So, you have your cousins, then you have your second cousins, and third cousins ... and then fourth cousins once-removed?
As your family tree grows, it becomes increasingly complicated. But if you think your ancestry is hard to track, wait until you get a load of the crazy familial connections in Hollywood. Thanks to the use of stage names, there are plenty of famous faces you didn't realize were actually related.
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From cousins like Melissa and Jenny McCarthy and Snoop Dogg and Brandy, to step-relatives like Christian Bale and Gloria Steinem (we're not kidding), scroll down below to take a look at the most surprising celebrity family ties.