25 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Had Famous Sisters

In some families, it is common for siblings to share the same work or the same passion. Maybe this is not very common in Hollywood, as there is too much competition between actresses and actors. But here it’s a list of 25 pairs of celebrity sisters that share the same passion and complement each other perfectly! Keep on reading to see the stories behind the famous sisters in Hollywood. Don’t miss #20, #13 and #1!

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#25. Cara And Poppy Delevigne

It is said that the runway is not always a friendly space, what would it be better to share it with your older sister? This is the case of Cara and Poppy Delevigne. What most people don’t know, however, is that the first one to start a modeling career was Poppy, then Cara decided to follow her steps. Poppy has modeled for international brands like Shiatzy Chen, Laura Ashley, Alberta Ferretti and Burberry. In 2012, Poppy became the face of the Louis Vuitton summer collection.

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On the other hand, Cara followed the career of her sister and started working for the same companies. In 2011, Cara was the face of the spring and summer campaign of Burberry, which turned her into a famous model. Cara has also taken a few steps in Hollywood. For example, she acted in movies like Suicide Squad and Paper Towns. She is also well-known for being a good friend of the pop singer Taylor Swift, which sometimes made her appear in tabloids because of that relationship. If you were born in the 90s you must remember the next sisters!

#24. The Olsen sisters

The Olsen twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are well-known in Hollywood since they were really young. When they were 6 years old, they became part of the series Full House for the role of Michelle Tanner and since then, they have won a lot of money with their acting career but also with their personal projects like a fashion clothing store and makeup. Nowadays, they are considered as one of the most influencing people in fashion. 

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Maybe it was not easy to grow up next to international fame and success of your older sisters but that didn’t stop Elizabeth Olsen to make her space in Hollywood. The youngest Olsen sister had small roles in How The West Was Fun and The Adventures Of Mary-Kate & Ashley when she was 11 years old. But international recognition came in 2011 when she acted in the independent thriller drama Martha Marcy May Marlene. Since then, she has been in films like Silent Huse, Godzilla, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and in the franchise Avengers.

#23. Sofia And Nicole Richie

We cannot imagine what it was like to grow up in a family with such a talented singer like Lionel Richie; it must have been really fun and full of joy. Nicole Richie has always shown herself really close to his adoptive father and to his sister Sofia Richie. Nicole Richie achieved international fame when she was in the Fox reality series The Simple Life with her former best friend Paris Hilton.

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Sofia Richie is an American model that has been part in campaigns of international brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors and Chanel. Like her father, she fell in love with music and she learned to play the piano when she was only 7 years old! She is very close to her sister, for example, she worked with her brother-in-law Joel Madden, the lead vocalist of Good Charlotte and Nicole’s husband. Recently, she’s appeared in many tabloids because of her relationship with Scott Disick since May of 2017. Up next, another pair of sisters we can barely tell apart!

#22. Emily And Zooey Deschanel

The New Girl star Zooey Deschanel has achieved fame during the last 10 years since she was in comedy films like Failure To Launch, Yes Man and 500 Days Of Summer. She is also well-known because of her signature bangs and beautiful blue eyes. Her most recent acting role as Jessica Day turned her into an inquestionable comedy actress.

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Emily Deschanel is Zoey’s oldest sister and she is an actress too. Not a comedian like her sister, she is well-known for her role as Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan in the FOX series Bones. She has also been part of Rose Red, Glory Road and BoJack Horseman. The Deschanel sisters always show themselves together and happy for the success of each other.

#21. Dakota And Elle Fanning

Is not often to see two sisters working on screen at the same time… but what is less even common is to debut on the big screen at the same time! Dakota and Elle Fanning made their first appearance at the same time in the touching film I Am Sam in 2001 with the famous actor Sean Penn. Dakota is 4 years older than Elle so that’s why Elle was able to do the younger version of her sister’s character.

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Both of them have reached international fame because of their acting roles. Dakota’s most memorable roles were in War Of The World, The Runaways and Twilight. On the other hand, Elle has been in movies like We Bought A Zoo, Ginger & Rosa and Maleficent. Up to now, we haven’t been lucky to see these two talented actresses working together again. Hopefully, we won’t have to wait for too long!

#20. Gigi And Bella Hadid

Sometimes, the family you’re raised in will determine your destiny forever. We are not sure if this is the case of the American models Gigi and Bella Hadid but we have to say that having Yolanda Hadid as a mother, the international model and a Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, must have had effects in these girls. Even their brother Anwar is a model too!

