Co-Founder of The Beach Boys
Who is Mike Love?
Mike Love is an American singer and songwriter who is a co-founding member of The Beach Boys. He is a cousin of his fellow co-founding members Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson. In 1988, Mike Love and his fellow founding members, including Al Jardine, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2011, surviving members of the group reunited for a new album and a 50th anniversary tour.
In addition to his Beach Boys cousins, Mike Love is also the uncle of NBA All-Star Kevin Love. His 17th great-granduncle is Geoffrey Chaucer, English author of The Canterbury Tales. Mike Love also has a royal connection in his family tree to Catherine Parr, 6th wife of King Henry VIII.
Presidential kin for Mike Love include Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, William H. Taft, Millard Fillmore, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland, Herbert Hoover, Gerald Ford, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, and both Presidents Bush. First Ladies with kinship to Mike Love include Lucretia Garfield, Nancy Reagan, Lou Hoover, Ellen Wilson, and Barbara Bush.
Fellow celebrities in Mike Love’s family tree include actor Alan Ladd, Bill Nye the Science Guy, actress Jordana Brewster, actor Ed Helms, actress Anna Gunn, Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit cover model Kate Upton, actor James Spader, actress Shirley Temple, actor Ben Affleck, actor Zac Efron, actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, and many others. Literary kin include poet Emily Dickinson, author Harriet Beecher Stowe, author Stephen Crane, poet Robert Frost, author Tennessee Williams, and a number of others.
Other notable kin of Mike Love include Boston Tea Party participant Samuel Howard, Declaration of Independence signer William Williams, American traitor Benedict Arnold, British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, legendary Johnny Appleseed, abolitionist John Brown, and Mormon Church founder Joseph Smith.
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