10 Stars Who Are Related to Royalty
While many stars are arguably treated like royalty, there are some stars that actually have a royal lineage. Here is a list of stars that have blue-blood connections.
1. Barack Obama
Although this president faced many questions about his lineage, he has undeniable connections to royalty. The president of United States has royal ties to European rulers William the Lion of Scotland and Edward I of England. Despite this, Obama takes an equal stance on achieving success in America:
“We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don’t want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.”
2. Ellen Degeneres
Ellen Degeneres may be talk show royalty, but she also has real royal connections. Ellen Degeneres descends from of King Edward III and is also distant cousins with Kate Middleton. The playful talk show host and former American Idol Judge is the 19th cousin, twice removed from the Queen.