10 Celebrities You Won’t Recognize as Black

Many biracial celebrities still seem to have a hard time because people perceive them as white – lock, stock and barrel. Believe it or not, these 10 celebrities are actually black

1. Nicole Richie



Lionel Richie isn’t really Nicole Richie’s father, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have any black genes in her blood. Peter Michael Escovedo, her biological father, was actually Afro-Mexican.

 

2. Wentworth Miller

Wentworth’s mother is white, while his father is black. A lot of people wouldn’t believe that this guy is biracial.

 

3. Meghan Markle

Model and actress, who once held briefcase number 25 in the game show “Deal or No Deal” , she has a white father and an African-American mother.

 

4. Rashida Jones



She is the daughter of the white American model Peggy Lipton and the famous black musician Quincy Jones.

 

5. Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph is a biracial actress and comedian who is an infamous part of NBC’s television show “Saturday Night Live”.

 

6. Jennifer Beals

An actress, who has appeared in over 50 films, but most people still have no idea about her being biracial.

 

7. Troian Bellisario

This singer and actress who is famous for her role in the TV Show “Pretty Little Liars” is actually the daughter of the African-American actress and TV producer Deborah Pratt.

 

8. Vin Diesel

With his white, light complexion and huge build, it is almost impossible for someone to recognize him as biracial.

 

9. Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Reece is probably one of the sexiest women in the world, Even with millions of loyal fans, only a few know about her Trinidadian father.

 

10. Mariah Carey

Mariah’s dad, Alfred Roy Carey, was of African American and Afro-Venezuelan descent. Her mother, Patricia has Irish origins.

 

 

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