The term biracial or multiracial is applied to people who have a heritage comprised of different races. Many famous celebrities are biracial, including actors/actresses, musicians, and even a very prominent politician. Every year there are more and more multiracial individuals in the United States and around the world.
Who is the most famous mixed race celebrity? Halle Berry tops our list. Her mother is of English and German descent, and her father is Black. Berry made history in 2002 when she be came the first Black woman to win the Oscar for Best Leading Actress for her performance in the film Monster's Ball. Other famous actresses who are biracial include Olivia Munn, Rosario Dawson, and Vanessa Williams.
The most powerful man in the world is also biracial. Barack Obama's mother is white, and his father is from Nyang’oma Kogelo, Kenya. He became an inspiration to people all over the world when he became the first Black man to be elected president of the United States of America in 2008.
- Olivia Munn's mother Kim Schmid is of Chinese descent and grew up in Vietnam, and her father Winston Munn is Caucasian, of German and Irish descent.
- Age: 40
- Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
- Louis C.K.'s mother Mary Louise Davis is white, 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.
- Age: 53
- Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
- Photo: Tiger Woods / InstagramTiger Woods's mother Kultida Tida is of Thai, Chinese and Dutch ancestry, and his father Earl is mostly African-American, but he is also Caucasian, and possibly also Native American and Chinese.
- Age: 44
- Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States of America
- Alicia Keys's mother Teresa Augello is Caucasian, of half-Italian and half-English, Irish and Scottish descent, and her father Craig Cook is African-American.
- Age: 39
- Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York, United States of America