“Relatives of Elizabeth II.” Beyoncé and nine other celebrities with royal blood  

The heroes of our material can brag of aristocratic origin.

The majority of celebrities can brag not only about friendship with princes and kings but about family ties with them as well. Even if they are far away. According to some, this can explain their uncommon appearance, charisma as well as many talents. For instance, Hilary Duff is the 18th generation cousin of Elizabeth II, and Kit Harington and his wife Rose Leslie are the offspring of King Charles II of England. Discover the stories of other celebrities in our article on tochka.net.


R&B star Beyoncé, known to her followers as Queen B, is the 25th cousin of the deceased Queen Elizabeth II. They share a mutual forefather, King Henry II Plantagenet.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie’s mother, Marceline Bertrand, is an offspring of French royalty. Her lineage can be traced back to Philip II, son of King Louis VII of France in the 12th century. Therefore, the actress is related to Marie of France, a well-known French poetess of royal blood at that time and half-sister of Philip II. Also known that she is the 26th cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Brad Pitt

And Angelina Jolie’s former husband also brags about a royal lineage that dates back to the 12th century when England was ruled by King Henry II. Thus, Pitt is the 25th cousin of Elizabeth II.

Johnny Depp

Our collection, most likely, should have had a different name: “Relatives of Elizabeth II.” After all, Johnny Depp is also Her Majesty’s 20th cousin. And they are related by a mutual forefather, Edward III.

Uma Thurman.

Uma Thurman is the 21st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their mutual forefather, King Edward I of England.

Kit Harington

Kit Harington played the offspring of the Iron Throne in “Game of Thrones.” But blue blood flows in his veins. Through his paternal grandmother, he is a tenth-generation direct offspring of King Charles II. Furthermore, one of her forefathers, Sir John Harrington, invented the first cistern toilet for Queen Elizabeth I Tudor. Moreover, when journalists remind him of his roots, he gets anxious.


Madonna is a remote relative of the British royal family. She is the ninth cousin of Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres is Kate Middleton’s 15-year-old cousin. And besides, the TV presenter is a direct offspring of King Edward III, who had power in 1327.

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff is the closest American celebrity to an 18th-generation granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. They had a mutual forefather, the English monarch Richard III, who ruled the country in the 15th century.

Tilda Swinton

The actress belongs to the popular British family of Swinton, which appeared in the 9th century. One of the founders of her famous family served King Alfred the Great of England, and one of her forefathers was King Robert I of Scotland the Bruce. Tilda attended a private boarding school where her classmate was Diana Spencer, the future Princess Diana.