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Although Gigi is older than her sister Bella, that doesn’t mean she is less famous than her. Both of them are considered as two of the best models of their generation. Even Bella was voted “Model Of The Year” in 2016. Both of them signed to IMG Models and appeared in different fashion magazines like Vogue and W Magazine. We have to say that fashion runs in the family! You won’t believe how much the next sisters look alike! Talent runs in the family of our next sisters!

#19. Cyrus Sisters

Sometimes children inherit some physical characteristics, the personality or sometimes, the passion of their life! We have to say the passion that this family has for music is unique and all the Cyrus sisters have the gift of music. Billy Ray Cyrus, the famous country singer, is the father of Brandi, Miley and Noah. The three of them are in the music business and have shown that they are really talented.

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Brandi is the oldest of the sisters and is an American actress, singer and DJ. Currently, she is the co-host of Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Desing And Conquer.  And what can we say about the renowned Miley? Her success is undeniable and, well, we all have a phase to choose from: the Hanna Montana phase, the country-girl phase, the crazy Bangerz phase or, my favorite one, the mature-and-emancipated-woman phase in the company of her long-time love, A-lister Liam Hemsworth. What we know about the youngest sister Noah is that she is following the footsteps of her sisters too.

#18. Audrey And Judy Landers

The American sisters Audrey and Judy Landers are well-known actresses from the 70s. Both of them made a successful career in television and cinema. Audrey achieved fame when she became Afton Cooper on the TV series Dallas and in the role of Val Clarke in the film A Chorus Line. She was in some episodes of famous television series like The Dukes Of Hazzard and Fantasy Island.

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Judy is also a well-known actress. She reached fame when she was in the TV series The Love Boat. She has been in films like Goldie And The Boxer, Stewardess School, Armed And Dangerous and in television series like Charlie’s Angels and ALF. The sisters worked together in The Huggabug Club and The Treehouse Club. Because of their looks and style, they became an iconic pair of sisters in Hollywood. Our next sisters were all over the news in the early 2000s. Do you remember them?

#17. Paris And Nicky Hilton

The 2000 decade would have nothing to say if the Hilton sisters hadn’t existed. Today, the sisters are mature grown-up women who became triumphant businesswomen. But we all remember the time when the only problem for Paris or Nicky was deciding what clothes to wear or what new stuff to buy to their tiny dogs. We don’t have to forget the extravagant social lifestyle that Hilton sisters used to have!

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What maybe most people don’t know is that Paris is the oldest of four children and Nicky is the second one, even though they look like twins! In 2014, Nicky published her first book 365 Style and in 2015 she collaborated with the company of cosmetics called Smashbox. In 2018, Paris modeled Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 6 collection and she has shown herself really close to one of her best friend in all time, Kim Kardashian.

#16. Blake And Robyn Lively

It’s good to see how sisters support each other, even when they share the same work. This is the case of Blake and Robyn Lively. In 2017, Robyn accompanied her little sister to the People’s Choice Awards. Both of them have an extense acting career. Robyn reached fame with the film Teen Witch but she has also been in television series like Doogie Howser, Twin Peaks and Savannah.

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On the other hand, Blake is well-known for her role as Serena Van Der Woodsen in the series Gossip Girl. She has also been in several movies like The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 1 and 2, The Town, Green Lantern and The Age Of Adaline. Of course, her private life has been on all the covers ever since she married actor Ryan Reynolds. Currently, the couple has two children.

#15. Laura And Sarah Silverman

Sometimes one of the siblings is more famous than the other, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are more talented than the other. We’ve heard a lot about Sarah Silverman as she is one of the most famous women in stand-up comedy in recent years. She has performed on Saturday Night Live and is the producer of The Sarah Silverman Program. She has also been in movies like School Of Rock and A Million Ways To Die In The West. 

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Her sister, Laura Silverman, is her older sister and has been working both in a filming and an art career. She has been seen in programs of Sarah like Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic, where she did a fictionalized version of herself and The Sarah Silverman Program. She was also the voice of Laura in the animated comedy television series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.

#14. Kate And Rooney Mara

Kate and Rooney Mara have been in important television and films projects, but they may be not recognized as sisters so easily. Kate is well-known for her acting role as reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix series House Of Cards and as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the FOX series 24. She has also appeared in films like Brokeback Mountain and The Martian.

