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35 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Grew Up Together

Best Life Logo By Lia Beck of Best Life | Slide 1 of 16: Did you grow up with any celebrities? Go to school with any A-listers? Play sports with any royal family members? Chances are you didn't, yet there are a number of celebrities who grew up with other celebrities. While most of us don't have any stories of a kid from our class becoming a world renowned actor/singer/reality star/whatever, some people get to remember hearing both Adele and Jessie J sing together at lunch, or reminisce about the time they tackled Prince William on the rugby field while Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne looked on.Of course, some celebrities knew each other as kids because their parents were famous and they were part of a wealthy, celeb-filled circle. There's a reason why Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, knew Nicole "Daughter of Lionel" Richie. Or why Gwyneth Paltrow, who came from a movie business family, knew Maya Rudolph, the daughter of Minnie Riperton.But, some future famous folks were just kids from average families. Two stars of The Office knew each other since they were children and just happened to end up working together. Two of the most popular singers ever just happened to go to high school in Brooklyn at the same time. A "Gin and Juice" rapper and a Charlie's Angels star just happened to be interested in the same, uh, substance when they were teens.Read on to find out more about celebrities who grew up together and what they had to say about their youth once they were very successful adults. And for actors who walked away from stardom, check out 15 Stars Who Quit Acting After Hitting It Big.

35 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Grew Up Together

Did you grow up with any celebrities? Go to school with any A-listers? Play sports with any royal family members? Chances are you didn't, yet there are a number of celebrities who grew up with other celebrities. While most of us don't have any stories of a kid from our class becoming a world renowned actor/singer/reality star/whatever, some people get to remember hearing both Adele and Jessie J sing together at lunch, or reminisce about the time they tackled Prince William on the rugby field while Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne looked on.

Of course, some celebrities knew each other as kids because their parents were famous and they were part of a wealthy, celeb-filled circle. There's a reason why Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, knew Nicole "Daughter of Lionel" Richie. Or why Gwyneth Paltrow, who came from a movie business family, knew Maya Rudolph, the daughter of Minnie Riperton.

But, some future famous folks were just kids from average families. Two stars of The Office knew each other since they were children and just happened to end up working together. Two of the most popular singers ever just happened to go to high school in Brooklyn at the same time. A "Gin and Juice" rapper and a Charlie's Angels star just happened to be interested in the same, uh, substance when they were teens.

Read on to find out more about celebrities who grew up together and what they had to say about their youth once they were very successful adults. And for actors who walked away from stardom, check out 15 Stars Who Quit Acting After Hitting It Big.

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