Celebrities often refer to Hollywood as a very small, tight-knit community because it’s full of actors, actresses, and musicians who are constantly crossing paths, whether it’s at an award show or in collaboration. It’s full of exes, friendships, and old and new relationships, but it’s made even smaller when we think about those stars who are related. In fact, the amount of people in Hollywood who are related is surprising. There’s more than a few celebrities who are not only linked through family but share the same blood! Here’s a list of 8 celebrities you didn’t know were cousins!
8. Jason Schwartzman, Sofia Coppola, Nicolas Cage
This dynamic trio are all first cousins! What a crazy talented family tree! Nicolas Cage was actually born a Coppola. His uncle is famous director Francis Ford Coppola, which makes Sofia Coppola, another director who won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Lost in Translation, his cousin! Similarly, Schwartzman is also Francis Ford Coppola’s nephew which also makes him a cousin of Nicolas and Sophie.
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