Look Who’s Related: Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus

Posted May 18, 2012 by Amanda | 6 Comments

It was announced earlier this week that Britney Spears will be the latest celebrity judge to join The X Factor. The newly engaged Spears has been making a comeback lately. She was recently listed as No. 6 on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Celebrities and on May 20, she will compete for Top Dance Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. Let’s check out how she’s related to some of today’s top stars!

It was originally rumored that Miley Cyrus would be joining Britney at the judges table on The X Factor come fall. The show ultimately went with former Disney star Demi Lovato. Had Miley signed on, she would have been working with family. Did you know that Miley Cyrus is Britney Spears’s 14th cousin thrice removed?

No. 11 on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list is Taylor Swift. Did you know that Taylor is Britney Spears’s 17th cousin once removed?

Britney is also related to her former beau Justin Timberlake. Justin is Britney’s 18th cousin twice removed! He’s also recently engaged to actress Jessica Biel.

Britney may want to seek advice from fellow Mouseketeer Christina Aguilera, who’s now a judging panel pro. The Voice coach is Britney’s 21st cousin!

So will you be tuning in to The X Factor next season to see Britney’s turn at the judges table? Are you related to Britney Spears or her celebrity cousins? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • Julie

    is this true?

  • Idranketeawithcofucius

    We are all related to everyone at some point. It is part of being the same species.

  • lacy

    so cool, im britney spears cousin, on my moms dads side!! ツ

  • shawna

    I am related to every single one of them

    • shawna mcmillen

      this is what mine says

      Britney Jean Spears is your 19th cousin thrice removed
      Miley Ray Cyrus is your 11th cousin thrice removed.
      Taylor Allison Swift is your 13th cousin once removed
      Christina Maria Aguilera is your 19th cousin
      Justin Randall Timberlake is your 16th cousin once removed

  • Pamela Dufresne-Reid

    How we know if I’m related to Miley Cyrus? My name is Pamela Dufresne-Reid