We are living in a world of unprecedented global integration. From the economy to the society, all seem to be boundless. With the increasing number of interracial families, the number of mixed-race babies also goes up. Nowadays, there is no strange when you have a multi-racial friend.
Hollywood is also doing great jobs when it comes to representing multiethnic identity on-screen. For example, The Eternals, a blockbuster which is directed by Chloé Zhao, has a famous mixed-race cast. Overall, the epic of mixed-race actors, singers, and models is stepping into the spotlight to prove that all colors should be welcome in Hollywood. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of mixed-race celebs and are ready to show you right now!
#1. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert’s father was of one-half Lithuanian Jewish, one-quarter Irish, and one-quarter Hungarian Jewish, ancestry. Meanwhile, his mother had Scottish, English, German, and Swiss-German ancestry.
#2. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez’s father is of Mexican descent, while her mother, who was adopted, has some Italian ancestry. Gomez’s paternal grandparents emigrated to Texas from Monterrey in the 1970s.
#3. Justin Bieber
On his father’s side, Justin has German, Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. Justin’s mother’s family is of French-Canadian, some Irish and English, and remote Swiss-French and Scottish, ancestry.
#4. Kate Winslet
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Kate Winslet was born in Britain but on her father’s side, she has Irish ancestry and on her mother’s side, she has Swedish ancestry
Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan, USA. Her father was the child of Italian immigrants, while her mother came from a long line of French-Canadians who only emigrated to the United States in the 1880s.
#6. Sandra Bullock
Bullock was born in Washington, the daughter of Helga Mathilde Meyer, an opera singer and voice teacher from Germany, and John W. Bullock, an Army employee and part-time voice coach from America.
#7. Sylvester Stallone
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Sylvester Stallone was born in New York City. His father was born in Italy and emigrated to the United States in the 1930s. His mother is of half Ukrainian Jewish and half French (from Brittany) descent.
#8. Tilda Swinton
Swinton was born in London. Her father is Scottish, and her mother, Judith Balfour, was Australian. The Swinton family is an ancient Anglo-Scots family that can trace its lineage to the Middle Ages.
#9. Amanda Seyfried
The actress was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Seyfried is of mostly German descent, with smaller amounts of English, Scots-Irish, and Welsh ancestry.
#10. Adrien Brody
The actor has Polish, Jewish, Hungarian, and Czech roots.
#11. Henry Ian Cusick
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Henry Ian Cusick is a Peruvian-born Scottish actor. His father is from Scotland and is of Irish ancestry. His mother is Peruvian. Henry was raised in Madrid, Spain, Scotland, and Trinidad and Tobago, eventually living in Paisley in Scotland, during his teen years.
#12. Renée Zellweger
On her father’s side, Renée Zellweger has Swiss ancestry, and on her mother’s side, she has Norwegian and Kven ancestry.
#13. Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts has English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish and Swedish roots.
#14. Matt Damon
On his father’s side, the actor has English and Scottish roots. On his mother’s side, Damon has Finnish and Swedish roots.
#15. Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake is of mostly English, some Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, and distant Dutch, French, German, and Jersey [Channel Islander], ancestry.
#16. Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway has French, German, English, and Irish genes.
#17. Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer’s family has lived in the United States for many generations. Her ancestry includes English, German, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Welsh, and remote French and Swiss-German.
#18. Bella Hadid
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Bella’s father was born in Nazareth, Israel, and Bella’s mother is Dutch, from Papendrecht.
#19. Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was born in Ohio. Parker’s mother was of English and German descent and her father was of Jewish descent.
Cherilyn Sarkisian has American, Irish, English, German, and Cherokee genes.
#21. Lara Fabian
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On her father’s side, Lara Fabian has Belgian roots and on her mother’s side, she has Sicilian roots.
#22. Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. was born in New York City. His mother was American, while his father was Danish. His maternal grandfather was a Canadian from Nova Scotia, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England.