15 Unexpected Connections Between Famous People

Hollywood likes to keep it in the family.
15 Unexpected Connections Between Famous People

“It's not what you know, it's who you know." -Every Person You Ever Met

Knowing a lot of people is always a big plus. You never know who you'll need to borrow money from. We could totally use $50 - you game? Just kidding. Climbing the ladder is always easier if you have many rungs in a network. If not, you're often at the mercy of how killer a resume you've got on the ole slush pile. It's way faster to know somebody on the inside that can warp that puppy forward.

So yeah, It's always easier to "make it" in any field if you have a leg in the door. Therefore, it's no wonder that Hollywood and government power is an incestuous cesspool of nepotism. If we regular folk are six degrees away from Kevin Bacon, everyone in Hollywood is probably two degrees. Here are 15 of the more surprising connections…

Siblings 10 Did you know Jesse Eisenberg is the older brother of the Pepsi Girl? Hallie Eisenberg was child actress in the late 90s.

Source: CNN

Cousins CRACKED COM It may come as no surprise that Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are third cousins.

Source: PBS

Godmother & Goddaughter Drew Barrymore is the godmother of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.

Source: MTV

Uncle & Nephew Jason Sudeikis, of SNL and Ted Lasso fame, shares a funny bone with his uncle George Wendt, who played Norm on Cheers.

Source: EW

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