Over the years, we have seen celebrity siblings and relatives in the entertainment industry but there are some who are not popularly known to be related. In this post, I’m going to share with you some popular celebrities who are cousins.
1. Venita Akpofure and Neo Akpofure
The two popular reality tv stars are not sharing the same surname for no reason. Venita and Neo Akpofure are cousins. They have both established themselves in the entertainment industry. Venita is known as a renowned actress, model and video vixen. Neo has also achieved a lot for himself after his success in big brother Naija season 4.
2. Snoop Dogg, and Sasha Banks
The rap legend and the WWE superstar Sasha Banks are close cousins. Snoop Dogg has been very supportive of Sasha Banks wrestling career right from the onset. He walked her down the ring at WrestleMania 32, singing for her along the way.
He was also inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame, this was a special moment for him.
3. Quavo and Offset
The American hip hop trio Migos are all related. Quavo and Offset are cousins while Takeoff is Quavo’s nephew. They were reportedly raised by Takeoff’s mother who is Quavo’s older sister.
4. Hailey Baldwin Bieber and Ireland Baldwin
Justin Bieber’s wife Hailey Baldwin (a supermodel, media personality and socialite) is a cousin to the American actress and model Ireland Baldwin. Hailey and Ireland have a very close relationship. They have publicly expressed love for their family and bond with each other.
They reportedly had their family name ‘Baldwin” tattooed on the inside of their middle fingers. The two women came out into the modelling world together and have always been there for each other.
5. Stephen Amell and Robbie Amell
Stephen Amell popularly known for his role in the superhero film Arrow is a cousin to Robbie Amell. Robbie is popularly known for his roles in notable movies such as “The Tomorrow People”, Ocean 8 and also as Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm on The Flash. The two Canadian actors share a lot when it comes to physical looks.
6. Davido and B Red
The renowned artists need no introduction, Davido and B red is popularly known to be cousins in the entertainment industry. they both started their music career in the same period.
7. Gabrielle Union and Saweetie
Gabriella Union and the renowned rap star Saweetie are second cousins. Gabrielle revealed this back in 2018 when she referred to saweetie as “my little cousin” on Instagram. Responding to an inquisitive fan, she explained on Twitter that she and Saweetie’s dad are cousins and this makes saweetie her second cousin. Gabrielle and Saweetie are very close and they have hung out together on different occasions.
(A photo from Gabrielle’s 47th birthday party)