No One Realizes That These Famous Celebrities Are Actually Related.

No One Realizes That These Famous Celebrities Are Actually Related.

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Some Hollywood families cash in on their genetic connections for reality fame, like the Hiltons and Kardashians. Others quietly create dynasties of starlets from generation to generation, like the Coppolas and Barrymores.

But there are some sneaky celebs out there that keep their family ties close to the chest. They may change their last name, but they can”t change their family.

1. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy: Cousins

Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy: Cousins

2. Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson: Step-Mom and Daughter In-Law

Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson: Step-Mom and Daughter In-Law

3. Emma Roberts and Julia Roberts: Niece and Aunt

Emma Roberts and Julia Roberts: Niece and Aunt

4. Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek: Cousins

Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek: Cousins

5. Jason Schwartzman and Nicolas Cage: Cousins

Jason Schwartzman and Nicolas Cage: Cousins

6. Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty: Brother and Sister

Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty: Brother and Sister

7. Mariska Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield: Mother and Daughter

Mariska Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield: Mother and Daughter

8. Tom Cruse and William Mapother: Cousins

Tom Cruse and William Mapother: Cousins

9. Liev Schreiber and Pablo Schreiber: Half Brothers

Liev Schreiber and Pablo Schreiber: Half Brothers

10. Jason Sudeikis and George Wendt: Nephew and Uncle

Jason Sudeikis and George Wendt: Nephew and Uncle

11. Peyton and Eli Manning and Taryn Manning: 2nd Cousins

Peyton and Eli Manning and Taryn Manning: 2nd Cousins

12. Brooke Shields and Glenn Close: 2nd Cousins

Brooke Shields and Glenn Close: 2nd Cousins

13. Whitney Houston and Dionne Warwick: Cousins

Whitney Houston and Dionne Warwick: Cousins

14. Snoop Dogg and Brandy: Cousins

Snoop Dogg and Brandy: Cousins

15. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon: Distant Cousins

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon: Distant Cousins

16. Lily Allen and Alfie Allen: Brother and Sister

Lily Allen and Alfie Allen: Brother and Sister

Star power clearly runs in these familes” DNA.