List of Famous People Who Are Half-Black, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Every year, more and more people are born of parents of different races. Some very famous people have one black parent and one white parent, or any other ethnicity. Many of these celebs identify with both of their unique cultures. Several half-Black celebrities have gone on to have successful careers in film, music, sports, and politics.
Who is the most famous half-Black celebrity? Halle Berry tops our list. The “Catwoman” actresses' mother is Caucasian of English and German descent and her father is African American. Berry made history in 2002 when she be came the first woman of African American heritage to win the Oscar for Best Leading Actress for her performance in the film “Monster's Ball.” Other famous actresses who are half-Black include Vanessa Williams, Rashida Jones, and Lisa Bonet.
Several famous men are also half-Black. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson's mother is of Samoan heritage and his father is of Black Nova Scotian descent. Derek Jeter's mother is Caucasian of Irish and German descent, and his father is African American.
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