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Which Famous People Are Actually Related To Each Other?

Did you know that Lenny Kravitz and Al Roker are cousins?

Were you ever shocked to learn that two random celebrities are actually related to each other?

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FYI: Francis Ford Coppola is Nic Cage's uncle.

Maybe your jaw literally dropped when you learned that Melissa McCarthy and Jenny McCarthy are cousins.

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Perhaps you just found out that Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz are cousins, and you can't get over it.


Or maybe you never realized that every time you were watching Rashida Jones on Parks and Rec, you were also watching Quincy Jones's daughter.


Hey, "Jones" is a very common last name!

It's time to put your celebrity knowledge to the test. Tell us via the DropBox below which famous people you were surprised to learn are actually related!

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You guessed it: Tom Hanks and Abe Lincoln are 100% related!

The best submissions will be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post or video!