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30 Celebs Whose Ethnicity You Didn’t Know

If you’ve ever wondered the background of your favorite celebs, we’ve solved the mystery for you. Here we’ve uncovered 30 celebrities whose ethnicity may surprise you. Flip the script to see our list.

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1. Mariah Carey

People have speculated over her ethnicity since she jumped on the scene in the 90s, but not everyone knows she’s Afro-Venezuelan and Irish.

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2. Rashida Jones

African American, Jewish

3. Mack Wilds

African American, Dominican

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4. Selena Gomez

Mexican, Italian


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5. Fabolous

Dominican, African American

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6. Troian Bellisario

Italian, Serbian, African American, English, French

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7. Amber Rose

Cape Verdean, Irish,  Italian

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8. Karrueche

Vietnamese, African American

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9. French Montana


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10. Princess Love

African American, Filipino

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11. DJ Khaled


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12. Cassie

Mexican, African American, West Indian, Filipino


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14. Logic

African American, Caucasian

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15. Eniko Parish


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16. Derek Jeter

African American, Caucasian

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17. Joakim Noah

Swedish, French, Cameroonian

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18. Wentworth Miller

African American, Jamaican, English, Jewish, Native American

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19. Lauren London

African American, Jewish

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20. Rosario Dawson

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Afro-Cuban

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21. Ariana Grande


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22. Vin Diesel

European, African American

23. Maya Rudolph

African American, Jewish

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24. Slash

African American, British

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25. Tyga

Jamaican, Vietnamese

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26. Chanel Iman 

Korean, African American

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27. Yara Shahidi

African American, Iranian

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28. Zendaya

African American, German

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29. Pete Wentz

English, German, Jamaican

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30. Joanne The Scammer (Branden Miller)

African American, Puerto Rican


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