On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96. Eleven days after his disappearance, his funeral was held at Westminster Abbey in London. A historic day followed by millions of curious people. During the ceremony, the British royal family appeared more united than ever despite the old discord between Prince Harry and his brother, Prince William.
If their affiliation is known to everyone, few people know that some celebrities are more or less distantly related to some members of the British monarchy. According to CBS News, Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal would be related to Edward III, king of England who reigned from 1327 to 1377. The famous American actress Uma Thurman would be related to King Edward I. They are both 21st cousins.
They’re not the only ones in Hollywood to supposedly have ancestors in common. Quebec singer Celine Dion is said to be related to… Camilla Parker Bowles, the new queen consor t. Indeed, the artist would be his 9th cousin. Discover in our slideshow, all the celebrities who would have a relationship with the former sovereign Elizabeth II.