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's mother Maria João is from Brazil, and her father Alden is Caucasian.
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
Credits: The Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7see more on Jordana Brewster
Bruno Mars's mother Bernie Bayot was Filipino, and his father Peter Hernandez is half Puerto-Rican and half-Jewish.
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
#79 on The Best Singers of All Time
#20 on The Greatest Dancing Singerssee more on Bruno Mars
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.
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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Aubrey Plaza's mother Bernadette is Caucasian, of Irish and English descent, and her father David is Puerto Rican.
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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