Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]Ben Affleck and Princess Diana[/post_page_title]
When Ben Affleck and Matt Damon wrote Good Will Hunting, they never imagined it would go on to win them an Oscar. They might have been less surprised if they did some digging near their own family trees. After all, both are relatives of winners. Affleck is related to no less than 16 former presidents of the United States, whereas Damon is related to 11 presidents. Affleck is also related to Princess Diana and… Matt Damon! Yep, they both came from a bricklayer from Ipswich, Massachusetts named William Knowlton Jr., making them 10th cousins, once-removed.

Ben Affleck and Princess Diana

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