Mixed, Multiracial, Eclectic, & Exotic Race Celebrities!by horne_jeffrey | created - 16 Feb 2013 | updated - 15 Jun 2014 | Public
1. Wentworth Miller
Actor | Prison Break
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...
Wentworth Miller is African-American, Jamaican, English, German, Jewish, Cherokee, Russian, French, Dutch, Lebanese, and Syrian American actor. Who know, lol?
2. Vin Diesel
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...
African American and Italian American actor, writer, director, and producer.
3. Jordin Sparks
Actress | Sparkle
Jordin Brianna Sparks was born on December 22, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Glendale, Arizona & Ridgewood, New Jersey. She was born to Jodi Beth Wiedmann & Phillippi Sparks. She rose to fame in 2007 after winning the sixth season of American Idol at age 17, becoming the youngest winner in...
Jordin Sparks is African American and German American singer, songwriter, and actress.
4. Rosario Dawson
Actress | Rent
This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...
Rosario Dawson is African American, Irish, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Native American actor.
5. Lou Diamond Phillips
Actor | Courage Under Fire
Louis Diamond Phillips is an American actor and film director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba (1987). For Stand and Deliver (1988), Phillips was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won an Independent Spirit Award. Phillips made his...
Lou Diamond Phillips is Scotish, Irish, Cherokee, Spanish, Filipino, and Chinese American actor.
6. Val Kilmer
Actor | The Doors
Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, who was a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. His mother, born in Indiana, was from a Swedish family, and his father was from Texas. Val studied at Hollywood's ...
Val Kilmer is Swedish, Sephardic Jewish, German, Irish, Cherokee, and Mongolian American actor.
7. Vanessa Hudgens
Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego, California, while she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Her mother, Gina Hudgens (née Guangco), an office worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Greg ...
Vanessa Hudgens is Chinese, Filipinio, Spanish, Irish, and Native American actress and singer.
Soundtrack | Legally Blonde
Hoku (she dropped her last name after relocating to Los Angeles to record the album) has been singing ever since she can remember, often appearing with her father. She was only 11 when he gave her a solo turn, belting out Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You". The song immediately became a ...
Hoku is European American singer and songwriter of Chinese, Filipino, Portugese, Dutch, German, and Hawaiian descent.
9. Shannyn Sossamon
Actress | Wristcutters: A Love Story
Shannyn Sossamon is an American actress and director. She is of Irish, French, Dutch, Hawaiian-Filipino, German and English ancestry. Growing up in Reno, Nevada, Sossamon spent most of her youth at a local dance studio. After graduating high school, at age 17, she decided to move to Los Angeles, ...
Shannyn Sossamon is French, Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino and German American actress.
10. Alicia Keys
Soundtrack | The Secret Life of Bees
Alicia Keys was born in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, to Terria Joseph (née Teresa M. Augello), a paralegal who was also an occasional actress, and Craig Cook, a flight attendant. Her father is African-American and her mother, who is Caucasian, is of Italian and English/Irish/Scottish ancestry. Alicia...
Alicia Keys is Jamacian, Italian, Scotish, and Irish American singer, songwriter, musician, and actress. She graudated from high school at 16. She can play the piano and even the guitar. Musical genius.
11. Halle Berry
Actress | Catwoman
Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Bedford, Ohio to Judith Ann (Hawkins), a psychiatric nurse, and Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Her father was African-American and her mother is of mostly English and German descent. Halle ...
Halle Berry is African American, English, and German American actress and model.
Soundtrack | Dreamgirls
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. Her mom, Tina Knowles-Lawson designs their glittering costumes & her dad, Mathew Knowles manages Destiny's Child. Solange, her sister (they're 4 years apart) has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during ...
Beyonce is African, French, Irish, and Native American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
13. Whitney Houston
Soundtrack | The Bodyguard
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston (née Emily Lee Drinkard) and John Russell Houston, Jr., and cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick.
She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope ...
Whitney Houston was African American, Dutch, and Native American singer, songwriter, and actress. Rest in Peace in Heaven.
