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The voice actor for Bart Simpson is related to one of the world’s biggest pop stars-Sabrina Barr-Entertainment – Metro

The star also voices Maggie, as well as several other Simpsons characters.

The voice actor for Bart Simpson is related to one of the world’s biggest pop stars-Sabrina Barr-Entertainment – Metro

The star also voices Maggie, as well as several other Simpsons characters (Picture: 20thCentFox/Everett/Rex/Shutterstock)

It turns out that the longtime voice actor for Bart Simpson in The Simpsons is related to one of the world’s biggest pop stars.

Who knew we’d stumble across this unexpected connection?!

Ever since the classic animated sitcom launched in 1989, the legendary Nancy Cartwright has voiced Bart, the eldest child in the family.

Every time the skateboarding mischief-maker uttered ‘Eat my shorts!’ or ‘¡Ay, caramba!’, it was the 66-year-old voice-acting extraordinaire behind the mic.

Nancy has led an illustrious career, earning an Emmy for her Simpsons performance, while also gaining recognition for her performances in productions including Rugrats and Kim Possible.

She’s also the aunt of none other than Sabrina Carpenter, the former Disney Channel star turned chart-topping pop sensation.

Nancy has voiced Bart for 35 years (Picture: Colin Davey/Getty Images)

Sabrina delighted her fans performing at Coachella this year (Picture: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images)

This year, Sabrina, 24, achieved her first top 10 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with her song Espresso, after performing at the music festival Coachella, where she was supported by her boyfriend, Saltburn actor Barry Keoghan.

All the way back in 2011, she attended the premiere for Happy Feet Two with her aunt Nancy, where the pair met late cinema icon Robin Williams.

In a tweet posted that year, Nancy revealed that she had attended the event with her ‘up-and-coming-star-niece’, who’s the daughter of her brother, David Carpenter.

The following year, Sabrina shared a post on X wishing her aunt a happy birthday, supposedly under the impression that her famous relative wasn’t on the social media platform.

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Nancy and niece Sabrina attended the premiere of Happy Feet Two together in 2011 (Picture: Barry King/FilmMagic)

‘Happy Birthday to my lovely Aunt Nancy.. she doesent have twitter but i feel like i should still tweet about her. #bartsimpsonman #love <3 [sic],’ she wrote at the time.

Before storming the charts, Sabrina appeared on TV shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Sofia the First, before joining the Disney Channel spin-off Girl Meet World.

She continued to act after being signed by and releasing music with Hollywood Records, appearing in films including The Hate U Give and Tall Girl.

In 2017, Nancy expressed her pride in Sabrina performing at the iHeartRadio Theater in LA, writing on X: ‘So proud of my superstar niece @SabrinaAnnLynn. She killed it at the @iHeartRadio.’

Four years later, Sabrina chatted with Simpsons superfan Roman Kemp about her famous relation, with the Capital FM radio presenter revealing his Bart Simpson tattoo.

‘This video made my day! 🥰 Love you @SabrinaAnnLynn! Proud to be your aunt!’ Nancy tweeted in response to the clip, before adding: ‘P.S. Nice tattoo @romankemp! 😉.’

In a Wired video that came out two years ago, Sabrina spoke about being related to her talented aunt, describing her as a ‘legend’.

‘We work on kind of different ends of the industry, but I’ve learned so much just from observing her, and she’s so talented,’ she said at the time.

The Simpsons is available to stream on Disney Plus.

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