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Rooney Mara began her acting career with small roles in many independent films like Tanner Hall. She gained more recognition after her roles in A Nightmare On Elm Street and The Social Network. But her career breakthrough was the role of Lisbeth Salander, the main character of The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, based on Stieg Larsson‘s Millenium book series. Don’t miss our next pair of sisters! They will take you back!

#13. Tia And Tamera Mowry

If you grew up during the 90s, you surely remember Tia and Tamera Mowry. The identical twins starred the American television sitcom Sister Sister, where the two were separated and adopted at birth but 14 years later they become reunited by accident. We all laughed and cried with the adventures of these sisters and they became an icon of the decade.

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The twins also shared a band called Voices, their most remarkable hit was “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah”. Nowadays, they are grown up and mature women, yet they still decide to work together and are really supportive of each other. Both of them are married with children. They also recorded all of Tia’s pregnancy and Tamera’s wedding plans in the show Tia & Tamera. Both of them have shown they are more than teenage actresses and they studied at University. Tia is currently the head coach of the Entertainment Basketball League celebrity team.

#12. Vanessa And Stella Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens reached international fame when she starred the Disney Channel film series High School Musical as Gabriella Montez from 2006 to 2008, where she also met her former boyfriend, the well-known actor, Zac Efron. She released two studio albums too, V and Identified. She was part of films like The Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers and The Princess Switch. Her most recent job was in the role of Rizzo in Grease: Live.

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Her younger sister, Stella Hudgens, is following her footsteps in the world of acting. She has appeared in 16 And Missing, Mr. Hollywood and The Memory Thief. She is starting her career but she seems really talented, just like her older sister. Both of them seem really close and they love spending time together, for example in the music festival Coachella!

#11. Ashlee And Jessica Simpson

The Simpson sisters are really famous and they have shown us time and time again how talented they are. The older sister, Jessica Simpson is a singer, actress and fashion designer. She started her career as a singer when she was 16 years old and she released her debut studio album Sweet Kisses. Her second album Irresistible put her in the list of Billboard Hot 100. Jessica also had her own reality television series with her former husband Nick Lachey, Newlyweds: Nick And Jessica.

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Ashlee followed the steps of her sister and started as Jessica’s back-up dancer. She also appeared in the reality television show of Nick and Jessica and later, she had her own spin-off reality series The Ashlee Simpson Show from 2004 to 2005. Her debut single Pieces Of Me put her on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 and after that, she released her debut album Autobiography. The sisters still continue in the music business and both of them have formed a family. Up next, a passionate designer supports her sister in everything and even does her costumes!

#10. Lady Gaga and Natali Germanotta

It’s safe to say that Lady Gaga’s commitment to her image (not to mention her talent) is virtually unmatched. Historically, very few people are up to her level: she’s a true music and fashion icon.

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Just like Stefani Germanotta —Lady Gaga’s real name— her sister Natali also has a sense of fashion. She pursues a career in fashion and she’s even designed some of Gaga’s costumes, including the one for the Super Bowl halftime performance in which she showed up hanging in the air —AH-mazing! Also, Natali made a little cameo in one of Gaga’s most iconic videos: Telephone, featuring Beyoncé.

#9. Emily And Felicity Blunt

Emily Blunt is an American actress that has won a lot of awards like a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. We all remember Emily as the personal assistant of Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada. She has been in movies like The Young Victoria, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and The Girl On The Train. The story of how her sister Felicity Blunt became famous is unbelievable and adorable!

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The Devil Wears Prada brought Emily not only international fame but also the love of her sister too! Felicity Blunt is a literary agent and she met her current husband Stanely Tucci, Emily’s co-star in the film. They fell in love right away and got married in 2012. The couple has two children: a son called Matteo and a daughter called Emilia, which is the Spanish traduction of Emily. How lovely is that, right?

#8. Haylie And Hilary Duff

Haylie and Hilary Duff are both actresses and singers! Both of them started their acting career when they were teenagers. Hilary is well-known because of her acting role in the TV series Lizzie McGuire and The Lizzie McGuire Movie, a role that turned her into a teen idol. She appeared in leading roles in Cheaper By The Dozen and A Cinderella Story. Her singing career reached to the top with the studio album Metamorphosis and Most Wanted.

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Haylie Duff is best known for her acting role as Sandy Jameson in the television series 7th Heaven. She has also been in Napoleon Dynamite as Summer Wheatley. What most people don’t know is that Haylie appeared in some episodes of Lizzie McGuire as Amy Sanders! The sisters are really close, they always show themselves together in their social networks.