14. Sean Paul
Soundtrack | Black Widow
Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973), known professionally as Sean Paul, is a Jamaican dancehall rapper, singer and record producer. Sean Paul was born in Kingston, Jamaica to parents Garth and Frances. His mother is a well-known painter. His paternal grandfather is from a Jewish ...
Sean Paul is Afro-Caribbean singer and songwriter of Sephardic Jewish, Portugese, English and Chinese Jamaican descent.
15. Keanu Reeves
Actor | The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...
Keanu Reeves is Hawaiian-born actor of English, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, Chinese, and Canadian American.
16. Freddie Prinze Jr.
Actor | She's All That
Freddie Prinze, Jr. was born on March 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, to Kathy Prinze (née Kathy Elaine Barber) and comedian/actor Freddie Prinze. He is of Puerto Rican, German, English, and Irish descent. Freddie lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in his early life. He attended three different...
Freddie Prinze Jr is Puerto Rican, German, English, Irish and Native American actor and WWE staff.
17. John Leguizamo
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
Fast-talking and feisty-looking John Leguizamo has continued to impress movie audiences with his versatility: he can play sensitive and naïve young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Army Green Beret, ...
John Leguizamo is Colombian American actor and comedian of Italian, Puerto Rican, and Lebanese descent.
18. Johnny Depp
Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II was born on June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, to Betty Sue Palmer (née Wells), a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. He was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15, and fronted a series of music-garage bands, including one ...
Johnny Depp is German, Irish, French, and Native American actor.
19. Cameron Diaz
Actress | Vanilla Sky
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and a German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied ...
Cameron Diaz is English, German, Cuban, and Native American actress and model.
20. Christina Aguilera
Soundtrack | The Voice
Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980 in Staten Island, New York City, New York to musician Shelly Loraine Fidler Kearns and U.S. Army sergeant Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera Monge. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, has English, Scots-Irish, and German ...
Christina Aguilera is Ecuadorian, German, Irish, Welsh, and Dutch American singer and actress.
Actress | Battleship
Rihanna was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988 in Bridgetown, St. Michael, Barbados to Monica Braithwaite, an accountant & Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry. Rihanna lived the life of a normal ...
Rihanna is Afro-Guyanese singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress of Barbadian, and Irish descent.
22. Ben Kingsley
Actor | Sexy Beast
Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...
Ben Kingsley is English actor of Indian, Russian, and Jewish descent.
23. Hilary Swank
Actress | Million Dollar Baby
Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and ...
Hilary Swank is Spanish, Native American, and German American actress.
24. Robert De Niro
Actor | Raging Bull
One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...
Robert De Niro is Italian, Irish, English, German, French, and Dutch American actor and director.
25. Barack Obama
Producer | Ada Twist, Scientist
U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...
Barack Obama is African American, English, German, Irish, and Dutch American president, who is the first African American president in US history.
26. Tiger Woods
Actor | Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden: Puddy McFadden License to Golf
At age 21, Tiger Woods became the youngest Masters champ and the first golfer since Jerry Pate in 1976 to win in the first major he played. In 1997, Woods took the lead at the Augusta golf classic and then put on a golf clinic never seen before. He fired a 3-under-par 69 and broke the tournament 72...
Tiger Woods is African, Dutch, Chinese, Thai, and Native American golfer.
27. Vince Vaughn
Producer | The Break-Up
Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born on March 28, 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and was raised in Lake Forest, Illinois. His parents are Vernon Vaughn, a salesman and character actor, and Sharon Vaughn (née Sharon Eileen DePalmo), a real-estate agent and stockbroker. They divorced in 1991. He ...
Vince Vaughn is English, Irish, German, Lebanese, Italian, and Canadian American.
Soundtrack | Zootopia
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia to Nidia del Carmen Mebarak (née Ripoll Torrado) & William Alberto Mebarak Chadid. She is of Lebanese, Spanish & Italian descent. Shakira began her musical career at the age of 12 and quickly captured fans around ...
Shakira is Colombian dancer and singer of Italian and Lebanese descent.
29. Salma Hayek
Actress | Frida
Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Her father is of Lebanese descent and her mother is of Mexican/Spanish ancestry. After having seen Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) in a local movie theater, she decided she wanted to become an actress. At age 12, she...
