Snoop Dogg, Brandy, and Ray J
It’s no secret that Ray J and Brandy are siblings, but they also have a famous first cousin: Snoop Dogg. Snoop and Brandy have even collaborated on the rapper’s song “Special.”
Elle King and Rob Schneider
“Ex’s & Oh’s” singer Elle King is the daughter of comedic star Rob Schneider. The SNL alum shares the rising star with his ex-wife, former model London King. “I took on my mom’s last name because she raised me, and I wanted to be my own person,” the performer said in a 2015 interview with Billboard.
Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek
Actors Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek are cousins. The Cross Creek actor reportedly got his younger relative into acting, and she credited him with part of her stardom. “My cousin, Rip Torn, persuaded me not to change my name,” Spacek reportedly said in a 1970s interview with Photoplay magazine. “You shouldn’t change what you are in search of success.”
Abby Elliott and Chris Elliott
Humor runs in the family for Abby Elliott and Chris Elliott. Abby followed in her famous father’s footsteps to nab a spot on Saturday Night Live.
Amy Schumer and Chuck Schumer
The comedian and the New York senator are second cousins, and after the recent shooting during a screening of Trainwreck in Lafayette, Louisiana, the two announced that they’re teaming up to call for tighter gun laws.
Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy
Growing up up near each other in Illinois, Jenny helped her cousin, Melissa, land her first TV role on an episode of her NBC sitcom Jenny.