Celebrities Who Share the Same Last Name But Aren't Related

These celebs may not be family, but they're linked through their last names

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Gaten Matarazzo

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - MAY 14: Gaten Matarazzo attends Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 4 New York Premiere at Netflix Brooklyn on May 14, 2022 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
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Sure his on-screen life is all about the upside down, but the Stranger Things star is not the son of ...

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Heather Matarazzo

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... who posted a hilarious TikTok in July 2022 about fans thinking she is the actor's mom. And interestingly enough, Gaten's mother is in fact named Heather.

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Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore
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The This Is Us star and singer of such iconic early 2000s hits as "Candy" and "Crush," isn't related to...

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Demi Moore

Demi Moore attends the Monot show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on February 29, 2020 in Paris, France.
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...the star of films like G.I. Jane and Indecent Proposal.

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Denzel Washington

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Rob Latour/Shutterstock (10286629ds) Denzel Washington AFI Honors Denzel Washington, Show, Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, USA - 06 Jun 2019
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Is many things - an actor, director, producer - but he is not related to...

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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
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...though both are amazing actors.

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Mario Lopez

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The Access Hollywood host (and former Saved By The Bell heartthrob) is not related to...

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Jennifer Lopez

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...a.k.a Jenny from the Block. This Lopez is a multi-talented actress, singer and dancer.

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Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart
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The actress, who got her big break from the Twilight films, is not related to...

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Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart
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...the Queen of the Kitchen. However we have a feeling Kristen wishes Martha was her aunt so she could go over for dinner.

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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Wears A Blue Ensemble While Arriving At The Late Show With Stephen Colbert In New York City

The actress and voice of a generation isn't related to...

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Kate Hudson

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The actress and Fabletics founder may not be related to Jennifer, but she does come from a famous family.

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Matthew Perry

'This Morning' TV show, London, Britain - 22 Mar 2016
Matthew Perry in March 2016. Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

The Friends actor shares a last name with...

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Katy Perry

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...the singer and American Idol host. Fun fact: Katy's real last name is Hudson - Perry is her mom's maiden name.

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Michael Keaton

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This Keaton is in the Batman club, but he's not related to...

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Diane Keaton

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...this Keaton, who was a member of The First Wives Club.

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Drake Bell

Drake Bell
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"It's gonna take some time to realize..." that this Bell is not related to ...

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Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell during an interview with host Seth Meyers on January 29, 2020
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... this Bell, the Good Place actress and totally relatable mom of two.

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Cindy Crawford

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This Crawford is a runway icon and legendary supermodel.

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Joan Crawford


And this Crawford is a prolific actress, but the two aren't relatives.

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Paul McCartney

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This McCartney wrote classics like "Hey Jude" and "Blackbird."

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Jesse McCartney

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Meanwhile, this (unrelated) McCartney wrote the instant classic among millennials, "Beautiful Soul."

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Drew Carey

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The comedian shares a last name with...

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Mariah Carey

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: Mariah Carey accepts the Icon Award onstage during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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...the elusive chanteuse herself!

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence in the front row Dior show, Front Row, Spring Summer 2020, Paris Fashion Week, France - 24 Sep 2019
Jennifer Lawrence. Swan Gallet/WWD/Shutterstock

The Academy Award-winning actress shares a last name with (but no relation to) ...

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Martin Lawrence

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M. Law has no relation to J. Law.

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Diane Lane

Diane Lane
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The Serenity actress shares a last name with ...

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Nathan Lane

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... the talented star of both screen and stage.

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Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson

The Aussie singer is not related to ...

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Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson
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Though they are both blond singers, we forgive you for assuming.

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