Emily Atack family tree: Here's how star is related to Paul McCartney and more celebrities

Emily Atack, 31, is well known for appearing on Celebrity Juice as well as winning several fans during her time on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. However, viewers might not realise the star is also related to several famous stars. From Paul McCartney to a Crossroads actor, here’s all you need to know about them.

Mother – Kate Robbins

Emily’s mother is actor Kate Robbins who is best known for appearing in the soap Crossroads.

She is also well known for her singing career as well, hitting the charts with her song More Than In Love in the 1980s.

Kate has also had roles in Grumpy Old Women, Citizen Khan and Holby City.

Following this, Kate became a successful voice actor, working on Spitting Image and Caribou Kitchen.

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First cousin, twice removed – Paul McCartney

The most famous star Emily is connected to is singer Paul McCartney, who is her first cousin, twice removed.

Paul is known for his extensive career in music, which began when he was one of The Beatles.

Emily’s grandmother Elizabeth ‘Bett’ Robbins was Paul’s cousin.

As a result, Paul and John Lennon once performed together at Bett’s pub the Fox and Hounds back in 1960.

Uncle – Ted Robbins

Comedic actor Ted Robbins is Emily’s uncle on her mother’s side.

The star is best known for presenting on BBC Radio Lancashire as well as being a warm-up artist for shows like Birds of a Feather and Wood and Walters.

Fans may also recognise the actor from his roles in Phoenix Nights and Benidorm.

Uncle – Simon Shelton

Emily’s uncle Simon Shelton was also in the spotlight as an actor in Incredible Games and Teletubbies.

He sadly passed away in January 2018, at the age of 52.

source: express.co.uk