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Jordana Brewster

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress


Who is Jordana Brewster?

Jordana Brewster is a Panamanian-born American/Brazilian television and movie actress. Her mother, Maria João, was the 1978 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model. Jordana Brewster is probably best known for her role as Mia Toretto in the Fast & Furious movie franchise and more recently as Dr. Maureen Cahill in the Lethal Weapon television series. In 2009, she won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action for her role in Fast & Furious.

Famous Kin

One glance at the name of Jordana Brewster’s father, Alden Brewster, and you know she has Mayflower descendant written all over her. Jordana Brewster is a direct descendant of Mayflower passengers William Brewster, Edward Doty, and William White. She is also kin to a number of former U.S. Presidents including George Washington, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Zachary Taylor, Warren G. Harding, Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Richard Nixon, and both Presidents Bush.

Jordana Brewster also has kinship to the current royal family through her connection to the late Princess Diana. She has a number of fellow celebrities as kin including, but not limited to, chef and TV personality Julia Child, actress Katharine Hepburn, Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young, actor Humphrey Bogart, actress Paget Brewster, singer and songwriter Taylor Swift, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, TV’s Bill Nye the Science Guy, Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, singer and actor Bing Crosby, and actress Shirley Temple.

Some of Jordana Brewster’s historical kin include American traitor Benedict Arnold, cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney, American legend Johnny Appleseed, Boston Tea Party participant Samuel Howard, Civil War General George B. McClellan, accused murderess Lizzie Borden, women’s rights advocate Susan B. Anthony, and gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok. Famous literary kin include poet Emily Dickinson, author Clarence Day, novelist Thomas Pynchon, author Louisa May Alcott, and author Ernest Hemingway.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Jordana Brewster

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Anne Heche

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin
via Thomas Gardner

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Adgate

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Simon Huntington

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Gorham

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

11th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

10th cousin
via Experience Mitchell

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Winslow

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

12th cousin 1 time removed
via John Crow

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Maude Adams

Broadway Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed
via John Howland

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Maude Adams

Broadway Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Lothrop

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Maude Adams

Broadway Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Cobb

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Howland

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Lothrop

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Cobb

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Edmund Freeman

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

8th cousin 3 times removed
via John Hayden

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

10th cousin
via John Whitney

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

7th cousin 4 times removed
via William Paine

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

6th cousin 7 times removed
via Thomas Hatch

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

6th cousin 8 times removed
via Richard Tilden

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin
via Experience Mitchell

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Jordana Brewster photo by Andre Luis (CC BY-SA 3.0)