The Canadian singer is a cousin very, very far from the actor and the rocker.

Justin Bieber discovered he had ancestors in common with two other Canadian celebrities – and this is the “happiest day of his life”. On Instagram, the singer has released a screenshot of a research done on  ancestry.com, showing that there are family ties between him, Ryan Gosling and Avril Lavigne .

“I learned that I was related to  Ryan Gosling and Avril Lavigne, it’s the best day of my life … and it looks really serious,” writes the 25-year-old support. 

According to the excerpt of the family tree shared on the social network, Justin Bieber is the cousin in the eleventh degree of the actor Drive , and the twelfth cousin of the interpreter of Sk8er Boi , on the side  of His mother is  Pattie Mallette. The three stars have two ancestors, Mathurn Roy and Marguerite Bire, their eleventh great-grandparents.

Amused, Avril Lavigne commented on the publication of the singer, proposing to organize the next family dinner for Christmas.