If We Give You Two Famous People, Can You Guess Their Relationship?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

When it comes to celebrities, most of us believe that all their relatives are everyday, regular Joes (and Jills) like us. But that isn't always the case. In fact, many celebrities have famous family members. Look and Angelina Jolie and Dakota Johnson, whose parents were huge stars. Other celebs have politicians, singers, and producers for relatives. But do you know their exact link to each other? 

And we didn't add in any husband-wife relationships, because we know how seriously most of the stars take it. So, we've got aunts, uncles, cousins, stepbrothers, siblings, nieces, nephews and almost every kind of relation under the sun. It will be your job to look at the two stars and guess what relationship ties the two of them. You can use what you already know about them as clues, look at their last names and even their age differences if that helps. We really just want to know if you have what it takes to correctly guess what each of these celebrities is to the other. If you think you can do this, it's time to get started on this celebrity relatives quiz. 


Kelly Clarkson is a singer and songwriter who, in 2013, joined the McEntire family after marrying Reba's stepson, Brandon Blackstock. Prior to becoming family, the two shared the stage in the 2008 "2 Worlds 2 Voices" tour.

Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, director, comedian and model best known for starring in the comedy series, "Girlfriends" and "Black-ish." She is the second daughter and second eldest child of Motown recording artist and actress Diana Ross.

Julia Roberts is an American actress who rose to fame in the 1990 romantic comedy, "Pretty Woman." Her niece, Emma Roberts, has followed in her aunt's footsteps, starring in the television series, "Unfabulous," "American Horror Story," and "Scream Queens."

Melissa McCarthy, best known for her roles in "Bridesmaids," "Identity Thief," and "Ghostbusters," is an American actress, comedian, producer, writer and fashion designer. She is the cousin of actress, television host and model, Jenny McCarthy.

Bianca Lawson is an American film and television actress known for her role in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." She is the daughter of actor Richard Lawson who, in 2015, married Tina Knowles. Beyoncé's mother, making her Beyoncé's stepsister.

Jamie Lee Curtis is an actress, activist and author who made her film debut in the 1978 horror film, "Halloween," and later starred in its four sequels. Her mother, Janet Leigh, was an actress known for her role in "Little Women" (1949) and "Psycho" (1960).

Ron Howard is an American filmmaker, actor and father of actress Bryce Dallas Howard. Her notables roles include Gwen Stacey ("Spider-Man 3"), Victoria ("The Twilight Saga: Eclipse") and Claire Dearing ("Jurassic World" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom").

Alexander Skarsgård is the son of Swedish actor, Stellan Skarsgård, the latter who is known for his role in the 2006 and 2007 "Pirates of the Caribbean" films. His son is renowned for starring in the HBO series, "Trueblood" and the 2012 film, "Battleship."

Jason Momoa is an American actor, director, writer, film producer and model noted for his role as the DC Comics character, Aquaman. Through his marriage to Lisa Bonet, he became the stepfather of actress, singer and model, Zoë Kravitz.

Whitney Houston was an African-American singer and actress who made her acting debut in the 1992 romantic thriller, "The Bodyguard." She is the maternal first cousin of Dionne Warwick, an American singer, actress and television show host.

Steven Spielberg is an American filmmaker who is regarded as one of the best directors and producers in film history. When he married his second wife, Kate Capshaw, he became the stepfather of Jessica Capshaw, who is renowned for her role as Dr. Arizona Robbins in "Grey's Anatomy."

Blythe Danner is an American actress and the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow, an actress, socialite, businesswoman and lifestyle guru. Gwyneth Paltrow is the ex-wife of Chris Martin, the lead singer of the English rock band, Coldplay.

Ashlee Simpson is the daughter-in-law of Diana Ross through her marriage to Diana's son, Evan Ross, with whom she has two children. She is a singer, songwriter and actress and the younger sister of Jessica Simpson.

Dakota Johnson is an American actress and model and the daughter of film, stage and television actress Melanie Griffith. Dakota rose to fame for her role as Anastasia Steele in the erotic romantic-drama film trilogy, "50 Shades of Grey."

Snoop Dogg is an African-American rapper, singer and songwriter who made his debut in 1992 after being discovered by Dr. Dre. He is the first cousin of singer and actress Brandy Norwood, known for starring as the lead titular character in the sitcom, "Moesha."

Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker and humanitarian and the daughter of actor Job Voight. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses who has won several awards, including the 1999 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the drama, "Girl, Interrupted."

Amy Schumer, a second cousin of U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She is best known for her debut starring role in the 2015 comedy film, "Trainwreck," for which she received two award nominations.

Ashley Judd is an actress and activist and the sister of country music singer, Wynonna Judd. She is known for her leading roles in "Norma Jean & Marilyn," "Kiss the Girls," "Ruby in Paradise" and "Double Jeopardy."

