Kate Middleton and Ellen DeGeneres are distant relatives? Who knew!
Click through the gallery below to see nine stars who are surprisingly related to royals!
Ellen is actually the 15th cousin of the Duchess of Cambridge. After previously learning she is related to Kate, the comedienne offered to plan Kate's bachelorette party and expressed her hopes to be invited to her 2011 royal wedding. Ellen is also a direct descendent of King Edward III — talk about royal genes!