30 Celebs Whose Ethnicities Will Surprise You

Know Ya Roots! 30 Celebs Whose Ethnicities May Surprise You

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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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    13. Kid Cudi

    Native American, Mexican, African American

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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

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    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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