Middle children often have to fight for attention — which is something these stars do well! In honor of Middle Child Day on Aug. 12, 2018, let's take a look at some of the most famous middle kids, starting with Jennifer Lopez. She's mined many entertainment fields, from music and movies to television and dance. She has an older sister, Leslie Lopez, and a younger sister, television journalist Lynda Lopez. Read on for more celebrities who fall right in the middle!
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"Thor" star Chris Hemsworth is the middle of three boys — who are all actors! In addition to Chris, there's also older brother Luke Hemsworth of "Westworld" fame and younger brother Liam Hemsworth of "Hunger Games" franchise fame.
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Pippa Middleton has two siblings: Big sis Duchess Kate (the former Kate Middleton) will be the queen of England one day. And younger brother James Middleton is a businessman and the owner of Boomf, a marshmallow personalization company.
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Britney Spears has an older brother named Bryan and a younger sister named Jamie Lynn. Britney's little sis was a child star who headlined the Nickelodeon series "Zoey 101" as a teen and released a country album in 2014.
Tom Hiddleston might be best known professionally for portraying Marvel superhero Loki, but he has a lesser known claim to fame: He's a middle child! Older sister Sarah is a journalist and younger sister Emma is an actress.
There's definitely no middle child syndrome here! Bella Hadid is in the middle of her supermodel big sister, Gigi Hadid, and younger brother, Anwar Hadid, who's also a model. This family has incredible genes.
Kelly Osbourne is the middle child in her famous family. The former "Fashion Police" host has an older sister, Aimee, and a younger brother, Jack, who is also a reality TV star.
Most U.S. presidents are typically firstborns, but here's another instance in which Donald Trump has defied the odds. He is the middle child in his family (as is Vice President Mike Pence), though his brother, Freddy, died in 1981.
Jemima Kirke is the middle of three girls — all of whom are in the arts. Her older sister, Domino Kirke, is a singer (and the wife of actor Penn Badgley), and her younger sister, Lola Kirke, is an actress best known for her role on Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."
Owen Wilson is the middle brother among actors Andrew Wilson and Luke Wilson. Andrew has appeared in movies like "Rushmore" and "Zoolander," while Luke is well-known for films like "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Legally Blonde."
Kim Kardashian West is no stereotypical middle child, but she is in the middle of two female siblings: older sister Kourtney Kardashian and younger sister Khloe Kardashian. They also have a younger brother, Rob Kardashian. There's a whole lot of girl power in this family!
"Chained to the Rhythm" singer Katy Perry sits in between older sister Angela Hudson and younger brother David Hudson.
Writer, comedian and filmmaker Judd Apatow has an older brother named Robert and a younger sister named Mia, but it's safe to say he is the most well-known Apatow of them all.
Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway grew up as the middle child between older brother Michael and younger brother Thomas in Short Hills, New Jersey.
Actress Olivia Wilde is a little sister to civil rights attorney Chloe Cockburn and a big sister to Charlie Cockburn.
Gisele Bundchen is the middle sister of five — and also a twin! Gisele's siblings include Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela, and her fraternal twin, Patricia, who is employed as Gisele's spokeswoman.
Late-night television legend David Letterman has an older sister, Janice, and a younger sister, Gretchen.
Zoe Saldana is one of three girls and she's right in the middle! The "Guardians of the Galaxy" actress launched a production company with her older sister, Mariel, and younger sister, Cisely, in 2017.
One of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates, dropped out of Harvard in 1975 to start Microsoft, and boy was that a good decision! Bill is one of the most, if not the most successful middle child of all time! He has an older sister named Kristi and a younger sister named Libby.
Sarah Jessica Parker has a younger brother named Pippin and an older brother named Timothy. Both are actors.
Joaquin Phoenix is the middle of five children! There's his late older brother, actor River Phoenix; older sister Rain Phoenix, an actress and singer; younger sister Liberty Phoenix, who owns a green building supply store; and youngest sister Summer Phoenix, an actress.
Pop star Demi Lovato has an older sister named Dallas. Her younger maternal half-sister is actress Madison De La Garza of "Desperate Housewives" fame. When Demi was 20, she connected with her much older paternal half-sister, Amber, for the first time.
Julia Roberts was raised with older brother Eric Roberts and younger sister Lisa Roberts Gillian — both of whom are actors. When she was 9, half-sister Nancy Motes was born. Eric has appeared in hit movies such as "The Dark Knight" and "The Expendables," while Lisa was in "Runaway Bride" and "Maid in Manhattan." Nancy died from a drug overdose in 2014.
Poppy Delevingne is the middle child between older sister Chloe and little sister Cara Delevingne. Model Cara has focused on acting in recent years, appearing in "Suicide Squad" and "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."
Jennifer Aniston is a little sister to half-brother John Melick and an older sister to half-brother Alex Aniston.
Jaden Smith is the middle child in his very famous family. The rapper has an older half-brother, Trey Smith, and a little sister, Willow Smith.
Elizabeth Olsen is the middle child in the Olsen family. The "Avengers" actress is the little sister of actresses-turned-fashion designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and brother Trent Olsen. Elizabeth also has two younger half-siblings, Courtney and Jake, from her father's second marriage.
Miley Cyrus comes from a very big family and she's smack dab in the middle. The "Malibu" singer is an older sister to Braison and Noah and a younger sister to half-siblings Trace and Brandi, with whom she was also raised (she also has a half-brother, Christopher Cyrus, who's just seven months older than she is). Four of her siblings are also in the entertainment business: Trace is a vocalist and guitarist for the electronic pop band Metro Station, Noah is a singer, Braison is a model and Brandi is a podcast host and style site editor.
Peyton Manning is the middle in child in a very athletic family. He is the older brother of New York Giants quarterback and fellow Super Bowl champ Eli Manning and the younger brother of Cooper Manning, who was forced to give up football after being diagnosed with spinal stenosis while playing at the University of Mississippi. Their dad, Archie Manning, is also a former NFL quarterback!
Mia Wasikowska is the middle child of three: She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai.
Michael Cera may be the only boy in his family, but he's not an only child. The "Gloria" actor is between an older sister, Jordan, and a younger sister, Molly.
Amy Schumer sits in between a younger sister, Kim Caramele, who is a comedy writer and a producer, and a half-brother, Jason Stein, who is a musician in Chicago.
Lily Allen has an older sister, Sarah Allen, a younger brother, actor Alfie Allen, and a younger sister, Rebecca Allen. You might recognize Alfie from his role as Theon Greyjoy on HBO's "Game of Thrones."
Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has one older sister, Doniya, and two younger sisters, Waliyha and Safaa.
Sofia Vergara has an older sister, Veronica, and two younger siblings, actress Sandra Vergara (who's adopted — and also her cousin!) and brother Julio. Her older brother, Rafael Vergara, was murdered in Colombia in 1998 during an attempt to kidnap him.
Pop icon Madonna is the middle child in a very large family. The "Like a Virgin" singer has two elder brothers, Anthony and Martin Ciccone, and three younger siblings, Paula, Christopher and Melanie Ciccone. She also has two younger half-siblings from her father's second marriage, Jennifer and Mario Ciccone.