Salma Hayek is Mexican actress and model of Spanish and Lebanese descent.
Soundtrack | 8 Mile
Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved ...
Eminem is Scottish, English, German, Swiss, Polish, and Luxembourgian American singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. Musical genius.
Soundtrack | Nine
Fergie was born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975 in Hacienda Heights, California, to Theresa Ann "Terri" (Gore) and John Patrick Ferguson, both schoolteachers. Her ancestry includes German, English, Irish, Scottish, Swedish, and Luxembourgish. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced, ...
Fergie is Irish, Scottish, English, Mexican, and Native American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
32. Edward Furlong
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...
Edward Furlong is English, Russian, Mexican, and Native American actor and animal rights activist.
33. Jason Kidd
Actor | Like Mike
Jason Kidd was born on March 23, 1973 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Like Mike (2002), Road to the Championship (2011) and Vince Carter: Legacy (2021). He has been married to Porshla Coleman since September 10, 2011. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
Jason Kidd is African American and Irish American basketball player.
34. Derek Jeter
Actor | The Other Guys
Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and executive, known for The Other Guys (2010), Anger Management (2003) and Seinfeld (1989). He has been married to Hannah Jeter since July 9, 2016. They have three children.
Derek Jeter is African American, German, and Irish American baseball player.
35. Shemar Moore
Actor | Criminal Minds
Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016, and as the third permanent host of Soul Train from 1999 ...
Shemar Moore is African American, French Canadian, and Irish American actor and model. Hosted Soul Train in 2000s.
36. Boris Kodjoe
Actor | Resident Evil: Afterlife
Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe, is a German actor known for his roles as Jason in the 2000 film Love & Basketball (2000), and the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food (2000).
Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria, the ...
Boris Kodjoe is Austrian born actor of African, German, Russian, and Jewish descent.
Actress | Aquamarine
JoJo was born Joanna Noëlle Levesque on December 20, 1990 in Brattleboro, Vermont and raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts to Diana Lynn Levesque (née Blagden) & Joel Maurice Levesque. She has Polish, English, Irish & Scottish ancestry on Diana's side and French-Canadian ancestry on Joel's side. Her...
Jojo is English, Irish, Scottish, Polish, French, and Native American actress and recording artist. IMO, she can be the next Christina Aguilera, if they root for her more because she can blow.
38. Steven Seagal
Actor | On Deadly Ground
Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...
Steven Seagal is Mongolian, Jewish, and Irish American actor and martial artist.
39. James Brown
Actor | The Blues Brothers
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 - December 25, 2006) was an American singer, dancer, musician, record producer, and bandleader. The central progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century music, he is often referred to by the honorific nicknames "Godfather of Soul", "Mr. Dynamite", and ...
James Brown was African, Chinese, and Native American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist.
40. Tina Turner
Soundtrack | Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
After almost fifty years in the music business, Tina Turner has become one of the most commercially-successful international female rock stars to date. Her sultry, powerful voice, her incredible legs, her time-tested beauty and her unforgettable story all contribute to her legendary status.
Born to ...
Tina Turner is African, European, and Native American (specifically Navajo and Cherokee descent) singer, dancer, and actress.
41. Chris Tucker
Actor | Rush Hour 2
At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood.
Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in ...
Chris Tucker is African, European, and Native American comedian and actor.
42. Jada Pinkett Smith
Actress | The Matrix Revolutions
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and ...
Jada Pinkett Smith is West Indian, Creole, Portugese-Jewish American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman.
Actress | Coach Carter
Ashanti was born on October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA. She is a music artist and actress, known for Coach Carter (2005), John Tucker Must Die (2006) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).
Ashanti is African, Dominican, and Chinese American singer, dancer, record proudcer, and actress.
Actor | Battle: Los Angeles
Ne-Yo was born on October 18, 1982 in Camden, Arkansas, USA. He is a music artist and actor, known for Battle Los Angeles (2011), Red Tails (2012) and The Princess and the Frog (2009). He has been married to Crystal Smith since February 20, 2016. They have three children.
