During President Bill Clinton’s term, many Americans enjoyed the antics of his younger half-brother Roger Clinton. Many were amused by the thought of the most power man in the world in the same family as a used car salesman. Roger Clinton ended up becoming a celebrity in his own right. As it turns out, many celebrities are related, often to their chagrin. Here are some interesting celebrity relations that may surprise you:

Melissa McCarthy – Jennifer McCarthy


Jenny McCarthy rose to fame as a popular playboy centerfold, and later, Playmate of the Year. Since then she has become a parenting activist and developed a television career as a co-host of The View. Fans would not immediately associate her with her cousin, actress Melissa McCarthy, who would not be expected to model in the pages of Playboy. And yet Melissa, who got her start playing Sookie on Gilmore Girls, is one of the most popular comediennes today.