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16 Celebrities With Lots Of Siblings And 16 With None

Celine Dion is the youngest of 14!

While watching things like Cheaper By The Dozen or Kate Plus 8, you’ve probably wondered what it’s really like to grow up with a TONS of sibling.

On the other hand, however, they might have made you dream of being an only child.

Some people – celebrities included – needn’t be surprised.

Here are 16 celebs who have tons of siblings:


Kylie Jenner has nine siblings – one sister, one half-brother, four half-sisters, and four half-brothers.

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Kim, Kourtney, Khloé and Rob are the children of Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian.

After Robert’s death, Kris married Caitlyn Jenner and they had Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

Caitlyn already had four other children (Burt, Brandon, and Brody Jenner and Cassandra Marino, not pictured) from previous relationships.


Rihanna has five siblings – two brothers, two half-sisters, and one half-brother.

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Her father, Ronald Fenty, had Kandy, Samantha and Jamie from three previous relationships.

After marrying Monica Fenty, he had Rihanna, Rorrey, and Rajad Fenty (pictured). Like Rihanna, Rorrey is a musician and his stage name is Gallest.


Celine Dion has 13 older siblings – five brothers and eight sisters.

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Their names are Michel (pictured), Clément, Paul, Jacques, Daniel, Claudette, Ghislaine, Linda, Liette, Louise, Pauline, Manon and Denise.


Dolly Parton has 11 siblings – six brothers and five sisters.

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Her siblings are Willadeene, David, Coy, Bobby, Stella (pictured), Cassie, Randel, Larry, Estel, Freida and Rachel. Dolly is the fourth oldest.


Louis Tomlinson has seven siblings – six half-sisters and one half-brother.

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He is the only child of his parents Johannah Poulston and Troy Austin.

After they separated, Johannah married Mark Tomlinson, with whom she had Lottie (pictured), Félicité, Daisy and Phoebe. Unfortunately, Félicité passed away in 2019, three years after her mother.

Louis took his stepfather’s surname. After separating from Mark, Johannah had Doris and Ernest with Dan Deakin, whom she then married.

Troy also remarried and had Georgia Austin.


Miley Cyrus has five siblings – a sister, a brother, a half-sister, and two half-brothers.

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Her mother, Tish Cyrus, had Brandi and Trace Cyrus from a previous relationship, and her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, had Christopher Cody Cyrus (not pictured) from a previous relationship.

Together they had Miley, Braison and Noah Cyrus.

Like Miley, Trace (from the metro station), Braison and Noah are musicians.


Janet Jackson has nine siblings – one sister, seven brothers, and a half-sister.

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Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Brandon (who sadly passed away as a toddler), Randy and of course Michael were born to Joe and Katherine Jackson, with Janet being their youngest.

Joh’Vonnie Jackson was born to Joe Jackson and Cheryl Terrell, with whom he allegedly had a 25-year affair.


Stephen Colbert has 10 older siblings – three sisters and seven brothers.

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His siblings are Elizabeth Colbert Busch (pictured) and Paul, Margo, Edward, Mary, William, Peter, James, Thomas and Jay Colbert.


Madonna has seven siblings – three brothers, two sisters, one half-sister and one half-brother.

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Anthony, Martin, Madonna, Paula, Christopher (pictured) and Melanie Ciccone were born to Silvio Ciccone and Madonna Fortin.

After the death of his first wife, Silvio married Joan Gustafson and they had Jennifer and Mario Ciccone.


Bill Murray has eight siblings – three sisters and five brothers.

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Their names are Peggy, Ed, Brian (pictured below), Nancy, Laura, Andy, John, and Joel (pictured above). Bill is the fifth child.


Jack White has nine older siblings.

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The names of his real siblings are unknown, but during his time with the White Stripes, he claimed that his then-wife, Meg White, was in fact his older sister. They still continued their ruse after their marriage certificate leaked revealing that they were married from 1996 to 2000.


Marie Osmond has eight brothers.

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She is the second youngest. Her brothers’ names are Virl (not pictured), Tom (also not pictured), Alan, Merrill, Wayne, Jay, Jimmy, and Donny (the other half of the Donny & Marie show).


Alec Baldwin has five younger siblings – three brothers and two sisters.

