the people in the photos you’re about to see. These celebrities have unexpectedly turned out to be related. Can you guess which famous politician is actually Madonna’s sister?

Bright Side wants to share a list of some famous people who you would never have expected to be related. According to geneticists, your relatives are also among them.

1. Meryl Streep and Brooke Shields

Actresses Meryl Streep and Brooke Shields are a first cousin and a niece accordingly. Meryl Streep’s father and Brooke Shields’ mother share the same ancestors of German origin.

2. Madonna and Celine Dion

The pop-star Madonna and the Canadian singer Celine Dion are actually distant sisters. The study of genealogy and information obtained from archives showed that the common ancestor of Madonna and Celine Dion is a carpenter who lived in the 17th century.