Present-day Famous Irish Descendants

If you have even a ‘little Irish’ as part of your heritage you will be interested in seeing which famous individuals also have a claim to Irish heritage.

Some names include: Meryl Streep, John Travolta, Taylor Swift, Ben Stiller, Jack Nicholson and Mariah Carey to name a few.

A few you might never have guessed they had Irish heritage, but remember it can come through the mother’s or father’s side, and date back many generations.

MyHeritage online site did the research on these celebrities to provide information about their Irish heritage. As you read through each, a surname or location might be similar to some you have on your family tree. That would be a great starting point to see if they are related to you or their family came from the same Irish county.

Photos: John Travolta, Mariah Carey and Jack Nicholson.

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