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15 Famous People Who Got Married To Their Cousins, Is #10 Kevin Bacon?

Only the ones who follows Game of Thrones would know what to think when you read cousins making out, or getting married. The Lannister's, the rich ones who can do anything and that would still be okay.

After I have made my GoT point, let me ask you the only quintessential question related to this post- what if the girl you married, turned out to be your cousin? Would that creep you out a bit?
What a stupid question is that? Of course! Well, some of these famous people did not know about being related by blood, before marriage. While, some knew and let love prevail anyway. Here is the complete list!


15 Famous People Who Got Married To Their Cousins, Is #10 Kevin Bacon?

15 Famous People Who Got Married To Their Cousins, Is #10 Kevin Bacon?

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#15 Rudy Giuliani

#15 Rudy Giuliani

The former governor of New York married his second cousin 'Regina Peruggi'. He thought her to be the 3rd cousin but later he came to know that she was his 2nd.

#14 Queen Elizabeth II

#14 Queen Elizabeth II

The current queen of England 'Queen Elizabeth II' and her husband Prince Phillip are second cousins.

#13 Edgar Allan Poe

#13 Edgar Allan Poe

The writer of twisted tales 'The Fall of the House of Usher' got married to his first cousin Virginia Clemm, who was 13 years old.

#12 Jesse James

#12 Jesse James

James broke the law very first by marrying his first cousin, Zerelda Mimms with whom he had two children.

#11 Albert Einstein

#11 Albert Einstein

Wow, Einstein too is on the list of getting married to the cousin. He married Elsa Lowenthal who was his first cousin from his mother's side and second from dad.

#10 Kevin Bacon

#10 Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon, famous for 'The Following' and his wife 'Kyra Sedgwick' recently discovered that they are distantly related in terms of cousins.

#9 Jerry Lee Lewis

#9 Jerry Lee Lewis

The famous rock and roll singer lost many of his fans when at the age of 22, he got married to his 13-year-old cousin.

#8 Johann Sebastian Bach

#8 Johann Sebastian Bach

The popular German composer married his second cousin on his father's side, out of which he had 7 children. But unfortunately, only 4 survived.

#7 Thomas Jefferson

#7 Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson married his third cousin, a Martha Wayles Skelton; she was a widow when the two got married.

#6 Franklin D. Roosevelt

#6 Franklin D. Roosevelt

Our 32nd president married his fifth cousin, once removed, Eleanor Roosevelt. The two met each other at a close party at the White House. Well, FDR's parents were sixth cousins.

#5 H.G. Wells

#5 H.G. Wells

The author of 'The Island of Dr Moreau'- a science fiction novel married his first cousin, Isabel Mary Wells and mixed genes in his own life.

#4 Charles Darwin

#4 Charles Darwin

Darwin revealed evolutionary theories in animals but somehow he failed in humans as he married his first cousin Emma Wedgwood. From which he had 10 children.

#3 Christopher Robert Milne

#3 Christopher Robert Milne

The inspiration for the star of 'Winnie the Pooh' - Christopher Robin is the author's real son, Christopher Milne and he married his first cousin Lesley de Selincourt.

#2 John F. Fitzgerald

#2 John F. Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald, the member of United States House of Representatives married his second cousin, Mary Josephine Hannon.

#1 Igor Stravinsky

#1 Igor Stravinsky

Igor was one of those composers who loved to get freaked with his kin and so he married his cousin Catherine Nossenko.

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