¿¡Quien Lo Sabia?! Part One: Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Hispanic

- By Bossip Staff

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October is Hispanic Heritage Month and whether you realize it or not, some of your favorite celebrities should, theoretically, be celebrating their cultural history this month.

Check out a few celebs who you probably would have never realized were Latinos y Latinas… and a few you might have guessed were mixed or Hispanic.

Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

Stacey Dash – Mexican Heritage

Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

J. August Richards – (Born Jaime Augusto Richards) Panamanian

Tatyana “Marisol” Ali – Panamanian

Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

Meagan Good – Puerto Rican Heritage

Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

David Blaine – Half Puerto Rican

Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

Sammy Davis, Jr. – His mother was Cuban, although he always said she was Puerto Rican to avoid “anti-communist” backlash

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    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Jo Frost aka “Supernanny” – Half Spanish

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Joan Smalls – Puerto Rican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Anderson Cooper – Spanish Heritage

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Faizon Love – born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago De Cuba, Cuba

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Maxwell – (Born Gerard Maxwell Rivera) Half Puerto Rican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Nicole Richie – (Born Nicole Camile Escovedo) Her birth mother was Mexican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Vanna White – Birth father was Puerto Rican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Tristan Wilds – Half Dominican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Shar Jackson – Puerto Rican and Mexican on her father’s side

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Bruno Mars – (Born Peter Hernandez) Half Puerto Rican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Trina – Half Dominican

    Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Of Hispanic Descent

    Kelis – Mother is Puerto Rican and Chinese

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    • devotee86

      Real surprise was faizon love aka wendell aka big smoke aka daddy

    • devotee86

      Real surprise was faizon love aka wendell aka big worm aka daddy

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