The Queen’s relatives: the beautiful Beyoncé and other celebrities with royal blood

The heroes of our material can boast of aristocratic origin.

Most celebrities can boast not only friendship with princes and kings, but also family ties with them. Even if they are far away. According to some, this can explain their outstanding appearance, charisma, as well as many talents. For example, Hilary Duff is the 18th generation cousin of Elizabeth II, and Kit Harington and his wife Rose Leslie are descendants of King Charles II of England. Find out the stories of other celebrities in our article on


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

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie’s mother, Marceline Bertrand, is the offspring of the French royal family. Its origins 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. It is also known that she is the 26th cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Brad Pitt

And Angelina Jolie’s ex-husband also boasts of royal ancestry 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 common ancestor, Edward III.

Uma Thurman.

Uma Thurman is the 21st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their common ancestor, 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 descendant of King Charles II. In addition, one of her ancestors, Sir John Harrington, invented the first cistern toilet for Queen Elizabeth I Tudor. Moreover, when journalists remind him of his roots, he worries.


Madonna is a distant 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 descendant of King Edward III, who came to power in 1327.

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff is the closest American celebrity to the 18th generation granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. They had a common ancestor, 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 was King Alfred the Great of England, and one of her ancestors was King Robert I of Scotland the Bruce. Tilda attended a private boarding school where her classmate was Diana Spencer, the future Princess Diana.

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