Wait, Juanita Solis Is Demi Lovato's Sister?! Plus 46 Other Celebs You Didn't Know Were Related

They. Are. Familyyyyyy.

When it comes to famous families, we were pretty sure we had it down. You’ve got your Olsens, your Hemsworths—hell, even your Deschanels. So, you could imagine our surprise when we discovered that Gloria Steinem, AKA the patron saint of feminism, is actually Batman's Christian Bale’s stepmom. And that's just one shocking connection of many. Keep reading for more celebrities you might not have known were related.

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1. Sofia Coppola, Jason Schwartzman & Nicolas Cage

Relation: First cousins

There are some Godfather-level family ties here, with director Francis Ford Coppola at the crux.

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2. Brooke Shields & Meryl Streep

Relation: Second cousins

They're both gorgeous, smart and accomplished. Is there an opening for a third wheel?

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3. Stanley Tucci & Emily Blunt

Relation: Sister-in-law/brother-in-law 

The Devil Wears Prada costars have a much less chilly relationship IRL. Tucci is married to Blunt’s older sister, Felicity.

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4. Taryn Manning & Peyton and Eli Manning

Relation: Second cousins

These three have among them four Super Bowl rings and one SAG award.

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5. Prince Charles & Ralph Fiennes

Relation: Tenth cousins

OK, fine, this one’s decidedly distant. But isn’t it fun to think about the British royal family being connected to Lord Voldemort?

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6. Christian Bale & Gloria Steinem

Relation: Stepmom/stepson

It's official. Batman has the coolest stepmom ever. His late father had married the feminist author back in 2000.

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7. Drew Barrymore, Steven Spielberg & Sophia Loren

Relation: Goddaughter/godparents 

Suddenly, Uncle Jim and Aunt Nancy seem so boring. 

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8. Miley Cyrus & Dolly Parton

Relation: Goddaughter/godmother

Too bad Destiny Hope and her mentor can’t sing…

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9. Reba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson

Relation: Former stepmother-in-law/stepdaughter-in-law

This wedding was the talk of Nashville. (Clarkson was married to McEntire’s husband’s son.) 

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10. Al Roker & Lenny Kravitz

Relation: Second cousins

As it turns out, Roxie Roker—best known for playing Helen on The Jeffersons—is Al's cousin and Kravitz's mother. Kravitz ups his weatherman kin's cool level by a million percent.

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11. Amy Schumer & Chuck Schumer

Relation: Second cousins

One's in it for laughs. The other, laws. 

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12. Kate Spade & David Spade

Relation: Sister-in-law/brother-in-law

One’s the queen of whimsical prep, the other appreciates a good redneck joke. The former was married to the latter’s brother.

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13. Ethan Hawke & Laura Dern

Relation: Distant cousins

The connector? Tennessee Williams. Even Dern didn’t know about this one until two years ago.

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14. Blake Lively & Robyn Lively

Relation: Half sisters

The Gossip Girl alum and Teen Witch star share the same mom, Elaine Lively. And according to Robyn, she and her baby sis have gotten closer since they became moms. She told Fox News, "Our relationship is on a deeper level. We used to help each other with our projects and lines, things like that. Now we’re doing the mom thing together."

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15. Jonah Hill & Beanie Feldstein

Relation: Siblings

Look closely and you'll notice the uncanny resemblance between the You People star and Booksmart actress. While they're 10 years apart, the pair have proven to be each other's biggest fans. (Don't believe us? Just check out their adorable joint interview with Interview Magazine.)

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16. Brandy Norwood & Snoop Dogg

Relation: First cousins

In 2006, Snoop Dogg confirmed that he and the R&B songstress were related. He told MTV, "We never really told the world because we weren’t trippin' off of that, but that's my family."

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17. Gabrielle Union & Saweetie

Relation: Second cousins

The Bring It On star spilled the beans on social media when a fan asked her to confirm if it was true. She tweeted, "Yup. Her father and I are 1st cousins. Her grandma is my aunt Joanne Glass who I based Eva from Deliver Us From Eva on."

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18. Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson & Andrew Wilson

Relation: Brothers

Everyone knows that Owen and Luke are brothers, but did you know that the duo also have an older sibling? Andrew, a fellow actor, has collaborated with his brothers in Hall Pass and Zoolander.

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19. Gwyneth Paltrow & Katherine Moennig

Relation: Cousins

Paltrow's mother, Blythe Danner, also happens to be Moennig's aunt, which makes the two stars first cousins. Looks like talent runs in the family.

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20. Austin Butler & Ashley Tisdale

Relation: Tenth cousins

On an episode of Ancestry's 2 Lies & A Leaf, the High School Musical alum was pleasantly surprised to learn that she and Butler are related. She said, "No wonder we have such a connection! We've always said we were brother and sister! That is insane."

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21. Demi Lovato & Madison De La Garza

Relation: Half-sisters

It turns out Lovato and The Desperate Housewives star (AKA Juanita Solis) share the same mom. And while speaking with E! News, De La Garza said her pop star sibling has been a good "example" for her. She added, "Now I get to be that example for other people, and I could not be happier. I'm grateful for that."

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22. Lance Bass & Britney Spears

Relation: Sixth cousins

Before you ask—no, we're not making this one up. Bass was just as shocked to learn that he and the pop star are related on an episode of 2 Lies & A Leaf series. He said, "Look, I wanted to be related to the queen. Well, now I'm related to the queen of pop!"

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