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Be honest: when you look at certain people, you tend to guess what their family’s background might be.

Last week, we showed you a few people who you might have never known were Hispanic. Today we bring you a fresh bunch of celebs who – between their names, looks and the characters they’ve played – had plenty of us thinking they fell in the “Mi Gente” category.

Do any of these names surprise you?

Giancarlo Esposito – He’s actually the Danish-born son of an Italian father and African-American mother

Jennifer Esposito – She’s actually Italian American (And not related to Giancarlo)

Jesse Metcalfe – you know him best as Eva Longoria’s little Latino tenderoni on Desperate Housewives, but he is of French, Italian and Portuguese descent

Nadya Suleman – She’s actually of Assyrian/Irani descent

Antonio Sabato Jr. – He’s actually 100% Italian

Maria Menounos – She’s actually 100% Greek

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Daniel Sunjata – He’s actually African-American, Irish and German

Kat Graham – She’s actually African-American and Russian

Carmen Electra – She’s of Irish, German and Cherokee descent

Quintorris Lopez “Julio” Jones – Despite his name, he is 100% African-American, born and raised in Alabama



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