Royal baby related to Beyoncé?


Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby will be related to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, a leading family website claims.

According to, the couple's impending new arrival will have family ties to a host of US stars including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, as well as Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck.

Records available on the website reveal the future royal's 23rd cousin twice removed is Beyoncé and Jay's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, through the 18-month-old girl's relation to Queen Elizabeth through French royal heritage.

But Ben and Jennifer's three children ? 16-month-old son Samuel and their daughters, Violet (7) and Seraphina (4) ? will be the closest relatives as they will be 11th cousins due to family lines connecting through the Argo star and the late Princess Diana.

Debra Chatfield, a family historian at said, "It's long been said that the USA and UK have a special relationship and that is certainly the case between Hollywood's elite and the royal family. The closest relation we found to the Hollywood children was the late Princess Diana.

"Diana's ancestry includes a number of early settlers on the east coast of the USA that can be traced right up to the modern day. There are 1,6 billion records on that people can search through so they can trace their own family ties. There is always a chance people may find their own Hollywood connection."

-Bang Showbiz

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