Being related to celebrities is important in show business since it could get an artist more projects due to their connections.
However, there are many celebrities whose family ties to other celebrities were not taken advantage of and were not publicized.
KAMI presents to you a list of celebrity pairs who many people do not know are actually related to each other.
1. Ai-Ai delas Alas and Regine Velasquez
The comedienne and the singer are cousins-in-law. Regine recently left behind Ai-Ai as a Kapuso in order to work for the Kapamilya network.
2. Gretchen Fullido and Marco Gumabao
On “Magandang Buhay,” the entertainment reporter and the actor revealed that they are actually first cousins. Gretchen is currently embroiled in a conflict with her former boss at ABS-CBN.
3. Antonio Aquitania and Daniel Padilla
The former Bubble Gang actor surprised netizens with the revelation that superstar actor Daniel Padilla is his first cousin. Daniel’s latest movie, The Hows of Us, has become the highest-grossing Filipino movie of all-time.
4. Eula Valdes and Paolo Ballesteros
The veteran actress and the Eat Bulaga host are actually related since Eula’s aunt is Paolo’s grandmother, according to GMA-7 Entertainment.
5. Lorna Tolentino and Zsa Zsa Padilla
The singer and the actress are cousins. Zsa Zsa is about to get married to her architect fiancé Conrad Onglao.
6. Susan Roces and Sheryl Cruz
Not a lot of people know that Susan Roces is actually an aunt of Sheryl Cruz. Susan’s late husband is the action legend Fernando Poe Jr.
7. Dingdong Dantes and Paul Salas
Dingdong is an uncle of the young actor. Paul recently joined his relative at the Kapuso network.
9. Sid Lucero and Andi Eigenmann
The two actors are half-siblings since their father is Mark Gil. Andi’s mother is Jaclyn Jose while Sid’s mom is Bing Pimentel.
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