16 Celebrities And Iconic Figures Who You Did Not Know Were Related

11Maya Rudolph

Maya is a very popular actor and comedian. She was a part of the SNL regular cast for seven years. She has played funny roles in several movies like “Grown-Ups”, “Bridesmaids”, etc. However, did you know that she is related to someone even more famous? She is the daughter of the sensational singer Minnie Riperton, most famous for her 1975 hit song “Lovin’ You”.

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12Clark James Gable

Clark Gable III or Clark James Gable is an American celebrity. He is an actor, model, TV presenter, and entrepreneur. He hosted the reality show “Cheaters”. It is safe to say that his success isn’t even close to that of his grandfather Clark Gable. Clark Gable was an American actor who starred in “Gone with the Wind” as Rhett Butler. The movie is a Hollywood classic and is considered an iconic movie.

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13Matt Salinger

Matt Salinger is an American actor who is known for his roles in “Captain America” and “Revenge of the Nerds”. He is also a producer. As his name suggests, he is the son of J.D. Salinger. His novel “Catcher in the Rye” is a classic novel and is still considered one of the best books ever written.

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14Nicholas Soames

Nicholas Soames is a popular British politician. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1997. He is related to another very famous British politician. He happens to be Winston Churchill’s grandson! Churchill was one of the brains behind the success of the Allied Powers during the Second World War. He is one of the most popular historical figures of the 20th century.

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15Diana Widmaier Picasso

Diana is an art historian who specializes in modern art. She has a master’s degree in art history and one in private law. She also co-founded a jewelry company called ‘Menē’. It is no surprise that she is so passionate about art because her grandfather is none other than Pablo Picasso! Picasso is one of the most famous painters in the world and his works need no introduction.

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16Zoleka Mandela

Zoleka Mandela is a writer and speaker. She is also an activist and has been an ambassador of the United Nations. She collaborated with the UN to emphasize on the need for road safety. This is because she lost her daughter in a car accident. Zoleka’s grandfather is Nelson Mandela. The Nobel Peace prize winner brought peace to South Africa.

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