9 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Royal

9 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Royal
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The concept of a commoner marrying into royalty has long captivated the public's attention. (See: Kate Middleton and Netflix's The Crown.) But not every union comes with such pomp and circumstance. Indeed, many people can trace their family lineage to a European monarch, and we have the proof, in celebrity form.

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These celebs are either descendants of kings and queens, or married into a royal family, like Diane von Fürstenberg, who married Prince Egon of Fürstenberg in 1969, earning the title of Princess Diane of Fürstenberg. While many are familiar with DVF's royal roots, you might be surprised how many other celebs have a connection to the throne. Here, nine famous faces you might not have realized were royal.

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