Ne-yo is African and Chinese American singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, and actor. Musical genius.
Actress | First Daughter
Introduced to most of the world in 2005 with the smash single "1 Thing," triple-threat actress / dancer / singer-songwriter-producer Ameriie continues to evolve.
Amerie was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, to Mi Suk, a Korean-born artist, and Charles Rogers, an African-American military man. As a ...
Ameriie is African and Korean American singer and songwriter.
46. Kimora Lee Simmons
Actress | Waist Deep
Kimora Lee Simmons was born on May 4, 1975 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Waist Deep (2006), Rebound (2005) and For Love or Money (1993). She has been married to Tim Leissner since December 2013. They have two children. She was previously married to Russell ...
Kimora Lee Simmons is African, Japanese, and Korean fashion model, and current president and Creative Director for JustFab.
47. Will Smith
Producer | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith II (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...
African American and Native American actor, producer, and rapper.
Actor | Crash
Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois, where he was raised, the son of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges. At nine years old, he started rapping. He attended Emerson Middle School and, eventually, Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year. ...
African American and Native American rapper, entrepeneur, and actor. Musical genius.
Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die
Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly.
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was ...
Aaliyah was African and Native American actress, singer, and dancer. RIP babygirl.
50. Tisha Campbell
Actress | Little Shop of Horrors
Tisha Michelle Campbell was born on October 13, 1968 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & raised in Newark, New Jersey. Her first TV appearance was at the age of 8 on episode #006 of the PBS show, The Big Blue Marble (1974). The show featured stories on the life and culture of children from around the ...
Tisha Campbell-Martin is African American and Caucasian American actress and singer.
51. Faith Evans
Soundtrack | Girls Trip
Faith Evans was born on June 10, 1973 in Lakeland, Florida, USA. She is a music artist and actress, known for Girls Trip (2017), Puff Daddy Feat. Faith Evans & 112: I'll Be Missing You (1997) and The Fast and the Furious (2001). She has been married to Stevie J since July 17, 2018. She was ...
Faith Evans is African and Caucasian American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, and author.
52. Christopher Reid
Writer | The Song of Lunch
Christopher Reid is known for The Song of Lunch (2010).
Christopher Reid AKA Kid is Jamacian and Irish American actor, comedian, and rapper.
53. Swizz Beatz
Soundtrack | Godfather of Harlem
Swizz Beatz was born Kasseem Dean in The Bronx area of New York City. He relocated to Atlanta as a teenager, where he started to DJ parties. When his relatives became involved with the Ruff Ryders label, he began to produce tracks at the tender age of 16. Forgoing the practice of using samples, he ...
Swizz Beatz is Hungarian, Puerto Rican, Arab, and African American hip hop recording artist, record producer, disc jockey, creative director, fashion designer and painter. Musical genius.
54. John Legend
Soundtrack | La La Land
John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He began his musical career by working behind the scenes, playing piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything", and making uncredited guest appearances on Jay-Z's "Encore" ...
John Legend is African American and Caucasian American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.
55. Terrence Howard
Actor | Crash
Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...
Terrance Howard is African American and European American actor.
56. Cassie Ventura
Actress | Step Up 2: The Streets
Cassie is a singer, actress, model, songwriter, and dancer. Albums: Me&U, Long Way 2 Go Official Girl ft. Lil'Wayne Is it you
Cassandra is a 5 time National Grand Champion Twirler, because of twirling is how her modeling career started. Cassandra models for Abercrombie, Target, Jcpennys, Walmart, ...
Cassie is African American, Filipino, Mexican, and Indian American model and singer.
57. Meagan Good
Actress | Think Like a Man
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 (1995), ...
Meagan Good is African, Barbadian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, and Native American actress and film producer.
58. Mariah Carey
Actress | Precious
Mariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York on March 27, 1969. Her parents are Patricia Hickey (Irish-American) and Alfred Roy Carey (African-American/Venezuelan). Mariah attended Greenlawn's Harborfields High School. In June 1990, Mariah made her debut with her self-titled album, Mariah Carey ...
Mariah Carey is African, Irish, and Venezuelan American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and philanthropist.
