7 Celebs Who Are Related to U.S. Presidents

By RAPHAEL CHESTANG

July 04, 2014

You think you're patriotic? These stars have red, white and blue in their blood. In honor of Independence Day, we've uncovered seven stars who are related to U.S. Presidents.

1. Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks lent his voice for the Abraham Lincoln documentary Killing Lincoln, which is fitting since he's reportedly related to our 16th president.

2. Hugh Hefner

While their ideals might not lineup, the Playboy founder is reportedly related to George Bush.

3. Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck, a staunch Democrat, is reportedly an 11th cousin to President Barack Obama.

4. Madonna

Madge comes from a line of powerful American players, as she's reportedly related to the 10th POTUS, John Tyler.

5. Brad Pitt

While he might not be showing up at any family reunions, Brad Pitt is reportedly a distant relative to President Barack Obama.

6. Richard Gere

Richard Gere is reportedly tied to FDR and James Garfield.

7. Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood is reportedly related to President Franklin Pierce through family ties that trace back to King Henry I of England.



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