Rob Schneider is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and director best known for his comedy films, "The Hot Chick" and "Grownups." His daughter, Elle King, is a singer, songwriter and actress who has earned two Grammy Awards nominations for her debut album, "The Elle King EP."

Tom Cruise is an actor and producer who made his breakthrough with the 1983 comedy film, "Risky Business." He is the first cousin of William Mapother, the actor who played the role of antagonist Ethan Room on the television series, "Lost."

Lily Allen is an English singer, songwriter, author and television presenter. She is the older sister of actor Alfie Allen, who portrays the fictional Theon Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy series, "Game of Thrones."

Charlie Sheen, born Carlos Irwin Estévez, is an American actor noted for his role as Charlie Harper in the CBS television series, "Two and a Half Men." He is the younger brother of actor Emilio Estévez who starred in the hit 1983 movie, "The Outsiders."

Joan Cusack is an American actress and the older sister of John Cusack. She has starred in the Showtime TV series, "Shameless," for five seasons while her brother stared in films, "The Raven," "2012," "High Fidelity" and "Grossed Pointe Blank."

Phil Collins is an English singer, songwriter, drummer, actor and former singer and drummer of the rock band, Genesis. His daughter, Lily Collins, is an actress, model and writer who has starred in the 2012 fantasy film, "Mirror Mirror."​

Hugh Grant is an English actor and film producer and the first cousin of actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Grant is best known for his role in "Bridget Jones's Diary," while Thomas has starred in "The Maze Runner," "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee."

Jason Sudeikis is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer who was a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 2005 to 2013. He is the nephew of George Wendt, who is renowned for his role as Norm Peterson in 1982 the sitcom, "Cheers."

Redfoo is an American singer-songwriter, rapper and dancer and a member of the musical duo, LMFAO, formed with his nephew, Sky Blu. He is the son of Berry Gordy, the founder of the Motown Record Label.

Kerry Washington is an American actress who is well known for her role as Olivia Pope in the ABC drama, "Scandal." Through her mother, she is the cousin of Colin Powell, an American statesman and retired four-star general.

Kate Hudson is an actress, author and fashion designer known for her athletic clothing line, Fabletics. She is the daughter of Academy Award-winning actress Goldie Hawn, who won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the '60s film, "Cactus Flower."

Zoey Deutch is an actress and producer and the daughter of Lea Thompson, who is also an actress, television producer and director. Zoey has starred in films such as "Beautiful Creatures," "Vampire Academy," "Before I Fall" and "Set It Up."

Shirley MacLaine is an American film, theater and television actress, dancer, singer, author and activist. She is the older sister of actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty who made his screen debut in the 1961 film, "Splendor in the Grass."

Gavin Rossdale is an English singer, songwriter, actor and the former lead singer and guitarist of the band, Bush, from 1992 to 2002. He is the father of English fashion model Daisy Lowe, who has made several appearances at fashion shows and editorial photo shoots.

Minnie Riperton was a singer and songwriter known for her coloratura soprano vocal range whistle register. She was the mother of Maya Rudolph, an American actress, voice actress, comedian, singer and long-time cast member of "Saturday Night Live."

Jonah Hill is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and director noted for his comedic roles in films including, "Superbad" and "21 Jump Street." His sister, Beanie Feldstein, is an actress known for her role in the 2016 film, "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising."

Liev Schreiber is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director best known for his role in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." Canadian-American Pablo Schreiber is Liev's half-brother from their father's second marriage.

Emily Blunt is the sister-in-law of Stanley Tucci through his marriage to her sister, Felicity Blunt. Emily Blunt has starred in several films including, "Edge of Tomorrow" and "A Quiet Place," the latter which was directed and co-starred by her husband, John Krasinski.

Emily Deschanel is an American actress renowned for her leading role as Dr. Temperance Brennan in the hit Fox series, "Bones." Her sister, Zooey Deschanel, is also an actress and singer who starred as Jessica Day in the sitcom, "New Girl."

Blake Lively is an American actress and the younger sister of Robyn Lively who is also an actress. Blake Lively is renowned for her roles in "Gossip Girl," "The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants," "Green Lantern," and "A Simple Favor."

Tassia Farmiga is an American actress and the younger sister of actress Vera Farmiga. Vera is best known for her roles as Norma Louise Bates in "Bates Motel" and as Lorraine Warren in "The Conjuring 1," "Conjuring 2" and "Annabelle 3."

Kyle Massey is an American actor, singer, rapper and the runner-up of the 11th season of "Dancing with the Stars." His older brother, Chris Massey, is best known for his role as Michael Barret in the Nickelodeon series, "Zoey 101."

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