Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Asian

Nov 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm |

America’s strength comes from its diversity, and some of the country’s most prominent celebrity figures have incredibly diverse ethnic backgrounds–even though you might not know it. So embrace the melting pot, and climb up into these celebrity’s eclectic family trees–and you might discover that their history, talent, and beauty comes from all over the world–in this case, Asia.

16. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods Omega Dubai Desert Classic - Day Four

Tiger Woods of the USA in action during the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club on February 2, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods refers to his ethnicity as “Cablinasian,” an abbreviated amalgamation of Caucasian, Black, American-Indian, and Asian.

These celebs might surprise you with their unique ethnic make-ups. Find out more about their heritage!