59. Smokey Robinson
Soundtrack | Big Time
Multi-talented performer/writer/producer Smokey Robinson's career, and life, is inextricably tied up with Motown Records' founder Berry Gordy (his first two children are named Tamla, for the Gordy-owned label Smokey recorded for, and Berry, for Gordy himself). He and Gordy have had a professional ...
Smoey Robinson is African American and Caucasian American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Musical genius.
Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon
Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...
Prince is African American and Caucasian American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Musical genius.
61. Lenny Kravitz
Actor | The Hunger Games
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 ...
Lenny Kravitz is African American, Bahamian, Russian, and Jewish American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and arranger. Musical genius.
62. Oprah Winfrey
Producer | The Oprah Winfrey Show
Oprah Gail Winfrey , often known simply as Oprah, is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ...
Oprah Winfrey is African American. East Asian, and Native American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
63. Lionel Richie
Soundtrack | The Color Purple
Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and television judge. He rose to fame in the 1970s as a songwriter and the co-lead singer of funk band the Commodores; writing and recording the hit singles "Easy", "Sail On", "Three Times a Lady" and "Still",...
African American and Caucasian American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. Musical genius.
64. Jennifer Tilly
Actress | Bound
An actress who always attracts audiences' attention, Jennifer Tilly is by turns funny, sexy, compassionate, compelling and often all at once. She burst onto the scene playing the tone deaf Monica Moran in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), opposite brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges. She has been ...
Jennifer Tilly is Chinese and Canadian descent and her mother was of Irish, Finnish, and Native-American actress and poker player.
65. Dwayne Johnson
Actor | Black Adam
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...
The Rock is African American, Samoan, and Canadian American wrestler and actor.
66. Bruce Lee
Actor | Meng long guo jiang
Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...
Bruce Lee was Chinese and German American actor, martial artist, filmmaker, and philosopher.
67. Nicki Minaj
Actress | The Other Woman
Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8, 1982 in St. James, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago and raised in Queens, New York City, 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. ...
Nicki Minaj is Africian,-Trinidadian, and Indian American rapper, singer-songwriter, voice actress and television personality.
68. Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas
Actress | Marshall
Rozonda Ocelean Thomas was born February 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Ava Thomas and Abdul Ali. She has one son with producer Dallas Austin - they named him Tron. She is a very close friend of fellow member Tionne 'T-boz' Watkins' of TLC. The death of fellow band member Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes ...
Chilli Thomas is African American, West Indian, Indian, and Native American singer, dancer, and actress.
69. Tatyana Ali
Actress | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Tatyana Marisol Ali was born on January 24, 1979, in North Bellmore, New York, to Sonia, 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 ...
Tatyana Ali is African American, Trinidadian, Panamanian, and Indian American singer and actress.
70. Norah Jones
Soundtrack | Ted
Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She is a daughter of sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. She is Anoushka Shankar's half-sister.
In 2002, she launched her solo music career with the release of the ...
Norah Jones is Caucaisan and Indian American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress.
71. Tiffani Thiessen
Actress | Alexa & Katie
Tiffani Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974 in Long Beach, California to Robyn Ernest, a homemaker & Frank Thiessen, a park designer. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (born August 1, 1968) and Schyler (born May 10, 1977). When Tiffani ...
Tiffani Thiessen is German, Welsh, Turkish, and Greek American actress.
72. Tommy Lee Jones
Actor | The Fugitive
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school ...
Tommy Lee Jones is Caucasian and Native American actor.
73. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Actor | Franklin & Bash
Mark-Paul Gosselaar was born March 1, 1974 in Panorama City, California. His father, Hans Gosselaar, who is from the Netherlands, is of German and Dutch Jewish descent, and was a plant supervisor at Anheuser-Busch. His mother, Paula (van den Brink), is of Dutch-Indonesian background; she worked as ...
Mark-Paul Gosselaar is Dutch-Indonesian, Jewish, and German American actor.
74. Michelle Branch
Soundtrack | The Hot Chick
Michelle Branch was born on July 2, 1983 in Sedona, Arizona as Michelle Jaquet DeSevren Branch. She was born 7 weeks early, weighing only 3 lbs. 11 oz. When she was 3, she recorded herself singing Beatles covers on her parents karaoke machine & sent them off to her grandmother. She took up singing ...
