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So if Harry is descended from Ignotus and Voltemort from Peverrels, does that make them long lost cousins?

marked as duplicate by Alex harry-potter Dec 26 '18 at 22:40

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Yes, they are related. in case if something happens with link, there is family tree

(Tom Marvolo Riddle is Voldemort as you remember :) )

  • thank you for commenting, and not marking as duplicate ;) :) – therealharry Nov 16 '14 at 4:09

While they are "related" throgh Peverell brothers, as per @nicael's answer, they aren't "related" any closer:

Question: Is Voldemort some sort of relative of Harry's? Possibly his mother's brother?
J.K. Rowling responds: I'm laughing...that would be a bit Star Wars, wouldn't it?
(source: "About the Books: transcript of J.K. Rowling's live interview on Scholastic.com," Scholastic.com, 16 October 2000)

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