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    28 Celebrities You Probably Didn't Know Were Mixed-Race

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    1. Angelina Jolie

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    She’s as international as her family, boasting of Native American, German, Slovak, Dutch, and French-Canadian heritage.

    2. Zayn Malik

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    Those dreamboat eyes exist thanks to a beautiful English and Pakistani swirl.

    3. Cameron Diaz

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    With a name like Diaz, it's not that surprising to learn that the Annie actress is partly Cuban, as well as German, English, and Celtic.

    4. Max Minghella

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    The Social Network-er is not only British, but is also partly Chinese and Parsi – like Freddie Mercury.

    5. Keanu Reeves

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    Born in Lebanon and now a Canadian citizen, Keanu Reeves is already a pretty diverse character – and that's before you take into account his Chinese, Hawaiian, and English heritage.

    6. Ryan Giggs

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    The Welsh footballer's been at the forefront of anti-racism campaigning in the UK, having suffered abuse as a child for being partly Sierra Leonean.

    7. Naomi Campbell

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    The ever-young model owes her striking looks to her mix of Afro-Chinese and Jamaican ancestries.

    8. Amber Rose

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    9. Ne-Yo

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    Hat-loving Ne-Yo is African-American and Chinese.

    10. Christina Aguilera

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    Christina Aguilera is a mix of Ecuadorian and European heritage.

    11. Wentworth Miller

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    Wentworth Miller is basically a one man United Nations, with Cherokee, African, Syrian, Lebanese, and Jewish roots – to name but a few.

    12. Meghan Markle

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    That thick hair is thanks to a hybrid of African-American, Irish, and Dutch.

    13. Vanessa Hudgens

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    The High School Musical actress is Filipino, Chinese, Native American, and Irish.

    14. Miguel

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    The majestic Miguel is a blend of Mexican and African-American.

    15. Adriana Lima

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    The Victoria Secret's angel is a pin up for swirled girls everywhere, being a mix of African-Brazilian, Portuguese, and Indian.

    16. Jessica Szohr

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    The former Gossip Girl actress is Hungarian with a dose of African-American thrown in.

    17. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

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    The Rock has a particularly interesting family history, with a Samoan mother and a father descended from Black Nova Scotians – slaves and freemen who fled colonial America to settle in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.

    18. Vin Diesel

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    Vin Diesel is believed to have ~some~ black origins, despite the fact that he's never met his biological father, and has said in the past that he "identifies as a person of colour".

    19. Pete Wentz

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    Emo sweetheart Pete Wentz has a black Jamaican grandfather.

    20. Alexa Chung

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    British model Alexa Chung is partly Chinese.

    21. Alexis Bledel

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    Real-life Rory has two Latino parents, but also has a load of English, Danish, and German roots. Fun fact: Her first language is Spanish.

    22. Amerie

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    23. Demi Lovato

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    Demi is a mix of Mexican – including links to Spanish, Native American, Jewish, and distant Portuguese ancestry – and English heritage.

    24. Jesse Williams

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    Jesse Williams has spoken out before about America's racial problems and is both Swedish and African-American.

    25. Kelis

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    Kelis is a blend of Chinese, Puerto Rican, and African-American – although she formally identifies as being black.

    26. Sean Paul

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    Sure, Sean Paul's Jamaican, but he's also got Chinese, English, and Sephardi Jewish roots too.

    27. Nicole Richie

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    Richie's biological father is Mexican-Creole.

    28. Mariah Carey

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    Mariah Carey has been showing the world how fabulous mixed-race people are for the past two decades. 💜 She's Venezuelan, African-American, and Irish.

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