Eight seasons of Full House and five of Fuller House endeared the sprawling Tanner family of San Francisco to viewers around the world. With such a large cast, there were bound to be some famous family connections. Can you recognize these seven people who are related to a cast member of either show? (R.I.P. Bob Saget)



Nicolas Sarkozy

publication date: Saturday, January 22, 2022

category: Government

clue: Whatever happened to predictability? The milkman, the paperboy, the president of France from 2007 to 2012?

explanation: Sarkozy was the brother-in-law of Mary-Kate Olsen. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Mossimo Giannulli

publication date: Friday, January 21, 2022

category: Fashion

clue: He was born in Los Angeles, and built his eponymous clothing brand in Los Angeles. He also falsified his education at USC, and falsified his daughter's admission to USC.

explanation: Giannulli founded the Mossimo clothing brand and ran it from 1986 to 2006. During the criminal investigation into his bribery of a school official to get his daughter into USC, it was discovered that he had not attended USC for the three years that he claimed professionally, having taken the money his parents gave him for tuition to invest in his business instead. He is the husband of Lori Loughlin. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Valeri Bure

publication date: Thursday, January 20, 2022

category: Sports

clue: Although less accomplished on the ice than his brother Pavel, this Russian-turned-Canadien still earned two Olympic medals.

explanation: Bure played for the Montreal Canadiens when he joined the NHL, eventually playing for a total of five teams. He is the husband of Candace Cameron Bure. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Rebecca Romijn

publication date: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

category: Movies

clue: Being replaced by Jennifer Lawrence in a superhero film franchise left her feeling blue.

explanation: Romijn played Mystique in the first three X-Men films. She was married to John Stamos. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Olivia Jade

publication date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

category: Controversy

clue: This pretentious influencer got into a row online for acting the part of a rowing athlete while her actress mother illegally influenced USC to admit her under false pretenses.

explanation: Olivia Jade Giannulli, better known online as Olivia Jade, was at the center of the 2019 college admissions scandal in which dozens of wealthy parents were caught bribing school officials and manufacturing credentials to get their children into top schools. Giannulli may not have known about the fraud, but stopped attending USC and her online career as an influencer was severely hampered. She is the daughter of Lori Loughlin. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Kirk Cameron

publication date: Monday, January 17, 2022

category: Television

clue: It took some painful personal growth, but this former late-80s sitcom star left behind his teen-heartthrob reputation to pivot into a second career as an Evangelical Christian filmmaker and activist.

explanation: Cameron starred in Growing Pains and the Left Behind film series. He is the brother of Candace Cameron Bure. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King


Elizabeth Olsen

publication date: Sunday, January 16, 2022

category: Movies

clue: She received critical acclaim for her role in Martha Marcy May Marlene and an Emmy nomination for her role in WandaVision, but her role in her family is little sister to a pair of wealthy and famous twins.

explanation: Olsen is the sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Jesse King