#7. Kate And Pippa Middleton

Kate Middleton, or well, the Duchess of Cambridge got married in April 2011 with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. Since then, she has been under the spotlight and everything she does has an effect on society. Before she became part of the British Royalty, she studied History Of Art in the University Of St. Andrews, where she met her current husband. She has declared in many interviews that her best friend is her youngest sister Pippa Middleton.

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Pippa is not part of the British Royalty like her sister but she is an English socialité and a columnist. She graduated from the University Of Edinburgh with an English Literature Degree. She had worked in public relations as a manager of social events. Some tabloids have paid attention to her private life and lifestyle. In 2017, she got married to James Matthews, a City of London trader.

#6. Solange And Beyoncé Knowles

What are the odds to become a singer if your father is your manager? In the case of Knowles’ family, it’s 100% checked! Both sisters, Solange and Beyoncé are talented singers known around the world. We don’t have much to add about the singing career of Beyoncé that you might not already know: she is considered as the Queen of Hip-Hop. She is married to the rapper Jay-Z and together they have 3 children. What most people don’t know is that her sister Solange is a very talented singer too.

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Solange followed the footsteps of her sister and started her career at a really young age. When she was 16 years old, she released her first studio album Solo Star. She has also been on screen with minor roles in films like Bring It On: All Or Nothing. Solange’s best albums are Sol-Angel And The Hadley St. Dreams and A Seat At The Table. Both sisters are really close and they support each other’s career.

#5. Pattie And Jenny Boyd

In the 60s, Pattie Boyd earned international fame as an English model and photographer when she became the British female look of the era. It is said that she became the inspiration for famous singers like George Harrison and Eric Clapton, and that she was married to both of them at different times. Most of their famous songs like If I Needed Someone, Something and Layla and Wonderful Tonight are because of Pattie!

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Her younger sister, Jenny Boyd started with her modeling carer in the 60s but she decided to quit soon when she discovered Transcendental Meditation. She became a clinical consultant and author. She has also opened a boutique in London’s Chelsea Market. Keep on reading the last most famous pair of sisters!

#4. Malia And Sasha Obama

We can’t imagine how hard it must be having your father as the President of The United States, not even the pressure the media must put on your life and what you do. But apparently, Michelle and Barack Obama‘s daughters are really used to it. Malia and Sasha Obama are considered role models for girls, here’s why:

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In 2014, Malia and Sasha were considered two of “The 25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014” by Time magazine. Along with their mother, Michelle, they went to Liberia in 2016 to promote the Let Girls Learn Peace Initiative. In 2017, Malia started her university career at Harvard University and Sasha is still in high school but she has been working at Nancy’s, a seafood restaurant. Good for them!

#3. Tegan And Sara Quin

Tegan and Sara Quin formed a Canadian indie pop band in 1998 using their names as the name of the band. They are identical twins and both of them are successful songwriters and instrumentalists. Of course, they share a passion for music. Their debut album Under Feet Like Ours reached them into the top music lists around the world. Their most memorable albums are If It Was You and So Jealous.

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Not only do they share a passion for music but also they use their music as a way of activism. They are one of the most well-known defenders of LGBTQ rights and health. The twins were also nominated for a Grammy Award because of their live album Get Along.

#2. Lilian And Dorothy Gish

In all stories, you have someone who was a pioneer in their time… This is the case of the Gish sisters, Lilian and Dorothy. Both of them were famous actresses in the 20th Century when speaking in movies was not allowed. Lilian was considered the First Lady Of American Cinema because of her techniques and performing. She was part of movies like The Birth Of A Nation, Duel In The Sun and The Night Of The Hunter.

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Her younger sister, Dorothy, became a movie star too. She had such great success in the film world that she became part of the American Theater Hall Of Fame. The first film she was a part of was Hearts Of The World. She is well-known too for her roles in Intolerance and Life With Father. The sisters are considered pioneers in the industry of filming.

#1. Franca And Carla Sozzani

Sometimes a woman can share her passion with her best friend, but we can imagine it would be even better if it was her sister. Franca and Carla Sozzani are sisters who shared a passion for fashion and trends. Franca was an Italian journalist and editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia. Maybe if you have a jacket or pair of jeans from that time, Franca was probably behind it.

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But Carla made her space into the fashion world too as she is an editor and gallerist. She is the founder of Galleria Carla Sozzani and the creator of 10 Corso Como, an art establishment in Milan. She has worked with Sarah Moon, Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber and Paolo Roversi. We have to say that fashion was in the blood of these sisters. Sadly, Franca passed away in 2016.

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