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Celebrity Family Trees

Learn about the ancestors of famous folks—maybe you're related!

Did you catch “Finding Your Roots” last night? The episode traced the genealogy of Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo.

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates comes back Sept. 23! Author Stephen King will appear in the premier.

In honor of tonight’s season finale: Family Tree Magazine interviews “Who Do You Think You Are?” Producer Dan Bucatinsky.

President Obama and conservative senatorial candidate Milton R. Wolf are second cousins one time removed.

"Modern Family"'s Jesse Tyler Ferguson discovers his great-grandfather's story on "Who Do You Think You Are?" Plus: Where to find old newspapers for YOUR genealogy search.

A recap and genealogy tips from the “Who Do You Think You Are?” premiere with Cynthia Nixon, from Family Tree Magazine's Genealogy Insider blog.

12-year-old girl created family tree linking 42 of 43 U.S. presidents to King John of England, who signed Magna Carta in 1215. Only eighth president, Martin Van Buren, was not related to John.

Maleficent star Elle Fanning's royal family history—she's 21st cousins with Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.

Maleficent star Elle Fanning's royal roots.

Maleficent Star Elle Fanning a Long Lost Princess

Game of Thrones family tree

Queen Victoria's family tree, from the NEHGS Vita Brevis blog

Star Wars Family Tree

Star Wars Family Tree

notable Mayflower descendants - includes entire passenger list |

Poets, Presidents, and Playboys: Mayflower Family Ties

The Hollywood Family Tree

Tricia Yearwood learns about her British convict ancestors on "Who Do You Think You Are?" includes genealogy resources for tracing British prisoners in your family tree.

Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper on "Big Bang Theory") explores his French roots on "Who Do You Think You Are?" Plus: Tips from Family Tree Magazine to learn where your surname came from.

Tonight on "Who Do You Think You Are": Trisha Yearwood!

Chelsea Handler's episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?" featured German military records and a side of WWII history we don't often see. We share highlights from the episode & German genealogy resources.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" 2013 Celebrity Lineup (Bazinga!)

Jackie O's Irish roots.

Barack Obama's family learns about their Irish roots

Celebrities you'll see on the UK's "Who Do You Think You Are?" tv show in 2013

DNA reveals Prince William's ancestry in India