Bachelorette alumni Ali Fedotowsky wasn’t looking for a long-lost family member when she took a DNA test. Molly, her grandmother was what she wanted to learn more about. She knew she would learn more about her family and heritage by taking the DNA test. Ali named her child after her grandmother, as she was an important person to her.
She said she’d always wanted to know things about her family and her grandmother. She focused on that goal so hard, that she didn’t even notice a result came up that she had a close family member. Continue reading to learn how she found out about her sister and met her.
Ali Fedotowsky was thrilled to discover that she had a sister
Ali Fedotowsky didn’t know her sister was out there even after the DNA test showed her. Tonya, Ali’s half-sister, took a DNA test, and was matched with Ali. According to US WeeklyThis is how it works “immediate family member,”Ali was her name. “grandma, aunt, or half-sibling.”
Ali said she didn’t pay attention because she assumed she already knew her immediate family members. She’s thrilled Tonya reached out to her. They spent time together recently and she posted on Instagram, “I’m glad you reached out to me!” “we had the absolute best few days with my sister, her husband Sonny, and my two nephews. All people that I didn’t even know existed just one year ago.”She stated that fans had asked her about their relationship and she was delighted to tell them the crazy story.
They were famously good friends right away
Ali Fedotowsky claimed that her sister is “funny, laid-back [and] down to earth.” She said even if she wasn’t her sister, she’d still want to be her friend. Tonya’s name was a lot more popular than she thought when she first googled her. BacheloretteThings came up, so she reached out first to her father. He was then able to connect them.
Ali shared that her sister finding Ali was the best blessing. In the pictures, you can see the cousins getting to know each other and Fedotowsky’s two kids Molly and Riley playing with Tonya’s children. People have been going crazy on her Instagram trying to figure out how her dad didn’t know and asking for the full details. Ali left a comment. “I guess I probably should’ve added that my dad didn’t know he had another daughter before this either. And the whole family is overjoyed!”
One fan posted, “friendly reminder that it’s Ali’s choice how much she shares and it doesn’t matter if you think she left out details. No one is entitled to her family business.” What do you think about Ali’s experience? Have you ever taken a DNA test and found out something interesting you didn’t know? Please comment below to share your thoughts.