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His sisters Elizabeth Keuchler and Jane Anne Sasso remain in the spotlight, but Daniel, William and Stephen Baldwin (all pictured) are actors like their big brother.


Zendaya has five older siblings – three half-sisters and two half-brothers.

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Her father, Kazembe Ajamu Coleman, had Katianna, Kaylee, Annabella, Austin and Julien Coleman in a previous relationship. Zendaya is the only child he has with her mother Claire Stoermer.


Conan O’Brien has five siblings – three brothers and two sisters.

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Their names are Neal, Luke (pictured), Justin, Kate and Jane O’Brien.


Kristen Bell has six siblings – two stepsisters, two half-sisters, and two half-brothers.

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She is the only child of her parents Tom Bell and Lorelei Frygier, who got divorced.

Tom has two stepdaughters from his second marriage to Kelly Bell – Sara O’Connor Machiniak (pictured) and Jody O’Connor.

Lorelei married John Avedian, and together they had Matt, John, Laura, and Megan Avedian.

And now here are 16 celebs who are just kids:


Olivia Rodrigo has no siblings but a bird named Levon.

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It is possible that his name comes from the song “Golden Bird” by Levon Helm.


Megan Thee Stallion attributes her confidence to the three strong women she grew up with – her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

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She told Variety, “They were all polite southern women, but so cheeky, smart and strong: ‘You don’t need a man to do something for you.’ … Because they put that into me, nobody can tell me the opposite: ‘My mother told me that I am great, so that must mean that I am great!’ ”


The Weeknd really wanted a brother to grow up.

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He told the Guardian, “I didn’t have a father figure in the house. No boys around. Just me and my mother … I didn’t want a sister, I wanted a brother.”


Lea Michele dreamed of having children “like a billion” because she felt lonely as an only child.

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During an appearance on Daybreak in 2014, she said, “I’ve always hated being an only child. … I always wish I had more siblings! “


Natalie Portman regards her friends as her “wrong siblings”.

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In 2010, she told Vogue, “I have five friends in Los Angeles and I see them every day. It is the first time that I have really close friends. “


Saoirse Ronan has no human siblings, but Fran, the dog she shares with her mother, is the favorite child.

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She told the Irish Sun, “He’s my mother’s child now and he’s definitely taken my place. I’m number two in the house now and Frans number one.”


Pierce Brosnan had no siblings, but his mother always supported his acting dreams.

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He told the Irish Times, “She always said, follow your dreams, and I had this crazy dream about making films.”


Machine Gun Kelly has no siblings, but he calls his drummer Rook his “little brother”.

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Rook – real name JP Cappelletty – was a MGK fan who got his attention by sending him videos of himself playing the drums.


Samuel L. Jackson is an only child, as is his daughter Zoe Jackson.

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After she was born in 1982, he took five years off from acting so that he could concentrate fully on his family.


Betty White has no biological siblings or children, but she is “blessed” with three stepchildren.

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Sandra Bullock told People that Betty, who gave her advice on how to be a good stepmom, said to her, “You know what? I have never had children biologically. I married someone who had three children. And how blessed was I to have these three stepchildren? . “


Idris Elba calls his manager Oronde Garrett his “little brother”.

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Alyson Hannigan grew up as an only child, but when she was pregnant for the second time, she had the idea of ​​having her older sister’s new baby “given” to prevent feelings of jealousy.

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She told People, “When the baby arrived, we had her give her older sister a large play area in the back yard. It was a baby gift to her big sister and [my oldest] loves it.”


Sebastian Stan grew up as an only child and lived with his mother in three different countries.

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He was born in Romania, moved to Austria when he was 8 and to the USA when he was 12.


Sarah Michelle Gellar may not have any sisters in real life, but she stayed close to Michelle Trachtenberg, who played her sister in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, after the show ended.

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Sarah said on Instagram: “I met you as a little girl [All My Children] and saw you keep growing You may be bigger than me now, but you will always be my little sister. You have the key to my heart. “


Growing up, Ringo Starr sometimes wished he had brothers and sisters so that he would have someone “to talk to when it rains”.

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And finally, Karen Gillan attributes the “unusual drive” she had for film to growing up without siblings.

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She told the Guardian, “As a kid, I would point to the TV and say, ‘How do I get in there?’ When I was 13 or 14, when I got on the internet, I could look up auditions and then I would write so many letters to people and send things to agents. “

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