List of Famous People Who Are Part-Asian, 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 Asian parent and one parent of a different race and ethnicity. Many of these celebs identify with both of their unique cultures. Several half-Asian celebrities have went on to have successful careers in film, music, and sports.
Who is the most famous part-Asian celebrities? Tiger Woods's mother is of Thai, Chinese, and Dutch ancestry, and his father is mostly African American, but he is also Caucasian, and possibly Native American and Chinese. Bruno Mars is another famous man with an Asian mother. The singer's mother is Filipino and his father is half Puerto Rican and half Jewish. Another mixed celebrity is model Chanel Iman, who is half Korean and half black. Other musicians with a half-Asian background include Karen O, apl.de.ap and Norah Jones. Some actors and actresses like Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Elizabeth Shannon also have one Asian parent.Do you think that being biracial is an advantage or a disadvantage in today's society? Obviously there are many super-talented biracial celebs out there and many people of two races are thought to be some of the hottest celebrities. Featuring Eurasian celebs, half white celebrities, and more, this list has a mix of famous biracial people. Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Tiger Woods's mother Kultida Tida is of Thai, Chinese, and Dutch ancestry. His father Earl is mostly African-American, but he is also Caucasian, and possibly also Native American and Chinese.
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States of America
Profession: Golfer, Athlete, Writer
Credits: Monday Night Golf
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Shannon Elizabeth's mother is Caucasian of English, Irish, German, and Cherokee, and her father is of Lebanese descent.
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Profession: Professional Poker Player, Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor
Credits: American Pie, Thir13en Ghosts, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, American Pie 2
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Kimora Lee Simmons's mother Joanne Perkins was born in Korea and adopted by an American serviceman during the Korean War. Her father Vernon Whitlock, Jr. is African American.
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Model, Actor
Credits: Brown Sugar, Def Jam Fight for NY, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Reliefsee more on Kimora Lee Simmons
Kristin Kreuk's mother Deanna Che is of Chinese descent, born in Indonesia, and her father Peter Kreuk is Caucasian of Dutch descent.
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Profession: Film Producer, Actor
Credits: Smallville, Beauty and the Beast, EuroTrip, Edgemont
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