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“ Will I Am is Jamacian American. Did you figure out my clue from the title? No? What am I gonna do with you guys? Ok. He is the singer-songwriter for the party anthem Scream and Shout. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Tim Duncan is of US Virgin Island Descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Heavy D was Jamacian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ PE is Jamacian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ This beautiful drama queen is mixed with Jamacian Chinese background. ” - horne_jeffrey
Wentworth Miller
Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film. Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II...
“ Although he has predominate Caucasian features, he is of partial African and Jamacian hertiage too. If you don't know, now you know, which is quoted by famous Afro-Jamacian rapper who appears on this list. Keep reading to find out. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Sean Paul is mixed with a whole lot of stuff. Although he is mainly Jamacian, he is also Chinese, Jewish, and Portguese as well. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Mr. Kingston is Jamacian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
Soundtrack, Star Trek Beyond
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived the life of a normal island girl going to Combermere...
“ Despite being from Barbados, baby girl is mixed with Afro-Guyanese and Irish blood in her. ” - horne_jeffrey
Soundtrack, Ali G Indahouse
“ Shaggy is Jamacian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
Bob Marley
Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, seeing his son only once...
“ Reggae legend was Jamacian American as well as mixed with English in his DNA. ” - horne_jeffrey
Usain Bolt
Usain Saint Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest human being ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning World and Olympic champion in these three events...
“ Usian is a Jamacian sprinter who is currently the world's fastest man since he broke records in the 100m and 200m in 2009. ” - horne_jeffrey
Delroy Lindo
Actor, Up
On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X is what first attracted attention to Lindo's considerable talents. Since then, his star has slowly been on the rise...
“ Delory Lindo is Jamacian actor who is from England. ” - horne_jeffrey
Tatyana Ali
On January 24, 1979, Tatyana Marisol Ali was born to Sonia, who was a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. At the age of four she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame Street. She went on to perform in many productions in her native city...
“ This actress is mixed with African American, Trinidadian, and Panamanian roots. ” - horne_jeffrey
Nicki Minaj
Soundtrack, Despicable Me 2
Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. Minaj went to LaGaurdia High School and studied singing and acting...
“ This female rapper diva is mixed with Afro-Trinidadian and Indian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
Jim Jones
Art Director, Passions
“ This rapper is part Arubian and Puerto Rican. ” - horne_jeffrey
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs was born in New York City. He is one of nine children born to Hilton and Clothilda Jacobs. Larry, as his family and friends call him, attended public schools in New York City, so he has first-hand knowledge of what it is like to be a student in a big-city high school like the one pictured on "Welcome Back...
“ Cooley High actor is African American of US Virgin Island descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
Kelsey Grammer
Actor, Cheers
A six-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare and spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard School...
“ Comedian who is of English and (Cacuasian) US Virgin Island Descent ” - horne_jeffrey
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress, Se7en
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven...
“ She is of German, Jewish, and (Caucasian Barbarian descent). ” - horne_jeffrey
“ NBA legend who is of US Virgin Island Descent ” - horne_jeffrey
The Notorious B.I.G.
Soundtrack, Superbad
Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born in Brooklyn, New York, May 21, 1972. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant as the son of a preschool teacher...
“ B.I.G was Jamacian American. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Asafa Powell is a Jamacian sprinter who holds records in 100m dash. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Colin is Jamacian American Congressman, but hold on he is also mixed with Scottish ancestry. I knew he was mixed. I was just waiting for him to tell us the other part of him. ” - horne_jeffrey
Busta Rhymes
Soundtrack, Fast Five
“ Busta Rhymes is Jamacian American rapper and actor. ” - horne_jeffrey
Harry Belafonte
Harold George Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927 in New York City. He was educated at the New York Dramatic Workshop. He grew up in Jamaica, British West Indies, and did folk-singing in nightclubs and theaters, and on television and records. His debut was at the Village Vanguard in New York. Also, he appeared in the Broadway revues "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" and "Three for Tonight"...
“ Harry Belafonte is Jamacian American entertainer. ” - horne_jeffrey
Sidney Poitier
A native of Cat Island, The Bahamas (though born in Miami during a mainland visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers Evelyn (Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, who also drove a cab. He had little formal education and at the age of 15 was sent to Miami to live with his brother...
