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12 Celebrity Cousins You Probably Didn't Know About

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020, 6:34 am

The celebrity community is vast and diverse. We often see many members belonging to the same family tree becoming top singers, musicians or actors. What many of us don't know is that many Hollywood stars are related to other top Tinseltown icons. Some of these stars are our favorite musicians, artists, and actors. We love them and admire their work. However, when we realize the fact that two top Hollywood stars are cousins, our view on them changes entirely! Check the famous relatives of Lady Gaga, George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Nicholas Cages and eight other top celebrities!

#11 Ben Affleck & Matt Damon

Not only are Ben Affleck and Matt Damon distant cousins, but they are related to Barack Obama and Princess Diana. Both actors descent from a bricklayer named William Knowlton Jr., who came from England in the 1630's, settling in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Affleck and Damon grew up as friends in Boston and then wrote the script for, "Good Will Hunting" together in 1997, and the rest is history. Did you know Ben Affleck doesn't drink at all?

Ben Affleck & Matt Damon-12 Celebrity Cousins You Probably Didn't Know About



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