Are Mike Epps and Omar Epps related?

Yes. Mike Epps and Omar Epps are cousins.

Omar Epps, best known as Dr. Eric Foreman on the television show House, was born on July 20, 1973, in Brooklyn, New York. He studied theater in high school and by age 17 landed a role as a backup singer and dancer for Queen Latifah. In 1992, he starred in his first film Juice with Tupac Shakur.

Mike Epps was born on November 18, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Michael Elliot Epps.

He built his reputation on the comedy circuit, however, he landed what he considered to be his "biggest break," as he told Jessica Williams-Gibson of the Indianapolis Recorder, in 2000, with a role in the hit film Next Friday.

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There are certain celebrities we know are related: Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dakota and Elle Fanning, Chris and Liam Hemsworth, John and Joan Cusack to name a few. However, there are other members of the Hollywood elite that are family, too—though their relationships aren’t quite as public.

Check out these 45 celebrities you never knew were related shared by Stylecaster.com .