Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]Brooke Shields and Henry IV[/post_page_title]
Though she’s now mostly doing guest spots, there was a time when Brooke Shields was the hottest name in entertainment. Modeling since she was 12, she got into acting with films such as The Blue Lagoon. She then took a break to get a Princeton degree (no big deal), and went back to showbiz. Tracing her ancestry, success was in her genes – she’s related to an emperor, a saint, a pope, and two kings! Her paternal grandmother was an Italian princess, and through her she’s related to the wildly popular Henry IV of France, known as Good King Henry.

Brooke Shields and Henry IV

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