Know Ya Roots! 30 Celebs Whose Ethnicities May Surprise You

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28 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.

United Nations Event 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.

Rashida Jones, Quincy Jones 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival 2. Rashida Jones

African American, Jewish

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 12.06.46 PM Mack Wilds

African American, Dominican

selena-gomez-beats-launch-party 4. Selena Gomez

Mexican, Italian

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 9.11.43 PM 5. Fabolous

Dominican, African American

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6. Troian Bellisario

 Italian, Serbian, African American, English, French

AKM-GSI Amber Rose wore body hugging red dress with white details metallic heels for Extra interview with Mario Lopez 7. Amber Rose

Cape Verdean, Irish,  Italian

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    Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 9.30.53 PM 8. Karrueche

    Vietnamese, African American

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    RayandPrincess 10. Princess Love

    African American, Filipino

    dj-khaled 11. DJ Khaled


    12. Cassie

    Mexican, African American, West Indian, Filipino

    kid cudi 13. Kid Cudi

    Native American, Mexican, African American

    Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 10.15.36 PM 14. Logic

    African American, Caucasian

    Eniko Parrish and Kevin Hart at the Paley Center 15. Eniko Parish


    ng fascinating people 141211 16. Derek Jeter

    African American, Caucasian

    Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 10.23.05 PM 17. Joakim Noah

    Swedish, French, Cameroonian

    Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 10.28.16 PM 18. Wentworth Miller

    African American, Jamaican, English, Jewish, Native American


    19. Lauren London

    African American, Jewish

    rosario-dawson1 20. Rosario Dawson

    Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Afro-Cuban

    2014 Teen Choice Awards 21. Ariana Grande


    vin-diesel 2 22. Vin Diesel

    European, African American

    Maya-Rudolph 23. Maya Rudolph

    African American, Jewish

    Slash 24. Slash

    African American, British

    Tyga 25. Tyga

    Jamaican, Vietnamese


    Korean, African American

    27. Yara Shahidi

    African American, Iranian

    zendaya 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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