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List of Famous People Who Are Part-Latino, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Every year, more and more people are born to parents of different races. Some very famous people have one Latino parent and one parent of a different race and ethnicity. Many of these celebs identify with both of their unique cultures. Several half-Latino celebrities have went on to have successful careers in film, music and sports.

Who is the most famous person who has one Latino parent? Jordana Brewster tops our list. The “Fast Five” actress's mother is from Brazil, and her father is Caucasian. “Parks and Recreation” actress Aubrey Plaza is also half-Latino. Her mother is Caucasian of Irish and English descent, and her father is Puerto Rican. Other actresses with Latin backgrounds include Raquel Welch, Lynda Carter, and Vanessa Marcil.

Several musicians are also part-Latino. Kid Cudi's mother is African American, and his father is Mexican-Native American. Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough's mother is Puerto Rican, and his father is Caucasian of Irish descent. Some half-Latino celebs might be surprising to you, like Louis C.K. and Ryan Lochte.

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Jordana Brewster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 27 Famous People Who Have One Latino Parent
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Jordana Brewster's mother Maria João is from Brazil, and her father Alden is Caucasian.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7

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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 27 Famous People Who Have One Latino Parent
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Bruno Mars's mother Bernie Bayot was Filipino, and his father Peter Hernandez is half Puerto-Rican and half-Jewish.

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Actor, + more

Credits: Friends with Benefits, Just Go with It, The Hangover, Rio 2

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 27 Famous People Who Have One Latino Parent
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Louis C.K.'s mother Mary Louise Davis is Caucasian, of Irish Catholic ancestry, and his father Luis Székely is part-Hungarian and part-Mexican. Louis grew up in Mexico until he was seven years old, and he is a Mexican citizen.

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice Actor, + more

Credits: Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Louie, Louis C.K. Oh My God, Louis C.K.: Chewed Up

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#31 on The Funniest People of All Time

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#4 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

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Aubrey Plaza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 27 Famous People Who Have One Latino Parent
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Aubrey Plaza's mother Bernadette is Caucasian, of Irish and English descent, and her father David is Puerto Rican.

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Actor

Credits: Parks and Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Monsters University

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#78 on Who Is America's Girlfriend in 2017?

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