Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]Ellen Degeneres and King Edward III[/post_page_title]
Comedian and talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres is known for her blue-collar comedy, but you’d be surprised at what secrets her family tree’s been hiding. Tracing her ancestry, genealogists have claimed that Ellen is the 19th cousin twice removed of King Edward III of England. This monarch sat on the throne for 50 years and transformed his country into one of the most formidable military powers in Europe. That’s not all, though. Ellen’s also related to English nobleman Sir Thomas Fairfax, which means she’s also distantly related to… Kate Middleton! So where was her royal wedding invitation?

Ellen Degeneres and King Edward III

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