(CNN) The Emmy-winning talk show host has revealed that, according to the New England Genealogical Society, she and Kate are 15th cousins. While their bloodlines are not nearly as close as Barack Obama and Dick Cheney - the president and former vice president are eighth cousins -
Catherine Middleton and Ellen DeGeneres have a common ancestor by the name of Sir Thomas Fairfax and his wife, Lady Agnes Gascoigne. Forget Ellen's bid to be invited to the wedding - we're having visions of Ellen being added as a bridesmaid! At the very least, there would never be a dull moment on the dance floor.