26 Celebrities You Keep Forgetting Are Related (PHOTOS)

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26 Celebrities You Keep Forgetting Are Related (PHOTOS)

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26 Celebrities You Keep Forgetting Are Related (PHOTOS)

They say it helps to know someone if you want to make it big in Hollywood, and sometimes we forget just how true that is. Here are 12 sets of celebs you might not remember are related — if you even knew in the first place!

26 Celebrities You Keep Forgetting Are Related (PHOTOS)
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Chad Lowe and Rob Lowe

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Chad Lowe and Rob Lowe

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We often forget that Aria's sketchy dad on Pretty Little Liars is the little bro of comedy heartthrob Rob Lowe.

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Snoop Dogg and Brandy

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Snoop Dogg and Brandy

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These two musical artists are first cousins. Clearly, talent runs in their family.

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Berry Gordy, Jr. and Redfoo

Berry Gordy, Jr. and Redfoo

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If you're not up on your music history, you might not recognize Berry Gordy's name, but we guarantee you know Motown Records, which he founded. He's also the dad of LMFAO's Redfoo. Do with that info what you will.

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Alfie Allen and Lily Allen

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Alfie Allen and Lily Allen

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Yes, the guy who plays everyone's favorite tortured Greyjoy on Game of Thrones is the little sib of British singer Lily Allen. She even wrote a not-so-flattering song about his slacker ways, which is now hilarious.

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Liev Schreiber and Pablo Schreiber

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Liev Schreiber and Pablo Schreiber

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The Ray Donovan star and the Orange Is the New Black actor are half-brothers.

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Quincy Jones and Rashida Jones

Quincy Jones and Rashida Jones

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Music legend Quincy Jones is actress Rashida Jones's dad.

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Sofia Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Nicolas Cage

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Sofia Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Nicolas Cage

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Remember, guys: The Coppola family tree is insane and extends all over Hollywood. These three big-name celebs are cousins, for example, and all related to Francis Ford Coppola, one of the all-time Hollywood greats.

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Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson

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Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson

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Yes, Nashville and Scream Queens actor Oliver Hudson is Kate Hudson's older brother, a fact we were all reminded of when the pair threw shade at their deadbeat biological dad, singer Bill Hudson, on Father's Day.

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Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, and Emilio Estevez

Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, and Emilio Estevez

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It's easy to forget Emilio Estevez is Martin Sheen's son and Charlie Sheen's brother because, unlike his other famous family members, Emilio kept his family's actual last name instead of taking on the "Sheen" stage name.

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Jessica Capshaw and Steven Spielberg

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Jessica Capshaw and Steven Spielberg

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Grey's Anatomy star Jessica Capshaw is the step-daughter of iconic director Steven Spielberg.

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Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy

Me, my sis and my cousin Melissa. 102 degrees at the zoo, not happy campers. #tbt

A photo posted by Jenny McCarthy (@jennymccarthy) on

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Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy

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No, it's not a coincidence these two share the same last name: the TV host and comedy goddess are first cousins! Jenny shared this adorable flashback photo featuring herself and Melissa on Instagram.

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Larry David and Bernie Sanders

Larry David and Bernie Sanders

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Yes, Larry David played Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live, but it turns out they’re actually related! 

While filming an episode of Find Your Roots, the Seinfeld creator found out the senator is his "third cousin."

“I was very happy about that. I thought there must have been some connection,” he said at the Television Critics Assocation on Wednesday, July 26. 

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They say it helps to know someone if you want to make it big in Hollywood, and sometimes we forget just how true that is. Here are 12 sets of celebs you might not remember are related — if you even knew in the first place!