Talent seems to run in talented families. There are lots and lots of examples of famous siblings. The Baldwins, the Gyllenhaals, and the Hemsworths are just a few that come to mind. But some of them have brothers or sisters that you have probably never heard of.
Here are some of them.
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James and Dave Franco’s middle brother, Tom, is an actor and an artist. He lives in California where he has founded a nonprofit artists’ collective and he also works as an interior designer and painter. Dave once said, “For people who have met all three of us, Tom Franco is the unanimous favorite Franco. He’s the best one – the best-looking, the sweetest, the nicest, greatest guy to be around. We keep him to ourselves. He’s our little secret.”
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The 36-year old from Melbourne, Australia, is the eldest Hemsworth brother. While Chris and Liam have already had their own blockbuster movies, like Thor and The Hunger Games, respectively, Luke is yet to get his big break. A couple of TV series he has worked on are Neighbours and the HBO sci-fi drama Westworld.
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The three Olsen sisters are all famous actresses. The twins, Mary Kate and Ashley, have been stars ever since they were children, and Elizabeth, the younger sister, is most famous for portraying Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, there is another Olsen sibling: Trent. He was born in 1984, in Los Angeles, California, he graduated from the University of Southern California, and is currently working behind the screens in movie production and writing comic books.
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Britney Spears is a world famous popstar. Her younger sister, Jamie Lynn, is perhaps less well-known, but she has starred in Nickelodeon and caused some controversies in the media when she became pregnant at 16. But the Spears sisters have an older brother. Their elder brother, 40-year old Bryan, is a television producer who has collaborated with them on numerous projects, including Jamie Lynn’s show Zoey 101. In 2008, he married Graciela Sanchez, Jamie Lynn’s manager, and they have a daughter named Lexie.
Owen and Luke Wilson are both comedy superstars, but they are not the only Wilson siblings. They have an older brother, Andrew, who is also an actor. He is 53 years old, born in Dallas, Texas, but currently resides in California. His most notable role was Future Man in Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket, but has had small appearances in Zoolander and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. He has also worked as a director in The Wendell Baker Story alongside his brothers.
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Miley Cyrus first became famous for her role as Hannah Montana and since then has had many number one albums. Little sister, Noah, is set to release her first album in late 2017. Their 23-year old brother, Braison, is maybe less famous, but he is also part of the showbiz world, having started a career in modelling and with plans to become a singer.
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He is Will Smith’s son from his first marriage, and older half-brother of actor Jaden and singer Willow. Trey was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1992. He has been performing around the world as a DJ known by his stage name “AcE” and has spent some time working in the United Arab Emirates.
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32-year old Eduardo, born in San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain, is Penélope and Mónica Cruz’s little brother. Penélope is an Academy-award winning actress, and Mónica started as a dancer, and then began her acting career. Eduardo is a musician who has worked as a film score composer for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
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The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William and mother of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, has a sister, Pippa, who became famous for almost stealing the spotlight at the Royal Wedding, and also for writing a book. But they have another sibling who isn’t as well-known. Meet James, 30 year-old former party boy turned businessman. He is the co-creator of Boomf, a marshmallow company.
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Alana is the older half-sister of supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid. She has a master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy, but works as a personal stylist, as a brand ambassador for Lou & Grey, and has her own eyewear line.
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Jonathan and Drew Scott, identical twin brothers, have become famous for co-hosting the reality series Property Brothers. James Daniel (JD) is their older brother and he too has appeared on television, hosting shows and impersonating Alan Lambert and David Bowie. He has also worked in construction alongside his brothers.
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Popstar Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen (best known for portraying Theon Greyjoy in Game of Thrones) have a maternal half-sister, Sarah, who you probably haven’t heard of, managed Lily’s vintage shop in London, but unfortunately the clothing business wasn’t successful.