You might be surprised how many uncles have exerted influence over the talented actors, writers, and musicians we admire. Or perhaps you already know the kind of positive impact uncles can have, since there are already numerous stories about them right here. These quotes by famous artists will show you just how influential their uncles were.
Meghan Trainor is most famous for her hit song, “All About That Bass,” but did you know she sang in a Soca band, growing up?
M.I.A. is an amazing music artist, and her sense of self is part of what makes her so captivating. Clearly, her uncle’s drive had a profound effect on her.
One of the most influential people in electronic music, both as a creator and a producer, seems to have been taught an important life lesson by his uncle, in a rather roundabout way.
An incredible writer, most famous for his book-turned-movie, Fight Club, Palahniuk has a sense of humor about the indirect influence a famous uncle had on him.