How I found out I was related to pretty much every celebrity

June 20, 2016

From the Grapevine, June 20, 2016

By Ilana Strauss

We’re all related, of course. Somewhere, in Africa, my most ancient ancestor and your most ancient ancestor were the same person. But since genealogy research exploded online, it’s become possible to trace all of our connections a bit more specifically.

Geni.com, for instance, put together a world family tree that Israel-based genealogy website MyHeritage¬†uses so genealogy enthusiasts can see how they’re connected to other genealogy enthusiasts.

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