“ Sidney Poiter is a legendary Bahamian American actor. ” - horne_jeffrey
Soundtrack, This Is the End
“ KRS 1 has Jamacian American DNA in his genes. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ AKA Kid (From House Party) is mixed with Jamacian and Irish American DNA. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Tyson is mixed with Jamacian, Panamanian, and Chinese American. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Olivia is mixed with Jamacian, Cuban, and Native American descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas
Music Department, All That
Rozonda Ocelean Thomas was born February 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. Her father Abdul Ali, is of East Indian and Middle Eastern (Arab) descent, and her mother Ava Thomas is an American of African American and Native American descent. She has one son with producer Dallas Austin - they named him Tron...
“ Chilli is mixed with West Indian, African American, and Native American blood. ” - horne_jeffrey
Stacey Dash
Actress, Clueless
Stacey Dash was born in the Bronx, New York. Stacy knew that she wanted to act, and from an early age began to act professionally. She made regular appearances on The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and also St. Elsewhere. At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy Territory, which was quickly followed by Moving...
“ Stacey Dash is mixed with Barbarian, Mexican, and African American blood. ” - horne_jeffrey
Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown, a Brooklyn native, never thought she would be in the rap industry, much less in films. Even though she received a lot of skepticism from critics because of her raunchy lyrics and sexual appeal in music videos, Foxy still managed to stay on top. With a platinum album under her belt, and literally tens of appearances on other songs, her movie debut was much expected.
“ Foxy Brown who is an Afro-Trinidadian American female rapper. ” - horne_jeffrey
Mike Bibby
Self, '88
Mike Bibby was born on May 13, 1978 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He is the son of former Philadelphia 76er Henry Bibby. After winning the NCAA National Championship with Arizona in 1997, Mike was drafted by the then Vancouver Grizzlies in 1998. In the 2001-2002 season, Bibby led the Kings to within one game of the NBa Finals...
“ NBA legend who has some Trinidadian ancestry. ” - horne_jeffrey
Billy Ocean
Soundtrack, Filth
“ Famous singer of the 80s who has Trinidadian blood inside of her. ” - horne_jeffrey
Lenny Kravitz
Actor, Precious
Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of African-American and Afro-Bahamian ancestry...
“ Multidemionsal musician who is of Afro-Bahamian, Russian-Jewish American hertiage. ” - horne_jeffrey
Rick Fox
Actor, Shameless
Born in Toronto, Rick Fox moved to the Bahamas when he was very young. His father is Afro-Bahamian, and his mother, who is Canadian, is of Italian and Scottish descent. Rick went to Warsaw Indiana high school as an exchange student and played basketball there. A complaint was filed about his eligibility...
“ NBA legend and actor who is mixed with Afro-Bahamian and Italian Canadian. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Sydney is mixed with Bahamian, Canadian, and Irish descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Fefe is a mixed Canadian singer with Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Indian, English, Jamacian, and Asian. To put it this way, she got the whole world in her hands since she comes from several different backgrounds. ” - horne_jeffrey
Meagan Good
Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood, Touched by an Angel...
“ Megan Good is mixed with African American, Jewish, Puerto Rician, Native American, and Barbarian descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
Anna Maria Horsford
Anna Maria Horsford was born and raised in Harlem, New York. Her parents immigrated to the United States from the island nation Antigua & Barbuda, in the West Indies (then a British colony), during the 1940s. Anna grew up not really feeling American but not West Indian either, just somewhere in between...
“ Anna is mixed with Dominican and Antigua and Barbuda descent. ” - horne_jeffrey
Selita Ebanks
Producer, Rip the Runway
Selita Ebanks is best known for appearing in the 2007 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in six Victoria's Secret fashion Shows from 2005 to 2010 and was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2005 to 2009. She has worked also as an actress making appearances on The Apprentice...
“ Selita is mixed with African, Irish, Native American, Jamacian, and Caymanian ancestry. ” - horne_jeffrey
Persia White
In one word, Persia White is prolific. An actress, musician, producer and animal rights activist, she is best known for her lead in the popular CW series "Girlfriends." Driven by her passion to change the world, Persia co-produced the award winning documentary film "Earthlings" narrated by Joaquin Phoenix...
“ Persia White is Bahamian American mixed with African and Caucasian features. She is best known for her role in Girlfriends. ” - horne_jeffrey
“ Back in the Day Civil Rights Leader of Jamacia and America ” - horne_jeffrey