01/23/2014 12:27 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Celebrity Connections That May Surprise You

There are dozens of celebrities who are somehow connected in one way or another, whether it's through blood or not.

From brothers Owen and Luke Wilson to cousins Jenny and Melissa McCarthy to high school pals Sean Penn and Rob Lowe, tons of stars knew each other before arriving on the Hollywood scene.

Here are some of the most surprising celebrity connections:

Surprising Celebrity Connections