15 Famous People Who Shockingly Married Their Cousins

No one really knows the origin of the phrase “kissing cousins” much less why we would even use it today. What most of us know is that its concept is really creepy. I mean, kissing your cousin? I suppose it’s more of a North American revulsion, though,  as some countries do allow marriages between first cousins. *Cringe.*


Throughout the years, famous people have been known to marry within the family for reasons best known to themselves. And while some of these celebrities never married their first cousins, they certainly said “I do” to a relative. You’ll be shocked to know the truth about some of these famous people’s spouses …