10 Celebs Who Turned Their Middle Child Status Into Major Stardom (PHOTOS)

jennifer lopezWe've all heard plenty about the curse of "middle child syndrome" -- but for some of Hollywood's biggest stars, that dreaded family order status has been more of a blessing. In fact, the last thing any of these celebs will ever have to worry about is being overlooked! 

Who knows, maybe their desperate need for attention is what propelled the celebs in our slideshow to fame! Read on to see if your favorite star is  a middle child. 


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  • Kim Kardashian


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    Mirror, mirror on the wall -- who's the most famous celeb middle child of them all? Kim Kardashian, most likely! The 34-year-old reality star is younger sister to Kourtney (36) and older sister to Khloe (31), Rob (28), Kendall (19) and Kylie (18).

  • Miley Cyrus


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    You probably knew that Miley Cyrus had siblings, but you probably didn't know how many: The 22-year-old pop star's older sister Brandi Glenn is an actress, her brother Trace, 26, is also a musician -- then there's 21-year-old brother Braison, 15-year-old sister Noah, and Christopher Cody, born the same year as Miley (to a different mom). Wow!

  • Britney Spears


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    Everybody remembers 33-year-old Britney Spears' little sister Jamie Lynn, 24, from Zoey 101, but Britney also has a big brother, Bryan (38), a film and TV producer.

    More from The Stir: 13 Surprising Scientific Facts About Siblings 

  • Pippa Middleton


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    Sure, 31-year-old Pippa Middleton's big sister Kate, 33, gets all the attention, but there's also little brother James William, 28, who runs a company that makes themed cakes and cake-making kits.

  • Chris Hemsworth


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    Only one of 32-year-old Chris Hemsworth's brothers is uber famous (25-year-old Liam), but older brother Luke, 33, is a well-known actor in Australia (and he's pretty hot, too!).

  • Jennifer Lopez


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    46-year-old Jennifer Lopez didn't grow up alone on "the block" -- little sister Lynda, 44, is now a journalist, while older sister Leslie is a homemaker.

    More from The Stir: 11 Heart-Melting Images of Siblings Meeting Baby for the First Time (PHOTOS)

  • Amy Schumer


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    We don't know much about 34-year-old Amy Schumer's siblings, other than that younger sister Kimberly is a comedy writer and older brother Jason Stein is a musician -- but we know she must have kept them laughing all through childhood!

  • Cindy Crawford


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    The legendary supermodel has two older sisters, Chris and Danielle, but she also had a younger brother, Jeff, who died of cancer at just 3 years old (Cindy was 10 years old at the time). So sad!

  • Julia Roberts


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    47-year-old Julia Roberts is definitely the most famous of her siblings, but 59-year-old brother Eric Roberts is an Academy Award-nominated actor (50-year-old Lisa Roberts Gillan is an actress, too). Younger half-sister Nancy Motes tragically committed suicide last year at the age of 37.

    More from The Stir: 7 Facts About Brothers That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS)

  • Katy Perry


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    30-year-old Katy Perry isn't the only musical member of her family: younger brother David Hudson, 27, is a singer; older sister Angela Hudson, meanwhile, is an actress. Performers all around!

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