They have unusual ancestors.
These every day people bathe in the glory and, perhaps, sometimes even I get tired of it. Hard to believe, but their ancestors were even more famous than they are.
We understand the pedigree of the stars and collected the most interesting genealogical connections celebrities.
Beyonce and Gustav Mahler
It turns out that Beyonce has Austrian roots: it is related to the famous Austrian composer and conductor of the XIX century by Gustav Mahler.
Now it is clear from the singer of such musical talent.
Cindy Crawford and Ernest Hemingway
The supermodel really ties the relationship with the famous writer. From Crawford actually quite a rich pedigree: recently, the model has learned that is related to by Charlemagne!
Robert Pattinson and Dracula
Here is a twist! Robert Pattinson played the vampire Edward in the Saga “Twilight”, there really is a “vampire” past. The actor is related to Vlad III Tepes, also known as Vlad Dracula, the prototype character of the novel “Dracula”.
Now we are sure: it is better for Pattinson to play the role of Edward Cullen couldn’t no actor.
George Clooney and Abraham Lincoln
Famous actor and national hero of America Abraham Lincoln are linked by ties of kinship, though distant. Their relationship comes from a woman named Lucy Hanks, who was Lincoln’s grandmother on the maternal side.
Johnny Depp and Queen Elizabeth II
It turns out Hollywood hunk is in kinship with the English Queen, and they both are descendants of king Edward III. To find out the relationship failed due to BBC research.
Brooke shields and the king of France Henry IV of Navarre
Recently, the model found out that her ancestors, the great Henry of Navarre, the founder of the Royal dynasty of the Bourbons.
So. And we wonder where Brooke so much Regal grace and aristocracy.
Benedict Cumberbatch and king of England Richard III
Cumberbatch is a descendant of Richard III, the last Plantagenet, the very thing which composed the plays of Shakespeare.
Is it a coincidence, but in the TV series “Empty crown: the war of the roses” Benedict plays king Richard. How does it feel to play the role of his great ancestor?
Madonna, Celine Dion and the Duchess of Chornoliska Camilla (Parker)
The two singers Madonna and Celine Dion are related with the second wife of Prince Charles Camilla Parker. They have a common ancestor — a French carpenter called Zacharie Cloutier. Maybe it is in the common roots hides the secret of unfading youth and beauty of these gorgeous ladies?
Brad pitt and Barack Obama
The Hollywood heartthrob and the former head of the White House — desyatiyurodnye brothers. Their relationship comes from a man named Edwin Hickman, born in 1690.
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