Michelle Branch is Dutch-Indonesian, French, and Irish American singer-songwriter,guitarist, and actress.
75. Paula Abdul
Actress | Robots
Paula Abdul grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California. She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After graduating in 1980, she started college at Cal State-Northridge, majoring in TV and ...
Paula Abdul is Russian, Jewish, Brazilian, Syrian, Ukrainian, Sephardic, and Canadian American singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality
76. Karyn Parsons
Actress | Major Payne
Karyn Parsons decided to go into acting at the age of 13. She had her first TV role in the NBC drama The Bronx Zoo (1987), but she made her big break as Will Smith's cousin "Hilary Banks" on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). During the show's six-year run, she starred in movies ...
Karyn Parsons is African American, French Canadaian, and Welsch actress from Fresh Prince and Major Payne.
77. El DeBarge
Soundtrack | Short Circuit
El DeBarge was born on June 4, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for Short Circuit (1986), Snake Eyes (1998) and The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005). He is married to Monique DeBarge. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey Ferguson.
El DebBarge is African American, Native American, and French Canadian singer, songwriter, and musician. He was huge in the 1980s. Almost as big as Prince.
Soundtrack | The Longest Yard
Nelly went to Spain with his father, Air Force Man Cornall Haynes Sr., until he was 3 years old, then moved to St. Louis. Nelly's folks struggled financially and split up when he was 7. As the youngest child in the neighborhood he grew up getting into trouble with the big kids. As a result he ended...
Nelly is African American and Native American rapper, singer, and actor.
79. Kathie Lee Gifford
Actress | The First Wives Club
Kathie Lee Gifford was the co-host of the fourth hour of "TODAY," alongside Hoda Kotb from 2008 until April 5th, 2019. The Gifford-Kotb hour had been hailed as appointment television by Entertainment Weekly, and "TODAY's happy hour" by USA Today. In 2014, Gifford penned the critically acclaimed "...
Kathie Lee Gifford is Russian Jewish, French Canadian, English, German, and Native American tv personality host.
80. Yaya DaCosta
Actress | The Butler
Yaya DaCosta was born and raised in New York City along with her sister and two brothers. She got her first acting gig at the age of eleven when her junior high school drama teacher, Ann Willis Ratray, encouraged her to audition for educational films. She continued to perform in school shows ...
Yaya is African American, Afro-Brazialian, Irish, Native American, and Nigerian supermodel and actress.
81. Shannon McClain Robertson
Actress | J. Edgar
Shannon Komai McClain is an actress, writer, and producer, singer, and dancer. You may have caught Shannon playing a nurse on the TNT show "Major Crimes." She also had a supporting role in Clint Eastwood's film, "J. Edgar" starring Leonardo DiCaprio in 2011. She also still gets recognized for her ...
Shannon Komai McClain is African American, Native American, and Irish American (thanks to whoever help me included her on this list).
Actor | The Fabulous Baker Boys
Drake is known for The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989).
Rapper who is African American and Jewish Canadian.
83. Gabrielle Reece
Actress | Gattaca
Gabrielle Reece was born on January 6, 1970 in La Jolla, California, and raised in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands as Gabrielle Allyse Reece. American professional volleyball player, sports announcer, fashion model, actress and producer, known for Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003), Gattaca (1997), and ...
The TALL Gabrielle Reece is Caucasian American and Afro Trindidian model, volleyball player, and actress. She was raised in Saint Thomas Virgin Islands.
84. Shailene Woodley
Actress | Big Little Lies
Actress and activist Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began ...
She is German, Spanish, English, Swiss, French, and African American actress.
85. Troian Bellisario
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
Troian Bellisario, daughter of producers Donald P. Bellisario and Deborah Pratt, made her film debut at the age of 3 in Last Rites (1988). She made several TV and movie appearances in her teens (most of the TV appearances were in shows produced by her father) before attending the University of ...
She is mixed with African, Italian, Serbian, and French American roots.
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